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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Management BSB


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The four-year Management BSB degree is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the business field. A broad-based general education precedes an extensive education in management and its various areas, providing the successful graduate with the tools necessary for a career in management or graduate studies.

Students learn skills and techniques to enhanced their level of decision-making, interpersonal skills, leadership, organizational skills, and communication. They gain hands-on experience through the various software and technical tools available.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), a Bethlehem, PA non-profit that links college career placement offices with employers lists Management as the #3 top degree for getting hired in 2017, and adds Logistics/Supply Chain Management as #8.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook reports the job outlook for 2014-2024 to be 8% growth (average). Median salary 2015 $86,110 per year ($41.40 per hour)

Information on occupational outlook and opportunities can be found at the Federal Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics:

http://www.bls.gov

 

Our graduates find employment in careers fields such as:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Middle or Upper Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • State or Federal employment
  • Non-profit organizations
  • International businesses
  • Training Manager
  • Consulting

Students may earn credit towards their degree, as well as gain valuable experience by participating in the many internship opportunities available.

2 + 2

Students who earn an Associate in Applied Business in Business Management Technology are able to pursue a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Management as a 2+2 plan (two years to earn the associates, two more years to earn the bachelors).

Member of IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education).

 

Degree Requirements


General Education Program 42 Hours
Business Core Courses 29 Unique Hours
Management Major -  Core 30 Hours
Technical Electives 3 Hours
General Electives 16 Hours
   
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

General Education Program - GEP (42 Hours)


English Composition 6 Hours
Oral Communication 3 Hours
Literature 3 Hours
Fine and Performing Arts 3 Hours
Natural Science 7 Hours
Quantitative Reasoning 5 Hours

 - STAT1800 counts for both the GEP and Business Core requirements.

 
Engaged Citizenry 3 Hours
Global Perspectives 3 Hours
Historical Perspectives 3 Hours
Ethical Insight and Reasoning 3 Hours
Human Behavior 3 Hours

 - ECON2201 counts for both the GEP and Business Core requirements.

 
Total: 42 Hours

 

General Electives (16 Hours)


Includes UNIV1100 - First Year Experience: University Foundations course, if taken.

Students are encouraged to consider adding a minor.

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