BUSINESS PROGRAM Magazine recognizes Grove City College
The college had the most degree and course options available to students.
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College Entrepreneurship program has been recognized by Business Reform magazine, getting high rankings among the magazine's list of the best Christian business schools in the country.
Business Reform, a bimonthly magazine that began in January 2001, focuses on business news from a Christian perspective.
In its September/October 2004 issue, the magazine dedicated a four-page spread to the top Christian business colleges, seeking to find the schools that were working to turn out moral business leaders grounded in biblical principles.
Magazine editors highlighted 10 undergraduate schools, in no particular order, and then made a top pick in five categories. Along with Grove City College, undergraduate schools listed were Abilene Christian University in Texas, Baylor University in Texas, Belhaven College in Mississippi, Biola University in California, Calvin College in Michigan, Cedarville University in Ohio, Dordt College in Iowa, Eastern University in Pennsylvania and Union University in Tennessee.
Tops in categories
Categories were: Most Biblical/Curriculum Focus (Belhaven); Most Focused on Entrepreneurship (Eastern); Dean's Choice (Anderson University in Indiana); Best Graduate Business Program (Regent); and Most Degree and Course Options (Grove City College).
Grove City was also listed as No. 5 under Most Focused on Entrepreneurship and No. 5 under Dean's Choice.
Full-time studies in entrepreneurship began at Grove City College in the fall 2003 after more than five years of planning.
Courses of study include entrepreneurship and enterprise; business ethics; entrepreneurial finance; business planning; e-commerce; organizational communication/consulting; retail marketing; market research; sales and sales management; human resources management; organizational behavior and studies in business.
This fall, there are 30 full-time students in the program.
Several leadership groups also have been formed, and a variety of events and programs are up and running.