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Management B.S.

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  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2021
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 56 to 57
  • This program requires summer terms.
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science
All organizations require managers to plan, organize, lead, and evaluate the organization's effectiveness. Businesses need individuals who can manage resources, identify and solve problems, work with others, understand markets, collect and analyze data, and evaluate organizational performance. This program prepares graduates for management positions in corporations, small businesses, and other organizations. It provides a well-rounded education in business operations, preparing individuals for a variety of management positions in business and government. Program outcomes: Demonstrate analytical and critical-thinking skills with direct application to business environments; Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in personal and business communication; Demonstrate capability to effectively manage human relations and diversity in professional and business environments; Demonstrate capability to apply global multidisciplinary concepts in business and industry; Demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer software applications in business and industry; Demonstrate capability to apply ethical and environmental values to general business 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)
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more information, see the graduation requirements.
Program Requirements
Students must complete 40 upper-division credits. A maximum of two D grades are allowed for core courses required in the program and technology requirements. This includes grades earned at UMC or transferred in from another institution.
Management Core
Take 19 courses totaling 53-54 credits from the following:
ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (3.0 cr)
ACCT 2102 - Principles of Accounting II (3.0 cr)
FIN 3100 - Managerial Finance (3.0 cr)
GBUS 3100 - Career & Professional Development (1.0 cr)
GBUS 3107 - Legal Environment in Business (3.0 cr)
GBUS 3500 - Business Ethics (3.0 cr)
IBUS 3500 - International Business Management (3.0 cr)
ITM 3020 - Introduction to Management Information Systems (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3220 - Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3250 - Operations Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3600 - Change, Creativity, and Innovation Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 4200 - Project Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 4800 - Strategic Management (3.0 cr)
MKTG 3300 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
Choose one of the following:
COMM 3008 - Business Writing (3.0 cr)
or COMM 3704 - Business and Professional Speaking (3.0 cr)
Students not required to take UMC 1200 may choose from the following:
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 1 - 2 credit(s) from the following:
· GBUS 1005 - Orientation to Online Learning (1.0 cr)
· UMC 1200 - Introduction to University Life [CR THINKG] (2.0 cr)
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling exactly 3 credit(s) from the following:
· MGMT 3900 - Internship (1.0-3.0 cr)
Electives
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· BM 3025 - Lean Six Sigma (4.0 cr)
· GBUS 3000 - Global Seminar in Business [GLOB PERSP] (1.0-3.0 cr)
· GBUS 3300 - Business Analytics (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 3210 - Supervision and Leadership (3.0 cr)
· MGMT 3255 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3.0 cr)
· MKTG 4100 - Retail Management (3.0 cr)
Liberal Education
This program requires a minimum of 40 credits of liberal education and completion of the ten goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. The following are specific required liberal education courses.
Take 8 or more course(s) totaling 24 or more credit(s) from the following:
· COMP 1011 - Composition I [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
· COMP 1013 - Composition II [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
· ECON 2101 - Microeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
· ECON 2102 - Macroeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
· MATH 1150 - Introduction to Statistics [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
· PSY 1001 - General Psychology [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 1101 - Public Speaking [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
· Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MATH 1031 - College Algebra [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
· MATH 1142 - Survey of Calculus [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
· MATH 1250 - Precalculus [MATH THINK] (4.0 cr)
· MATH 1271 - Calculus I [MATH THINK] (4.0 cr)
Technology
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CA 1020 - Spreadsheet Applications (3.0 cr)
Open Electives
Students must take enough electives credits to satisfy the 120 credit graduation requirement. Exact number will depend on how the student selects their liberal education courses to satisfy the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Online
All organizations require managers to plan, organize, lead, and evaluate the organization's effectiveness. Businesses need individuals who can manage resources, identify and solve problems, work with others, understand markets, collect and analyze data, and evaluate organizational performance. This program prepares graduates for management positions in corporations, small businesses, and other organizations. It provides a well-rounded education in business operations, preparing individuals for a variety of management positions in business and government. Program outcomes: Demonstrate analytical and critical-thinking skills with direct application to business environments; Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in personal and business communication; Demonstrate capability to effectively manage human relations and diversity in professional and business environments; Demonstrate capability to apply global multidisciplinary concepts in business and industry; Demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer software applications in business and industry; Demonstrate capability to apply ethical and environmental values to general business principles and practices.
The curriculum of the online Management BS program is identical to the on-campus Management BS program with the following exceptions: Online students have the option to take either MGMT 3900 Internship (3 cr) or an additional 3 credits from the list of program electives as follows: Electives Take two courses (instead of 1 course) for a minimum of 6 credits from the following: BM 3025 Lean Six Sigma (4 cr) GBUS 3000 Global Seminar (1-3 cr) GBUS 3300 Business Analytics (3 cr) MGMT 3210 Supervision and Leadership (3 cr) MGMT 3255 Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt (3 cr) MKTG 4100 Retail Management (3 cr)
 
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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. prereq: Math 1031
ACCT 2102 - Principles of Accounting II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Modern accounting concepts. Cash flow statement. Analysis of financial statements. Management accounting topics, including cost-volume-profit analysis, and costing methods. prereq: 2101
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
GBUS 3100 - Career & Professional Development
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning for securing/successfully completing internship. Internship policies/objectives. Samples of forms.
GBUS 3107 - Legal Environment in Business
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental concepts of business law, with emphasis on legal system, contracts, bailments, agency, business organizations, fundamentals of commercial law.
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
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
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.
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Terminology, theories, concepts, and skills of managing. Basic functions of managing including, planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Additional topics include decision making, business ethics, and social responsibility.
