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Management

 

The faculty in the Management department bring a wealth of academic study and practical experience to the classroom. If you are interested in a satisfying "people-oriented" career and enjoy the challenge of making decisions, you will find this major exciting and personally rewarding. Students must select an emphasis in behavioral management or human resource management. Management major courses, additional business core courses, and electives comprise the remaining requirements for a management major.


Typical Program of Study

Students typically complete the following courses in their first two years of study:

 

Credit Hours

Freshman Year Courses

Fall

Spring

English 101, English 102 or Liberal Arts 102

3

3

Humanities: History, Philosophy, or Modern Foreign Language

3

3

Math 267, 268 (Calculus for Business, Economics,and Accountancy I and II) or Math 261, 262 (Calculus I and II) or Math 271, 272 (Calculus of Decision Making I and II)

3

3

Laboratory Science: Astronomy, Biology,
Chemistry, Geology, or Physics

3-4

3-4

Behavioral or Social Science: Psychology,
Sociology, Anthropology, or Political Science

3

Fine Arts: Art, Art History, Dance, Music or Theater

3

 

Sophomore Year Courses

 

Fall

 

Spring

Accounting 201, 202 (Introduction to Accounting Principles I and II)

3

3

Economics 202, 203 (Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics)

3

3

Literature

3

Non-Business Electives

3

3

BUS 250 (Legal Environment of Business)

3

BUS 271 (Business Communication)

3

BUS/ECON 230 (Economic Statistics I)

3

 

In addition to the courses listed above, all Business majors must successfully complete the following core business courses:

MKTG 351 - Marketing Principles
BUS/ECON 302 - Economic Statistics II
FIN 331 - Business Finance I
MIS 309 - Information Technology
MGMT 371 - Principles of Management
MGMT 372 - Production and Delivery
MGMT 493 - Management of Strategic Planning

Management majors must also successfully complete the following required major courses:

MGMT 383 - Human Resource Management

MGMT 391 - Organizational Behavior

Management majors must select either a Behavioral or Human Resource emphasis and complete additional courses for the selected emphasis.

Behavioral emphasis:

 

To obtain a behavioral emphasis in management, students must successfully complete BUS 321 International Business, MGMT 392 Intercultural Communication, MGMT 587 Organization Theory, and three of the following major elective courses:

 

MGMT 494 - Compensation Management

MGMT 496 - Small Business Management

MGMT 582 - Employee Relations

MGMT 595 - International Business Management

PSY 308 - Industrial Psychology

PSY 321 - Social Psychology

PSY 519 - Group Dynamics

PSY 561 - Cross-Cultural Training

SOC 329 - Identities, Interaction, and Social Behavior

 

Human Resources emphasis:

 

To obtain a Human Resources emphasis in management, students must successfully complete MGMT 485 Selection and Placement, MGMT 494 Compensation Management, MGMT 582 Employee Relations, and three of the following major elective courses:

 

BUS 321 - International Business

MGMT 484 - Training and Development

MGMT 496 - Small Business Management

MGMT 527 -Advanced Human Resource Mgmt.

MGMT 583 - Labor Relations

MGMT 585 - Strategic Human Resource Mgmt.

MGMT 595 - International Business Management

ECON 417 - Labor Economics

PSY 561 - Cross-Cultural Training

In addition to the above requirements, all Management students must complete a total of 7 elective courses. Four of these courses (12 credit hours) must be in non-business subjects, two (6 credit hours) must be in 300 level or above business, management, marketing, finance, MIS, or accountancy subjects that are not required for this major, and one course (3 credit hours) must be either a 300 level or above business, management, marketing, finance, MIS, or accountancy course or a 300 level or above non-business elective.

Note on Prerequisites

 

Many courses have prerequisites for other courses that must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in a particular course. Some of those prerequisites may require a "C" minimum grade in a course to satisfy the prerequisite.


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