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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
 
Chair: David Turnipseed (251) 460-6411
Professor Emeritus: Edward Harrison, Paul Pietri
Ben May Chair of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship: Weaver
Professors: Gamble, Icenogle, Maes, Moore, Retzlaff-Roberts, Shearer, Turnipseed, Woodford
Associate Professor: Finney, Mosley
Assistant Professors: Chow, Eastburn, Gillis, Weldy
Instructors: King, Lambe
 
Department of Management web site
http://www.southalabama.edu/mcob/management.shtml
 
Four concentrations are available within the Management major: General Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Service Management.
 
All Management Majors are required to take the following three courses and choose one concentration area.
  MGT 334
MGT 340
MGT 351
 
 
General Management Concentration
The General Management concentration 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 course is required: MGT 492
 
Choose five electives from the following:
MGT 311
MGT 345
MGT 356
MGT 357
MGT 390 MGT 430
MGT 441
MGT 450
MGT 451 MGT 452
MGT 454
MGT 455
MGT 460
MGT 462
MGT 465
MGT 470
 
Human Resource Management Concentration
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 concentration provides the student with the skills and knowledge to become a proficient practitioner in this leading organizational field.
 
The following courses are required.
 
MGT 452
MGT 450
MGT 475
 
Choose three electives from the following:
MGT 357
MGT 451
MGT 454
 
MGT 455
MGT 460
MGT 470
 
Entrepreneurship Concentration
Entrepreneurship is the key to economic growth for the United States and the Mobile region. The Entrepreneurship concentration is designed to create an "innovation" focused mindset that produces entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders in ALL sectors of the society including: starting businesses, working in financing careers, innovative educators, franchise owners, economic development officials and social entrepreneurs. The concentration allows student to choose a combination of courses that best match their interests and entrepreneurial opportunities.
 
The following courses are required:
 
MGT 365
MGT 345
     
 
MGT 483
MGT 492
     
           
Choose two electives from the following:
 
ACC 321
MGT 347
     
 
MGT 355
MGT 356
     
 
 
 

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