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Management (B.S.B.A.)

Department of Management, College of Business

Effective Fall 2010

Students majoring in a B.S.B.A. degree program in the College of Business must take 60 (out of 120) credit hours in the College of Business at Bloomsburg University.

The four year (120 credit hours) bachelor's degree consists of 60 semester hours of general education requirements and free non-business electives, 24 hours of Business Core, 24 hours of specialized Management requirements, and 12 hours of Elective Courses in Business. Students are allowed 4 hours of free electives while meeting communication, natural, social sciences, humanities, physical education, values and ethics, and cultural diversity requirements of General Education and 3 credit hours of Business Statistics requirement.

While some flexibility exists in the selection of courses, the management program requires students to complete the following courses as part of general education requirements.

20.101 English Composition I, 90.333 Business Communications & Report Writing

or 20.205 Honors Composition

25.103 Public Speaking

40.121 Principles of Economics I

40.122 Principles of Economics II

40.256 Business and Economic Statistics

53.118 Applied Matrix Algebra

Choose one of the following two courses:

40.156 Business and Economics Mathematics

53.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Core:

91.220 Financial Accounting

91.223 Managerial Accounting

92.150 Introduction to Information Technology or 94.175 Intro to BIS

93.244 Principles of Management

93.481 Business Policies

96.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

97.310 Marketing: Principles and Practices

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

Specialized Management Requirements (subject to change due to continuous improvement of curriculum. Check with department chair)

93.345 Human Resource Management

93.443 Managerial Decision Making

93.445 Managerial Communications

93.448 Supply Chain Operations

93.449 Organizational Behavior

93.456 International Management

93.457 Business and Society

Plus one management elective at 300/400 level

Elective Courses in Business

Select four 300 or 400 level courses in business to complete the balance of 60 semester hours. Courses must be selected from the designated list of electives (available upon request). Students must consult with their advisors when selecting and scheduling elective courses.

Human Resources Concentration

Students with a Human Resources Management Concentration are required to take the following courses:

93.345 Human Resource Management

93.432 Internship in Management (must choose an HR field/department)

93.463 Employee Staffing (normally offered in fall semester)

93.464 Compensation Management (normally offered in fall semester)

98.460 Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action

Choose one of the following two courses:

93.346 Labor and Industrial Relations

94.405 Training and Development in Office Systems

Supply Chain Management Concentration

An interdisciplinary career concentration in Supply Chain Management consisting of courses in Management, Business Information System, Marketing, and integrating enterprise resource planning (ERP) software throughout.

93.351 Managerial ERP

93.448 Supply Chain Operations

93.451 Supply Chain Seminar

94.321 Principles of Business Information Systems

94.322 End User Project Management

97.350 Retail Management Concepts

97.331 E-Marketing or 97.480 Business-to-Business Marketing