Management Concentration

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Managers are entrusted with the responsibility for achieving organizational objectives through the coordination of technology, materials, money, and most importantly, people. Managers, plan, organize, lead, and control to achieve the organization's mission and vision. They are skillful motivators, problem-solvers, and decision makers. 

Students seek management trainee positions upon graduation where they are taught how to run business units. A logical career path leads from trainee to manger, district manager, area manager, and division manager.

Career Possibilities

Sales Management Person-to-Person and Business-to-Business sales management in all industries (Retail, Pharmaceutical, and Industrial, etc.) 
Human Resources Management
 
Recruitment/Training; Compensation and Benefits; Generalist; Employee Relations; Regulatory Compliance; HR Information Systems 
Strategy/Entrepreneurship Small Business Management; Non-Profit Organization; Product Manager; Research and Development Management
Operations Management Operations Research Analysis; Production Management; Materials Management
Strategy/Entrepreneurship Small Business Management; Non-Profit Organization; Product Manager; Research and Development Management

 

Concentration Requirements

  1. Complete all Pre-Business requirements
  2. Complete all Upper-Division Core Business classes.
  3. Complete five courses from the list below.
     

Three Required Courses

  • BUS 340 Human Resources Management (4 units) 
  • BUS 350 Management (4 units) 
  • BUS 452 Leadership in Organizations (4 units)
    Prerequisite: BUS 344 and 350

Two additional courses

  • BUS 391 Cross-Cultural Communication and Negotiation (4 units) 
  • BUS 393 Introduction to International Business (4 units) 
  • BUS 399MG Advanced Work Experience (3-4 units) 
  • BUS 446 Government Regulation of Human Resources (4 units) 
    Prerequisite: BUS 340
  • BUS 451 Entrepreneurship/Small Business Mgmt (4 units)
    Prerequisite: BUS 360
  • BUS 453 Small Business Analysis (4 units) 
    Prerequisite: BUS 360
  • BUS 499MG Internship in Management (3-4 units)

 

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