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Management majors participate in a variety of educational experiences that develop knowledge of people, teams, and organizations. This knowledge will enable them to be effective members and eventual leaders in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations of all sizes. Majors learn what to pay attention to, how to analyze situations and how to make decisions to achieve the best results. These experiences enhance emotional intelligence, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Total Credits Required for Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: 123

Requirements for the Major
Required Credits: 21
(To fulfill professional major requirements in the standard degree program for bachelor's in business administration)

Junior and Senior Years     Click on any course number to see all course descriptions.
Course # Course Title
MGT 421 Leadership in the 21st Century
MGT 430 Project Management
MGT 450 Managing in a Global Environment
MGT 480 Internship
One elective (3 credits) from a functional business area:
Course # Course Title
AC 320  Financial Reporting Theory I
AC  325 Accounting Information Systems
AC  332 Cost Management
AC  410 Personal Financial and Tax Planning
AC  425 Federal Income Tax Concepts
ENT 314 Principles of Entrepreneurship
FIN 430 Investment Analysis
FIN 432 Portfolio Management
FIN 436 Real Estate Finance
FIN 450 International Finance
INS Any Insurance course
MGT 410 Human Resource Management
MKT 325 Marketing Communications
MKT 330 Retail Management
MKT 332 Merchandising
MKT 335 Personal Selling and Sales Management
MKT 340 Consumer Behavior
Two elective courses (six credits) should also be selected in consultation with an advisor from the list below.
Course # Course Title
ENT 314 Principles of Entrepreneurship
MGT 282 Small Business Practicum
MGT 315 Group Dynamics &
Interpersonal Relations
MGT 330 Socially Responsible Enterprises
MGT 360 Developing Management Skills
MGT 418 Ethics of Management
MGT 422 Work Force Diversity
MGT 425 Introduction to Negotiations
MGT 481 Independent Study in Management
MGT 490 Special Topics in Management

*A specific topic is chosen for this course, such as Knowledge Management or E-Commerce

Management majors may also take one of the following marketing or communication courses as a major elective with advisor approval (if CMM prerequisites are met).
Course # Course Title
CMM 212 Persuasion
CMM 222 Small Group Communication
CMM 225W Interpersonal Communication
CMM 335 Ethnic and Intercultural Communication
CMM 340 Conflict and Communication
CMM 230 Organizational Communication
MKT 325 Marketing Communications
MKT 330 Retail Marketing
MKT 335 Personal Selling & Sales Management
MKT 340 Consumer Behavior

Professional Certification
The Barney School encourages management majors to obtain project management professional certification.  Students should complete the project management minor.  After completing MGT 4xx, Advanced Project Management, students should pursue the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation offered by the Project Management Institute.  Apply for combined PMI student membership and CAPM® certification.  Fill out this form to apply for reimbursement after you have successfully completed the CAPM exam.