As Christian higher education institutions increasingly engage in continuous quality improvement and outcome measurement, research on spiritual development is filtering down to undergraduate business programs. This paper presents lessons learned from a pilot cross-sectional survey of Abilene Christian University undergraduate business students who completed the Faith Maturity Scale (Benson, Donahue & Erickson, 1993) and responded to other questions about faith development. Based on the results, a number of helpful observations were made for the ACU business program. A method and process for assessing spiritual development at multiple Christian colleges is proposed.
Lynn, Monty; Coburn, Tim C.; Swinney, J. Vincent; and Winegeart, Michael
"Assessing Spiritual Development in Business Students: Lessons Learned and a Suggested Process,"
Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development: Vol. 3
, Article 5.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/acsd_growth/vol3/iss3/5
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