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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Office: 146 Powell Hall
Phone: 985-448-4175
Professors: A. Barrilleaux,  Chadwick (Head), Coats.
Associate Professor: Cashen,  Michel, Viosca.
Assistant Professors: Coogan, Davis, Field, Li,  Macik-Frey, Neese, Rawat.
Instructors: Nichols, Valenti.

Management Program

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in management to the student upon the successful completion of the management curriculum and the satisfaction of university and College of Business Administration requirements. The curriculum is designed to educate the student to perform managerial duties in the modern organization.

Management majors, if they choose, can concentrate in Human Resources. The concentration provides students with specialized training in how to deal effectively with personnel in organizations. Students are introduced to the hiring process, compensation and benefits, legal issues in managing people, the influence of human behavior, motivation, leadership and other topics relevant to the field. The Human Resource concentration prepares students to succeed as general HR managers in a wide variety of organizations.

Management majors, if they choose, Management (no concentration) – provides students with a broad understanding of the management discipline. Management students are introduced to the functions of management– planning, organizing, leading, and controlling with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking, writing and decision-making skills. Graduates are trained to effectively and efficiently manage both profit and non-profit firms in the rapidly changing modern business environment. The major prepares students to work as supervisors and managers in a wide variety of both profit and non-profit organizations.

The concentration pays special attention to the growth in the services sector, to the increasing globalization of organizations, and to the increasing attention to societal and ethical concerns.

 Bachelor of Science Degree in Management - (MNGT)

  • Human Resources Concentration (MNGH)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BSAD 101   3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 HIST Elective   GER 3
1 Humanities Elective   GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 106 GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 OIS 200 CLR 2
1 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 ACCT 205   3
2 ACCT 206   3
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 CIS 231   3
2 ECON 211 GER 3
2 ECON 212 GER 3
2 ENGL Literature Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 QBA 282   3
3 BSAD or ENGL 310 GER 3
3 ECON 317 or 325   3
3 FINC 302   3
3 MNGT 301   3
3 MNGT 367   3
3 MNGT Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
3 MKTG 300   3
3 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 360, 470, 475, 480, 481, or 486   3
3 QBA 283   3
3 Social Sciences Elective **   3
4 BSAD 221   3
4 BSAD 490   3
4 Elective or Concentration Course     3
4 Elective  or Concentration Course     3
4 MNGT 368   3
4 MNGT 420   3
4 MNGT 470   3
4 MNGT Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MNGT Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 360, 470, 475, 480, 481, or 486   3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)
**A minimum of six hours must be earned at the 300-level or above

Human Resources Concentration (MNGH)

Business Elective (3) **
ECON 325 (3)
Elective (3) **
MNGT 440 (3)
MNGT 450 (3)
MNGT 475 (3)
Choose two from: MNGT 469, MNGT 486, PSET 301, PSET 302, PSYC 207, SATC Elective, SOCI 204, SOCI 404, SOCI 405 (6)

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MARKETING PROGRAM

The university awards the Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Marketing to the student upon the successful completion of the Marketing curriculum and the satisfaction of university and College of Business Administration requirements. The curriculum is designed to develop knowledge and skills essential to creating and maintaining successful exchange relationships. Efforts are made to develop students’ appreciation not only for time-honored marketing institutions and functions but also for emerging practices within the profession.

The marketing profession is quite broad and offers graduates a rich variety of career options. Depending on career interests, marketing majors can choose to concentrate in Professional Sales.

Marketing (no concentration) – provides broad exposure to marketing’s essential concepts and functions while allowing students maximum flexibility to develop targeted knowledge in specialized areas through major elective coursework.

Professional Sales Concentration – prepares students for entry-level sales positions and careers in sales management. The curriculum is supported by the state-of-the-art sales and interactive training laboratory (SITL). Students receive in-depth training in selling, negotiating, and sales management through role-play and other interactive exercises.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing - (MKTG)

  • Professional Sales Concentration (MKTS)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BSAD 101   3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 HIST Elective   GER 3
1 Humanities Elective   GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 106 GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 OIS 200 CLR 2
1 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 ACCT 205   3
2 ACCT 206   3
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 CIS 231   3
2 ECON 211 GER 3
2 ECON 212 GER 3
2 ENGL Literature Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 QBA 282   3
3 BSAD or ENGL 310 GER 3
3 Business Elective 300-level or above   3
3 Elective     3
3 Elective     3
3 FINC 302   3
3 MNGT 301   3
3 MKTG 300   3
3 MKTG 360   3
3 PSYC or SOCI Elective     3
3 QBA 283   3
4 Business Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 BSAD 221   3
4 BSAD 490   3
4 MNGT 368   3
4 MKTG 485   3
4 MKTG 490   3
4 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above

 

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4 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MKTG Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

Professional Sales Concentration (MKTS)

MKTG 320 (3)
MKTG 420 (3)
MKTG 481 (3)
Choose one: MKTG 350 (3), MKTG 450 (3), MKTG 460 (3), MKTG 470 (3), MKTG 475 (3), MKTG 480 (3), MKTG 486 (3)
Choose one not chosen above: CIS 340 (3), FINC 328 (3), FINC 341 (3), FINC 356 (3), FINC 410 (3), FINC 450 (3), FINC 456 (3), MNGT 367 (3), MNGT 370 (3), MNGT 420 (3), MKTG 350 (3), MKTG 450 (3), MKTG 460 (3), MKTG 470 (3), MKTG 475 (3), MKTG 480 (3), MKTG 486 (3)

 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Administration upon the successful completion of the Business Administration curriculum and the satisfaction of university and College of Business Administration requirements. The Business Administration curriculum prepares graduates for careers in private business and governmental agencies. Preparation of students for entry into graduate school is considered part of the overall objective of this curriculum. Students majoring in Business Administration will be exposed to courses which will provide a broad knowledge of our society and business world.

No Business Administration minors may be declared with this major. Minors in disciplines in other colleges are permitted.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration – General Business Concentration (BABS)

  • Multinational Business Concentration (BAMB)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

 YEAR*  COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BSAD 101   3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 HIST Elective   GER 3
1 Humanities Elective   GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 106 GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 OIS 200 CLR 2
1 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 ACCT 205   3
2 ACCT 206   3
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 CIS 231   3
2 ECON 211 GER 3
2 ECON 212 GER 3
2 ENGL Literature Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 QBA 282   3
3 ACCT Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
3 BSAD or ENGL 310 GER 3
3 Business Elective**, *** 300-level or above   3
3 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
3 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
3 FINC 302   3
3 GOVT, PSYC, or SOCI Elective     3
3 MNGT 301   3
3 MKTG 300   3
3 QBA 283   3
4 BSAD 221   3
4 BSAD 490   3
4 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 CIS Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 ECON Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 Elective or Concentration Course     3
4 FINC Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MNGT 368   3
4 MNGT Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
4 MKTG Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above   3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)
**Must be selected from a minimum of 2 disciplines.
***A minimum of 12 semester hours must be earned at the 400-level.

Multinational Business Concentration (BAMB)

BSAD 320 (6)
CIS 340 (3)
GOVT 391 (3)
GOVT 416 (3)
MNGT 420 (3)
MKTG 475 (3)
ECON 435 or FINC 450 (3)
Foreign Language Sequence (6)

NOTE: No College of Business Administration minor may be declared with this major. Minors in disciplines in other colleges are permitted.

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