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The Management Major (2018)

The management major provides students with coursework designed to help them to understand the purposes of business, how to manage ethically in today's dynamic global business environment, and how to be effective leaders.  To this end, the Management Department has identified the following learning outcomes for the major at this AACSB-accredited business school.  Specifically, a management graduate should be able to:

  1. Understand how domestic and global issues impact management practices.
  2. Evaluate management practices and policies with regard to social responsibility and ethics.
  3. Identify and recommend ways to influence individual and group behaviors in organizational situations.
  4. Analyze and recommend solutions for business problems using management concepts and theories.

Major requirements:

MGT 385 (HR: Employment) OR

MGT 420 (Entrepreneurship)

MGT 360 (Global Perspectives on Business)

MGT 408 (Responsibility of Business)

Plus 15 credit electives from MGT courses at the 300/400 level (see list below), and may include the following non-MGT courses:

BUS/BLAW 305, 405 or 415, I-S 360, 420

At least 9 of the elective credits should be 400 level.

NOTE: No more than 3 cr. of Internship (MGT 450/452) may count toward the major.

Management electives:

MGT 302 Cr. 3  Advanced Business Communication: Reports and Presentations

MGT 303 Cr. 3  Principles of Labor-Management Relations

MGT 310 Cr. 3  Principles of Sustainable Business

MGT 328 Cr. 3  Principles of Management Thought

MGT 385 Cr. 3  Human Resources: Employment (if not used as a major requirement, above)

MGT 386 Cr. 3  Compensation and Benefits Administration

MGT 395 Cr. 3  Management Science

MGT 398 Cr. 3  Total Quality Management

MGT 399 Cr. 3  Project Management: Planning, Scheduling, Executing, and Controlling

MGT 400 Cr. 1-3  Management Forum (topics vary across sections)

MGT 402 Cr. 3  Healthcare Analytics Management

MGT 412 Cr. 3  Emergent Leadership and Team Development

MGT 414 Cr. 3  Crisis and Contingency Management

MGT 420 Cr. 3  Entrepreneurship (if not used as a major requirement, above)

MGT 428 Cr. 3  Management of Technology and Innovation

MGT 430 Cr. 3  Comparative Management Systems

MGT 431 Cr. 3  Business, Labor and Human Rights

MGT 450 Cr. 1-6  College of Business Admin. Internship (No more than 3 cr. may count toward the major)

MGT 452 Cr. 1-6  College of Business Admin. International Internship (No more than 3 cr. may count toward the major)

MGT 480 Cr. 3  Business Sustainability Capstone

MGT 483 Cr. 3  Human Resource Development

MGT 484 Cr. 3  International Human Resource Management

MGT 485 Cr. 3  Collective Bargaining

MGT 486 Cr. 3  Human Resources: Current Issues and Policies

MGT 487 Cr. 3  Male/Female Relationships in a Business Environment

MGT 492 Cr. 3  Global Supply Chain Management & Logistics

MGT 493 Cr. 3  Green Operations Management

MGT 499 Cr. 1-3  Independent Study