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Management

The Management curriculum is designed to prepare students to be managers and business leaders in a complex and challenging global environment. Required courses provide students with a working knowledge of management practices that promote organizational effectiveness. Students learn skills such as leadership and team building, and they acquire understanding of individual and group behavior in organizations to enhance their effectiveness as managers. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. Management majors learn a broad range of transfer- able skills, strong competence in critical thinking and hands on business experience. There are a wide variety of Connected Learning opportunities both on and off-campus for Management students. Additionally, all students in the Management major participate in Service Learning through Buss 220, Marketing, which is a required course.

The following goals and associated learning outcomes delineate what we strive for students to achieve when they complete the major program of study in Management.

Goal 1: Application of Principles of Management
Upon completion of the major program of study in Management, students will be able to

  1. demonstrate a comprehensive level of knowledge in the area of organizational behavior and cross-cultural management
  2. demonstrate a comprehensive level of knowledge in the area of human resource management
  3. demonstrate a comprehensive level of knowledge in the area of information technology
  4. demonstrate a comprehensive level of knowledge in the area of the global economy
  5. demonstrate a comprehensive level of knowledge in the area of strategy within management

Goal 2: Application of Business Information
Upon completion of the major program of study in Management, students will be able to

  1. apply quantitative research methods to various propositions relating to business organizations
  2. apply qualitative research methods to various propositions relating to business organizations
  3. integrate business information into effective decision making

Goal 3: Ethical Decision-making
Upon completion of the major program of study in Management, students will be able to

  1. identify ethical issues implicit in business
  2. evaluate and decide among alternative solutions to ethical problems

Goal 4: Professional skills
Upon completion of the major program of study in Management, students will be able to

  1. communicate effectively in writing for the discipline
  2. communicate effectively orally for the discipline
  3. work effectively in teams