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Bachelor of Science in Management

Bachelor of Science in Management

Students pursuing a major in Management may choose between the Business Administration track and the Human Resource track. The Business Administration option of the management major provides a broad business perspective for students who eventually wish to be involved in profit or goal management responsibilities. The Human Resource Management option of the management major is designed to develop skills for managing an essential resource of any organization–its employees.

Courses needed to complete the Bachelor of Science degree in Management (beyond admission requirements and core courses) include:

Business Administration Track Human Resource Track
  • MGT 311 - Human Resource Management
  • MGT 313 - Quantitative Method
  • MGT 361 - Business COMM Fundamentals or
    ENG 306 - Business Writing or
    ENG 307 - Technical Writing
  • MGT 305 - Critical Thinking In MGT or
    MATH 119 - Funds of Calculus
  • MGT 417 - Organizational Behavior
  • ACCT 315 - Management ACCT
  • ECON 414 - Management Economics
  • MGT 499 - Senior Assessment-MGT
  • PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVE*
  • MGT ELECTIVE**
  • MKT ELECTIVE***
  • FIN ELECTIVE****
  • MGT 311 - Human Resource MGT
  • MGT 313 - Quantitative Methods
  • MGT 361 - Business COMM Fundamentals or
    ENG 306 - Business Writing or
    ENG 307 - Technical Writing
  • ECON 305 - Labor Economics
  • MGT 305 - Critical Thinking In MGT or
    MATH 119 - Funds Of Calculus
  • MGT 411 - Effective Staffing Practices
  • MGT 414 - Compensation Administration
  • MGT 417 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 473 - Training in Business and Industry
  • MGT 495 - Strategic Resource Management
  • MGT 499 - Senior Assessment (MGT)
  • HRM ELECTIVE*****

Read about the Business Administration Track.

Read about the Human Resource Track.


*The professional elective may be chosen from any 300 or 400 level course within the Gordon Ford College of Business not already required for the major.

**The management elective may be chosen from any 300 or 400 level course within the Management Department not already required for the major.

***The marketing elective may be chosen from any 300 or 400 level course beyond MKT 320.

****The finance elective may be chosen from any 300 or 400 level course beyond FIN 330.

*****Human Resource Management electives may be chosen from MGT 383, MGT 400, MGT 416, MGT 419, or other approved electives.

Additional Information

For additional information, contact Dr. Zubair Mohamed, Chair of the Management Department.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14