Management Programs

The Department of Management major has the following degree concentrations within the management major: entrepreneurship, general management, human resource management, and service management. In each case, you are required to take a total of 9 courses (27 hours) as listed below:

BSBA in Management
Concentration: 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 their graduation. The concentration allows students to choose a combination of courses that best match their interests and venture opportunities.

Required Courses:

MGT 340         Organizational Behavior
MGT 334         International Management
MGT 351         Human Resource Managment
MGT 345         Small Business Management
MGT 365         New Venture Creation
MGT 483         Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 492         Management Analysis and Consulting

Electives (select two):

MGT 321         Accounting for Entreneurial BusinessI      
MGT 347         Franchising
MGT 355         Legal and Financial Aspects of Entrepreneurship
MGT 356         Strategic Issues in Family Business

BSBA in Management
Concentration: General Management
The general management concentration includes 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 goal is to give students insight into the means for improving the productivity and efficiency of modern organizations.

Required Courses:

MGT 340         Organizational Behavior
MGT 334         International Management
MGT 351         Human Resource Managment
MGT 492         Management Analysis and Consulting

Electives (select five):
MGT 311         Legal Environment of Business         
MGT 345         Creativity and Innovation         
MGT3 56         Strategic Issues in Family Business
MGT 357         Leadership
MGT 365         New Venture Creation
MGT 390         Total Quality Management
MGT 430         Operations Research
MGT 441         Service Operations
MGT 450         Organizational Staffing
MGT 451         Employee Training and Development
MGT 452         Employment Law
MGT 454         Compensation Administration
MGT 455         Labor-Management Relations
MGT 460         Organizational Development and Change
MGT 462         Negotiation/Dispute Resolution
MGT 470         High Performance Organization

BSBA in Management
Concentration: 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 concentration provides the student with the skills and knowledge to become a proficient practitioner in this leading organizational field.

Required Courses:
MGT 340         Organizational Behavior
MGT 334         International Management
MGT 351         Human Resource Managment
MGT 450         Organizational Staffing
MGT 452         Employment Law
MGT 475         Strategic Human Resource Management

Electives (select three):
MGT 357        Leadership   
MGT 451         Employee Training and Development
MGT 454         Compensation Administration
MGT 455         Labor Management Relations
MGT 460         Organizational Development and Change
MGT 470         High Performance Organizations

 


 
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