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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
 
Chair: Marjorie Icenogle (251) 460-6411
Professors: Gamble, Harrison, Icenogle, Larson, Maes, Moore, Pietri, Retzlaff-Roberts, Shearer, Turnipseed
Associate Professors: Slagle, Woodford
Assistant Professors: Bacon, Boyar, Gillis, Mosley
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.
 
The following courses are required:
 
MGT 340
MGT 351
MGT 492
 
Choose five electives from the following:
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 462
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.
 
The following courses are required.
 
MGT 340
MGT 351
MGT 452
MGT 492
Choose four electives from the following:
MGT 450
MGT 451
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.
 
The following courses are required:
  ACC 321 MGT 311 MGT 340 MGT 345
  MGT 351 MGT 465 MGT 492  
Choose one elective from the following:
  MGT 390 MGT 450 MGT 451 MGT 452
  MGT 462 MGT 470 MKT 340 MKT 374
  MKT 376 MKT 379 MKT 381 MKT 384
 
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 strategies.
 
The following courses are required:
  MGT 340 MGT 351 MGT 390 MGT 441
  MGT 492 MKT 374    
Choose one elective from Group 1:
  MGT 430 MGT 450 MGT 451 MGT 452
  MGT 455 MGT 470 MGT 483 MKT 379
Choose one elective from Group 2:
  ACC 381 FIN 345 FIN 445 MKT 345
  MKT 348 MKT 376 MKT 377 MKT 381
 
 
 

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