Bachelors (BA) in Management

This major offers a 60-semester-hour course of study, intended to engage students in developing an understanding of management and leadership principles, including history and theory that are important for one to be an effective manager and leader in today’s business world. This includes for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Like other majors in the Department of Business and Economics, it requires completion of a general business core, as well as specialized courses. Students are required to obtain a minimum grade of C- in all major courses. Field experiences and internships are strongly encouraged.

Degree Outcomes

Graduates with a BA in management will:

  • Develop an understanding of the role of management theories and behaviors in today's organization
  • Communicate orally and in writing with effectiveness
  • Understand the principles of effective leadership
  • Demonstrate effective skill as a team member who serves both locally and globally
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify ethical dilemmas and responsible courses of action

Major Requirements

Business Core (42 hours)
ACCT 271 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 272 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 120 Personal Finance 3
BUSN 240 Statistics for Business and Economics 3
BUSN 290 Business Ethics 3
BUSN 360 Business Law 3
BUSN 486 Strategic Management 3
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FINC 260 Business Finance 3
GBSN 300 Global Business 3
MGMT 260 Principles of Management 3
MKTG 260 Principles of Marketing 3
Management Core (18 hours)
ENPR 300 Entrepreneurship I: New Venture Feasibility 3
MGMT 300 Leading and Managing People 3
MGMT 440 International Management 3
MGMT 450 Operations Management 3
MGMT 480 Organizational Behavior 3

Students must choose one of the following courses:
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECON 410 Introduction to Applied Econometrics 3
ENPR 400 Entrepreneurship II: Business Plan Development 3
FINC 300 Intermediate Financial Management 3
MGMT 475 Field Experience 3-6
Additional course as approved by faculty advisor 3