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Undergraduate Degrees

Management Degree

The Management major offers multiple options for students interested in learning how to make organizations function more effectively. All Management majors take three key courses:

  • Interpersonal Relations in Management
  • Organizations and Their Environments
  • Global Management

You can choose among six versions of the Management major — one of five concentrations or a general Management path:

General Management

This approach to the major offers maximum flexibility. In addition to the three required courses listed above, you will take three Management electives, plus two additional electives in Management or another business-related field. This option is best for students who wish to create their own area of focus or combine areas of specialization.

Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship concentration is designed for students who will create their own company or nonprofit; who will be their own boss. In addition to the three required Management courses, Entrepreneurship concentrators take the following courses:

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Planning and Financing New Ventures
  • Launching Your Business
  • Effective Selling

Global Management

The Global Management concentration is for students who will cross national and cultural boundaries in their professional lives. In addition to the three required Management courses, Global Management concentrators take the following courses:

  • Managing Diversity in the Workplace
  • Management of International Operations or Managing in the Global Business Environment
  • Global Management Behavior
  • An international education course in a culturally distant location

Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management (HRM) concentration is for students who will work in the essential organizational function of Human Resources. In addition to the three required Management courses, HRM concentrators take the following courses:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Staffing
  • Human Resources Training and Development
  • An HR-focused Management elective

Leadership

The Leadership concentration is for students who will play key leadership roles in their professional lives; Leadership concentrators genuinely like working with people. In addition to the three required Management courses, Leadership concentrators take the following courses:

  • Leadership, Power and Politics in Organizations
  • Managing Diversity in the Workplace
  • Negotiating
  • A Leadership-focused Management elective

Supply Chain and Operations Management

The Supply Chain and Operations Management concentration is for students who will focus their professional lives on maximizing the effectiveness of organizational supply chains and processes. In addition to the three required Management courses, Supply Chain and Operations Management concentrators will take the following courses:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Managing Quality
  • A Supply Chain/Operations Management elective in the Management department