B.A. in Business Management
Preparation for a business career requires a deep appreciation for and a sound understanding of the marketplace. Thus the Bachelor of Arts in Business Management program is designed for those who seek a broad spectrum of business courses or wish to combine several fields. This program develops competence in conceptual, human, and technical skills, and these skills—developed through a well-chosen sequence of electives—make those completing the program well prepared for employment in public- and private-sector organizations.
Coursework in general business management includes a fundamental system of values that serves as the basis for decision making. Students are prepared upon graduation for first-line management positions such as supervisor and team or shift leader. This degree also prepares and equips students for staff specialist or general administration positions. Students may enter into a wide range of industries, including retail and sales, commercial banking, real estate, savings and loan associations, entertainment, and more. Some graduates begin new ventures, operate small businesses, develop new products, or return to the family business.
The Bachelor of Arts in Business Management comprises 55 units. Students must achieve an average GPA of 2.5 or higher in their major courses (this includes the Business Core).
|Business Core Courses|
|ACCT 120||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|ACCT 121||Principles of Accounting II||3|
|MATH 130||Introduction to Statistics 1||3|
|MGMT 210||Principles of Management||3|
|BUSI 240||Introduction to Information Systems||3|
|ECON 250||Principles of Macroeconomics 2||3|
|ECON 251||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|MKTG 260||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BUSI 296||Business Law||3|
|FIN 300||Business Finance for Managers||3|
|or FIN 320||Principles of Corporate Finance|
|BUSI 370||International Business 3||3|
|MGMT 448||Organizational and Administrative Behavior 4||3|
|MGMT 450||Strategic Management 5||3|
|Business Management Courses|
|MGMT 410||Production Management||3|
|MGMT 445||Human Resource Management||3|
|Business Management Electives|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Business and Entrepreneurship|
|Leadership In Management|
|Managing Teams and Groups|
|Real Estate Management|
Meets the General Education Quantitative Literacy requirement.
Meets the General Education Social Science requirement
Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement
Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement