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Why study Management

This program will appeal to students interested in learning to assess common business challenges, effectively lead teams, and run their own businesses. Career interests may include: project management, sales, human resources, marketing, production, and hospitality.

The objective of the Management program is to expose business students to the challenges and varied opportunities of a managerial career. In so doing, students gain an in-depth understanding of the problems and challenges that managers face at all levels, as well as gain insights into their own leadership strengths and weaknesses.

Management faculty have decades of real-world experience and education in the business field. All full-time faculty members have completed terminal degrees in business and part-time faculty have masters degrees in business disciplines. Many full-time and part-time faculty act as consultants within the field, and/or own their own business.

Faculty-led experiential opportunities provide student access to real-world connections and experiences within the field of Management. Experiences include: undergraduate research, study abroad programs, industry conferences, guest lectures from industry leaders, and
community-based learning. The College of Business provides funding and scholarship opportunities for students to participate in community events, conferences, and networking functions. Students have direct access to the College of Business Career Readiness Coach to help aide in advising, career preparation, and job search.

What will I learn

Sample Course Plan and General Education Requirements

Management, BBA Sample 4 Year Plan

General Education Core


Gloria Miller
Gloria Miller, College of Business faculty member

I enjoy meeting and connecting to new (and returning) students each semester. I really look forward to those 'aha' moments when a student gets something. I also enjoy the thank you notes and cards afterwards telling me what they specifically liked about my classes or teaching.

Jake Bumpus
Jake Bumpus, College of Business student

I am 100 percent confident my professors are committed to ensuring students not only graduate, but also have the opportunity to succeed beyond the classroom.

Michael Phillips
Michael Phillips, College of Business faculty member

Our students are capable and smart. They just need an appropriate learning environment and opportunities that allow them to achieve their potential and be competitive. I try to make a positive difference in student success every day.