• Minors

    Looking for a way to complement the subject area of your CCU bachelor's degree? Consider one of the minors offered through our College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

    College of Adult and Graduate Studies Minors

    The minor programs offered through CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies allow students enrolled in a CCU bachelor’s degree program to develop deeper competencies in a related subject area. Each minor consists of six courses and a total of 18 credit hours. All minors are available in an online format, and many are also available in a classroom setting.

    Accounting Minor (18 credit hours)

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    Offered through CCU’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies, the Accounting Minor supplements our bachelor degree programs in Business Administration, Information Systems Management, and Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Human Resources Management, and Project Management. If you're looking for accounting training online, this minor could be right for you.

    Students who study outside of business, but who anticipate an administrative or accounting career, should consider this minor as it explores both business operations and the financial dimensions of organizational performance. The Accounting Minor gives students a foundation of knowledge in corporate financial accounting, financial reporting, and how to use financial information in business.

    Topics of study include: managerial cost accounting and generally accepted accounting principles, as well as options related to tax accounting, non-profits, financial statement analysis, accounting systems, auditing, and advance accounting.

    You can take your accounting classes online, allowing you to complete the coursework around your schedule.

    Biblical Studies Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Biblical Studies minor provides students with an overview of the Bible including major theological themes, basic doctrines, exploration of selected books of the Bible, and Christian Apologetics. These Bible courses are designed to supplement College of Adult and Graduate Studies students with biblical knowledge and understanding beyond the Biblical Studies general education requirements.

    Topics of study include: tools for studying and teaching the Bible, Christian apologetics and doctrine, theology, the Old Testament, and the New Testament.

    If you’re looking for Bible classes that can help you expand your knowledge of Scripture and apply it in today’s world, fill out the form on this page to request more information.

    Business Management Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Business Management Minor offered through CCU’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies is a practical supplement to CCU’s bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Information Systems Management, and Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Human Resources Management, and Project Management. This business management program provides students with a foundation in financial analysis, market strategies, and information evaluation.

    Topics of study include: accounting principles, business principles, business finance, probability and statistics, as well as options related to economics and marketing. In addition, our business management classes emphasize key business functions and ethical leadership.

    The Business Management Minor meets prerequisite requirements for CCU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, which can prepare you for a variety of business management careers.

    Christian Leadership Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Christian Leadership Minor offered through CCU’s College of Adult and Graduate Studies is designed to supplement all of CCU’s bachelor degrees, giving students an opportunity to consider how faith integrates with their career. These Christian leadership classes focus on preparing students in the areas of cultural transformation, organizational growth, and spiritual leadership. Literary biblical knowledge supplements relevant Christian work practices.

    Topics of study include: spiritual foundation of leadership, history of Christian spirituality, history of ecclesiology/polity, organizational health and growth, as well as a Bible/theology elective.

    To learn more about our Christian leadership training minor, request information today.

    Communication Studies Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The communication courses offered through our Communication Studies minor are designed to supplement our bachelor degree programs by providing students with a foundation in the principles and applications of effective communication. Adult studies students may earn a minor in Communication Studies by completing 18 credit hours and any required prerequisites provided none of the courses is required in the student's major.

    Topics of study include: an analysis of interpersonal relationships from a biblical perspective, the interaction and influence of mass communication and the emergence of new technologies, the development of advanced speaking skills, effective strategies for cross-cultural communications, and the legal aspects of communication.

    To learn more about the communication classes we offer, request information today.

    Human Resources Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Human Resources Minor offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies is a practical supplement to our bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Information Systems Management. These human resource training courses provide a foundation in human resources management policy and give students a broad understanding of key human resources competencies. The curriculum emphasizes strategic administration, organizational productivity, and effective business communications.

    Topics of study include: interpersonal relations, business law, organization theory and practice, human resources administration, and employment law.

    If you’re interested in pursuing a career in human resources or a related field, request information today to learn more about our program.

    Information Systems Management Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Information Systems Management Minor offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies adds practical computer expertise to our bachelor’s degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Human Resources Management, and Project Management. Our computer information systems courses emphasize programming methods, Web tools, database management and networking structures. Integrated information systems technology is enhanced with management principles.

    Topics of study include: management of information systems, information technology infrastructure, enterprise architecture and knowledge management, systems analysis and design, Internet development and e-commerce, as well as data and information management. This minor also helps students develop technical expertise that gives them an advantage when pursuing an information systems career.

    Operations Management Minor for Information Systems Management Majors only (18 credit hours)

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    The Operations Management Minor offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies is designed exclusively to supplement CCU’s bachelor’s degree program in Information Systems Management. Our operations management courses will teach you how to facilitate communication, cooperation, and ultimately manage a successful business or corporation. Students will develop skills that give them additional insight and understanding into the operations side of business.

    Topics of study include: accounting principles, business finance, marketing, and economics, as well as options related to business law, international business, and production/operations. The Operations Management Minor meets the prerequisite requirements for CCU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

    Psychology Minor (18 credit hours)

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    The Psychology Minor offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies enhances CCU’s bachelor degree programs in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Information Systems Management, and Organizational Management in Christian Leadership, Human Resources Management, and Project Management. Psychology classes provide students with a foundation in psychological thought and behavior, and allow them to explore the spiritual and biological aspects of human behavior. Students examine individual differences in thought and behavior, the processes of human development, and social interaction.

    Topics of study in the psychology program include: social psychology, life-span development, theories of personality, abnormal psychology, and additional options in upper-division psychology.

    To learn more about the on-campus and online psychology courses we offer, request information by filling out the form on this page.

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