The Business Department strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to intellectual growth and ethical behavior. The courses are designed to provide a foundation of general business knowledge on which individual programs within the department can build. Internships are available for qualified students.
Students majoring in Management will demonstrate the ability to analyze a company's situation, identify key issues, synthesize the data, and make recommendations for implementing viable solutions. Graduates from this major will be prepared and eligible to work in broad array of career paths such as operations management, human resource management, hospitality, event planning, retail management, supply chain management, etc. Further, students completing a Bachelor of Science in Management will be able to understand the importance of professional behavior, possess a strong work ethic, and be prepared to pursue lifelong learning including graduate studies and beyond.
Students are encouraged to use their selection of Frames of Reference courses and other free elective courses to broaden their experiences and exposure to other ways of thinking and to other disciplines. Free elective coursework can be from any discipline and can be, but need not be, used to fulfill requirements for a minor, specialization, etc.
Students completing a Bachelor of Science in Management will be proficient in:
- Defining, analyzing, and solving problems in both an individual and group environment.
- Recognizing and using effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Using computers and other technologies generally used in an entry-level business environment.
- Demonstrating professional knowledge and competency in management theory, behavioral theory, and quantitative theory.