Lubbock Christian University’s School of Business strives to be Christ-centered in every aspect. Business and technology programs are designed to educate, train, and professionally prepare students, along with instilling a desire to serve others and live a life of purpose. Faculty members lead by example, and the programs are dedicated to quality and continuous improvement as they work towards ACBSP accreditation. The SoB values authenticity, community, hospitality, commitment, engagement, integrity, respect, and excellence. This life-changing education and values prepare students to impact the world and help make it a better place.
Within the walls of the new Christa Dobbs Center for Business, students pursue high-quality business degrees. A Masters of Accounting prepares graduate students for the CPA Exam. These students can pursue scholarships and graduate assistantships to help fund their education. Accounting students can also participate in the Fast-Track program, which is designed to complete a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting in five years.
Undergraduate business degrees consist of a Bachelors in Business Administration, Information Systems & Technology, Digital Media Arts & Applications, and Economics. BBA majors are in Finance, Accounting, Management, Economics, and Information Systems, with options of emphasis in Marketing, General Business, or Management throughout the majors.
LCU provides a variety of scholarships like the Christian School/Academy Discount, Student Success Scholarships, Home School Graduate Scholarships, Foreign Missionary Discount, and the LCU Grant Program. Business students can receive scholarships to study abroad, as well. LCU takes students on short-term academic trips to places like Ireland, Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Israel. Their partnership with Abilene Christian Universities allows LCU students to join its study abroad trips to Oxford, Montevideo, and Leipzig.
The overall educational experience can benefit a student mentally, physically, socially, spiritually, and academically. Student organizations, like the Economics & Finance Club, provide leadership, professional development, learning, and service opportunities. Fun campus events involve bowling, variety shows, movie nights, Stress Relief Week that includes a Pancake Supper, showcasing various cultures at the Taste of Culture event, and Spiritual Renewal Week filled with worship and guest speakers.
Incredible experiential learning and professional development opportunities are provided for business students. They can spend a semester interning in Washington, DC, through the LCU in Washington program. LCU business students have interned with the US Federal Trade Commission, The Cato Institute, U.S. Marshal’s Office, and the American Legislative Exchange Council. Another opportunity is the Christian Perspectives in Leadership trip to Dallas, which puts students in front of professional and successful Christian business leaders who are living out their faith. Students meet with the CEO of Southwest Airlines at SWA’s headquarters.
To nurture their faith and serve others, business students can join in on daily chapel, worship, devotionals, chapel podcasts, and ‘Faith in Action’ service opportunities. Every Saturday, students organize and lead volunteer efforts in the community, serving the homeless, assisting at nursing homes, and helping at Angel Food Ministries.