Program Objective

The purpose of the management major is to provide students with an understanding of the challenges, concerns, and responsibilities that they will experience in the business world and with a working knowledge of how to compete in a global economy by applying the four general management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling.

Learning Goals

  • Graduates will have an intimate knowledge of, and practical skills in, modern techniques of management practice that can be implemented in organizations so that those graduates may step into positions of responsibility in any organizational setting.
  • Graduates will be able to identify boundaries (e.g. legal, cultural, ethical, organizational), formulate strategies, and implement plans to achieve organizational goals.
  • Graduates will be able to identify resources (e.g. financial, human, technical) and tasks, allocate resources, and arrange tasks to achieve organizational goals.
  • Graduates will be able to articulate group or organizational goals and influence others to work together to achieve those goals.
  • Graduates will be able to measure performance and decide the process changes needed in order to reach organizational goals.

Major Requirements

All management majors must take the following sequence of courses:

MGT B310 Human Resources Management 3
MGT B315 International Management 3
MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision-Making 3
MGT B430 Small + New Venture Development 3
MGT B### Management Electives (2)* 6
  Business Electives (2) 6
Total Credits in Major 24
Total Credits in Degree 120

* May not include MGT B245, MGT B250, or MGT B325.

Other Information

MGT Course + Elective Descriptions

Common Curriculum Requirements

Business Adjunct Requirements

Business Core Requirements