Overview of Courses

This page contains an outline of the courses required for the program. Students must complete all the foundation courses and be accepted to the concentration in order to take concentration and advanced core courses. Students can take core courses while they are completing their foundation courses. For help with planning your courses, please see your advisor or the department manager. Detailed course descriptions and prerequisites can be found in the University Catalog.

Foundation Courses

These courses make up 30 credits of the concentration. They provide an entry level insight on basic accounting, economics, and statistics.

Several of your foundation courses also count as General University Requirements (GURs). Look for classes in the course lists that are labeled as "GUR."

Math & Statistics

  • MATH 157 - Business Calculus - QSR GUR
  • DSCI 205 - Business Statistics - Waivable with AP credit


  • ACCT 240 - Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 245 - Managerial Accounting

Management Info Systems

MIS 220 - Intro to Business Computer Systems

Note: Students have the option of testing out of MIS 220.


  • ECON 206 - Introduction to Microeconomics - SSC GUR
  • ECON 207 - Introduction to Macroeconomics - SSC GUR


MGMT 271 - Law and the Business Environment

Core Courses

These courses take the previously learned knowledge and advance it towards more complicated financial and management knowledge. These classes make up 28 credits of the concentration.

Operations Management

OPS 360 - Operations Management

Math and Statistics

DSCI 305 - Applied Business Statistics


FIN 341 - Principles of Finance


  • MGMT 311 - Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 382 - Business and its Environment


MKTG 380 - Principles of Marketing

Management Info Systems

MIS 320 - Principles of Management Information Systems


Concentration courses are restricted. They are only available to students that have been accepted as full majors. These courses make up 28 credits of the concentration.

  • MGMT 313 - Teamwork Basics
  • OPS 460 - Design and Improving Operations
  • OPS 461 - Project Management 
  • OPS 468 - Manufacturing Strategy

Choose two courses from:

  • OPS 462 - Management Science w/Spreadsheets 
  • OPS 463 - Enterprise Resource Management
  • OPS 465 - Quality Management 
  • OPS 466 - Supply Chain Management
  • OPS 467 - Logistics Modeling & Analysis 
  • Work with your faculty advisor to choose a 4 credit, upper division course
  • If you choose to take MGMT 491 & MGMT 492 for your Advance Core (see requirement below), you may use MGMT 491 as your course under advisement.

Chose 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). If you choose to take MGMT 491 & MGMT 492, then you may use MGMT 491 as your course under advisement.

  • MGMT 491 - Small Business Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 492 - Entrepreneurial Problems


  • MGMT 495 - Strategic Management