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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Management, B.S.B.A.

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Larry Wofford, Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration  with a major in management emphasizes the development of skills and knowledge necessary for effectively managing and leading people and facilitating organizational change. Preparation is for employment as a manager or for graduate study. Students may choose either the general management degree or one of four specializations.

Management Major Requirements (19 hours)

Additional Major Requirements

  • Management electives at the 3000-4000 level (12 hours)

Specializations within the Management Major

Business Law (19 hours)

Emphasis on issues and practices that reduce the risks of operating in today’s litigious business climate.

Business Law Specialization Requirements


*MGT 4013  and MKTG 4013  may be used to fulfill either the Upper Level Managment Elective or Law-related Elective requirement but not both.

Human Resource Management (19 hours)

Focuses on the challenges facing managers related to the recruitment and selection of the most talented people to operate an organization, as well as the most effective approaches to leading, motivating and retraining people in an organization.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (19 hours)

Examines the process of creating and capturing value whether in a new or existing enterprise. Topics considered include creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, enterprise creation and development, and entrepreneurial leadership. This specialization is of value to any student interested in understanding what drives change, how change creates opportunities and threats, and how entrepreneurial thinking can help enterprises anticipate and even lead change.

Sport Management (19 hours)

Addresses a need in the sports industry for students trained in modern business practices. This specialization is useful to students who want a deeper understanding of the role that sport plays in commerce. The specialization focuses on the intersection between sport, commerce, and culture. The curriculum includes an introduction to sport management, as well as courses which explore international sport business, revenue generation, legal aspects of sport, and the business of college sport. Students will learn the skills necessary to seek employment with a broad range of sport organizations.

Sport Management Specialization Requirements


* MGT 2143 Introduction to Sport Management  is the pre-requisite for all upper-division classes in this specialization.

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