Undergraduate Degrees

Management

The purpose of the Management curriculum is to provide students with a conceptual foundation in management and a skills base necessary to build successful careers in industry or to succeed in graduate school.

    1. Students will acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of human resource management, entrepreneurship and small business management, computer information management, and organizational management.

    2. Students will develop an appreciation for contemporary challenges facing managers such as diversity in the workplace, the global economy, technological change, and ethics in managerial decision-making.

    3. Students will develop essential managerial skills such as interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and problem solving skills.

    4. Students will be able to apply technology for the purposes of organizational management and problem solving.

Curriculum Sheets

 

Management Concentrations

A concentration is the specialization in one area of the degree program. The concentrations offered in the management degree program include:

  • International Management

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • General Management

Qualified students may complete an internship (Management 391). Contact Dr. Rusty Juban, Garrett Hall, room 9 for more information.

Total semester hours required: 120 (Earlier catalogue years may vary slightly.)

Minors Information 

University Catalog 

 

Business Administration

The purpose of the Business Administration curriculum is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire the required knowledge base and develop competencies in business communication, technology, and critical thinking to pursue successful careers in industry or to succeed in graduate school.

  1. Students will prepare for a job in Business Administration by acquiring communication skills in speech, writing, and interpersonal relationships.

  2. Students will develop analytical skills and solve business problems based on knowledge in various disciplines.

  3. Students will maintain quantitative and computer skills that are needed in the real business world. 

Curriculum Sheets

 

Business Administration Concentration

A concentration is the specialization in one area of the degree program. The concentration offered in the Business Administration degree program is:

  • Economics

Qualified students may complete an internship (GB 480). Please visit Garrett Hall, Room 56, for more information.

Total semester hours required: 120 (Earlier catalogue years may vary slightly.)

Minors Information 

Course Catalog

 

Honors

The department also offers an upper-division honors curriculum allowing its students to earn an honors diploma in the major at graduation. For information about requirements and honors courses in the management department, please contact the Department Head.

 

Strengths of the Program

The Department of Management and Business Administration continues to provide students with several academic options to match students' career goals. The staff works as a team to provide majors with quality service. The faculty is available to advise majors on a regular basis.

  • Devoted faculty in classroom teaching

  • Application of Blackboard and other technology to aid in teaching

  • Active academic and applied research

  • Being in the College of Business, which is accredited by the AACSB-I

 

Preparing for a job in Management or Business Administration

Expectations for majors in Management and Business Administration

  • Acquire communication skills in speech, writing, and interpersonal relationships

  • Develop analytical skills

  • Solve business problems based on knowledge in various disciplines

  • Maintain quantitative and computer skills that are needed in the real business world

 

Careers in Management and Business Administration

  • Banking

  • Regulation and utilities

  • Economic Development

  • Labor market analysis

  • Budget Analysis

  • Administrative positions

  • Office Manager

  • Human Resource Manager

  • Retail Store Manager

  • General/Operations Manager

  • Human Resources Generalist

  • Regional Sales Manager

  • Funeral Director

  • Health Services Manager

  • Property and Real Estate Management

  • Other business-related fields

 

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