Bachelor Degree Programs

Bachelor of Business Administration

Shorter University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program will prepare individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of firms and organizations around the world. The students will be prepared to deal with everyday challenges in the business world.


This Shorter University Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program will prepare individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of firms and organizations around the world. The students will be prepared to deal with everyday challenges in the business world. It is our goal to provide students with the ability to make solid career decisions while developing their skills and interests. This is a 120 semester hour degree program, and the hours are divided as follows:

Common Core Hours 42 Students may choose to enroll in the online Associate of Science program to satisfy the Common Core requirements.
Hours in the Major 67 Students may choose an optional minor in Sport Management, Management, or Marketing.
Electives/Concentrations 11 Students may choose to take electives outside of business.
TOTAL HOURS 120

BBA-Business Administration Curriculum

Bachelor of Business Administration in Sport Management

The Sport Management program at Shorter University is developed to provide students with a specialized education for the sports environment, necessary knowledge and career opportunities in the field of sport.

The Sport Management program at Shorter University is developed to provide students with a specialized education for the sports environment, necessary knowledge and career opportunities in the field of sport. Students examine a broad base of the business of sport, from the history of sport to current issues for today’s society. It is our goal to provide students with solid career decisions while developing their skills and interests.The Sport Management curriculum focuses on the preparation of professionals qualified to manage sport organizations, including private enterprises, government or public employment settings, and commercial ventures.

Students who earn their degree in Sport Management at Shorter University will be highly competitive in the sports-related job market. Students will immediately gain direction on how to begin advancing in their chosen career. Their experience in the field, combined with business knowledge of the domain will put them at an advantage for a long-term career in today’s market. Additionally, the online format of this degree will allow student flexibility in course scheduling and provide skills in time management, organization and prioritizing.
BBA-Sports Management Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Christian Studies

Christian Studies at Shorter University equips students with the fundamentals of Christian theology, evangelism, and service. The Christian Studies Programs are designed to prepare students who desire to enter ministry and related vocational fields with scholarly study and a Biblical approach.


Christian Studies at Shorter University equips students with fundamental academic and practical foundations in biblical studies, Christian theology, and ministerial skills. The Christian Studies Programs are designed to prepare students who desire to enter church ministry or related vocational fields with knowledge and skills necessary for effective service. Courses are offered at both the associate’s and bachelor’s level to provide a solid foundation for students who want to expand their current ministry field or continue their education in Christian studies. Additionally, students seeking to expand their education in the area of Christian Studies will be well-equipped to pursue additional degrees, such as candidacy in a master level seminary or graduate school program.
BS-Christian Studies Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program is offered fully online. Our program helps students acquire knowledge and skills that they will need to develop as criminal justice professionals.


Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Program is offered fully online. Our program helps students acquire knowledge and skills that they will need to develop as criminal justice professionals. Students gain an understanding of criminal justice theories, police systems, court systems, and correctional systems in America.Graduates will have leadership and managerial skills needed to qualify for future employment opportunities and certifications.

This is a 120 semester hour degree program; hours are divided as follows:

  • 39 common core hours
  • 39 major hours
  • 9 Math & Science hours
  • 33 elective hours

BS-Criminal Justice Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Human Services

Shorter University’s online Bachelor of Science with a major in Human Services program will help students make a difference in the lives of others and their community and will also help students acquire the knowledge and skills they will need to develop as professionals in the human services industry.


Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Human Services is a unique and interdisciplinary approach to meeting human needs. Human Service courses are grounded in the main helping fields of Social work, Counseling, Psychology, and Sociology. Additionally, Human Services promotes improved service delivery, accessibility, and accountability among practitioners (National Organization for Human Services, 2017). Earning a degree in Human Services will prepare students to actively and practically engage in the helping field. Students will be equipped with a variety of skills and the competence to apply those skills to various problems in living. The Human Services degree at Shorter University strives to develop dedicated helpers, lifelong learners, and competent leaders that are prepared to work as entry-level practitioners in the field of human services. The Human service professional is dedicated to the goal of helping clients become self-sufficient through teaching problem solving and opportunity development using case management skills, and client centered mental health practices. Students will gain an understanding of the human developmental process and will learn to use their diagnostic skills to analyze and to manage behavioral issues. Students will also gain an understanding of global and domestic problems, cross-cultural differences, diversity, as well as the ethical responsibilities of their profession. Students will integrate their classroom learning with first-hand experience through a 16-week internship.This is a 120 hour degree program and the hours are divided as follows:

Common Core Hours 38 Students may choose to enroll in the online Associate of Science program to satisfy the Common Core requirements.
Hours in the Major 63 Including a required minor in Criminal Justice, Sport Management, or General Business.
Electives/Concentrations 19
TOTAL HOURS 120

BS-Human Services Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies program gives students the opportunity to pursue a personalized plan of study, developing knowledge and skills that align with their interests.


Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies program gives students the opportunity to pursue a personalized plan of study, developing knowledge and skills that align with their interests. This program is ideal for students seeking to maximize their transfer credits and study a variety of fields while earning a respected bachelor’s degree. It combines courses across different disciplines to create an individualized education.
BS-Interdisciplinary Studies Curriculum
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