Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Management (B.S.)


Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Students pursuing the B.S. degree in management select one of three emphases: leadership and management, human resource management, or entrepreneurship and social responsibility. Students in the leadership and management emphasis are prepared for management trainee, supervisory, or other management positions in a variety of commercial enterprises. This emphasis also enhances students’ preparation for entrepreneurial and consulting endeavors. Students in the human resource management emphasis are prepared for entry-level positions as human resource generalists or specialists in a variety of firms. Students in the entrepreneurship and social responsibility emphasis are prepared for business development or entrepreneurship positions in a variety of new and established commercial and/or social enterprises. This emphasis also enhances students’ preparation for leadership and consulting endeavors.

Management Learning Goals and Objectives

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Management program are expected to demonstrate these learning goals and objectives in addition to the College of Business Undergraduate Learning Goals and Objectives.
Graduates of our program will demonstrate the following:
1. Problem-Solving Competencies

  • Effectively carries out all steps of decision-making process
  • Applies management principles throughout process
  • Recognizes and thoughtfully considers ethical implications when making management decisions

2. Relationship Building Competencies

  • Participates actively in team projects and positively influences team outcomes
  • Builds effective relationships with peers, mentors, and business partners
  • Proactively manages interpersonal conflict
  • Respects and leverages diversity in backgrounds and perspectives

3. Communication Competencies

  • Produces professional business documents
  • Delivers professional presentations
  • Appropriately seeks and utilizes feedback for improvement

4. Career and Self-Leadership Competencies

  • Develops and acts upon a long-term career vision
  • Understands and leverages professional strengths
  • Understands and overcomes professional weaknesses
  • Actively seeks out opportunities to build professional expertise
  • Demonstrates professionalism in interaction with others

Requirements

Retention in the management major is competitive based on a student’s GPA. A transcript review must be completed by the department and permission granted before a management major can enroll in MGMT 355 or MGMT 457.

Satisfactory completion of MGMT 335 as evidenced by a grade of C or better is required before a management major is allowed to enroll in any 300- or 400-level course required in the major that has MGMT 335 as a prerequisite.

Management prerequisites are met only by obtaining a grade of C or better. (It is necessary to repeat a MGMT prerequisite in which a grade below C was earned before taking the next course in the sequence.)

To graduate as a management major, a student must earn a grade of at least C in each course required in the major, which includes courses in the Foundations of Business and Business Core, required MGMT courses, and all electives required for the major.

Management majors may repeat a maximum of two 300- or 400-level courses required in the majorincluding elective courses required for the major. Repeats of FINA 320, MGMT 335, MKTG 295, and OMIS 338 will not be counted towards the maximum.

Students who want to repeat a MGMT course will be permitted to enroll in that course only during add/drop and if there is space available.

Limited Retention Requirements

The College of Business is competitive based on a student’s overall GPA and performance in selected tool courses. All business majors must complete FINA 320, MGMT 335, MKTG 295, and OMIS 338 by the end of the first year in which they enroll in 300- or 400-level business courses. Prerequisites for MGMT 335 are: a grade of C or better in each of the Foundations of Business courses; having a 2.50 or better cumulative GPA; and having completed at least 45 semester credit hours. To continue as a business major, students must earn a C or better in FINA 320, MGMT 335, MKTG 295, and OMIS 338. Additional retention requirements for each major can be found under Department Requirements.

Foundations of Business Courses and Business Core Courses (47-50)


The Foundations of Business and Business Core courses must be completed by all students majoring in business.

Foundations of Business Courses (29-32)


Emphasis 1. Leadership and Management


Requirements in Department (25)


Two of the following (6)


TOTAL HOURS FOR A MANAGEMENT MAJOR, EMPHASIS 1, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: 72-75


General Education Requirements (6-15)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining general education requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the general education requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the general education credit requirements.

The required minimum of 21 semester hours in Knowledge Domain studies cannot include more than two courses in any one department. (A course with an affiliated laboratory course shall be counted as a single course.)

Foundational Studies (0-6)


Writing Requirement (0-3)

  • 3 credits satisfied by program requirement ENGL 203 or ENGL 204

Oral Communication Requirement (0-3)
Quantitative Literacy Requirements (0)

  • Satisfied by program requirement MATH 211 or MATH 229

For additional information about these requirements, please visit Foundational Studies .

Knowledge Domains (6-9)


Creativity and Critical Analysis (3-6)

  • One or Two 3-credit courses selected from approved general education list. Creativity and Creative Analysis Course List  
  • If MGMT 327, an Emphasis 1 elective is taken, it fulfills one course requirement in this domain.

Nature and Technology (3)

  • One 3-credit course selected from approved general education list. Nature and Technology Course List  
  • OMIS 259, a program requirement, fulfills one course requirement in this domain.

