Management, B.B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critical Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150LFoundations of Statistics Lab1
Natural/Physical Science4
Humanities3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Fine Arts3
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
MC or I: Intl Business Elective3
MGT 419 Bison image Business & Society (Capstone)3
College-Specific
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communication Studies Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
International Business Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Comparative Econ Systems
International Trade
Global Macroeconomic Analysis
Economic of Dev Countries
International Fin Management
International Management (cannot count as both the International Business Elective and a MGT Elective)
International Marketing
Major-Specific
MGT 420Operations Management3
MGT 422 Cap graduation image Organizational Behavior3
MGT 424Human Resource Management3
MGT 419 Bison image Business & Society3
Students may choose to take elective credit in the major or an emphasis in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior or Supply Chain Analytics.
MGT Elective3
MGT Elective3
MGT Elective3
MGT Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3

Major Information

  • The total number of free electives required depends on the number of hours completed in STA 150 Foundations of Statistics or STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded and ENG 101 Beginning Composition or ENG 101P Beginning Composition Plus and the number of hours that can be double-counted toward multiple degree requirements.
  • MGT Electives can be any 300 or 400 level MGT courses not already required (except MGT 490 Internship) or MKT 350 Supply Chain Logistics.
  • MGT 419 Business & Society is the capstone course for all Management majors. It is normally taken in the senior year.
  • Multicultural or International additional university requirement met with International Business Elective.
  • Please check with advisor about course offerings. Not all classes will be offered every semester.

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Four Year Plan

The Department of Management and Health Care Administration offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Management. In order to be successful in today’s business world, managers must learn how to manage financial, human, and time-based resources. At the individual level, topics include employee motivation and performance, work attitudes such as job satisfaction and commitment, and worker-based factors like personality and emotion. At the interpersonal level, topics of interest include group behavior and teamwork, leadership, negotiations, and human resource management strategies related to staffing, compensation, and employee development. At the firm level, topics include firm performance, organizational culture, strategic decision making, entrepreneurship, and executive behavior. Management majors can chose to have an area of emphasis in Supply Chain Analytics or Human Resources and Organizational Behavior.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Physical or Natural Science 4
Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition 3
Free Elective 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Bison image Writing for the Workplace 3
Free Elective 3
Humanities 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
FIN 323 Principles of Finance 3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management 3
MKT 340 MKT Concepts and Applications 3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGT 422 Cap graduation image Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 424 Human Resource Management 3
MGT Elective 3
MGT Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
MGT 420 Operations Management 3
MGT Elective 3
MGT Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MGT 419 Bison image Business & Society 3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
International Business Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120