Students in Management are prepared to function as creative leaders in various positions in society. Students who major in Management will thoroughly understand the functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, controlling) in large and small, for profit and not-for-profit enterprises. They will be well equipped to work as a mid-level manager, to continue education in graduate school or to enter professional programs in law or business administration.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students majoring in Management will be able to:
- Organize, analyze, summarize and communicate information in order to solve abstract problems and formulate recommendations.
- Apply and integrate reflective and critical thinking skills to assess and create business strategies appropriate for organizations in specified business environments.
- Recognize and analyze ethical issues and develop appropriate resolutions for situations that occur in personal and business environments.
- Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, analyze, and present quantitative data using technological instruments to make appropriate business decisions.
- Demonstrate awareness of economic, environmental, political, cultural, ethical, legal and regulatory contexts of business, both domestically and globally.
- Identify and apply leadership skills to employee management situations and work teams.
- Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines for jobs/ assignments/ commitments.
Business Administration Core Courses + 21 credits in
BU 300 Principles of Supervision
BU 341 Human Resources Management
BU 345 Organizational Behavior
BU 386 Operations Management
BU 425 Project Management
Plus two courses from the following electives:
BU 303 Entrepreneurship
BU 410 New Venture Management
BU 435 Business and Government
BU 436 Labor Relations
BU 388 Business Ethics
PH 200 Critical and Creative Thinking
Communication Course (CA201, CA232, CA374, CA376, CA380)