The Management program provides the student with a broad understanding of a variety of systematic business practices, techniques and philosophies. The program stresses the mastery of key managerial concepts from the perspective of how they affect the behavior, performance and satisfaction of individuals and how individual performance and satisfaction contribute to organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Special attention is devoted to the necessity of adapting to environmental conditions and the implementation of corporate strategic objectives.
B.S.B.A. Core Requirements
All B.S.B.A. majors in the John L. Grove College of Business should satisfactorily complete the 100-/200-level business core courses during their freshman and sophomore years and the 300-400-level business core courses during their junior and senior years, as listed below.
Students who place at the advanced level in the mathematics placement/competency test are not required to take MAT 140A/MAT 140B. In lieu of MAT 140A/MAT 140B, students are required to take an additional free elective.
Completion of MAT 117 taken at Shippensburg University will satisfy the requirement for SCM 200 .
MGT 447 Satisfies university diversity requirement.
Major Course Requirements
Students should meet with their faculty advisor to plan the sequencing of their major program of study. Students interested in a double major and/or minor shall be required to take the prescribed courses in each respective major and/or minor. Students can double count one course between business majors with the permission of the respective department chair(s). Refer to the index under Double Majors and Minors for further information.
Completion of the management program facilitates employment potential in both manufacturing and service firms. Industrial and retail sales positions, with a career orientation toward sales management, are also likely. The program also provides a solid foundation for graduate study.