MGMT 3215 - Organizational Behavior
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every 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
MGMT 3250 - Operations Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to operations management concepts to transform inputs such as materials, labor, capital and management into outputs that satisfy customer demand. The course focuses on analytical techniques and critical thinking to enhance decision making and operations management excellence. prereq: [MGMT 3200, MATH 1150] or instructor consent
MGMT 3600 - Change, Creativity, and Innovation Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
The comprehensive study of organizing, planning, and evaluating innovation efforts in a dynamic business environment. Examination of ways to foster creativity and manage change in innovative organizations. prereq: [3200, MKTG 3300] or instructor consent
MGMT 4200 - Project Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Foundations of project management. Working with teams, schedules, risks, and resources to produce a desired outcome. Skills and tools of project management with case studies and using appropriate software facilitate learning. prereq: 3200
MGMT 4800 - Strategic Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01810 - ENTR4800/MGMT4800
Typically offered: Every Spring
Examines strategic management concepts and challenges. Requires students to research, develop strategic alternatives, and make decisions for organizations represented in textbook cases and from current business events. prereq: 3200, Fin 3100, Mktg 3300
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]
COMM 3008 - Business Writing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Practical application of writing effective business letters, memos, e-mails, faxes. Tables, other graphics. Informal/formal informational/analytical reports. Professional oral/Web presentations. Development of personal writing style. Practice of appropriate business tone, etiquette. prereq: Comp 1013 or 6 credits of writing
COMM 3704 - Business and Professional Speaking
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Developing proficiency in communication/presentation skills in business contexts. Preparing, selecting, organizing, designing, and delivering oral messages in business situations. Meeting/group facilitation, interviewing, and professional presentations. prereq: COMP 1013, SPCH 1101
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.
UMC 1200 - Introduction to University Life (CR THINKG)
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course sets the groundwork for acquiring the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully complete a degree at UMC, while also assisting students in their transition to college life and fostering a culture of engaged learning. All new high school students are required to enroll in the course their first semester on campus.
MGMT 3900 - Internship
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Employed as interns in business firms, institution or agency. Reports/consultations with faculty/employers required.
BM 3025 - Lean Six Sigma
Credits: 4.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Current lean six sigma philosophies, methods, and techniques relevant to manufacturing, service, quality, and productivity. DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) framework, lean methodology, project management, leadership and organizational methods. prereq: Math 1150
GBUS 3000 - Global Seminar in Business (GLOB PERSP)
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Interdisciplinary approach to a specific culture and its current local/global issues. In-depth experiences in a discipline area of student's choice. May require international travel for one to three weeks, led by a faculty member. prereq: sophomore, junior or senior status
GBUS 3300 - Business Analytics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Concepts, procedures, and technologies used by managers, administrators, and employees to enhance operation of an organization. Use of data mining and analysis to improve decision strategies. prereq: MATH 1150
MGMT 3210 - Supervision and Leadership
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on organizational environment/human behavior. Human resource systems, motivating employees, leadership, managing change, job satisfaction, communication, group processes, interpersonal/group dynamics within organization.
MGMT 3255 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Examines supply chain management as a means of creating strategic competitive advantages. Logistical efficiency with environmental factors, strategic positioning, laws and policies, and cost maintenance will be examined.
MKTG 4100 - Retail Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3300
Typically offered: Every Spring
Marketing, inventory planning/control, merchandising, retail supply chain, promotions. Challenges/opportunities in competitive environment. Characteristics of successful retail managers. prereq: 3300
COMP 1011 - Composition I (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Process of clear, concrete, and convincing writing. Generation and discovery of subjects, revisions, editing.
COMP 1013 - Composition II (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Writing a research paper/s. Formulating/answering a research question. Developing an organizational/argument strategy for topic/audience. Supporting research question/argument with scholarly sources. prereq: 1011
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
ECON 2102 - Macroeconomics (HI/BEH/SSC)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Big picture of economy. Determinants of national income, national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, economic growth. Classical, Keynesian, recent theoretical approaches to modifying economic activity. Monetary/fiscal policies. International economic relations.
MATH 1150 - Introduction to Statistics (MATH THINK)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive statistics, elementary probability, normal distribution, binomial distribution, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, correlation, regression, chi-square, ANOVA. prereq: 0991 or ACT math score of 20 or higher
PSY 1001 - General Psychology (HI/BEH/SSC)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Overview of psychology as scientific study of human/animal behavior. Emphasizes goals of psychology: to describe, understand, predict, and control behavior. Biological, cognitive, affective, and social perspectives.
COMM 1101 - Public Speaking (COMMUNICAT)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Topic selection, research, organization, rehearsal, and extemporaneous delivery of informative and persuasive speeches.
MATH 1031 - College Algebra (MATH THINK)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic algebraic operations, linear/quadratic equations/inequalities, variation. Functions/graphs. Theory of equations. Exponential/logarithmic functions. Systems of equations. Mathmatical modeling/applications. prereq: 0991 or ACT math score of 20 or higher
MATH 1142 - Survey of Calculus (MATH THINK)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Derivatives, integrals, differential equations, maxima/minima, partial differentiation, applications. prereq: 1031 or ACT math score of 24 or higher
MATH 1250 - Precalculus (MATH THINK)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Review of algebra, functions, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities/equations, systems of equations, determinants/matrices, sequences/series, topics from analytic geometry. prereq: 1031 or ACT math score of 24 or higher
MATH 1271 - Calculus I (MATH THINK)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Limits, differential calculus of functions of single variable, applications. Introduction to integral calculus of single variable. prereq: 1250 or ACT math score of 28 or higher
CA 1020 - Spreadsheet Applications
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Personal/presentation use of spreadsheets that include formulas, functions, what-if analysis, and charts. Focuses on applying spreadsheet applications to individual academic disciplines.