In organizations today, managers provide the leadership, guidance, and motivation to achieve success. Coursework in Management enables you to develop the analytical skills necessary for effective decision-making and business policy development. In this program, you will develop your leadership abilities through a deeper understanding of social, cultural, economic, and regulatory environments as they pertain to business management.
The tools used by managers include:
- Strategic decision-making
- Project management
- Organizational change management
Coursework is offered in all these areas and will prepare you for a successful career in management.
A graduate with a concentration in management may work in a variety of positions. Here are just some of the opportunities:
This is not an exhaustive list but gives an idea of just some of the opportunities for someone with a management education.
By following the critical
path The sequence of classes
which must be taken to earn your degree within four years. A
class on the critical path cannot be started until you've taken
the prerequisite class. If these classes are delayed, it is
more difficult to graduate on time. through the Management
concentration, you will be able to finish your degree in a more
timely manner. For help with planning your courses, please see
your advisor or the department office.
The RED BLOCKS
indicate the courses that should be completed first to graduate
on time; however, the curriculum description and layout is not
a sequential checklist to be followed in lockstep. There are
many opportunities to optimize the course flow in consultation
with your faculty advisor or the department manager.
For a complete list of classes within the management concentration, download the Plan Of Study
For a succinct visual description of the requirements for the management concentration, download the following:
Business Administration Overview Flowchart
Management Concentration Flowchart
Management Concentration Major Guide
For help with planning your courses, please see your advisor or the department office.
General University Requirements (GUR):
Several of your prerequisite and foundation courses also count as GURs. Look for classes in the course lists below that are labeled as "GUR." By planning your schedule properly you can reduce the total number of classes needed.
Math & Statistics
Management Info Systems
* Students can test out of
MIS 220 or provide evidence to their advisor of completion of
These courses are 28 credits and should be competed by your
sophomore year. They provide an entry level insight on basic
accounting, economics, and statistics.
Math and Statistics
These courses take the previously learned knowledge and advance it toward more complicated financial and management knowledge. These classes are recommended for a student's junior year.
Concentration courses are restricted. They are only available to students that have declared their major. One course with a Communication Focus (CF) as well as a minimum of three Writing Proficiency points (WP-3) are required. The CF course can be completed by taking MGMT 313, MGMT 413, MGMT 401, or MGMT 481 and the WP requirement can be met through MGMT 413, MGMT 414 or MGMT 491.
Advanced Business Core (choose one option):
The advanced core consists of a capstone class in either Strategic Management (MGMT 495), OR Small Business Entrepreneurship (MGMT 491) and Entrepreneurial Problems (MGMT 492).