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Departments | Management

Undergraduate Management

The Department of Management offers courses in such areas as consulting, change management, human capital management, and entrepreneurship. Students may choose from the available courses to customize a major in general management or follow the focused curriculum in consulting and change management.

General Management Track

The major objective of the general management track is to train broadly competent administrators for service in a wide variety of organizations – public or private, product- or service-oriented, profit or not-for-profit. To accomplish this basic objective, the program offers the student the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the management of human and physical resources and to acquire skills useful in the management of any organization.

Requirements

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree requirements. (on pgs 49-50)
  • The following courses: Management 335 (or Management Science 335), 336, and 374.
  • Twelve semester hours chosen from the following courses: Management 325; Management 337 or Management Science 337, Management 337 Topics Courses, Management 367 or Management Science 367 or Management 368 or Management Science 368, and Mechanical Engineering 366L.
  • Six semester hours of upper-division social science
  • Additional elective coursework, if necessary, to provide a total of at least 120 semester hours.

Consulting and Change Management Track

The consulting and change management track is designed to prepare students to become leaders in consulting firms, firms which require consulting advice, and firms implementing important changes. From time-to-time every organization experiences the need to renew its ability to compete and often uses external advisors to assist in the process. These consulting processes often involve extensive analyses of the firm’s competitive position, capabilities, organizational processes, culture, etc. Once a new direction is developed the process of implementing the changes must be managed. Examples of such changes include introducing new competitive thrusts, revised organizational structures, new technologies, and expansion into new geographic markets.

Requirements

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree requirements on pages 49-50.
  • The following courses: Management 335 (or Management Science 335), 336, 328, and 374.
  • Nine semester hours chosen from Management 337 topics including but not limited to (Negotiation, Groups and Teams, Project Management, Business Process Improvement, International Strategic
  • Management, Leadership, Total Quality Management, Management 325, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Accounting 329, Cost Accounting.
  • Six semester hours of upper-division social science
  • Additional elective coursework, if necessary, to provide a total of at least 120 semester hours.