2006 - 2007 Management

Program Goals | Program Requirements | Bachelor of Science | Bachelor of Arts | Plan of Study | Course Descriptions

Program Director: Georgia White
Faculty: Shannon Bellamy, James R. Clark, Kimberly Dodson, Stephen Hurlbut, Melissa Koerner, Ken Meland, Alysse Morton, Kirk Wessel, Georgia White, Vicki Whiting

Students can complete either the Bachelor of Science in Management, or the Bachelor of Arts in Management. All students completing the Management major meet educational requirements for the Accelerated MBA Program for Westminster Graduates.

Program Goals

The Management major is designed to prepare students to manage effectively in a wide variety of business organizations. The purposes of the major are to ensure that students (1) understand the field of management and the environmental and organizational context in which managers operate, and (2) master the fundamental management principles and tools needed to assure their success as managers. Students majoring in Management will:

Program Requirements

To fulfill the requirements for a Management major, students must complete the courses outlined below. Students must maintain a minimum 2.3 GPA in business program coursework.

For course prerequisites, please refer to the course description.

Bachelor of Science in Management

Requirement Description

Credit Hours

I.

Undergraduate Business Core

50

Please refer to the Undergraduate Business Core page for requirements.

II.

Major Requirements

24

The following courses are required:

MGMT 309 Operations Management
MGMT 410 Managing People
MGMT 460 Organizational Change & Advanced Management
MGMT 490 International Management

Eight hours of electives are required from the following:

MGMT 420 Communication and Interpersonal Skills (2)
MGMT 433 Organizational Behavior (4)
MGMT 450 New Product Development (4)
MGMT 462 Leadership (2)
MGMT 470 Service Management and Marketing (4)
MGMT 474 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (4)
Or other upper division electives as approved by advisor

 

4
4
4
4

8








III.

Practice/Experience Courses

2 - 4

MGMT 440* Internship
or
MGMT 441* Practicum
or
MGMT 442* Professional Portfolio

*Note to transfers: all internships (440) must be taken at upper division level. For transfer of credit for 441 or 442, please see the Practice Experience Coordinator.

2 - 4

4

2




TOTAL HOURS FOR B.S. MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

76 - 78

Note: All students must complete 124 hours of coursework to graduate, 40 hours of which must be upper division (300 level or above). Students may need to take other courses to complete the college hours requirement.

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Requirement Description

Credit Hours

I.

Bachelor of Arts Requirements

12

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts option (B.A.) must complete either:

a. A declared academic minor other than the Business Minor;
b. Twelve credit hours of foreign language in one of the following ways:
  • Eight credit hours of a foreign language, and either: four credit hours of a Westminster May term/summer international study tour, or four credits of an international study tour transferred from an accredited college or university.
  • Twelve credit hours of a single foreign language.

See Foreign Language Requirement for equivalencies, AP and CLEP credit policy.

II. Undergraduate Business Core
50
Please refer to the Undergraduate Business Core page for requirements.
III. Upper Division Required Courses
20

The following courses are required:

MGMT 309 Operations Management
MGMT 410 Managing People
MGMT 460 Organizational Change & Advanced Management
MGMT 490 International Management

Eight hours of electives are required from the following:

MGMT 420 Communication and Interpersonal Skills (2)
MGMT 433 Organizational Behavior (4)
MGMT 450 New Product Development (4)
MGMT 462 Leadership (2)
MGMT 470 Service Management and Marketing (4)
MGMT 474 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (4)
Or other upper division electives as approved by advisor

4
4
4
4

8






IV.

Practice/Experience Courses

2 - 4

MGMT 440* Internship
or
MGMT 441* Practicum
or
MGMT 442* Professional Portfolio

*Note to transfers: all internships (440) must be taken at upper division level. For transfer of credit for 441 or 442, please see the Practice Experience Coordinator.

2 - 4

4

2




TOTAL HOURS FOR B.A. MANAGEMENT

84 - 86

Note: All students must complete 124 hours of coursework to graduate, 40 hours of which must be upper division (300 level or above). Students may need to take other courses to complete the college hours requirement.

Recommended Plan of Study for Management

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ECON 253 Language II (B.A.)
Language I (B.A.) MATH 150
MATH 141

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ACCT 213 FINC 300
ECON 263 IRM 200
Language III (B.A.) MGMT 230
MGMT 305 PHIL 206

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MGMT 325 MGMT 309
MKTG 300 MGMT 490
MGMT Elective

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MGMT 460 MGMT 475
MGMT 410 MGMT 440/441/442
MGMT Elective (B.S.)