Management

Management

Associate Professor: Mack Bean
Assistant Professor: Ken Clarke, Robert McGeough
Lecturers: Jerry Lettre, Kent Whitman

A Bachelor of Science degree is offered in Management for online and traditional students.

A minor is offered in Management.


Mission and Learning Outcomes of the Management Program

The mission of the Management major is to develop specialized preparation for a career in management in combination with a liberal arts education. The Management program prepares students for positions as managers in the business, private, or non-profit sectors. Specific goals of the program include the following:

  • Students will be able to describe the essential functions of an effective business operation and analyze business opportunities.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between businesses and market/nonmarket stakeholders as it pertains to local, societal, and global needs.
  • Students will be able to use quantitative and qualitative tools and strategies to support organizational decision making.
  • Students will demonstrate an awareness of the need for ethical leadership within an organization and ethical behavior in the greater global context.
  • Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.

The major in Management combines a basic liberal arts education with specialized preparation for a career in management. Emphasis is placed on General and Liberal Education and College core course requirements during the first two years of study. The Management major prepares the student for a position as a manager in the business, private, or non-profit sector.


Major Requirements for Online Students

In addition to all graduation requirements and College Core Requirements, the following courses must be completed successfully:

FM311 Managerial Finance
MN314 Human Resource Management
MN348 Public Administration or
MN426 Government and Business
MN360 Communication Skills for Managers 
MN365 Production and Operations Management 
MN371 Entrepreneurship 

Students must also complete two electives chosen from the 300 or 400-level courses with any of the following business prefixes: AC, AD, BA, ET, FM, HCA, MK, MN, and SR.

Major Requirements for Traditional Students

In addition to all degree requirements and College Core Requirements, the following courses must be completed successfully:

FM311 Managerial Finance
MN314 Human Resource Management
MN348 Public Administration or
MN426 Government and Business
MN360 Communication Skills for Managers 
MN365 Production and Operations Management 
MN371 Entrepreneurship
MN390 Internship in Management or 
MN395 Advanced Internship or 
MN495 Senior Independent Project

Students must also complete two electives chosen from the 300 or 400-level courses with any of the following business prefixes: AC, AD, BA, ET, FM, HCA, MK, MN, and SR.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Management requires completion of the following courses:

MK201 Principles of Marketing
MN201 Principles of Management 
MN314 Human Resource Management 
MN321 Organizational Behavior
MN360 Communication Skills for Managers
MN365 Production & Operations Management

Recommended Curriculum Guide - Management

First Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

AC101

Principles of Accounting I

3

AC102

Principles of Accounting II

3

CIT140

Electronic Spreadsheets

3

ET102

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ET101

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE101

First-Year Inquiry Seminar

3

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE110

First-Year Composition

3

______

GLE Elective

3

 

Total

15

 

Total

15



Second Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

BA213

Business Law

3

MK201

Principles of Marketing

3

FM224

Principles of Financial Management

3

MT260

Statistics

3

MN201

Principles of Management

3

______

GLE Lab Science II

4

______

GLE Lab Science I

4

GLE230

Second-Year Composition

3

______

GLE Elective

3

______

GLE Elective

3

 

Total

16

 

Total

16


Third Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

IB364

International Business

3

FM311

Managerial Finance

3

MN365

Production & Operations Management

3

MN314

Human Resource Management

3

MN321

Organizational Behavior

3

MN360

Communication Skills for Managers

3

______

GLE Elective

3

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

Total

15

 

Total

15


Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

MN348

Public Administration or

3

BA471

Business Strategy and Ethics

3

MN426

Government & Business

 

______

Elective

3

MN390

Internship in Management or

3

______

Elective

3

MN395

Advanced Internship in Management or

 

______

Elective

3

MN495

Senior Independent Research Project

 

______

Elective

1

MN371

Entrepreneurship

3

 

 

 

______

Elective

3

 

 

 

______

Elective

3

 

Total

13

 

Total

15

 

Total Credits

120