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Management Minor

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  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Required credits in this minor: 25
A minor in management introduces students to current business theories and practices and provides a basic business knowledge foundation. It also gives students interested in business more marketability in all types of professions, from agriculture and natural sciences to information technology. Students who earn a management minor will: 1. demonstrate an understanding of the management roles of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling; 2. demonstrate analytical and critical-thinking skills with direct application to management; 3. demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in personal and business communication; 4. demonstrate capability to effectively manage human relations and diversity in professional and business environments; 5. demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer applications in business and industry; 6. demonstrate capability to apply ethical and environmental values to business management principles and practices.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
  • completely online (all program coursework can be completed online)
  • primarily online (at least 80% of the instruction for the program is online with short, intensive periods of face-to-face coursework)
  • partially online (between 50% to 80% of instruction is online)
Minor Requirements
Minor Requirements
Required courses - 19 credits
ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (3.0 cr)
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning (1.0 cr)
ITM 3020 - Introduction to Management Information Systems (3.0 cr)
FIN 3100 - Managerial Finance (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management (3.0 cr)
MKTG 3300 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
Prescribed Electives
Take 2 or more course(s) totaling 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· GBUS 3500 - Business Ethics (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 3220 - Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
· IBUS 3500 - International Business Management (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 3600 - Change, Creativity, and Innovation Management (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 4800 - Strategic Management (3.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Online
The management minor online has the same curriculum as the on-campus management minor. The management minor introduces students to current business theories and practices and provides a basic business knowledge foundation. It also gives students interested in business more marketability in all types of professions, from agriculture and natural sciences to information technology. Students who earn a management minor will: 1. demonstrate an understanding of the management roles of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling; 2. demonstrate analytical and critical-thinking skills with direct application to management; 3. demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in personal and business communication; 4. demonstrate capability to effectively manage human relations and diversity in professional and business environments; 5. demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer applications in business and industry; 6. demonstrate capability to apply ethical and environmental values to business management principles and practices.
 
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ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Concepts of accounting cycle, cash, accounts receivable, inventories, plant assets, payroll, partnerships. prereq: Math 1031
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics (HI/BEH/SSC)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Basic economic principles of pricing, resource allocation, consumption. Supply/demand, cost of production, consumer behavior. Competition/influences of market structure. prereq: Math 0991 or 2 yrs high school algebra or equiv
GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to UMC policies, e-mail, virtual private network, online library resources, writing scholarly reports, APA referencing, netiquette, networking in online environment, group work in online environment.
ITM 3020 - Introduction to Management Information Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Theoretical background/hands-on experience with "software as service" applications. Traditional individual/company hosted software.
FIN 3100 - Managerial Finance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principle financial considerations/ratio analysis of business. Cost of capital, asset management, capital structure planning, financial statement analysis, working capital management, short-term financing, budgeting. Integrates theory/applications. prereq: [ACCT 2102 or 3010], [ECON 2101, MATH 1031] or instructor consent
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Theories, concepts, skills relevant to professional manager role. Basic functions of manager. Planning, organizing, leading, controlling. Decision making, motivation, staffing, international management, basic ethics, social responsibility, change. Integrates theory/applications. prereq: Psy 1001 or instructor consent
MKTG 3300 - Principles of Marketing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to marketing/strategic marketing process. Team development of marketing plan that implements product, pricing, distribution, promotional strategies. prereq: [Econ 2101 or 2102], [Psy 1001 or instructor consent]
GBUS 3500 - Business Ethics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Ethics as compelling responsibility of today's business organizations. Moral principles/models for ethical decision making. Challenges of ethical business practices. prereq: Mgmt 3200 and Mktg 3300 or instructor consent
MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Foundational understanding of people at work. Organizational behavior/business cultures. Social sciences of psychology, sociology, anthropology at work in organization. Address topics of organizational design, work relationships, leadership, communications, motivation/team building. prereq: 3200
MGMT 3220 - Human Resource Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Management of people at work. Recruitment, selection, training, compensation, evaluation. Changing nature of world of work, labor market, labor relations, emerging legal issues, discrimination in pay and employment, effects of technological change on jobs/employment performance. prereq: Mgmt 3200
IBUS 3500 - International Business Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Principles, opportunities, challenges of managing international business. Basic managerial functions. Economic, social, political environment. prereq: MGMT 3200
MGMT 3600 - Change, Creativity, and Innovation Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Specialized studies/cases covering management situations. Student research, analysis, decisions in different business situations. prereq: [3200, MKTG 3300] or instructor consent
MGMT 4800 - Strategic Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01810 - ENTR4800/MGMT4800
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Capstone, integrative course. Chart future direction of organizations by formulating, implementing, evaluating strategies. Individual/group creative problem-solving exercises. Objective strategic decisions justified through oral/written communication. prereq: Final sem sr in [business management, management emphasis] or instructor consent