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Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

General Business

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for a career in a business profession or in an area where success demands a working knowledge of business principles and practices.

The Concentration in General Business prepares students with a solid core curriculum of business, finance, management and marketing coursework.  The student then selects 18 credit hours from the available upper level business electives from any concentration to develop their own unique curriculum.

General Business - degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Janet Forney, chair of the Business Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Management Accounting

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for a career in a business profession or in an area where success demands a working knowledge of business principles and practices.

The Concentration in Management Accounting prepares students to use accounting information within an organization to provide them with the tools to make informed business decisions for directing, planning and controlling operations and making management decisions.

Management Accounting - degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Janet Forney, chair of the Business Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Management

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for a career in a business profession or in an area where success demands a working knowledge of business principles and practices.

The Concentration in Management prepares students for positions of leadership within an organization.  Specific areas of study include Organizational Behavior, Advertising, Human Resources Management and Operations Management.

Management - degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Janet Forney, chair of the Business Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sports Management

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for a career in a business profession or in an area where success demands a working knowledge of business principles and practices.

The Concentration in Sports Management prepares students to market and manage sporting events, organizations, media and facility management.  Job opportunities include sport marketing, facility management, collegiate, semi-pro and professional sport organization management, coaching, ticketing and merchandising sales.

Sports Management - degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Janet Forney, chair of the Business Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marketing

The Bachelor of Arts in Business is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for a career in a business profession or in an area where success demands a working knowledge of business principles and practices.

The Concentration in Marketing provides students with marketing disciplines as well as study in Retail Management, Sports Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Operations Management.

Marketing - degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Janet Forney, chair of the Business Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by e-mail

 

Early Childcare Management

The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Concentration in Early Childcare Management is to prepare individuals who desire to direct childcare facilities or a preschool. Some of the upper-level courses required in this degree are associated with education. For instance, students in this program take courses that explain the processes for how young children develop the skills to read. Students also take courses that explain how the finances in a business are managed. Although this degree does not prepare certified teachers, it fully prepares individuals who are specifically interested in directing early childcare programs.

For degree requirements, see degree checklist.

For information contact Dr. Angie Gant, chair of the Education division, at 706-865-2134 ext. 273 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Biblical and Theological Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for full-time or part-time Christian ministry in any form—i.e., to be pastors, ministers of education, ministers of youth, Christian counselors, missionaries and others. The degree program emphasizes a broad general education foundation followed by classes in biblical studies, biblical languages, theology and practical ministry. Students should expect a rigorous academic environment in which they can mature in their discipleship and scholarship and be prepared to continue their education in seminary or graduate school.

The Concentration in Biblical and Theological Studies prepares students for the pastorate or for further education at a seminary or other graduate-level program. The curriculum focuses on the biblical text, theological studies, language skills, and practical ministry.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. H. Edward Pruitt, Chair, Missions/Christian Studies Division, Director, World Missions Center @ Truett-McConnell College, at 706-865-2134 Ext. 271, or by e-mail

 

Missions

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for full-time or part-time Christian ministry in any form—i.e., to be pastors, ministers of education, ministers of youth, Christian counselors, missionaries and others. The degree program emphasizes a broad general education foundation followed by classes in biblical studies, biblical languages, theology and practical ministry. Students should expect a rigorous academic environment in which they can mature in their discipleship and scholarship and be prepared to continue their education in seminary or graduate school.

The Concentration in Missions prepares students for evangelism and ministry in a variety of cultural and religious settings both foreign and domestic. The curriculum focuses on the basic theological disciplines with an additional emphasis in understanding and communicating the gospel cross-culturally.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist.

For information, contact Dr. H. Edward Pruitt, Chair, Missions/Christian Studies Division, Director, World Missions Center @ Truett-McConnell College, at 706-865-2134 Ext. 271, or by e-mail

 

Student Ministry

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for full-time or part-time Christian ministry in any form—i.e., to be pastors, ministers of education, ministers of youth, Christian counselors, missionaries and others. The degree program emphasizes a broad general education foundation followed by classes in biblical studies, biblical languages, theology and practical ministry. Students should expect a rigorous academic environment in which they can mature in their discipleship and scholarship and be prepared to continue their education in seminary or graduate school.

