Major: B.S. Management

Bachelor of Science: Management (54-57 credits)

I.  Pre-Management requirements

Students seeking a B.S. in Management must complete the Pre-Management requirements:
1. Complete ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or otherwise satisfy the ENG 101 requirement by testing-out with an instrument approved by SMSU’s English Department.
2. Earn a grade of “C” or better in the following courses:
a. MATH 115 (Finite Mathematics) or MATH 140 (Calculus, A Short Course) or a higher-level calculus course.
b. ENG 102 (Rhetoric: The Essay)
c. ENG 103 (Rhetoric: Critical Writing)
d. SPCH 110 (Essentials of Speaking and Listening)
3. If a student earns a grade of “C–” or less in any of the above courses, then the student would be required to retake the course(s), and earn a grade of “C” or better prior to admission to the Management program.
4. Prior to admission to the Management program, a student must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better within 27 credits of SMSU’s Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC). Of the 27 credits of LAC courses used to determine the GPA, the following courses must be included: MATH 115 or MATH 140 or higher-level calculus course; ENG 102; ENG 103; and SPCH 110. No courses outside the LAC will be used to determine the GPA for entry into the Management major.
5. The Management faculty relies upon active advising and up-to-date record keeping to assure that qualified students are admitted as full Management majors. Students who have not yet met the pre-Management requirements are provided with advice and guidance to pursue entry into the program. Entrance into the program should be planned for the second semester of the sophomore year or the first semester of the junior year.

6. The above pre-Management requirements for admission to the Management program are separate from SMSU’s Liberal Arts Core (LAC) requirements. All students, including transfer and honor students, who plan to major in Management must meet or exceed the Pre-Management requirements.
7. Students in the Honors Program at SMSU may satisfy the pre-Management requirements for ENG 101, ENG 102 and ENG 103 by completing their approved Honors Curriculum. The other requirements, including MATH 115, MATH 140 or a higher-level calculus course, SPCH 110 and the requirements 3-6 above, must be completed as indicated. Bachelor of Science: Management (54-57 credits)

II.  Business Core Courses: (33 credits)

ACCT 211 3 cr.  Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 212 3 cr.  Principles of Accounting I
ECON 201 3 cr.  Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 3 cr.  Principles of Macroeconomics
FIN    230 3 cr.  Business Statistics I
MGMT221 3 cr.  Concepts and Computer Applications
MGMT300 3 cr.  Management Principles
MKTG 301 3 cr.  Principles of Marketing
BADM 305 3 cr.  Business Law I
FIN    305 3 cr.  Managerial Finance
ECON 470 3 cr.  International Business and Economics 
OR
MGMT440 3 cr.  International Management
MGMT 495 0 cr. Senior Examination

II.  Management Core: (9 credits)

MGMT 350 3 cr.  Human Resource Management
MGMT 422 3 cr.  Production and Operations Management
MGMT 492 3 cr.  Business Policy

III.  Concentrations: (12-15 credits)

A. General Management Concentration
(Choose three courses from list below: (9 credits)

BADM 355 3 cr.  Business Law II
BADM 366 3 cr.  Insurance and Risk Management 
FIN    460 3 cr.  Business Forecasting
MGMT320 3 cr.  Advanced Computer Applications
MGMT323 3 cr.  Project Management
MGMT330 3 cr.  Organizational Behavior and Theory
MGMT331 3 cr.  Business Communications
MGMT332 3 cr.  Interpersonal Skills in Organizations
MGMT333 3 cr.  Conflict Resolution
MGMT351 3 cr.  Organizational Development and Change
MGMT360 3 cr.  Theories of Leadership
MGMT420 3 cr.  Management Information Systems
MGMT450 3 cr.  Diversity Management
MGMT454 3 cr.  Labor Relations
MGMT460 3 cr.  Leadership and Team Management
Choose any of the following electives: (3 credits)
ANTH 316 3 cr.  Gender and Culture
ART   240 3 cr.  Concepts in Graphic Design
ART   255 3 cr.  American Art History
COMP189 3 cr.  Introduction to GIS Software
ENG   360 3 cr.  Scientific and Technical Writing
ENG   361 3 cr.  Advanced Composition
HIST 362  3 cr.  Making of Modern America
HIST 364  3 cr.  Immigration and Ethnicity in US History
HLTH 390  3 cr.  Health Promotion
JUAD 246  3 cr.  Introduction to Security
LIT   370  3 cr.  Contemporary World Literature
PHIL 105  3 cr.  Ethical Issues in Business
PHIL 200  3 cr.  American Philosophy
PHIL 305  3 cr.  Law, Liberty, and Morality
POL  200 3 cr.  International Politics
POL  355 3 cr.  World Political Geography
POL  356 3 cr.  Politics of the Global Economy
POL  360 3 cr.  American Foreign Policy
PSYC 317 3 cr.  Social Psychology
PSYC 318 3 cr.  Group Dynamics
PSYC 325 3 cr.  Attitudes, Beliefs, Behaviors
PSYC 333 3 cr.  The Psychology of Motivation and Emotion
PSYC 358 3 cr.  Industrial/Organizational Psychology 
RURL  121 3 cr.  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
SOCI  331 3 cr.  Minorities in American Society
SOCI  445 3 cr.  Class and Class Conflict
SPCH 200 3 cr.  Small Group Communication
SPCH 301 3 cr.  Risk and Crisis Communication
SPCH 303 3 cr.  Advanced Public Speaking
SPCH 360 3 cr.  Organizational Communication 

