This career-oriented program, emphasizing management skills and building on a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, is designed to prepare individuals for management careers in industrial or public organizations and for graduate work.
The Management curriculum develops an analytical and integrative viewpoint toward management through study in the humanities and social sciences. It provides a broad conceptual framework within which a manager will be able to develop alternative approaches to attaining given goals. Students develop the strong administrative, quantitative, and communications skills that modern managers must possess.
MATH 102 Mathematics for Management is required for students with deficiencies in math as assessed by the Management Department and the Math Center. Students interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree are encouraged to take MATH 141 Introductory Statistics.
All Management majors complete the Management core totaling 60 credits. By choosing additional courses noted below, students may add either a marketing or a human resource management specialization. The specializations are not required to complete the management major.
Integrative Studies Requirements
40 credits minimum
A grade C or higher is required in MGT 101, MGT 140, MGT 213, and MGT 301.
MGT 101 Introduction to Management
MGT 140 Quantitative Decision-Making¹
MGT 213 Financial Accounting
MGT 214 Managerial Accounting
MGT 301 Organizational Theory and Behavior
MGT 319 Financial Management
MGT 331 Principles of Marketing
MGT 381 Management Information Systems
MGT 451 Social, Legal, and Political Environment of Business
MGT 491 Capstone Seminar: Strategic Management
MGT electives (8 credits at 300- or 400-level)
Credits earned in MGT 493, MGT 494, and MGT 498 may not be applied to the MGT electives requirement.
Allied Discipline Requirements
IHCOMM 171 Public Speaking²
ISECON 104 Introduction to Macroeconomics²
ECON 103 Introduction to Microeconomics
¹ May be used to fulfill IQL 101 Integrative Studies requirement.
² May be used to fulfill an Integrative Studies requirement.
Each student may choose one or both of the following specializations. Each specialization requires 16 credits. The specializations are Marketing and Human Resource Management. Courses for the specialization that also fulfill requirements for the management major are not counted twice for overall college credit. Please note that some courses within the specializations require prerequisite courses outside of the Management discipline.
Select courses to reach a total of 120 credits for the degree.