Business Administration BS, Management Emphasis

The study of management focuses on the behavior of individuals and groups in an organizational setting.

General Education Requirements

All Business majors must meet the university general education requirements. As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, all Business majors must complete the prerequisite courses below :

ECON 1001Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3
ECON 1002Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3
MATH 1030College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)3
MATH 1100Basic Calculus3
MATH 1105Basic Probability and Statistics3

Degree Requirements

All Business majors must meet College of Business G.P.A., good standing and credit requirements as outlined in the Bulletin.

Lower Division Business Core Requirements

ACCTNG 2400Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ACCTNG 2410Managerial Accounting3
BUS AD 2900Legal Environment of Business3
INFSYS 2800Information Systems Concepts and Applications3
Total Hours12

Upper Division Requirements

ENGL 3120Business Writing3

Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement

Two global awareness courses selected from an approved list maintained in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising in the College of Business Administration; also available on our web site.

Upper Division Business Requirements

ENT 3100
ENT 3100Applications of Entrepreneurship 13
FINANCE 3500Financial Management3
SCMA 3300Business Analytics and Statistics3
SCMA 3301Introduction to Supply Chain Management3
MGMT 3600Management and Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 4219Strategic Management3
MKTG 3700Basic Marketing3
A minimum of 15 additional hours of upper division approved business electives15
Total Hours36

Assessment Requirement

MGMT 4220Business Assessment Testing0

Emphasis Area Requirements

The study of management focuses on the behavior of individuals and groups in an organizational setting. 

MGMT 3611Advanced Management and Organizational Behavior3
Select five of the following:15
Professional Skills Development
Human Resource Management
Industrial and Labor Relations
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Employee Training and Development
Leadership in Organization
International Management
Internship in Management
Independent Study in Management
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management
Total Hours18

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Articulate and apply foundational knowledge associated with core business disciplines (accounting, finance, supply chain management, marketing, information technology, and management). (Functional Business Knowledge)
  • (a) Identify business problems and opportunities, (b) analyze relevant strategic, tactical, and operational options through qualitative and quantitative methods in order to (c) make recommendations and provide the rationale behind decisions. (Decision Making Skills)
  • Identify and evaluate global business factors, including the opportunities, constraints and risks of operating across various country environments. (Global Orientation)
  • Identify legal/ethical issues, assess impact, and decide on a socially responsible course of action. (Ethical Orientation)
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate business issues, analyses and recommendations in written and oral presentations to stakeholders. (Business Communication Skills)
  • Develop technological and quantitative skills, including those associated with statistics, data visualization and analysis, project management, social media, and those commensurate with their business specialization. (Technological Skills)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills to collaborate within diverse teams, effectively engage with stakeholders in a professional manner, and develop leadership skills. (Interpersonal Skills)
  • Demonstrate competence in applying management principles and theories related to motivation, leadership, group process, decision-making, job design, and organizational development.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing human resource principles and concepts in the processes of attracting, selecting, developing, motivating, evaluating and retaining employees.
  •  Demonstrate competence in applying leadership skills, principles and theories to promote individual, group, and organizational performance.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to apply principles and concepts related to cross-country differences, intercultural competence and diversity management to the strategy and operations of firms. 

Sample Four Year Plan

First Year
MATH 10303MATH 11003
ENGL 11003ECON 10013
BUS AD 10003INFSYS 28003
INFSYS 18003EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts3
EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts3EXPLORE – Math & Sciences3
 15 15
Second Year
MATH 11053ACCTNG 24103
ACCTNG 24003BUS AD 29003
ECON 10023SCMA 33013
CORE – Communication Proficiency3EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts3
CORE – US History & Government3Cultural Diversity Requirement3
 15 15
Third Year
SCMA 33003FINANCE 35003
MGMT 36003MKTG 37003
ENGL 31203MGMT 36113
Non-Business Elective6MGMT Elective3
 Non-Business Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
MGMT Elective6MGMT 4219 or 42203
Global Awareness Course3MGMT Elective6
Non-Business Elective6Global Awareness Courses3
 Non-Business Electives3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

PLEASE NOTE: This plan is an example of what a four year plan could look like for a typical student. Placement exam scores in math as well as the completion of coursework may change the plan. It should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor. All requirements are subject to change.