B. Human Resource Management Concentration
(Choose three Human Resource Management courses from the list below: (9 credits))

BADM 360 3 cr.  Insurance and Risk Management
MGMT 330 3 cr.  Organizational Behavior and Theory
MGMT 332 3 cr.  Interpersonal Skills in Organizations
MGMT 333 3 cr. Conflict Resolution
MGMT 351 3 cr.  Organizational Development and Change
MGMT 450 3 cr.  Diversity Management
MGMT 451 3 cr.  Training and Development
MGMT 452 3 cr.  Staffing Management
MGMT 453 3 cr.  Compensations and Benefits Management
MGMT 454 3 cr.  Labor Relations
MGMT 460 3 cr.  Leadership and Team Management
Choose any of the following electives: (3 credits)
ANTH 316 3 cr.  Gender and Culture
ART   240 3 cr.  Concepts in Graphic Design
ENG   360 3 cr.  Scientific and Technical Writing
HIST  426 3 cr.  Immigration and Ethnicity in US History
PHIL  105  3 cr.  Ethical Issues in Business
PHIL  220 3 cr.   American Philosophy
PHIL  305 3 cr.   Law, Liberty, and Morality
PSYC 317 3 cr.  Social Psychology
PSYC 318 3 cr.  Group Dynamics
PSYC 325 3 cr.  Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors
PSYC 333 3 cr.  The Psychology or Motivation and Emotion
PSYC 358 3 cr.  Industrial/Organizational Psychology
SOCI 331 3 cr.  Minorities in American Society
SOCI 445 3 cr.  Class and Class Conflict
SPCH 200 3 cr.  Small Group Communication
SPCH 360 3 cr.  Organizational Communication

C.  International Management Concentration
Choose the course NOT taken as the Business Core requirement:
ECON 470 3 cr.  International Business and Economics
OR
MTMT 440 3 cr. International Management

Choose two International Management courses from list below: (6 credits)
AGBU 420 3 cr.  International Agribusiness Management
MGMT 330 3 cr.  Organization Behavior and Theory
MGMT 333 3 cr. Conflict Resolution
MGMT 450 3 cr.  Diversity Management
FRGL  3XX 3 cr.  300-Level Foreign Language
MKTG 471 3 cr.  International Marketing
Choose one of the following electives: (3 credits)
ANTH 316 3 cr.  Gender and Culture
ART   255 3 cr.  American Art History
LIT    370 3 cr.  Contemporary World Literature
HIST  364 3 cr.  Immigration and Ethnicity in US History
PHIL  105 3 cr.  Ethical Issues in Business
PHIL  220 3 cr.  American Philosophy
POL   200 3 cr.  International Politics
POL   355 3 cr.  World Political Geography
POL   356 3 cr.  Politics of the Global Economy
POL   360 3 cr.  American Foreign Policy
SOCI 331  3 cr.  Minorities in American Society

Graduation Requirements:
Majors in Management must meet the following requirements in order to graduate:
1. A grade point average of 2.50 in all major course work taken at SMSU and an overall GPA of 2.50 in major course work including courses transferred from other institutions. Any exceptions to this requirement must be approved by the faculty of the Management program.
2. All major programs must have the approval of the student’s advisor and the Management faculty.
3. All Management majors must take a comprehensive examination that will assess their basic knowledge and understanding gained in the management curriculum. The examination is given in the course, MGMT 495, Senior Examination, which should be taken during the student’s last semester before graduation.

 

  

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