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9MNG - Management

Business, School of Undergraduate Bachelor of Science

Program Delivery

Residential Program

Program Level


Degree Designation

Bachelor of Science

Program Type



College of Professional Schools


Program Description

The Management program focuses on the management functions: planning, organization, leadership and control. Our students integrates knowledge from other disciplines within the school (accounting, economics and computer information systems), to enter into organizations with both a functional and an enterprise perspective. The program provides a breadth of required courses and the opportunity to pursue elective courses in such fields as organizational behavior, information systems, marketing, economics, human resources, and finance, thus enabling each student to align his or her interests with degree requirements.  Management students benefit from a unique leadership laboratory and are offered the opportunity for summer and academic year internships in a wide variety of organizations.

At the conclusion of the spring semester of the sophomore year, Management majors must select a concentration.


  • Develop the capacity to think critically about an enterprise, its present business position, its long-term direction, its resources and competitive capabilities, the caliber of its present strategy, and its opportunities for gaining a sustainable competitive advantage.

  • Build skills in conducting business analysis in a variety of industries and competitive situations and, especially, to provide a stronger understanding of the competitive challenges of a global market environment.

  • Provide hands-on experience in creating business plans, reasoning carefully about strategic options, using what-if analysis to evaluate action alternatives, and making sound business decisions.

  • Acquaint students with the managerial tasks associated with implementing and executing business plans, to drill them in the range of actions managers can take to promote competent strategy execution and to give them greater confidence in being able to function effectively as part of a company’s strategy-implementing team.

  • Raise the consciousness about the importance of exemplary ethical principles, sound personal and company values, and socially responsible management practices.

  • Demonstrate how the knowledge gained is integrated with other core courses of the business curriculum, show how the various pieces of the business puzzle fit together and from experience see why the different parts of a business need to be managed in harmony for a company to operate in winning fashion.

  • Develop powers of managerial judgment, build skills in assessing business risk, and improve the ability to create results-oriented business plans.

  • Be able to operate effectively as a team in an unstructured environment under conditions of uncertainty and incomplete information.

  • Build proficiency in using personal computers to do managerial analysis and make professional management presentations.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

There are no additional criteria to declare this major.

Additional Program Information

Potential Careers

  • Leadership and management positions in for-profit and not-for-profit businesses

  • Leadership and management positions in, governmental organizations, and military organizations

  • Entrepreneurs planning to start their own businesses

  • Management in a family business

  • Management in the international arena

  • Management in service industries

  • Banking

  • Corporate Finance

  • Information Assurance Management

Accreditation: The Management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.


Know the four functions of management (Planning, Organization, Leadership and Control) and be able to apply them within an ethical framework.


Apply the four functions of management within specific functional areas of business.


Understand the cross-functional nature of business and be able to apply the four functions of management within the overall enterprise.


Have basic competency in all of the functional areas of business.