Bachelor of Science in Business
A business degree studies various aspects of business operations and management. It covers finance, marketing, human resources, leadership, accounting, and strategic planning, equipping students with a comprehensive understanding of how organizations operate and preparing them for diverse career opportunities in the business world.
Business students at OKWU have the advantage of receiving a faith-based education that integrates faith and learning and provides a moral and ethical foundation to go along with the skills developed in the program. Graduates of the program are well-rounded and prepared for success and a meaningful life that is rooted in their faith.
A business degree provides a broad foundation of knowledge and skills applicable across industries, allowing graduates to pursue diverse career paths in various sectors.
Business graduates have a wide range of job opportunities, including roles in management, finance, marketing, human resources, consulting, entrepreneurship, and more.
A business degree develops essential skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and analytical abilities, which are highly valued in the professional world.
Craft Your Path: Tailor Your Business Degree with an Emphases
Management & Leadership
A Business degree in Management and Leadership prepares individuals to lead teams, make strategic decisions, and drive organizational success by providing the necessary knowledge, skills, and tools for effective management and leadership roles.
Graduates with a Business degree earn a median salary of $65,000. Students who graduate with a Business degree can go on to a variety of career pathways, some of which include:
- Financial managers
- Management analysts
- Human resource specialists
- Customer service representatives
Earn Your Business Degree
“Earning a business degree from OKWU can set students up for major opportunities. Our graduates work for of the top companies in the world: Conoco Philips, Phillips 66, Cisco, Disney, QuiltCraft, OKC Thunder, NASCAR, and the LA Dodgers organization to just name a few. If you are serious about being successful, you may have found a good place to study.”
– Wendel Weaver, Dean of CESB
Taught by Industry Experts
Elevate your education with the expertise of our distinguished faculty at the Chesapeake Energy School of Business. Our professors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience to the classroom, holding advanced post-graduate degrees in their respective subject areas.
Benefit from their practical and industry insights as you engage in a transformative learning journey. Join us at OKWU, where learning goes beyond textbooks, guided by the hands-on expertise of our seasoned faculty.
Featured Core Classes
Principles of Marketing
A study of the institutions, processes, and forces involved in developing marketing strategy for business organizations. Specific areas covered include market environment forces, consumer behavior, product characteristics, pricing policies, promotion, and channels of distribution.
The conceptual framework of accounting is emphasized as it relates to the analysis and recording of transactions and the preparation of financial statements. Not ordinarily open to freshmen. Completion of the general education mathematics requirements recommended prior to enrolling.
Principles of Management
Learn how businesses are run. Explore the history of management, from its scientific roots to modern theories. Dive into key aspects like planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. We’ll focus on how businesses are managed, their goals, ethics, and decision-making. It’s a fascinating journey into the world of management!