Albers School of Business and Economics
Management Major

Management Major

  • In order to earn the bachelor of arts in business administration degree with a major in management, students must complete a minimum of 180 quarter credits with a cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.25, including the following:

    I. University Core Curriculum Requirements

    55 credits, including:

    Module I

    UCOR 1100 Academic Writing Seminar 5
    UCOR 1200 Quantitative Reasoning (satisfied in major)  
    UCOR 1300  Creative Expression and Interpretation 5
    UCOR 1400 Inquiry Seminar in the Humanities  5
    UCOR 1600 Inquiry Seminar in the Social Sciences 5
    UCOR 1800 Inquiry Seminar in the Natural Sciences 5

    Module II

    UCOR 2100 Theological Explorations 5
    UCOR 2500 Philosophy of the Human Person 5
    UCOR 2910 Ethical Reasoning Business 5

    Module III

    UCOR 3100 Religion in a Global Context 5
    UCOR 3400 Humanities and Global Challenges 5
    UCOR 3800 Natural Sciences and Global Challenges 5

    II. Albers Business Foundation Requirements

    82 credits, including:

    BUAD 1000 Introduction to Business
    (must be taken first quarter)
    2
    ACCT 2300   Principles of Accounting I 5
    ACCT 2310   Principles of Accounting II 5
    BCOM 2800 Business Communication 5
    ECON 2100 Business Statistics 5
    ECON 2110 Principles of Economics—Micro 5
    ECON 2130 Principles of Economics—Macro 5
    IS 3150   Introduction to Information Systems 5
    ECON 3100   Quantitative Methods and Applications 5
    FINC 3400 Business Finance 5
    MKTG 3500 Introduction to Marketing 5
    OPER 3600   Manufacturing and Service Operations 5
    BLAW 3700   Business and International Law 5
    MGMT 3800 Principles of Management 5
    MGMT 4890 Business Policy and Strategy 5
    Choose one of the following two courses:  
    INBU 3200 Global Environment of Business 5
    ECON 3130   Global and Domestic Macroeconomics 5
    Calculus, choose one of the following two courses:  
    MATH 1130 Elements of Calculus for Business 5
    MATH 1334 Calculus I 5

    EXCEL Requirement

    All business students entering SU summer 2012 or later are required to pass the EXCEL Level I Certification Exam as follows:

    • Freshman students need to be certified by the time they have reached 45 credits.
    • Transfer students need to be certified by the end of their first quarter in Albers.

    For details, see the Excel FAQ.

    III. Major Requirements

    25 credits, including

    MGMT 3830 Human Resource Management 5
    MGMT 4710 Adventure Based Leadership Seminar 5
    MGMT Electives 15

    (Choose from MGMT 3820, 4790, 4850, 4910, INBU 4860, OPER 4660, or other approved 3000- or 4000-level management courses.)

    IV. Additional Requirements

    General Electives to total 180 credit hours.

    Please note:
    Internships or independent studies will not satisfy major requirements.

    * Major requirements must earn a C- grade or better.