The goal of the Business Management major is to prepare students for managerial careers in a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The major emphasizes the human dimensions of business management and teaches students how to apply theoretical concepts to the solution of real world problems. In addition to completing the required business management courses, students may focus on specific areas of interest through their choice of business management electives.
Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Business Management may also elect to complete a concentration in Healthcare Administration.
The student completing the Business Management major will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to use accounting, finance, human resources, information technology, and marketing knowledge to support managerial decision-making.
- Demonstrate problem-solving skills, by using critical thinking and quantitative business analysis, in creating and implementing strategic and operational plans appropriate for a business or nonprofit organization.
- Apply required skills in developing effective group and team dynamics associated with leading, motivating and inspiring teammates to successfully complete a major project.
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills appropriate for a manager.
- Understand how global issues and diversity will affect future work.
- Apply ethical behaviors in addressing challenges encountered as managers.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Business Management major.
Major Credits: 68
Major Residency Credits: 16
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Required Courses
|ACC 2210||Principles of Financial Accounting||4|
|ACC 2220||Principles of Managerial Accounting||4|
|CIS 3205||Information Systems||4|
|ECN 2230||Principles of Microeconomics||4|
|ECN 2280||Principles of Macroeconomics||4|
|FIN 3420||Financial Management||4|
|MGT 2120||Principles of Management||4|
|MGT 3130||Business Research & Decision-Making||4|
|MGT 3150||Management Communications: Written||4|
|or ENG 3364||Management Communication: Written|
|MGT 3240||Human Resource Management||4|
|MGT 3354||Management Ethics||4|
|MGT 4160||Legal Aspects of Management||4|
|MGT 4170||Strategic Management||4|
|MKT 2320||Principles of Marketing||4|
|Twelve credits of upper division elective credits are needed. Four credits must be management (MGT) credits while the other eight may be either MGT or MKT elective credits.||12|
Healthcare Administration Concentration
Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Business Management may also elect to complete a concentration in Healthcare Administration. This concentration requires 15 credits from the following courses in the School of Health Sciences (that serve as the upper division elective credits for the major) :
|HSC 2203||U.S. Healthcare System||4|
|HIM 2110||Concepts and Principles of Health Information Management||2|
|HIM 2111||HIM Technologies in Practice||2|
|HIM 3132||Medicolegal Issues||4|
|HIM 4222||Clinical Data Management||3|
To graduate from the College of St. Scholastica, baccalaureate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Total Credits: 128
Upper Division Credits: 42
Residency Requirement: 32
Minimum GPA: 2.0