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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management Major (Bachelor of Science)

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The business management major is designed to develop the authoritative perspective and personal leadership skills that successful business managers need. The major’s relevance to all types of organizational settings makes it a sound choice for anyone intent on pursuing a career in a broad spectrum of business or management roles worldwide. From supervisor to CEO, this track helps graduates manage effectively in an increasingly complex environment. Examples of internships include roles in developing and managing human resources, coordinating services or manufacturing, and retail establishments as well as managerial roles in nonprofit, community, and business organizations.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Management Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Management Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the business management program, students will:

  • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex management challenges in business.
  • Calculate and interpret quantitative data.
  • Evaluate evidence systematically in developing solutions to business problems.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within business.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form within the conventions of business.
  • Apply a range of business ‘best practices’ in a professional environment.

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