Apr 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Department of Business

Steven Hayduk, Ph.D., Chair

Laura Timmerman, MA., Department Coordinator

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southern Wesleyan University Business Department within the Benson School of Business and Social Sciences is to encourage students to realize their purpose and equip and empower them as servant leaders who influence business and communities with Christian values in a changing, global marketplace.

Vision Statement

The Business department will be the educator of choice for innovative Christian business education in the markets we serve.


We strive to be:

Focused on students

Innovative in thinking

Relevant in teaching

Ethical in behavior

Developing in community

UPbeat about the future

Undergraduate Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Business Communication:  Become effective in both oral and written communication;
  2. Teamwork and Collaboration:  Demonstrate leadership in effective collaboration, interacting and contributing as a team member to meet stated goals;
  3. Social and Corporate Responsibility:  Exercise the ability to articulate the impact of corporate social responsibility for business and society;
  4. Ethics and Christian Servant Leadership:  Model a clear perception of business ethics based on Christian principles and utilize leadership skills that reflect Christian servant leadership principles;
  5. Problem-Solving and Decision Making: Apply critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems using various analytical tools and technology.