Bachelors in Business Administration – Marketing


The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Marketing is designed for individuals who want to pursue a career in the creative, fast-paced, and wide-ranging field of marketing. The program features a focus on fundamental marketing knowledge and skills, how marketing encourages innovation, effects strategy, drives corporate performance, and how it can be used to transform culture with biblical truth and exert cultural influence. The coursework provides knowledge of business as well as a solid understanding of the various marketing disciplines.

Why Marketing at ACU?

In addition to a faculty to student ratio of 17:1 and a rigorous and biblically-integrated curriculum, ACU’s Marketing program offers several unique advantages:

  • ACU’s marketing program provides broad academic exposure to marketing, marketing strategy, and the critical elements that make organizations function efficiently.
  • A Business Administration – Marketing degree helps develop a variety of skills that can be applied to jobs in business, government, and nonprofit organizations and in almost any industry. It can also prepare graduates to start their own businesses.
  • Graduates with a solid marketing education are always in demand because of the increasing attention on meeting customer needs and the higher than average job growth rate.
  • ACU’s business graduates are equipped to be leaders of influence with strong conservative and Christian values who can make an impact for the Kingdom in Arizona, the U.S., and beyond.

What will I study?

The Marketing program provides a biblical liberal arts foundation with an innovative approach to general studies that reclaims a Christian conception of the Liberal Arts, preparing students to be influential thinkers. Career-related focus areas will include:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Research

Career Paths

With a degree in Business Administration – Marketing, graduates can pursue careers in:

  • Account Executive
  • Account Manager
  • Business or Management Analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • General Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Non-profit Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager

School of Business Administration

Arizona Christian University
Building 2000
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

(602) 386-4111

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Academic Major Courses

Core requirements accumulate to 30 credits, emphasis requirements accumulate to 9 credits and required electives accumulate to 6 credits.

CourseCourse NameCredits
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
ECO 203Principles of Economics3
MAT 210Introduction to Statistics3
CSC 220Computer Information Systems3
ACC 221Financial Accounting3
ACC 222Managerial Accounting3
MGT 232Personal Money Management3
BUS 301Business Law3
FIN 330Principles of Finance3
MGT 340Principles of Management3
BUS 341Business Ethics3
MKT 350Principles of Marketing3
BUS 490Business Capstone3
MKT 354Advertising and Promotion3
MKT 382Social Media Marketing3
MKT 392Consumer Behavior3
MKT 450Marketing Management3
MKT 452Marketing Research3