Management - BBA, Entrepreneurial Leadership Track

The Department of Management offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management. The BBA Management (MGMT) major equips students with the academic knowledge and professional skills they need to pursue rewarding careers in a variety of industries. Students select from one of four specializations, or tracks, which provide academic focus and career direction for student interests.  

The BBA MGMT-Entrepreneurial Leadership track is designed for students interested in learning the entrepreneurial process, the role of creativity in identifying and/or developing entrepreneurial opportunities, the elements of a business plan, and the leadership practices associated with successful organizations.

Upper Level Entry Requirements

Admission to the upper level major of management (MGMT) requires satisfactory completion of specific coursework. To review requirements and application procedures see Upper-Level Entry Requirements and Application Procedures.

Lower-Level Business Program (BUAD) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
MATH 140 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 1 3
American history 2 3
Communication 3
Select one of the following:
 
Public Speaking  
Communication for Technical Professions  
Argumentation and Debate  
Composition and Rhetoric  
Life and physical sciences 3
Social and behavioral sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ECON 202 Principles of Economics 3
MATH 142 Business Calculus 3 3
American history 2 3
Language, philosophy and culture 3
Life and physical sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ACCT 229 Introductory Accounting 3
ECON 203 Principles of Economics 3
ISTM 210 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3
POLS 206 American National Government 2 3
Communication 3
Select one of the following:
 
Public Speaking  
Communication for Technical Professions  
Argumentation and Debate  
Composition and Rhetoric  
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ACCT 230 Introductory Accounting 3
MGMT 211 Legal and Social Environment of Business 3
POLS 207 State and Local Government 2 3
Creative arts 3
Life and physical sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Management Information Systems: Students intending to major in Management Information Systems must add ISTM 250 Business Programming Logic and Design (3 credits) to sophomore year curriculum in Business (lower level). The creative arts elective or a communication elective can be taken during the junior year.

Business Honors: Students admitted to Business Honors must add (1) BUSN 125 Business Learning Community I (3 credits) to the freshman year curriculum and (2) BUSN 225 Business Competency (3 credits) to the sophomore year curriculum in Business (lower level). The creative arts elective and a communication elective can be taken during the junior year.

Finance: Students intending to major in Finance must add FINC 210 to freshman year curriculum in Business (lower-level).  The general elective taken in the senior year can be reduced by 1 credit.

Upper-Level Management Program  

Plan of Study Grid
Third Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
MGMT 363 Managing People in Organizations 3
ECON 323 Microeconomic Theory 3
MGMT 376/SOCI 376 Entrepreneurial Perspectives 3 3
MKTG 321 Marketing 1 3
SCMT 303 Statistical Methods 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
FINC 341 Business Finance 3
MGMT 373 Managing Human Resources 1 3
MGMT 450/IBUS 450 International Environment of Business 2 3
SCMT 364 Operations Management 3
General elective 4 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
MGMT 439 Negotiations 3
Business elective 5 3
Data analysis elective 6 3
MGMT directed electives 3 6
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
MGMT 466 Strategic Management 3
General electives 4 6
International elective 2 3
MGMT directed elective 3 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours60