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Management B.A.

Division of Social Sciences - Adm
Division of Social Sciences
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2014
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 58 to 60
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts
This discipline offers a multidisciplinary liberal arts-based program that allows students to enter the field of management as a professional or proceed to graduate studies. Objectives--The management curriculum focuses on areas of human knowledge that concern the operation and control of business and nonprofit organizations. In addition to developing competence in analytical and core business areas, students majoring in the field are expected to learn to critically examine business and other institutions from a liberal arts perspective. Specifically, management students: 1. understand and use a variety of techniques to manage financial, human, and material resources 2. are able to critically conceptualize business problems and to develop appropriate strategies for problem solving 3. understand and use a variety of quantitative analysis techniques appropriate for business 4. develop collaborative skills 5. be competent in written and oral communication 6. develop competence in computer skills 7. are prepared for professional careers in business or public service, or for graduate studies 8. are able to see relationships between management and other liberal arts disciplines
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more information, see the general education requirements.
Program Requirements
Students are required to take 2 semester(s) of any second language.
Students intending on going to graduate school are strongly recommended to take MATH 1101-1102. Students are also recommended to take PHIL 2112, if not required to do so. Prospective majors should see a management faculty member before registering for classes. Consultation with an adviser is essential to program planning. Requirements for the major include successful completion of each of the following four elements: 1) the management core 2) the 3000-level elective management block 3) the elective management capstone block 4) a program sub-plan in either Financial and Organizational Management (F&OM) or Global Business (GB) Grades of D or D+ in MGMT 2101-2102, ECON 1111-1112, STAT 1601 or 2601 may not be used to meet the major requirements. Up to 4 credits of other coursework with a grade of D or D+ may be used to meet the major requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B. No coursework for the major may be taken S-N unless offered S-N only. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the major to graduate. The GPA includes all, and only, University of Minnesota coursework. Grades of "F" are included in GPA calculation until they are replaced. No more than 4 credits from each of the following can be applied to the major: ECON 4501 - Senior Research Seminar in Economics and Management, MGMT x993 - Directed Study.
Element 1: The Management Core
Students must successfully complete all of the courses below in order to satisfy this element of the major. Students should complete all but ECON 3113 and MGMT 3601 during their first two years.
CMR 1052 - Introduction to Public Speaking [E/CR] (2.0 cr)
ECON 1111 - Principles of Microeconomics [SS] (4.0 cr)
ECON 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics [SS] (4.0 cr)
ECON 3113 - Money, Banking, and Financial Markets [SS] (4.0 cr)
MGMT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (4.0 cr)
MGMT 3601 - Transnational Enterprise [IP] (4.0 cr)
STAT 1601 - Introduction to Statistics [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
or STAT 2601 - Statistical Methods [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
Element 2: 3000-level Elective Management Block
Students must successfully complete 8 or more credits from the list below, exclusive of coursework used to satisfy sub-plan requirements.
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ECON 3005 - Experimental and Behavioral Economics I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3006 - Experimental and Behavioral Economics II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3007 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I [ENVT] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3008 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II [ENVT] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3009 - Political Economy [SS] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3014 - Game Theory: The Theory of Strategic Behavior I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3015 - Game Theory: The Theory of Strategic Behavior II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3121 - Public Economics I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3122 - Public Economics II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3131 - Comparative Economic Systems [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3133 - Economics of China [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3134 - Cooperative Business Model [SS] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3141 - Economic Development and Growth I [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3142 - Economic Development and Growth II [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3153 - Contemporary Global Economic Issues [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3202 - Macroeconomic Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3211 - History of Economic Thought I [HIST] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3212 - History of Economic Thought II [HIST] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3351 - Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development [IP] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3501 - Introduction to Econometrics [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
· ENST 3101 - Industrial Ecology (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3101 - Financial Management [SS] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3133 - Managerial Accounting (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3134 - Cooperative Business Model [SS] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3141 - Business Law I [SS] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3142 - Business Law II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3151 - Human Resources Management I [E/CR] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3152 - Human Resources Management II [HDIV] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3161 - Labor Management Relations I [E/CR] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3162 - Labor Management Relations II [SS] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3171 - Leadership in Organizations [SS] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3201 - Marketing Principles and Strategy [SS] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3221 - Management and Organization Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3351 - Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development [IP] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3501 - Applied Deterministic Modeling for Management Science [M/SR] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3502 - Applied Probabilistic Modeling for Management Science [M/SR] (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3513 - Negotiation [SS] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3701 - Organizational Behavior [SS] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
· PSY 3503 - Consumer Psychology [SS] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 3201 - Microeconomic Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
or MGMT 3123 - Managerial Economics [SS] (4.0 cr)
Element 3: Elective Management Capstone Block
Students must successfully complete 4 or more credits from the list below.
