Management, B.S.

School of Business Admission Requirements

Requirements

Students in the management major must complete the 27-credit common business core requirements and 30 credits of management major requirements:

Common Business Core:

AC 211Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

AC 212Introduction to Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 480Capstone Seminar

0

FIN 295Managerial Finance

3

LAW 250Legal Environment of Business

3

MC 207Managerial Communication I

3

MGT 295Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 480Strategic Management

3

MIS 201Introduction to Management Information Systems

3

MKT 295Fundamentals of Marketing

3

Total Credit Hours:27

The management major includes four options:

  • General management major
  • Management major with a specialization in human resource management
  • Management major with a specialization in entrepreneurship
  • Management major with a specialization in international business

Management majors select one of the four aforementioned options and complete requirements specified for the selected option.

General Management Major:

Students choose three courses after meeting with a Department of Management faculty advisor and adopting a planned program. Courses are selected from the following list to fashion a management curriculum that will satisfy career interests, such as international management, healthcare management, non-profit management, or advanced study in the discipline.

General Management Core:

MGT 326Business Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 345Organizational Theory

3

MGT 348Management Systems

3

MGT 448Managing Strategy and Operations

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Specialization Courses:

ENT 301Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

3

MGT 305Human Resource Management

3

MGT 321International Management

3

MGT 390Management Topics

3

MGT 403Ethical and Social Issues for the Manager

3

MGT 425Labor/Management Relations

3

MGT 431Compensation and Benefits

3

MGT 460Staffing

3

MGT 462International Human Resource Management

3

MGT 470Organizing and Managing for Quality

3

MGT 471Managing Knowledge for Business Performance

3

MGT 473Organizing and Managing for Innovation

3

MGT 481

Total Credit Hours:9

Note: MGT 295 must be completed with a C- or better before students can take upper-level management courses.

Business Electives:

Students must select 9 credits of 300- or 400-level School of Business courses in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These 9 credits are selected from courses in AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses. These courses are completed after satisfying all course prerequisites for each course.

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 30

Management Major with a Specialization in Human Resource Management:

For students interested in preparing for careers in human resource management or personnel administration in a variety of business and non-business settings.

All students who choose the human resource specialization may take courses only after meeting with a Department of Management faculty advisor and adopting a planned program.

Human Resource Management Core:

MGT 305Human Resource Management

3

MGT 326Business Organizational Behavior

3

 

MGT 348Management Systems

3

or

MGT 345Organizational Theory

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Human Resource Specialization Courses:

MGT 425Labor/Management Relations

3

MGT 431Compensation and Benefits

3

MGT 460Staffing

3

MGT 462International Human Resource Management

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Business Electives:

Students must select 9 credits of 300- or 400-level School of Business courses in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These 9 credits are selected from AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses. Courses are completed after satisfying all course prerequisites for each course.

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 30

Management Major with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship:

Prepares students for entrepreneurial careers in new venture creation or managing family-owned or other small business enterprises. This specialization provides a basic foundation in the knowledge necessary to search for and evaluate new venture opportunities, and to finance, operate, and manage new or growing businesses. Students are required to complete a field study experience.

Students must complete the School of Business 27-credit common business core plus the following 30 credits. However, they may not take courses in the entrepreneurship specialization beyond ENT 301 unless they have first met with a Department of Management faculty advisor and developed a planned program.

Entrepreneurship Core:

ENT 301Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

3

ENT 305Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures

3

ENT 320Managing a Growing Business

3

ENT 499Field Study in Entrepreneurship

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Directed Entrepreneurship Electives:

Select three courses (9 credits) from the following:

AC 301Cost Management Systems

3

AC 420Managerial Analysis & Cost Control

3

FIN 301Intermediate Managerial Finance

3

FIN 310Principles of Investments

3

MGT 305Human Resource Management

3

MGT 326Business Organizational Behavior

3

MKT 305Consumer Behavior

3

MKT 373Marketing Research

3

MKT 390Product Development & Management

3

MKT 481Consultative Selling Techniques

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Business Electives:

Students must complete 9 credits of 300- or 400-level courses offered by the School of Business courses, to be determined in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These courses are selected from AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses.

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 30

Management Major with a Specialization in International Business:

The Management Major with a Specialization in International Business prepares its graduates for advanced graduate study and for entry-level positions in global and international business enterprises. The program provides students with a broad general education which includes language, culture and international courses and, at the same time, provides students with a core of international business courses and selected specializations in the functional business areas. Students will be provided with study abroad opportunities.

Students are required to take the general education requirements, free elective requirements, and the business core requirements as all management majors. In addition, the students are required to complete:

Required core courses:

MGT 321International Management

3

MKT 321International Marketing

3

FIN 330International Finance

3

MGT 495Seminar in International Business

3

ECON 430International Economics

3

or

ECON 435Economic Development

3

or

MGT 395Field Studies in International Business

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Functional Specialization:

Three courses (9 credits) from one of five functional specialization areas:

Accounting:

AC 300Intermediate Accounting I

3

AC 301Cost Management Systems

3

AC 312Intermediate Accounting II

3

or

AC 300 plus two additional courses selected after consulting a faculty advisor in accounting

Total Credit Hours:9

Finance:

FIN 301Intermediate Managerial Finance

3

FIN 310Principles of Investments

3

FIN 320Financial Markets and Institutions

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Management Information Systems:

MIS 305E-Business

3

MIS 315Database Management Systems

3

MIS 361Systems Analysis and Design for Business

3

or

MIS 400Business Analytics and Decision Support

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Marketing:

MKT 305Consumer Behavior

3

MKT 373Marketing Research

3

and any other MKT electives (3 cr)

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Management/Entrepeneurship:

(From recommended. not required, lists)

Total Credit Hours:9

Business electives:

Two courses from among upper-division Business School courses, or, with Management Department advisor's approval, I-designated courses.

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 30