B.S. in Business Administration in Management

Management majors navigate the complexities of corporate, international and small business management, and hone administrative and organizational principles, such as leadership, organizational change, strategic analysis, production system analysis and human resources.

The Maine Business School provides students with real-world opportunities and prepares them to meet the professional and social challenges of the future. Through the school’s ongoing relationships with the business community and through student organizations such as the MBS Corps and SPIFFY, the MBS strives to maintain its position as a center for business education, research, and outreach across the world as a fully accredited AACSB-International Business School.

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.


Courses in Management

Required Courses:

  • BUA 326 Organizational Behavior
  • BUA 327 Business and Society
  • BUA 330 Human Resource Mgmt

Elective Courses:

  • BUA 328 Canadian-American Relations
  • BUA 331 Labor Relations
  • BUA 342 Small Business Mgmt
  • BUA 344 Entreprenuership/New Venture Creation
  • BUA 445 International Management
  • BUA 460 Leadership

Sample Curriculum

Note: 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 prerequisites. Taking BUA 325 in the sophomore year is assumed.

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 327 Business and Society
  • BUA 337 Production/Operations Mgmt
  • BUA 343 Introduction to International Business
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  • Management Elective
  • +12 credits
  • BUA 449 Management Strategy
  • Management Elective
  • +9 credits

Employers of Recent Graduates

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