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ECON 4101 - Labor Economics I [HDIV] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4102 - Labor Economics II (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4111 - Mathematical Economics I (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4112 - Mathematical Economics II (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4121 - International Trade Theory (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4131 - International Finance (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4501 - Senior Research Seminar in Economics and Management (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
· MGMT 4101 - Investment and Portfolio Analysis (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4201 - The Economics of Corporate Strategy I (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4202 - The Economics of Corporate Strategy II (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4501 - Globalization and Business Strategy (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4502 - Technological Change, Labor Market, and Skill Formation (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4601 - Advanced Topics in Financial Economics (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4602 - Long-Term Financing (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4603 - Working Capital Management (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4896 - Internship (1.0-4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4993 - Directed Study (1.0-5.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans. (Note for the Twin Cities and Morris campuses: The honors sub-plan does not meet this requirement. Honors students are required to complete one sub-plan plus the honors sub-plan. Please see an adviser if no honors sub-plan is listed for the program.)
Financial and Organizational Management (F&OM)
The Financial and Organizational Management (F&OM) Sub-Plan requires completion of the following elements: 1. the F&OM Required Courses Block 2. the F&OM Elective Courses Block
F&OM Sub-Plan Element 1: The F&OM Required Courses Block
Students must successfully complete the list of courses below.
MGMT 2102 - Principles of Accounting II (2.0 cr)
MGMT 3101 - Financial Management [SS] (4.0 cr)
MGMT 3701 - Organizational Behavior [SS] (4.0 cr)
MGMT 3123 - Managerial Economics [SS] (4.0 cr)
or ECON 3201 - Microeconomic Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
MATH 1021 - Survey of Calculus [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1101 - Calculus I [M/SR] (5.0 cr)
F&OM Sub-Plan Element 2: The F&OM Elective Courses Block
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CSCI 1251 - Computational Data Management and Manipulation [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
· PHIL 2112 - Professional Ethics [E/CR] (4.0 cr)
Global Business
The Global Business (GB) Sub-Plan requires completion of the following elements: 1. the GB Language Block 2. the GB Skills and Perspectives Block 3. the GB General Electives Block
GB Sub-Plan Element 1: The GB Language Block
Students must complete 8 credits of French, German, Spanish, or other approved language of international commerce at 2xxx level or above.
GB Sub-Plan Element 2: The Skills and Perspectives Block
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CSCI 1251 - Computational Data Management and Manipulation [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
· MATH 1021 - Survey of Calculus [M/SR] (4.0 cr)
or MATH 1101 - Calculus I [M/SR] (5.0 cr)
· PHIL 2112 - Professional Ethics [E/CR] (4.0 cr)
GB Sub-Plan Element 3: The GB General Electives Block
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ECON 3131 - Comparative Economic Systems [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3133 - Economics of China [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3141 - Economic Development and Growth I [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3142 - Economic Development and Growth II [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3153 - Contemporary Global Economic Issues [IP] (2.0 cr)
· ECON 3351 - Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development [IP] (4.0 cr)
· ECON 4121 - International Trade Theory (2.0 cr)
· ECON 4131 - International Finance (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 3351 - Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development [IP] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 3352 - Emerging Markets in Asia [IP] (4.0 cr)
· MGMT 4501 - Globalization and Business Strategy (2.0 cr)
· MGMT 4502 - Technological Change, Labor Market, and Skill Formation (2.0 cr)
 
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