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2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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Management, B.S.B.A.

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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, B.S.B.A., Degree Requirements

Tulsa General Curriculum (25 hours)

General Education Electives (9 hours)

Only courses from outside of the Collins College of Business may be used for general education electives.

Management Major Requirements (18 hours)

Additional Major Requirements

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

Specializations within the Management Major

Business Law Specialization (12 hours)

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

Law-related Elective (3 hours)

One of the following courses:


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

Human Resource Management (12 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 Specialization (12 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 Specialization (15 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.


Students who elect to pursue the sport management specialization will be required to apply three hours of free electives toward the requirements for the specialization.

Free Electives (12 hours)

Any non-required undergraduate course offered by the institution.

Total: 123 hours

Management, B.S.B.A., Additional Requirements

Management majors must complete ENGL 1033 , MATH 1143 , MATH 1243  (or higher level math courses), and BUS 4003  with a grade of C or higher.

Management majors must complete or show proficiency through the first year of a modern foreign language.

Management majors must complete each of the Business Core courses with a grade of C or higher, except for courses designated Pass/Fail.

ECON 2013  and ECON 2023  are required courses in the Business Core which are also used to fulfill part of the Tulsa Curriculum Block II requirement.

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