Why should I major in Business Communication?

Grace University’s Christian Business Communication Degree Program in Omaha provides students with the tools they need to pursue a variety of careers. The coursework integrates communication and business theory as well as practical application with a Biblical worldview that is developed in every course – including the general education subjects. The major focuses on business concepts and professional communication and is designed to give students the critical tools they need to become effective and influential communicators in today’s businesses and society. Thus, the major provides a great foundation for students seeking a wide array of career aspirations in the business field.

What type of degree will I earn at Grace University if I enroll in this program?

Graduates of the Communication Studies Program will earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

What kind of jobs would be available to me after I graduate from Grace University with this major?

This degree will prepare a student for a career in both the public and private sectors including business, public relations, human resources, event planning, and training and development. Students can also move on to graduate level education in a variety of fields.

Total Degree Credits (126)

Bible & Theology Requirements (30)

  • BS 101 Old Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 102 New Testament Survey (4)
  • BS 103 Hermeneutics & Bible Study Methods (3)
  • BS 110 Spiritual Life & Evangelism (2)
  • TH 203 Theology of Church Mission (2)
  • TH 301 Theology 1 (3)
  • TH 302 Theology 2 (3)
  • BS 406/204 Romans or Gospels (3)
  • BS/TH Electives (6)

General Education Requirements (36)

  • EN 101 College Composition 1 (3)
  • EN 203 Technical Writing (3)
  • SP 120 Oral Communication (3)
  • MA 211 Statistics (3)
  • SCI Science Elective (3)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PE Elective (1)
  • PSY 101 General Psychology (3)
  • SS 304 Intro to Social Science Research (3)
  • SS Elective (3)
  • HU 301/412/414 Intro to Philosophy or Apologetics or Ethics (3)
  • HU Literature Elective (3)
  • HU/MU Elective (3)

Core Requirements (19)

  • COM 201 Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • COM 306 Small Group Communication (3)
  • COM 310 Journalism (3)
  • COM 414 Professional Communication (3)
  • COM 490 Communication Studies Senior Integration (1)
  • COM 460 Internship in Communication (3)
  • BU 300 Principles of Leadership & Management (3)

Professional Requirements (30)

  • BU 101 Introduction to Business (3)
  • BU 302 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU 307 Business Ethics (3)
  • BU 311 HR Management (3)
  • BU 313 Change Management (3)
  • BU 318 Professional Writing in Organizations (3)
  • COM 303 Public Relations Principles & Tools (3)
  • COM 316 Presentational Speaking (3)
  • COM 410 Conflict Management (3)
  • IS 381 Cross-cultural Communication (3)

Open Electives and Minors (11)
Servant Leadership Training* (8 Semesters)
Grace L.I.F.E. * (8 Semesters)
*For specific requirements, see the Grace University Student Handbook.

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