2019-2020 Catalog

Management, Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Management (B.A.M.) degree program is specifically designed for anyone seeking a broad management background focusing on the organizational and human dimensions of the field. In this program you will learn the fundamentals of management—the basic knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a manager in your field. You will learn the basics of teaming, both as a leader and member. You will also improve your oral and written communication skills as well as learn important techniques required in project management and develop research skills that will provide a pathway to lifelong learning. Courses are offered online and in-class.

The Bachelor of Management will prepare students to:

  • Apply leadership theories to the work environment; gain a broad foundational knowledge of the many facets of management, including marketing, human resources, and project management.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Critically analyze a variety of business problems and create effective, ethical solutions.
  • Participate in productive and diverse teams.
  • Find, evaluate and use information to support professional development.

Total Required Credits (180 Credits)

Lower-Division Requirements (90 Credits)

*** This program requires MATH 107 (Mathematical Reasoning and its Applications) or higher.

Upper Division Requirements (90 Credits)

Management Core (50 Credits)

BC 301Critical Thinking (HU)


BC 306Ethics and Leadership (SS)


BSM 304Organizational Communications (HU)


BSC 407The Effective Organization


BSM 414International Management


HR 405Strategic Management of Human Resources


MG 495Management Strategy


MK 300Principles of Marketing


PM 401Introduction to Project Management


MG 360Financial Fundamentals for Managers


Upper-Division Electives (40 Credits)

Choose 40 credits of upper-division undergraduate level elective coursework from other fields or disciplines including business, psychology, communications, information systems, and general education. Contact an admissions advisor for the current list of available courses.


Specialized Study Courses (40 Credits)

Choose 40 credits of upper-division undergraduate level specialized study coursework. These courses must be approved by The Program Director.