Management, BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program Learning Outcomes

Our BBA graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate skills and attributes commonly expected of a business professional in an internship or other experiential engagement
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge in Accounting, Finance, Operations, Strategy, Marketing, during decision making for a competitive business environment
  • Apply foundational knowledge in Accounting, Finance, Operations, Strategy, Marketing, during decision making for a competitive business environment
  • Demonstrate successful business communication skills.
  • Recognize concepts in ethics and cultural diversity for decision making.
  • Apply analytic tools in decision making.
  • Apply information technology tools in decision making.

Consistent with the mission of the College of Business, the mission of the Management Discipline is to provide a broad-based undergraduate curriculum designed to prepare students for careers involving leadership and management. 

 In addition to the BBA Learning Outcomes, upon successful completion of the program, Management majors will be able to:

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the major theories and perspectives used to examine management.
  2. Describe human resource functions and roles in an organization and tools used to address organizational human resources needs.
  3. Apply organizational behavior concepts and theories to organizational change recommendations.
  4. Describe key theories, concepts and practices associated with effective leadership.
  5. Apply the strategic management process in a current business decision making context.

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E)42
All Management Core Curriculum requirements are shown in the suggested degree program.
Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F)18
ACCT 2101Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2102Principles Managerial Accounting3
BLAW 2106Legal Environment of Business3
BUSA 1105Introduction to Business3
CPTG 2201Advanced Computer Applications3
ECON 2105Principles of Macroeconomics 13
or ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
Upper Division Business Core Requirements21
BUSA 3101Business Statistics3
FINA 3101Corporate Finance3
MGMT 3101Mgmt. Prin. & Org. Behavior3
MGMT 3120Managerial Communication3
MKTG 3101Principles of Marketing3
MKTG 3420Global Business3
SCML 3102Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt3
Required Management Major Courses12
MGMT 4101Human Resource Management3
MGMT 4102Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 4111Leadership3
MGMT 4850Internship/Cooperative Educ.3
or MGMT 4851 Internship/Cooperative Educ.
or MGMT 4852 Internship/Cooperative Educ.
General Electives 224
Business Capstone3
MGMT 4750Strategic Management3
Total Credit Hours120

ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics should be taken in area E4 or as a free elective.


Twenty-four (24) credit hours of general electives. Six (6) credit hours must be from courses that have a MGMT prefix at the 3000 level or higher. In addition, six (6) credit hours must be business courses with an ACCT, BLAW, BUSA, ECON, FINA, MGMT, MKTG, SCML prefix at the 3000 level or higher.  The remaining twelve 3 (12) credit hours are open electives (they could be business or non-business courses). Open electives may be at a lower level than 3000. Courses with the following prefixes will not counted in this category: AVIA, CSU, PARA, TECH. Only one internship course can be taken as an elective (this is in addition to the internship taken to satisfy the Required Major Management Courses).


ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics must be taken as a non-business elective if not taken to satisfy the area E4 requirement.

Non-Business Electives must be three credit hour courses and cannot be courses with the following prefixes: ACCT, AVEL, AVMT, BUSA, BLAW, CAPL, CNET, CITZ, CSOR, CCSU, CSU, DSGN, ELEC, EMS, EXLA, EXLI, EXLP, FINA, HDSK, HFMG (Physical Education), MKMC, MGMT, MKTG, MEDA, OFFC, OMED, PARA, PHED, RGTE, RGTR, READ, TECH, TELE, WCOM, WLAB.

Please Note: This is a suggested course sequence and assumes a starting freshman with no prior college credit who intends to complete their degree in four years. Students should consult with their academic advisor and review the course prerequisites and minimum grade requirements as seen in the Academic Catalog. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
MATH 1101 Intro to Mathematical Modeling 3
BUSA 1105 Introduction to Business 3
Communication or Foreign Language Core Area B2 2-3
Fine Arts or Intermediate Foreign Language Core Area C2 3
 Credit Hours14-15
Second Semester
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
Science Course with Lab Core Area D1 4
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BLAW 2106 Legal Environment of Business 3
Math, Science, or Technology Core Area D2 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACCT 2101 Principles of Financial Acct. 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CPTG 2201 Adv. Computer Applications 3
Science Course without a Lab Core Area D1 3
Literature, Philosophy, or Foreign Language Core Area C1 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGMT 3101 Mgmt. Prin. & Org. Behavior 3
MGMT 3120 Managerial Communication 3
CRIT 1101 Critical Thinking 3
HIST 2111
Survey of US History to 1877
or US HIST Since Reconstruction
ACCT 2102 Principles Managerial Acct. 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
BUSA 3101 Business Statistics 3
MKTG 3101 Principles of Marketing 3
FINA 3101 Corporate Finance 3
Must have a MGMT prefix at the 3000 level or higher 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
SCML 3102 Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt 3
MGMT 4111 Leadership 3
MGMT 4101 Human Resource Management 3
MGMT 4850 Internship/Cooperative Educ. 3
HIST 1111
Survey-PreModern World History
or Survey of Modern World History
or Critical Trends and Issues
or Intro to Global Issues
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
MGMT 4102 Organizational Behavior 3
Must have a MGMT prefix at the 3000 level or higher 3
Must be business courses with an ACCT, BLAW, BUSA, FINA, MGMT, MKTG, SCML prefix at the 3000 level or higher 6
Business or non-business courses (Must be at the 3000 level or higher) 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGMT 4750 Strategic Management 3
MKTG 3420 Global Business 3
Business or non-business courses (Must be at the 3000 level or higher) 3
Business or non-business courses (Business must be at the 3000 level or higher, non-business could be lower than 3000 level) 6
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120-121

Grade "C" or higher required for all Area F and upper division courses.

Internship is required for all Management Majors beginning with the 2019-2020 Catalog.  No more than two internships may be taken for credit.