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College of Business


Department of Management


Joseph Tomkiewicz, Chairperson, 3106 Bate Building

BSBA in Management

The BSBA in management offers students the opportunity to acquire knowledge in the management of human and physical resources and to acquire skills useful in the management of domestic and international organizations. Minimum degree requirement is 123 s.h. of credit as follows:

  1. Foundations curriculum requirements (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below - 42 s.h.
    COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
    ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
    MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test or approval of dept chair)
    PHIL 2274. Business Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU) or PHIL 2275. Professional Ethics (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:HU)
    PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
  2. Cognates - 6 s.h.
    ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
    MATH 2283. Statistics for Business (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or equivalent)
  3. Business core - 36 s.h.
    ACCT 2401. Financial Accounting (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066 or 2119 or 2121 or 2171)
    ACCT 2521. Managerial Accounting (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ACCT 2401)
    FINA 2244. Legal Environment of Business (3) (F,S,SS)
    FINA 3724. Financial Management (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ECON 2113; MATH 2283; P/C: ACCT 2521)
    MGMT 3302. Management of Organizations (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ECON 2113, 2133; ACCT 2401)
    MGMT 4842. Strategic Management (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: OMGT 3123; FINA 3724; MKTG 3832; MGMT 3302; declared major in the College of Business; senior standing)
    MIS 2223. Introduction to Computers (3) (F,S,SS)
    MIS 3063. Introduction to Management Information Systems (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MIS 2223)
    MKTG 3832. Marketing Management (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ECON 2113)
    OMGT 3123. Operations and Supply Chain Management (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MATH 2228 or 2283; MIS 2223)
    OMGT 3223. Business Decision Modeling (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Minimum grade of C in MIS 2223, MATH 1066 or 2119 or 2121 or 2171, 2283)
    Choose one international perspectives course from:
    ACCT 4451. International Accounting (3) (P: FINA 3724)
    FINA 4454. International Finance (4) (S) (P: FINA 3724)
    MGMT 3352. International Business (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MGMT 3302)
    MKTG 3852. Cultural Environment of International Business (3) (F,S) (P: Junior standing; completion of a minimum of 3 s.h. in ECON [may be specified by dept])
    MKTG 4992. International Marketing (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: MKTG 3832)
  4. Concentration area (Choose one.) - 18-27 s.h.
    Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (18 s.h.):
    MGMT 4242. Organizational Behavior (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302) or PSYC 3241. Personnel and Industrial Psychology (3) (F,S,SS)
    MGMT 4252. Entrepreneurship (3) (WI) (F) (P: FINA 3724; MGMT 3302; MKTG 3832)
    MGMT 4262. Small Business Management (3) (SL*) (WI) (F,S) (P: FINA 3724; MGMT 3202 or 3302; MKTG 3832)
    Choose 9 s.h. from:
    FINA 3824. Financial Analysis and Planning (3) (F,S) (P: FINA 3724)
    MGMT 4272. Managing the Family Business (3) (WI) (S) (P: MGMT 3302)
    MGMT 4352. Management in a Global Economy (3) (S) (P: MGMT 3352 or MKTG 4992 or FINA 4454)
    MGMT 4402. Human Resource Management (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3202 or 3302)
    MGMT 4482. Managerial Negotiation (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302)
    MKTG 4362. Retail Management (3) (F,S) (P: MKTG 3832)
    MKTG 4662. Marketing Research (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: MKTG 3832; MATH 2283)
    MKTG 4732. Consumer Behavior (3) (F,S,SS) (P: MKTG 3832)
    MKTG 4752. Advertising and Promotion Management (3) (F,S) (P: MKTG 3832)
    OMGT 4743. Logistics and Materials Management (3) (F) (P: OMGT 3123)
    International Business (27 s.h.):
    Choose six courses beyond the one business core international perspectives course requirement (ACCT 4451; ANTH 2010 or POLS 2020; FINA 4454; MGMT 3352, 4352; MKTG 3852, 4992)
    Competency in one foreign language as demonstrated by scoring Intermediate-High on the Listening and Reading sections and Intermediate-Mid on the Speaking and Writing sections of the ACTFL Test.
    Minimum of one semester abroad, enrolled in an approved academic program with a focal world region.
    Choose 9 s.h. based on one of the following world regions chosen by the student (not more than two courses from any one dept):
    Africa/Middle East:
    ANTH 3003. Cultures of Africa (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (Formerly COMM 3080) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    COMM 3390. International News Communication (3) (S) (FC:SO) (Formerly COMM 3290) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    ECON 3353. Economics of Underdeveloped Countries (3) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
    FORL 2624. Francophone Literature of Africa in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
    GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3050. Africa (3) (S) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3670. History of the Middle East (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3810. History of Africa (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:HU)
    POLS 3260. Middle Eastern Political Systems (3) (S) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3265. African Political Systems (3) (S) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3293. International Organizations (3)
    POLS 3295. International Law (3) (P: POLS 2020 or consent of instructor)
    PSYC 3314. Psychology of Religion (3) (FC:SO)
    Asia:
    ANTH 3002. Cultures of East Asia (3) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    ART 3920. Asian Art (3) (WI*) (F,S)
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    COMM 3390. International News Communication (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    ECON 3353. Economics of Underdeveloped Countries (3) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
    GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3051. Asia (3) (S) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3611. History of the Far East Since 1600 (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3620. History of Modern Japan (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3630. History of Modern China (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 4610. History of Southeast Asia (3) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:HU)
    POLS 3280. South Asian Political Systems (3) (SS)
    POLS 3293. International Organizations (3)
    POLS 3295. International Law (3) (P: POLS 2020 or consent of instructor)
    PSYC 3314. Psychology of Religion (3) (FC:SO)
    Europe:
    IDSN 2700. Historic Interiors I: 3000 BC through Mid-Nineteenth Century (3) (WI) (F) 
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    COMM 3390. International News Communication (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    ECON 3353. Economics of Underdeveloped Countries (3) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
    ECON 4373. International Trade (3) (S) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133; 3144)
    FORL 2620. French Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
    FORL 2660. Spanish Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
    FORL 2680. German Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
    GEOG 2100. World Geography: Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3047. Western Europe (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3435. History of Europe Since 1914 (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3450. History of Modern Germany (3) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3234. West European Political Systems (3) (F) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3235. East European Political Systems (3) (S) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3236. The Soviet Successor States (3) (F) (FC:SO)
    POLS 3293. International Organizations (3)
    POLS 3295. International Law (3) (P: POLS 2020 or consent of instructor)
    PSYC 3314. Psychology of Religion (3) (FC:SO)
    South America:
    ANTH 3016. Cultures of the Caribbean (3) (S) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    ANTH 3017. Cultures of Mexico and Guatemala (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    ANTH 3018. Cultures of South and Central America (3) (EY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    COMM 3390. International News Communication (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    ECON 3353. Economics of Underdeveloped Countries (3) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
    FORL 2661. Latin-American Literature in Translation (3) (WI*) (FC:HU)
    FORL 2760. Special Topics in Hispanic Studies (3) (FC:HU)
    FORL 3660. Hispanic Women Writers (3) (FC:HU)
    GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3049. Latin America (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3056. Middle America (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3711. Introduction to Latin-American History: Since 1808 (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3760. The ABC Powers: Argentina, Brazil, Chile (3) (S02) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3780. Mexico and Central America (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:HU)
    POLS 3293. International Organizations (3)
    POLS 3295. International Law (3) (P: POLS 2020 or consent of instructor)
    PSYC 3314. Psychology of Religion (3) (FC:SO)
    For non-North American Students:
    North America:
    AMID 2700. Historic Interiors I: 3000 BC through Mid-Nineteenth Century (3) (WI*) (F)
    ANTH 3017. Cultures of Mexico and Guatemala (3) (OY) (FC:SO) (P: ANTH 1000 or 2010 or 2200 or consent of instructor)
    COMM 3180. Intercultural Communication (3) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    COMM 3390. International News Communication (3) (S) (P: COMM major or minor or consent of instructor; COMM 1001, 1002)
    ECON 3420. Money and Banking (3) (WI*) (S) (FC:SO) (P: ECON 2133)
    GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3046. United States and Canada (3) (F) (FC:SO)
    GEOG 3056. Middle America (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
    HIST 2012. American Business History (3) (WI*) (F) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3031. Economic History of the United States Since 1865 (3) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3245. The United States Since 1945 (3) (WI*) (F) (FC:SO)
    HIST 3780. Mexico and Central America (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
    PHIL 1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:HU)
    POLS 3293. International Organizations (3)
    POLS 3295. International Law (3) (P: POLS 2020 or consent of instructor)
    PSYC 3314. Psychology of Religion (3) (FC:SO)
    Management (18 s.h.):
    MGMT 4242. Organizational Behavior (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302) or PSYC 3241. Personnel and Industrial Psychology (3) (F,S,SS)
    MGMT 4482. Managerial Negotiation (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302)
    Choose 12 s.h. from:
    MGMT 4252. Entrepreneurship (3) (WI) (F) (P: FINA 3724; MGMT 3302; MKTG 3832)
    MGMT 4272. Managing the Family Business (3) (WI*) (S) (P: MGMT 3302)
    MGMT 4342. Organizational Change and Development (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3202 or 3302)
    MGMT 4343. Organizational Leaders and Leadership (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3202)
    MGMT 4352. Management in a Global Economy (3) (F) (P: MGMT 3352 or MKTG 4992 or FINA 4454)
    MGMT 4402. Human Resource Management (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3202 or 3302)
    MGMT 4422. Labor Relations (3) (F) (P: MGMT 3202 or 3302)
    MGMT 4952. Topics in Management (3) (F,S) (P: MGMT 3302; consent of dept chair)
  5. Leadership and Professional Development - 9 s.h.
    BUSI 1200. Strategy First (3) (F,S,SS)
    BUSI 2200. Leadership 1: Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills (3) (F,S) (P/C: BUSI 1200)
    BUSI 3200. Leadership 2: Professional Development Skills (2) (F,S) (P/C: BUSI 1200)
    BUSI 4200. Leadership 3: Leadership Capstone (1) F,S) (P: BUSI 3200; Senior standing; declared major in College of Business)
    Leadership and Professional Development Portfolio must be completed prior to graduation.
  6. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.