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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
 
Chair: Marjorie Icenogle (251) 460-6411
Professors: Gamble, Harrison, Icenogle, Maes, Moore, Pietri, Retzlaff-Roberts, Shearer
Associate Professors: Slagle
Assistant Professors: Bacon, Boyar, Mosley, Woodford
Instructors: Chow, Howard, King, Weldy
 
Department of Management web site
http://www.southalabama.edu/mcob/management.shtml
 
Four options are available within the Management concentration: General Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Service Management.
 
General Management
The General Management curriculum offers courses designed to give students a solid foundation in the field of Management and will enable them to become effective managers, problem-solvers, and decision-makers in the world of business, industry, and government. Emphasis is placed upon problem recognition and anticipation, problem solving, and managerial decision-making. The thrust of the curriculum is to give students insight into the means for improving the productivity and efficiency of modern organizations.
Each General Management major must take MGT 340 (Organizational Behavior), MGT 351 (Human Resource Management) and MGT 492 (Seminar: Management). In addition, five Management concentration electives must be selected by the student with the approval of the Management faculty advisor.
 
General Management Electives
MGT 311 MGT 345 MGT 390 MGT 430
MGT 441 MGT 450 MGT 451 MGT 452
MGT 454 MGT 455 MGT 456 MGT 460
MGT 465 MGT 470 MGT 474 MGT 483
 
Human Resource Management
Managers have become aware of the significant impact on the bottom line of effective utilization of the human resources in an organization. As a result, the Human Resource Manager has become a key person on the top management team. The Human Resource Management curriculum provides the student with the skills and knowledge to become a proficient practitioner in this leading organizational field.
Each student in the Human Resource Management Option must take MGT 340 (Organizational Behavior), MGT 351 (Human Resource Management), and MGT 492 (Seminar: Management). In addition five of the following Human Resource Management electives must be completed.
MGT 450 MGT 451 MGT 452 MGT 454
MGT 455 MGT 456 MGT 460 MGT 470
 
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship is the key to economic growth for the United States and the Mobile region. The Entrepreneurship concentration is designed to meet the needs of individuals anticipating the creation of a new venture upon graduation. The concentration allows students to choose a combination of courses that best match their interest and venture opportunities.
Each student in the Entrepreneurship concentration must take MGT 311 (Legal Environment of Business II), MGT 340 (Organizational Behavior), MGT 351 (Human Resource Management), MGT 345 (Small Business Management), FIN 350 (Financial Statement Analysis), and MGT 492 (Seminar: Management), MGT 465 (New Venture Creation) and a 300 or 400 level elective approved by program coordinator.
 
Service Management
Services are the largest and fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy with considerable job opportunities both nationally and in the region. The service Management concentration is designed to meet the growing need for individuals anticipating management careers in service organizations. The flexible course composition of the concentration allows students to choose the combination of courses that best suit their interests and career strategy.
Each student in the Service Management concentration must take MGT 340 (Organizational Behavior), MGT 351 (Human Resource Management), MGT 390 (Total Quality Management), MGT 441 (Service Operations), MKT 374 (Buyer Behavior) and MGT 492 (Seminar: Management). In addition, one course must be selected from each of the following two groups of electives:
Group 1 Group 2
   
MGT 430 ACC 381
MGT 450 FIN 345
MGT 451 MKT 345
MGT 452 FIN 445
MGT 455 MKT 348
MGT 470 MKT 376
MGT 483 MKT 377
  MKT 379
  MKT 481
   
 
 
 

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