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Management (B.S.B.A.)

Department of Management, College of Business

Effective Fall 2008

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

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

Choose one of the following two courses:

40.156 Business and Economics Mathematics
53.123 Essentials of Calculus
Business Core:

92.150 Introduction to Information Technology or 94.175 Intro to BIS

91.220 Financial Accounting

91.223 Managerial Accounting

93.244 Principles of Management

97.310 Marketing: Principles and Practices

96.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

93.481 Business Policies

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

98.460 Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action

93.463 Employee Staffing (normally offered in fall semester)

93.464 Compensation Management (normally offered in fall semester)

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

Choose one of the following two courses:

93.346 Labor and Industrial Relations
94.405 Training and Development in Office Systems