Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Management and Organization

 

Faculty

M. E. Mitchell, Chair; G. Baten, G. Berry, S. Cavaleri, D. S. Fearon, D. Harris, C. Labedz, L. Lee, D. J. Miller, S. Stookey, W. E. Tracey, Jr. (Dept. phone: 860-832-3275, email: carrolljo@ccsu.edu)

 

Department Overview

Upon completion of the program, management majors will possess competencies and skills needed for the managerial dimensions of roles they will play in their careers, as well as for graduate study. The program provides a foundation in management theory and practice.

Graduates can expect to pursue careers in such diverse areas as human resources  management, entrepreneurship, small business management, healthcare management, international management, not-for-profit management, or other management-oriented program interests. Graduates work in business, government, healthcare, entrepreneurial firms, and not-for-profit organizations.

 

Program

Major in Management, BS

Students in the management major must complete the 27-credit common business core requirements and 30 credits of general management major requirements:

The management major includes three options:

  • General management major
  • Management major with a specialization in human resource management
  • Management major with a specialization in entrepreneurship  

Management majors select one of the three aforementioned options and complete requirements specified for the selected option.

Management Requirements (30 credits)

MGT 326  Business Organizational Behavior   3
MGT 345   Organizational Theory   3
MGT 348   Management Systems   3
MGT 448 Managing Strategy and Operations 3
Management specialization courses 9
Business electives  9


General Management Specialization Courses (9 credits)

Students choose three courses after meeting with a Department of Management faculty advisor and adopting a planned program. Courses are selected from the following list to fashion a management curriculum that will satisfy career interests, such as international management, healthcare management, non-profit management, or advanced study in the discipline.

ENT 301 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation 3
MGT 305 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 321   International Management 3
MGT 390 Management Topics 3
MGT 403   Ethical and Social Issues for the Manager 3
MGT 425   Labor/Management Relations 3
MGT 431  Compensation and Benefits 3
MGT 460 Staffing 3
MGT 462 International Human Resource Management 3
MGT 470 Organizing and Managing for Quality 3
MGT 471 Managing Knowledge for Business Performance 3
MGT 473 Organizing and Managing for Innovation 3
MGT 481  Management of Not-for-Profit Organizations 3

Note: MGT 295 must be completed with a C- or better before students can take upper-level management courses.

 

Business Electives (9 credits)

Students must select 9 credits of 300- or 400-level School of Business courses in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These 9 credits are selected from courses in AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses.  These courses are completed after satisfying all course prerequisites for each course. 

 

Management Major with a Specialization in Human Resource Management

For students interested in preparing for careers in human resource management or personnel administration in a variety of business and non-business settings.

All students who choose the human resource specialization may take courses only after meeting with a Department of Management faculty advisor and adopting a planned program.

 

Human Resource Management Core (9 credits)

MGT 305 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 326 Business Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 348   Management Systems 3
   or

MGT 345 Organizational Theory 3


Human Resource Specialization Courses (12 credits)

MGT 425 Labor/Management Relations 3
MGT 431 Compensation and Benefits 3
MGT 460 Staffing 3
MGT 462 International Human Resource Management 3

 

Business Electives (9 credits)

Students must select 9 credits of 300- or 400-level School of Business courses in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These 9 credits are selected from AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses. Courses are completed after satisfying all course prerequisites for each course. 

 

Management Major with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship (30 credits)

Prepares students for entrepreneurial careers in new venture creation or managing family-owned or other small business enterprises. This specialization provides a basic foundation in the knowledge necessary to search for and evaluate new venture opportunities, and to finance, operate, and manage new or growing businesses. Students are required to complete a field study experience.

Students must complete the School of Business 27-credit common business core plus the following 30 credits. However, they may not take courses in the entrepreneurship specialization beyond ENT 301 unless they have first met with a Department of Management faculty advisor and developed a planned program.

ENT 301 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation 3
ENT 305 Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures 3
ENT 320 Managing a Growing Business 3
ENT 499 Field Study in Entrepreneurship 3
Directed entrepreneurship electives  9
Business electives 9


Directed Entrepreneurship Electives (9 credits)

Select three courses from the following:

AC 301 Cost Management Systems 3
AC 420 Managerial Analysis and Cost Control 3
FIN 301 Intermediate Managerial Finance 3
FIN 310 Principles of Investments 3
MGT 305 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 326 Business Organizational Behavior 3
MKT 305 Consumer Behavior 3
MKT 373 Marketing Research 3
MKT 390 Product Development and Management 3
MKT 481 Consultative Selling Techniques 3

 

Business Electives (9 credits)

Students must complete 9 credits of 300- or 400-level courses offered by the School of Business courses, to be determined in consultation with a Department of Management faculty advisor. These courses are selected from AC, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MIS, and MKT courses.

 

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