Buena Vista University

Management

Lead a campaign at a top advertising agency. Run the family business. Become a hotel manager in a bustling city. As a management major at BVU, you will learn the tools for effective leadership and collaboration that can be applied to any number of careers. Early on, you’ll have the chance to take what you learn in class and apply it to real-world situations through research, internships, and travel. Become a leader who not only understands the goals of the business, but how to best use the skills and resources of the team to achieve those goals.      

There are three specialized areas of concentration in management at BVU – entrepreneurship, human resource management and sports management – allowing you to customize your career path and solidify your strengths to become an adept business leader who is able to meet the economic and social challenges of today’s business environment.

Courses of study

MAJOR IN MANAGEMENT: 58 credit hours

Common Business Core:

ACCT 205 Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting
ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 206 Principles of Macroeconomics
FNBK 306 Managerial Finance
MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
MGMT 206 Management Science
MGMT 306 Principles of Management
MGMT 315 Business Law I
MGMT 492 Business Policy and Strategy
MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing

Major Courses:

MGMT 307 International Business
MGMT 320 Human Resource Management
MGMT 380 Social Responsibility of Business
Choose one track from below:

Entrepreneurship Track:

MGMT 375 Entrepreneurship/Small Business
Pick FOUR of the following courses:
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting
FNBK 301 Personal Finance
FNBK 322 Analysis of Financial Statements
MGMT 410 Organization Theory
MGMT 495 Management Internship
MIS 300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
MRKT 410 E-Commerce
MRKT 414 Selling
MRKT 418 Market Research

Human Resource Track:

MGMT 420 Advanced Human Resource Management
Pick FOUR of the following courses:
COMM 355 Conflict Management
COMM 374 Interviewing
FNBK 301 Personal Finance
MGMT 410 Organization Theory
MGMT 495 Management Internship
MIS 300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
PHIL 336 Professional Ethics
PSYC 364 Industrial Psychology

Sports Track:

MGMT 390 Sports Management
Pick FOUR of the following courses:
DIGI 230 Introduction to Integrated Communications
EXSC 345 Facility and Event Management
EXSC 435 Psycho-Social Dimensions in Sport
MGMT 495 Management Internship
MIS 300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
MRKT 353 Field Experiences in Sports Marketing and Management
MRKT 354 Sports Marketing
MRKT 414 Selling

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