Professional Studies (AA)

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AA Professional Studies

This program is designed for the student who will be going on to another college or university to pursue a professional career. The program will provide the student with a foundation in biblical truth, a general education core and prepare him or her to pursue their career goals at advanced levels.


1. To have a functional understanding of business and accounting practices.

Complete Course List

Bible Core (12 hrs)

Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Foundations of Faith
Theology of Holiness

General Education Core (36 hrs)

Christian Service Class
English Composition
Rhetoric and Research
History of Civilization I or II
Philosophical Studies
General Psychology
Public Speaking
Fine Arts Elective
Historical Perspective Elective
Literature Elective
Math Elective
Science Elective

Business & Accounting Major (18 hrs)

Financial Accounting
Business Economics
Introduction to Business
Business Communications

Admission Requirements

Education: Graduation from high school is the basic requirement for entrance. It is recommended that high school graduates have successfully completed at least four units in English, three units in Science, three units in Mathematics and three units in Social Studies. Students graduating from A.C.E. and other nontraditional schools should have completed the requirements for a college entrance diploma.

Students, who have an equivalent of a high school education, may be admitted if they have successfully passed the General Educational Development (G.E.D.) test. Anyone presenting a G.E.D. must be at least 18 years of age and must have a minimum score of 410 on each of the five tests and an average standard score of 450 on all five tests. (Total standard points required to pass = 2250)

Homeschooled students seeking admission to HSBC are required to submit official transcripts from reputable home school organizations documenting the completion of all academic work necessary for a high school diploma. If this is not possible, the student may be required to take the G.E.D. test.

Tests: All applicants are required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT)with writingprior to being admitted to school. HSBC prefers the ACT. These tests are used for counseling and advising purposes.

Hobe Sound Bible College has been assigned the following test code numbers: The American College Test (ACT)5471. The CLEP5306 and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)5306.

Course Schedule

Year #1 (Fall Semester)

Orientation (NC)
Old Testament Survey (3)
Christian Service Class (3)
English Composition (3)
Introduction to Business (3)
Spreadsheets (3)


Year #1 (Spring Semester)

New Testament Survey (3)
Rhetoric and Research (3)
History of Civilization II (3)
Business Communications (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Year #2 (Fall Semester)

Introduction to Literature (3)
Philosophical Studies (3)
Public Speaking (3)
Foundations of Faith (3)
Financial Accounting (3)
Elective (3)

Year #2 (Spring Semester)

General Psychology (3)
Theology of Holiness (3)
Business Economics (3)
Internship (3)
Elective (3)

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