The Concentration in Student Ministry prepares students for ministering to high-school and college-level students. The curriculum focuses on the basic biblical and theological disciplines with an additional emphasis in ministering to students.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. H. Edward Pruitt, Chair, Missions/Christian Studies Division, Director, World Missions Center @ Truett-McConnell College, at 706-865-2134 Ext. 271, or by email

 

Bachelor of Arts in World Missions

The Bachelor of Arts in World Missions prepares its graduates to properly engage the world for Christ. It is comprehensive in that it integrates theory and practice by taking the classroom to the mission field. Within this 125-126 hour degree 42 hours of study are in Missions and Evangelism which includes 3 mission trips (1 North American and 2 International). The B.A. in World Missions is a must for those seriously pursuing their call to missions.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. H. Edward Pruitt, Director, World Missions Center @ Truett-McConnell College via email

 

Bachelor of Science in Education

Early Childhood Education

The Bachelor of Science in Education is designed to prepare students to teach at the pre-kindergarten through fifth grade level. The program meets national and state standards for the preparation of elementary school teachers. Students in this program should expect to spend a significant amount of time in classrooms in the area. Admission to this program at the junior level is a separate process from admission to the college and requires a 2.5 GPA, along with testing and other requirements.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist. 

Application may be made to the education program only after the student has completed 40 semester hours of college-level work. Go to the Education Department web page for additional requirements and to print the three-page application form.

Complete the form and submit it to:

Dr. Angie Gant
Truett-McConnell College
100 Alumni Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528
For information, contact Dr. Angie Gant, chair of the Education Department, at 706.865.2134, ext. 273, or by email

 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

 

Truett-McConnell College offers a Biblically-centered Bachelors of Science in Psychology.  The focus of the program is to educate students in the principles of theology, philosophy, and psychology in order to prepare students to enter the helping fields (i.e., professional counseling, social work, law, and medicine).  Truett's academic program is unique in the approach of grounding students in the truth of the Bible while introducing them to and engaging them with the various philosophies and theories guiding the research and practice of psychology.  Students will be exposed to challenging courses, invaluable internships, and training in psychological research in fulfillment of their requirements for the program.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist. 

For information, contact Dr. Holly Haynes, Associate Professor of Psychology, 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

Bachelor of Arts in English

The Bachelor of Arts in English is designed for those students who seek to read interpretively, write clearly and think creatively while studying the world’s most beautiful literature. The Bachelor of Arts in English degree is the foundation for advanced study in literature, history, law or any liberal arts discipline. 

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

For information, contact Dr. Constance M. Nunley, chair of the English Department, at 706-865-2134, ext. 171, or by email.

Bachelor of Arts in History

The Bachelor of Arts in History provides an examination of the record of God’s relationship with man and the eternal relevance of God’s work and His Word through the ages. Applying a Christian worldview to the study of the historical narrative, students will learn not only about great men and women and their ideas and the rise and fall of civilizations, but they will also be taught critical thinking skills and research methods, all with an emphasis on strengthening writing proficiency. Moreover, this major field of study will incorporate the Great Books and their authors in each course so that the student will be conversant with those individuals and ideas which have shaped the course of human events. Graduates of the program will be prepared for employment in the areas of teaching, government service or public history. They will also have earned a degree which prepares them well for graduate study in history, political science, public administration, library science or law. 

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

For information, contact Dr. Michael Justus, Chair of Humanities Division, at 706.865.2134, ext. 213, or by email

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

Humanities

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities develops in students the fundamental skills upon which all professions are built: reasoning, communication skills, critical thinking, logic and clarity of expression. In today’s world, increasingly employers are hiring college graduates from the liberal arts and humanities because they bring to the employer strong fundamental skills that are sometimes lacking in students who are products of a narrow, single-discipline curriculum. 

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Michael Justus, chairman of the Humanities Division, at 706.865.2134, ext. 213, or by email

English

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Concentration in English) program of study develops in students the fundamental skills upon which all professions are built: reasoning, communication skills, critical thinking, logic and clarity of expression. The strong concentration in English courses provides students additional opportunities to strengthen their communication skills, clarity of expression and critical thinking abilities. 

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Michael Justus, chairman of the Humanities Division, at 706.865.2134, ext. 213, or by email

History

The Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Concentration in History) program of study develops in students the fundamental skills upon which all professions are built: reasoning, communication skills, critical thinking, logic and clarity of expression. The strong concentration in history courses provides students additional opportunities to strengthen their communication skills, clarity of expression, critical thinking and research abilities. In addition, the concentration produces students who have read and are conversant in a wide range of topics.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Michael Justus, chairman of the Humanities Division, at 706.865.2134, ext. 213, or by email

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies is designed for students who would like to explore a variety of career choices in business, education and public service or continue their education through graduate work at the university or seminary level. It allows the student to pursue a program of studies designed by the student and his/her advisor, according to the student’s level of interest in a variety of academic disciplines. Grounded in the Christian world view of the college, the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies emphasizes a broad learning experience and a wide perspective intended to give the student the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of undergraduate courses of study. Graduates of the program will be conversant in a wide range of disciplines including the arts, sciences and humanities and will be able to think critically and communicate over a broad range of subjects.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

For information, contact Dr. Michael Justus, chairman of the Humanities Division, at 706.865.2134, ext. 213, or by email

Bachelor of Arts in Music

General Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is designed for students planning a career in performance or some area of music other than church music. The degree program contains not only a major in a selected area of music but also a strong component of liberal arts courses.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Department. For audition forms and requirements, please refer to the Music and Fine Arts Department webpage.

