2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, General Concentration, B.S.

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In order to function effectively in a variety of organizational situations, administrators and managers must understand the complexities of organizational communication and the interrelationships that exist among the various functional groups that each impact organizational welfare. This point of view is essential for managers who wish to both participate effectively with others in the administrative and managerial group and also administer and oversee activities effectively in critical areas of responsibility. The department’s program in business management provides the requisite skill sets for success in this demanding and increasingly international and diverse work environment.

Students earning a B.S. degree in business management are required to complete 121 credits, including the university core curriculum (40 credits) and the business program core (30 credits).    Further clarification and additional requirements are outlined below:

University Core Curriculum: 40 credits

Majors that comply with the College of Business (CoB) core will complete the 40-credit University Core Curriculum with the following restrictions:

Core Competency 3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Literacy

  • Competency 3.1:  MATH 1108  - College Mathematics (or equivalent or higher)
  • Competency 3.2:  QANL 2216  - Statistics

Core Competency 5 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Competency 5.2: ECON 1134  - Principles of Economics II

Core Competency 7 - The Individual and Society

  • Competency 7.2:  ECON 1133  - Principles of Economics I

Majors that comply with the College of Business (CoB) core are not restricted in the way that the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement is satisfied.

Major Requirements: 24 credits

These credits are chosen in consultation with the adviser.

Free Electives: 27 credits

  • 27 credits chosen in consultation with the advisor

These credits can provide advanced material, either in the major or in course work, which reflects emerging issues of importance.  Students should consult with their academic adviser for course selection.

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