BS in Business - Management

This program is offered by the Department of Management Studies.

This area of emphasis enables students to develop timely skills related to managing people, projects, equipment, information and other resources used in the production of goods and services. It helps the students understand the decision-making process involved in all business steps and develops in them an orderly and systematic way of thinking. It also prepares them for graduate work or for supervisory positions in all key areas in business.  

Emphasis Curriculum

The changes in Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), business electives, and free electives requirements are applicable for the entering class of Fall 2021. Existing students may choose to follow the old or below new curriculum.

A minimum of 92 credits are required to graduate, distributed as follows:

  • Business Core Requirements (36 credits)
  • Emphasis Requirements (12 credits)
  • Other Requirements — Business Electives (12 credits)
  • LAS Requirements (30 credits)*
  • Free Electives (8 credits)

* The core business courses ECO201 and ECO202 fulfill 6 of these credits, as they are also LAS Social Sciences requirements. 

Business Core Requirements (36 credits)

  • ACC203 Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • ACC204 Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS213 Business Law & Ethics (3 cr.)
  • BUS299 Civic Engagement (0 cr.)
  • ECO201 Microeconomics (3 cr.)
  • ECO202 Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
  • FIN301 Managerial Finance (3 cr.)
  • ITM211 Information Technology Management (3 cr.)
  • MGT201 Introduction to Management (3 cr.)
  • MGT420 Strategic Planning & Policy Formulation (3 cr.)
  • MKT201 Introduction to Marketing (3 cr.)
  • OPM301 Operation & Production Management (3 cr.)
  • QBA201 Managerial Statistics (3 cr.)

Emphasis Requirements (12 credits)

  • MGT301 Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
  • MGT401 Project Management (3 cr.)
  • MGT411 Innovation & Entrepreneurship (3 cr.)
  • MGT441 Human Resources Management (3 cr.)

Other Requirements (12 credits)

Business Electives: Choose any 12 credits of the following courses: 

BLOCK A: Minimum 6 credits

  • FEM301 Entrepr. & Small Bus. Mgt. (3 Cr.)
  • FIN302 Financial Instit. & Markets (3 cr.)
  • FEM304 Family Business Mgt. (3 cr.)
  • IBS311 Managing  Multinational Corporations (3 cr.)
  • FEM333 Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance (3cr.)
  • FEM312 Digital Entrepreneurship (3 cr.)
  • FEM410 Corporate Governance (3cr.)
  • MGT450 Special Topics in Management (3 cr.)

BLOCK B: Maximum 6 credits

1- Soft Skills: Maximum 3 ​​

  • MGT236 Communication Skills (1 cr.)
  • MGT336 Developing a Business Plan (1 cr.)
  • MGT338 Negotiation Skills (1 cr.)
  • MGT436 Personality & Career Development (1 cr.)
  • MGT438 Leadership Skills (1 cr.)
  • MGT399 Internship / Practicum (1 cr.)

2- Vertically Integrated Projects: Maximum 3 credits

  • VIP201
  • VIP301
  • VIP401

3- Other Electives

  • BDA211 Introduction to Data Analytics (3 cr.)
  • QBA301 Intermediate Managerial Statistics (3 cr.)
  • BUS311 Research Methods (3 cr.)

LAS Requirements (30 credits)

Free Electives (8 credits)

Recommended Study Plan

Year One

Fall (15 credits)

  • ACC203 Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • MGT201 Introduction to Management (3 cr.)
  • ECO201 Microeconomics (3 cr.) (SS LAS Elective)
  • ENG202 Liberal Arts Core (3 cr.)
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.) 

Spring (16 credits)

  • ACC204 Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • MKT201 Introduction to Marketing (3 cr.)
  • ECO202 Macroeconomics (3 cr.) (SS LAC Elective)
  • ENG203 Liberal Arts Core (3 cr.)
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.)
  • Free Elective (1 cr.)

Year Two

Fall (15 credits)

  • QBA201 Managerial Statistics (3 cr.)
  • ITM211 Information Technology Management I (3 cr.)
  • FIN301 Managerial Finance (3 cr.) 
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.)
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.)

Spring (15 credits)

  • BUS213 Business Law & Ethics (3 cr.)
  • OPM301 Operations and Production Management (3 cr.)
  • MGT301 Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
  • Business Elective I (3 cr.)
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.) 

Year Three

Fall (16 credits)

  • BUS299 Civic Engagement (0 cr.)
  • MGT411 Innovation & Entrepreneurship (3 cr.)
  • MGT401 Project Management (3 cr.)
  • Business Elective II (3 cr.)
  • LAS Elective (3 cr.)
  • Free Elective (3 cr.)
  • Free Elective (1 cr.) 

Spring (15 credits)

  • MGT420 Strategic Planning & Policy Formation (3 cr.)
  • MGT441 Human Resources Management (3 cr.)
  • Business Elective III (3 cr.)
  • Business Elective IV (3 cr.)
  • Free Elective (3 cr.)

Career Prospects

This emphasis allows flexibility, seeing that the array of skills acquired from the courses is widely applicable. 

Some of the job titles related to management are:

  • Management Specialist
  • HR Executive
  • Consultant
  • Administrative Executive
  • Sales Manager