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The Business department offers a Bachelor of Arts in business or sport management primarily designed to prepare students for careers in for-profit industry. Some graduates have also pursued careers in not-for-profit organizations. Business majors may gain some optional specialization by completing a concentration in accounting, finance, or marketing. Students with a major other than in business may minor in business or sport management.


Emphasis in all programs is placed on the development of a Christian worldview as it applies to the business sphere of the created order. Requirements for the various programs are presented below. Departmental materials giving more specific guidance are made available in the academic advising process.


"Dr. Quatro has significantly influenced my thinking; particularly the way I think about the purpose of business, what it looks like to be a Christian in the world of business, and how business fits into the broader framework of God’s kingdom."
- Emily Braswell '22 | business major


Recent Senior Capstone Projects

  • “Financial Leverage & the Use of Debt Financing”
  • “Marketing to the Generation of Echo Boomers”
  • “Corporate Theory & Social Responsibility”
  • “Generous Transparency: A Look at the Nonprofit Disclosure Discussion”
  • “The Importance of Food Culture: Sustainability in American Grocery Stores”
  • “The Importance of Diversity in Fortune 500 Leadership Ranks”



Some recent businesses where our students have completed internships include:

  • FSG Bank
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Ernst & Young
  • Conference of State Bank Supervisors
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Southern Champion Tray
  • Disney
  • Signal Energy
  • M&M Industries


Where Our Alumni Are

Graduate Schools

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Duke University
  • College of William & Mary
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Southern California
  • University of North Carolina

Job Outcomes for Covenant Business Majors

  • Ernst & Young
  • PricewaterhouseCooper
  • Chattem
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Bank of America
  • VaynerMedia
  • Unum
  • Kenco
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Accenture
  • Cigna


Emily Braswell

“I really enjoy learning from all of the knowledgeable professors in the business department. Many of them have years of experience in the corporate world, and they do a great job of connecting the concepts we learn in class to situations we’ll see in real life.”
 -business major Emily Braswell '22

Cameron Cortman '22

“After graduation, I would love to work in brand marketing and brand management. I would love to do this for an athletic brand specifically, as athletics have been a major part of my life.”
 -business major Cameron Cortman '22