Major Specialization

Depending on their particular interests, students can specialize in a number of areas within the Business Management major.

Scroll down for all information. These suggestions are listed only as possibilities that students may consider. The major has been designed to provide flexibility to select from a broad set of courses to address individual career plans.

Human Resources

Students who wish to specialize in Human Resources Management should consider choosing from among the following courses:

  • MGMT 403, 430, 432, 437, 444, 450, 475, 480
  • ECON 382, 383, 386
  • PSYC 375, 450
  • SOC 326

HR Tracks

From this set of courses several 'tracks' are suggested for difference concentrations:

Training and Development

MGMT 403 plus 3 courses from:

  • MGMT 430, 432a/b, 444, 450
  • PSYC 375, 450

Counseling and Employee Assistance

MGMT 403 plus 3 courses from:

  • MGMT 430, 432a/b, 450, 475, 480
  • PSYC 375

Labor Relations

MGMT 403 plus 3 courses from:

  • MGMT 430, 432a/b
  • ECON 382, 383, 386
  • SOC 326

Operations Management

Students wanting an Operations Management emphasis could take:

  • MIS 473a, b Production and Operations Management
  • MIS 475 Managing for Quality Improvement
  • MIS 477 Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • MIS 476 Management of Service Operations

General Business Management

Students wanting a more general Business Management major can create a customized set of courses depending upon their career interests, such as the examples below:

International Business

Includes a foundational understanding of behavioral issues in international organizations

  • MGMT 432a/b, 435, 475
  • SOC 422

Legal

  • MGMT 420, 432, 475, 480
  • ECON 382, 383

Planning and Strategy

  • MGMT 432, 444, 475, 486
  • SOC 422