A major in management provides you with effective interpersonal skills, fosters decision-making and entrepreneurial thinking and familiarizes you with diverse business environments. The skills you will develop can be applied to areas such as human resource management, organizational behavior, production, international and small business, healthcare, government agencies, financial institutions, telecommunications, hospitality and education.
Careers in Management
As an administrative manager, you will be responsible for coordinating and directing the supportive services of an organization. Your responsibilities will vary, so you will be a very versatile asset to your organization. In your management position, you will have many specific career choices, ranging from Human Resources to sales and marketing. Here are several careers to consider if you are pursuing a degree in business management:
As a general manager of a business, you are responsible for assigning work and schedules, human resources and overseeing the daily operations of the company. You will work with all aspects of the administration and multiple divisions inside the company. You must be familiar with all of the departments and elements inside your company. Communication, leadership and people skills are all must-haves in this position.
Your job as a Human Resource manager or director puts you in charge of the policies and procedures used to run a company. You oversee and supervise multiple aspects of the business, including employee relations, insurance policies, orientation, hiring, and more.
Hotel, Motel or Resort Manager
As a manager in a hotel, resort or motel, you are responsible for the personnel and financial operations, as well as the marketing activities of your business. Establishments of considerate size may employ different managers for different departments and you may oversee various services such as event planning, travel advising and more.
Management (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, B.S.B.A.)
Management majors develop the decision-making and entrepreneurial thinking skills required for any business environment. The management curriculum focuses on critical thinking and leadership skills needed to achieve success in any area of business. Students can choose from three concentrations: General Management, Entrepreneurship, or Human Resource Management. These tailored programs prepare students for a variety of careers in human resources, organizational behavior, production, international and small business management, healthcare, government agencies, financial institutions, telecommunications, hospitality, education and more.
|Business Foundation Courses (BFC)||33|
|ACC 201||Introductory Financial Accounting||3|
|ACC 202||Introductory Managerial Accounting||3|
|ECO 260||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECO 261||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|FIN 301||Financial Management||3|
|GBA 201||Business Analytics & Reporting||3|
|GBA 210||Business Statistics I||3|
|GBA 211||Business Law I||3|
|MGT 350||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MKT 301||Principles of Marketing||3|
|SCM 301||Principles of Supply Chain Management||3|
|Additional BSBA Requirements||15|
|MGT 416||Production and Operations Management||3|
|ACC 418||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|or MGT 418||Management Information Systems|
|MGT 419||Strategic Management||3|
|or PHL 232||Business Ethics|
|Select three credit hours of Applied Learning course(s)||3|
|Major Requirements 1||24|
|MGT 341||Human Resources Management||3|
|MGT 360||Organizational Theory, Design and Change Management||3|
|MGT 425||International Management||3|
|MGT 470||Management Leadership||3|
|Select one of the following concentrations:||12|
At least 18 credit hours in the major must be earned from the Steven L. Craig School of Business.
Credit for additional BSBA requirements must be earned from the Steven L. Craig School of Business.
NOTE: All upper-division Business courses required for the BSBA must be taken from the Steven L. Craig School of Business, from an AACSB accredited university or from a school with an approved articulation agreement.
|Select four upper division business elective that may include one upper division ECO||12|
|Select three elective courses from one or more of the following subjects:|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
|ACC 311||Automated Accounting Systems for Small Business||3|
|ENT 201||Entrepreneurship I||3|
|ENT 301||Entrepreneurship II||3|
|MKT 370||Digital Marketing||3|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
|GBA 447||Employment Law||3|
|MGT 444||Organizational Staffing, Training, and Safety||3|
|MGT 445||Compensation and Benefits Management||3|
|One upper division business or ECO elective||3|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
Program Graduation Requirements
- No more than 6 credit hours of D permitted in major coursework
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA or at least 2.0.
University Graduation Requirements
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.
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