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Undergraduate Programs - Management

Graduates of this program are equipped with the tools and techniques that will open doors to entry level staff, supervisory, or administrative positions in business, government, nonprofit, or industries.  Students in management follow a program that is broad in scope and aimed at developing the student’s grasp of administrative and organizational principles.  Subject matter offered includes administration and organizational theory, motivational and social systems, human resource management, operations, and decision and policy making systems.

Employers of Recent Graduates Include:

Bank of Boston; Macy’s; Hannaford Brothers; Jordan Marsh; Bank of America; The People’s Network (TPN); State Farm Insurance; UNUM; and Wal-Mart.

Requirements for the Major:

Management Courses and Electives

  • Organizational Behavior (BUA 326)
  • Business and Society (BUA 327)
  • Canadian/U.S. Business: A Comparison (BUA 328)
  • Human Resource Management (BUA 330)
  • Labor-Management Relations  (BUA 331)
  • Small Business Management (BUA 342)
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (BUA 344)
  • Databases for Decision Making (BUA 367)
  • International Management (BUA 445)
  • Leadership (BUA 460)

Students are required to take BUA 326, BUA 327, BUA 330  + 2 electives.

Sample Curriculum: Note that, although the following is a suggested curriculum, students should be aware that the upper-level management classes noted above as requirements are offered only once a year.  Students must take responsibility for ensuring they meet all course prerequisities. Taking BUA325 in the sophomore year is assumed.

Junior Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • BUA 326 Organizational Behavior
  • BUA 330 Human Resource Management
  • BUA 350 Business Finance
  • ENG 317 Business and Technical Wrtg
  • + 3 credits
  • BUA 337 Production/Operations Mgmt
  • BUA 343 Introduction to International Business
  • Management Elective
Senior Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • BUA 327 Business and Society
  • Management Elective
  • +9 credits
  • BUA 449 Management Strategy
  • +12 credits


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