2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
Requirements for the B.B.A.
Cognate Degree Requirements
- CIS 150 - Introduction to Computing (3 credits)
- BOTH ECO 210 - Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits) AND ECO 211 - Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits) OR ECO 200 - Business Economics (3 credits)
- Upper-division economics course (not ECO 490) Credits: 3
- STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics (3 credits)
- Quantitative Group -- choose one:
All business core courses acquaint you with various fields in business and help you learn to communicate, to interact, and to assume responsible positions in your chosen field.
For a major in business administration, you must complete the following courses:
- ACC 212 - Principles of Financial Accounting (3 credits)
- ACC 213 - Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
- BUS 201 - Legal Environment for Business (3 credits)
- FIN 320 - Managerial Finance (3 credits)
- MGT 268 - Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
- MGT 331 - Concepts of Management (3 credits)
- MGT 366 - Operations Management (3 credits)
- MGT 495 - Administrative Policy (3 credits)
- MKT 350 - Marketing Management (3 credits)
Students are required to select one class from the following list. This course may count toward the major, minor, or cognates if applicable.
- ACC 333 - Corporate Governance and Accounting Ethics (3 credits)
- ECO 440 - Public Economics and Ethics (3 credits)
- FIN 330 - Ethics in Finance (3 credits)
- MGT 340 - Business, Social Change, and Ethics (3 credits)
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- MKT 375 - Marketing Ethics (3 credits)
Required Business Electives
Three upper-division Seidman courses are not applied to the major, minor, or cognate (9 credits total). However, these courses can be applied toward a second business major.
Students may elect nonbusiness or business courses to fulfill their elective course requirements. However, at least 60 hours of the total program must be in nonbusiness courses. Students may apply up to six hours of internship and independent research credit, in any combination, toward their degree requirements. Business majors may not take any of the major or cognate courses, except the internship, on a credit/no credit basis. Lower-division economics courses and economics courses used in the B.B.A. cognate are counted as nonbusiness credit.
Requirements for a Major in Management
This 18-credit-hour emphasis is recommended for students interested in more diverse areas of management and allows for combining interests in areas such as human resource management, organizational information systems and operations management by selecting from a range of courses.
Business core and six additional management courses at or above the 300-level.
Study in the area of human resources emphasizes the management of the relationship between an organization and its employees. Business, non-profit, government, and union organizations all need specialists who are trained to respond to employee concerns, administer labor and employment laws, and design policies dealing with diversity and equal opportunity, recruiting and selection, training, performance appraisal, compensation, benefits, discipline, and labor negotiations.
- MGT 333 - Human Resource Management Credits: 3
- MGT 334 - Labor and Employment Law Credits: 3
- MGT 336 - Compensation and Benefits Management Credits: 3
- MGT 431 - Advanced Human Resources Management Credits: 3
- MGT 432 - Grievance Administration, Arbitration, and Collective Bargaining Credits: 3
And one of the following:
- MGT 355 - The Diversified Workforce Credits: 3
- MGT 430 - Organizational Development Credits: 3 OR [[permalink=1435|dynamic]]%prefix% %code% - %name% %program_field%[[/permalink]]
This emphasis is designed to prepare a student in the technical and strategic aspects of producing goods and services. Operations management involves the application of managerial, quantitative, and computer skills to areas of lean, six-sigma, ERP, inventory management, forecasting and scheduling, with the goal of giving students the tools to effectively manage service and manufacturing operations. SAP, the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, is integrated into the majority of the operations management courses.
Business core and the following:
- MGT 361 - Management Science Credits: 3
- MGT 362 - Computers in Operations Management Credits: 3
- MGT 367 - Manufacturing Planning and Control Credits: 3
MGT 361 is an option in the cognate quantitative group and may also be used as one of the required business 300/400 level electives.
And two of the following courses:
- MGT 363 - Managing Quality Credits: 3
- MGT 364 - Service Operations Management Credits: 3
- MGT 365 - Strategic Management of Operations Credits: 3
Plus two of the following courses:
- MGT 337 - Supply Chain Management Credits: 3
- MGT 466 - International Management and Multinational Corporations Credits: 3
- MGT 467 - Advanced Topics in Operations and Supply Chain Management Credits: 3
- MKT 457 - Logistics and Transportation Credits: 3
Management Information Systems
The MIS emphasis provides students with the appropriate knowledge and skills to define, design and develop management information systems in modern businesses. In addition, it provides them with specialized skills in the area of Enterprise Resource Planning systems. This specialization provides a strong technical background, but emphasizes the business knowledge and analytical skills necessary to successfully plan and implement such systems.
- CIS 160 - Programming with Visual Basic Credits: 3
- CIS 333 - Database Management and Implementation Credits: 3
- MGT 351 - Enterprise Information Systems Credits: 3
- MGT 371 - Systems Analyses and Design Credits: 3
- MGT 471 - Enterprise Systems Configuration Credits: 3
- MGT 475 - Customized ERP Solutions Credits: 3
Any one of the following:
- MGT 350 - Principles of Electronic Commerce Credits: 3
- MGT 360 - Business Process Redesign Credits: 3
- MGT 451 - Introduction to E-Commerce Applications Credits: 3
- MGT 452 - Advanced E-Commerce Applications Credits: 3