Society and Culture (0)

  • The program requirements ECON 260 and ECON 261 fulfill the two required courses in this domain.

Knowledge Domain Elective (0)

  • PSYC 102, a program requirement, fulfills the required domain elective course requirement. 

Graduation Requirements (3-6)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining graduation requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the graduation requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the graduation credit requirements.

Human Diversity Requirements (3)

  • One course from the approved Human Diversity course list; may be fulfilled by extracurricular activities. Human Diversity Course List  

Writing Infused Requirements (0-3)

  • MGMT 346, an Emphasis 1 requirement, fulfills one course requirement.
  • IF OMIS 352, an Emphasis 1 elective is taken, it fulfills one course requirement.
  • One course selected from the approved Writing Infused list if OMIS 352 is not taken. Writing Infused Course List   

TOTAL HOURS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, EMPHASIS 1: 9-21


TOTAL HOURS FOR ELECTIVES, EMPHASIS 1: 24-39


TOTAL HOURS FOR A B.S. DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT: EMPHASIS 1: 120


Emphasis 2. Human Resource Management


Requirements in Department (25)


Remaining requirements beyond the completion of major requirements.

TOTAL HOURS FOR A MANAGEMENT MAJOR, EMPHASIS 2, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: 72-75


General Education Requirements (9-15)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining general education requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the general education requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the general education credit requirements.

Foundational Studies (0-6)


Writing Requirement (0-3)

  • 3 credits satisfied by program requirement ENGL 203 or ENGL 204

Oral Communication Requirement (0-3)
Quantitative Literacy Requirements (0)

  • Satisfied by program requirement MATH 211 or MATH 229

For additional information about these requirements, please visit Foundational Studies .

Knowledge Domains (9)


Creativity and Critical Analysis (6)

Nature and Technology (3)

  • One 3-credit course selected from approved general education list. Nature and Technology Course List  
  • OMIS 259, a program requirement, fulfills one of the course requirements in this domain.

Society and Culture (0)

  • The program requirements ECON 260 and ECON 261 fulfill the two required courses in this domain.

Knowledge Domain Elective (0)

  • PSYC 102, a program requirement, fulfills the required domain elective course requirement. 

Graduation Requirements (3)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining graduation requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the graduation requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the graduation credit requirements.

Human Diversity Courses (3)

  • One course from the approved Human Diversity course list; may be fulfilled by extracurricular activities. Human Diversity Course List  

Writing Infused Requirements (0)

  • MGMT 346 and MGMT 448 fulfill the Writing Infused requirements for graduation.

TOTAL HOURS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, EMPHASIS 2: 12-18


TOTAL HOURS FOR ELECTIVES, EMPHASIS 2: 27-36


TOTAL HOURS FOR A B.S. DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT: EMPHASIS 2: 120


Emphasis 3. Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility


Requirements in Department (25)


One of the following (3)


TOTAL HOURS FOR A MANAGEMENT MAJOR, EMPHASIS 3, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: 72-75


General Education Requirements (3-9)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining general education requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the general education requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the general education credit requirements.

Foundational Studies (0-6)


Writing Requirement (0-3)

  • 3 credits satisfied by program requirement ENGL 203 or ENGL 204

Oral Communication Requirement (0-3)
Quantitative Literacy Requirements (0)

  • Satisfied by program requirement MATH 211 or MATH 229

For additional information about these requirements, please visit Foundational Studies .

Knowledge Domains (3)


Creativity and Critical Analysis (0)

  • MGMT 227 or MGMT 327, an Emphasis 3 requirement, fulfills one of the course requirements in this domain.
  • MGMT 311, an Emphasis 3 requirement, fulfills one of the course requirements in this domain.

Nature and Technology (3)

  • One 3-credit course selected from approved general education list. Nature and Technology Course List  
  • OMIS 259, a program requirement, fulfills one of the course requirements in this domain.

Society and Culture (0)

  • The program requirements ECON 260 and ECON 261 fulfill the two required courses in this domain.

Knowledge Domain Elective (0)

  • PSYC 102, a program requirement, fulfills the required Domain elective course requirement.

Graduation Requirements (6)


In addition to completing the above major requirements students must complete the remaining graduation requirements. If major requirements fulfill any of the graduation requirements, they are listed below and subtracted from the graduation credit requirements.

Human Diversity Courses (3)

  • One course from the approved Human Diversity course list; may be fulfilled by extracurricular activities. Human Diversity Course List  

Writing Infused Requirements (3)

  • MGMT 346, an Emphasis 3 requirement, fulfills one course requirement.
  • One course from the Writing Infused list. Writing Infused Course List  

TOTAL HOURS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: 9-15


TOTAL HOURS FOR ELECTIVES, EMPHASIS 3: 30-39


TOTAL HOURS FOR A B.S. DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT: EMPHASIS 3: 120