For further information, contact Dr. Ben Caston, chairman of the Division of Music and Fine Arts, at 706.865.2134, ext. 117, or by email

 

Church Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music (Concentration in Church Music) is designed to meet the needs of those students who wish to study music for a career in church music. The degree program contains a major in a selected area of music, a strong component of liberal arts courses, and a concentration of courses designed to train students in church music.  

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist.

An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Department. For audition forms and requirements, please refer to the Music and Fine Arts Department webpage.

For further information, contact Dr. Ben Caston, chairman of the Division of Music and Fine Arts, at 706.865.2134, ext. 117, or by email

 

Contemporary Worship

The Bachelor of Arts in Music (Concentration in Contemporary Worship) is designed for those students to aspire toward a career in church music in a contemporary worship setting. The degree program contains a major in a selected area of music, a strong component of liberal arts courses, and a concentration of courses which emphasize personal and musical integrity, preparation for worship leadership, technology as a tool of the worship leader and opportunities to lead the campus community in worship.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Department. For audition forms and requirements, please refer to the Music and Fine Arts Department webpage.

For further information, contact Dr. Ben Caston, chairman of the Division of Music and Fine Arts, at 706.865.2134, ext. 117, or by email

 

Bachelor of Science in Music Education

The Bachelor of Science in Music Education is designed to prepare students for a career teaching instrumental or choral music P-12 in the public schools. This degree program meets national and state standards for the preparation of public school music teachers. In addition to the extensive music preparation, significant classroom observation experiences are included in the program, and a significant portion of coursework is devoted to Education courses and preparation.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Department. For audition forms and requirements, please refer to the Music and Fine Arts Department webpage.

For further information, contact Dr. Ben Caston, chairman of the Division of Music and Fine Arts, at 706.865.2134, ext. 117, or by email  

 

Minors

Christian Studies

The minor in Christian Studies is designed for students in other academic fields who wish to expand their understanding of the general topic of Christian Studies The program requires 18 credits.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist.

History

The minor in History is designed for students in other academic fields who would like to expand their understanding of the past. This minor requires a minimum of 18 hours in History.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

Missions

The Missions Minor is an eighteen hour minor that can be added to any of Truett-McConnell's degrees. It is designed to prepare students for evangelism and ministry in a variety of cultural and religious settings both foreign and domestic. The curriculum focuses on the basic theological disciplines with an additional emphasis in understanding and communicating the gospel cross-culturally and assists each student in shaping and sharing the Gospel in a more relevant and dynamic way wherever their future vocation may take them.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist

Music

The minor in Music is designed for students in other academic fields who would like to expand their understanding of music. This minor requires a minimum of 19 hours in Music.

An audition is required for acceptance into the Music Department. For audition forms and requirements, please refer to the Music and Fine Arts Department webpage.

For further information, contact Dr. Ben Caston, chairman of the Division of Music and Fine Arts, at 706.865.2134, ext. 117, or by email.

Offered Associates Degrees

ASSOCIATES DEGREES

Associate in Arts

This degree is designed for those students who desire a liberal arts based curriculum and wish to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year institution, or who have not yet decided on a specific field of study. By following the program of study outlined, the student earns two years of credit that should closely parallel the first two years of study for either a liberal arts curriculum or a science curriculum at a four-year institution.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

Associate in Arts in Christian Studies

The Associate in Arts in Christian Studies degree is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for fulltime or part time church vocational service, and who wish to engage in studies leading to a bachelor’s degree in Christian Studies. The program requires successful completion of 62-63 credits and may be accomplished in two full academic years.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

Associate in Science

This degree is designed for those students who desire a liberal arts based curriculum and wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in mathematics or in science at a four-year institution. By following the program of study outlined, the student earns two years of credit that should closely parallel the first two years of study for a science curriculum at a four-year institution.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

Associate in General Studies

This degree is designed for those students who do not wish to follow a prescribed program of study. Students, with the close assistance of their faculty advisors, create their own individual plans of study.

For degree requirements, see degree requirements checklist 

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