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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Major, BS

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The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Management prepares students for careers in Management. This program is designed to develop and maintain progressive and innovative curricula, which prepare students to assume careers in business, industry, government, non-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures. This purpose will be served by faculty committed to effective teaching, to expanding intellectual knowledge in their fields and to providing community service. In this major, emphasis is placed on providing a broad scope of various academic disciplines so that students can develop an understanding and appreciation of the business world and its relationship to a global economy and society. The curricula also provide a sound background for those who are preparing for graduate study in business and related areas.

Students who major in management are required to complete 41 semester hours of general education core courses, 45 semester hours of business core, 30 semester hours of major program requirements and 6 semester hours of free electives. In total, students are required to complete 122 semester hours (excluding developmental skills courses).

Learning Goals

The learning goals of the management major are to produce graduates who understand:

  1. Overall organizational goals and objectives and their interrelationship to structure, function, and human behavior.
  2. Current and emerging organizational concepts, functions, and roles of leadership and management across a variety of environmental and cultural settings.
  3. Workforce diversity, global concepts, new and emerging laws and regulations, social and demographic forces.
  4. How to work in and lead teams, to communicate effectively, to develop innovative solutions to problems, and to be proficient in the use of technology.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Management





Total Hours: 122 Semester Hours

(GE) General Education Core Requirements

1. MIS 1380 can alternatively be fulfilled by CSC 1306.

2. Math placement test is used to select the initial Math course. Based on your score on the math placement test, you can receive credit for MAT 1311 and you will also be placed in either MAT 1312 or MAT 1313.

3. Choose two (2) social sciences with different prefixes from: POS 2311, PSY 2301, (HIS 1301, 1302, 3341, or 3342) and SOC 2301. See note five (5) below.

4. Choose one (1) Humanities course from: ART 2306, HUM 2310, REL 3311, PHI 2301, PHI 2303. See note five (5) below.

5. To satisfy the African American Experience (AAE) course requirement, you have the following choices. You must enroll in one of the following courses: (HIS 3341, HIS 3342-choose one) or humanities (ART 2306, HUM 2310, REL 3311-choose one) requirement.

6. Choose one (1) physical science course for 4 semester credit hours from: PHS 2336 and PHS 2136, PHS 2337 and PHS 2137, CHE 1311 and CHE 1111, CHEM 2311 and CHEM 2111, PHY 2321 and PHY 2121, PHY 2322 and PHY 2122, PHY 3331 and PHY 3131 or PHY 3332, and PHY 3132.

7. At least three (3) semester hours of electives must be taken outside the School of Business and Economics. Double major or minor requirements may be used as electives. Suggested electives are: ACC 3319, BUA 3302, ECO 4301, ECO 4331, FIN 2356, MGT 1304, MIS 3330, MKT 4380

Note: Grades of “C” or better are required in all School of Business and Economics courses. Those courses are prefixed by ACC, BCO, BLA, BUA, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS, MKT, or QBA.

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