BSBA in Business Administration with Emphasis in Management
Degree Program Description
Students pursuing a degree in Business Administration will gain exposure to multiple areas of business including Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking, Management, and Marketing. By selecting an emphasis in management students will learn the tools needed for planning, organizing, staffing, motivating, and directing a business, project, or department. Management coursework is diverse, covering entrepreneurial strategy, human resource management, human behavior in organizations, information systems and analytics, operations management, business law, diversity and inclusion, and leadership and ethics. Careers in management include human resource director, hospital administrator, bank manager, industrial relations director, quality control analyst, systems analyst, and manager of diversity and inclusion.
Major Program Requirements
|General Education Requirements||27|
|Upper Level Admission Courses||34|
|Required Core Courses||26|
|Money, Banking and Financial Markets|
or ECONOM 3251
|Theory of the Firm|
|Principles of Management|
|Introduction to Business Processes and Technologies|
|Introduction to Business Law|
|Principles of Marketing|
|Introduction to Probability and Statistics II|
|Advanced Professional Development Principles|
|Professional Development Program - Internship|
|Required Management Courses||9|
|Human Resource Management|
|Additional Management Courses|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Business and Society|
|Diversity and Inclusion in Management|
|Special Topics in Management|
|Managing Across Cultures|
|Managing People in the Global Enterprise|
|Current Issues in International Management|
|Management of Service Operations|
|Project Management Fundamentals|
|Total Quality Management|
|Human Resource Management Law|
|Problems in Management|
|Topics in Management|
|Selected Problems in Human Resource Management|
|Management of Electronic Commerce|
|Change Management in Business|
|Legal Aspects of Business Organization and Operation|
|Web Development Fundamentals|
|Principles of Entrepreneurship|
|The Entrepreneurial Process|
|New Business Planning and Management|
|Entrepreneurial Innovation Management: Enterprise Conception|
|Professional Management Internship|
|Emphasis Support Courses||12|
|A list of suggested emphasis support courses for management majors is available at the College of Business undergraduate advising office. Pre-approved emphasis support courses include:|
Any 2000+ course in: Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biological Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Geography, Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Physics
Any 2300+ course in: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian, Spanish
Any 3000/4000+ course in: Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Anthropology, Architectural Studies, Atmospheric Sciences, Black Studies, Communication, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fisheries & Wildlife, Food Science, Forestry, History, Hospitality Management, Journalism, Linguistics, Marketing, Natural Resources, Parks Recreation & Tourism, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Religious Studies, Rural Sociology, Sociology, Statistics, Soil Science, Textile & Apparel Management, Women’s & Gender Studies
Management: Any 3000 or 4000 level class (if not used in required core courses)
|Fundamentals of Systems Design and Analysis|
|Entrepreneurial Innovation Management: Enterprise Conception|
Other 3000+ level courses taken in fulfillment of requirements for an official minor or dual major.
|Capstone Course - senior year (on campus) Minimum grade of C- required||3|
Below is a sample plan of study, semester by semester. A student's actual plan may vary based on course choices where options are available.
|BUS_AD 1500||2||MATH 1400||3|
|MATH 1100||3||ECONOM 1014||3|
|ACCTCY 2036||3||STAT 2500||3|
|BUS_AD 2500||2||ACCTCY 2037||3|
|ECONOM 1015||3||ACCTCY 2258||3|
|MATH 1300||3||Biological or Physical Science with Lab||3|
|Elective||1||Humanities (2000 level) Writing Intensive||3|
|BUS_AD 3500||2||FINANC 3000||3|
|STAT 3500||3||MANGMT 3540||3|
|ECONOM 3229||3||MANGMT 4020||3|
|MANGMT 3000||3||MRKTNG 3000||3|
|MANGMT 3300||3||Business Writing Intensive/Emphasis Support||3|
|MANGMT 4010||3||MANGMT 4970||3|
|MANGMT 4030||3||Additional Management Course||3|
|Additional Management course||3||Emphasis Support Course||3|
|Emphasis Support Course||3||Emphasis Support Course||3|
|BUS_AD 4500||3||Additional Management Course||3|
|Total Credits: 120|
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