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Gatton College of Business & Economics

Management

120

Total Hours

18

Management Hours

31

UK Core Hours

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Grayson Jenkins

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Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics

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Learn how to effectively manage change, motivate employees, coordinate projects and direct organizations. You'll help companies create a competitive advantage through expertise in human resource management, business strategy, leadership, small business and international management, teamwork and negotiations.  

Careers

Real-World Preparation

Students graduating with degrees in management often move into management training programs such as those offered by Vavoline, Dell, and Enterprise Rental Car or careers in personnel management, hiring and training, supervision, sales, entrepreneurial ventures, and consulting.

Current Curriculum Information

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  • Management (BBA) 120 hours

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Year

Fall Semester
  • UK 101 - ACADEMIC ORIENTATION1

    This course is designed to assist undergraduates in adjusting to the academic life of the University. Through lectures, discussions, exercises, and out-of-class assignments, UK 101 helps first-year students: articulate the purpose and nature of a college education at a research university; articulate UK’s expectations of its students; gain an appreciation of the University’s mission, history, and traditions; develop skills for achieving academic success such as study strategies and library research skills; increase awareness and use of campus resources; reflect on personal and social issues that first-year students often face in a college environment; become involved in the total life of the University; and form beneficial relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

  • UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I3
  • MA 109 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA3

    Selected topics in algebra. Develops manipulative algebraic skills and mathematical reasoning required for further study in mathematics. Includes brief review of basic algebra, quadratic formula, systems of linear equations, introduction to functions and graphing. This course is not available for credit to persons who have received credit in any mathematics course of a higher number with the exceptions of MA 111, 112, 123, 162, 201 and 202. Credit not available on the basis of special examination. Prereq: Two years of high school algebra and a Math ACTE score of 21 or above or a Math SAT score of 510 or above; or MA 108R; or appropriate score on the math placement test or grade C or better in MA 111.

  • UK Core0
    • Total
Spring Semester
  • UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II3
  • MA 123 - ELEMENTARY CALCULUS AND ITS APPLICATIONS4

    An introduction to differential and integral calculus, with applications to business and the biological and physical sciences. Not open to students who have credit in MA 113 or MA 137. Note: Math placement test recommended. Prereq: Math ACT score of 26 or above, or Math SAT of 600 or above, or MA 109, or appropriate math placement score, or consent of department.

  • UK Core0
    • Total
    • Total Hours0

Year

Fall Semester
  • ECO 201 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I3

    The study of the allocation of scarce resources from the viewpoint of individual economic units. Topics include household and firm behavior, competitive pricing of goods and resources, and monopoly power.

  • ACC 201 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I3

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to financial accounting from the users' perspectives. Its primary purposes are to promote understanding of financial accounting information for decision making purposes and to focus on financial accounting's role in communicating business results.

  • MKT 300 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT3

    The literature and problems in the retail distribution of consumers' goods, wholesale distribution of consumers' goods, industrial goods, sales organizations, sales promotion and advertising, and price policies.

  • MA 162 - FINITE MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS3

    Finite mathematics with applications to business, biology, and the social sciences. Linear functions and inequalities, matrix algebra, linear programming, probability. Emphasis on setting up mathematical models from stated problems.

  • Any elective3
    • Total
Spring Semester
  • ECO 202 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II3

    A study of how society’s needs are satisfied with the limited resources available. Topics include contemporary issues such as inflation, unemployment, economic growth, international dependencies, and how public policy deals with them. A critical understanding of the U.S. and global economies will enhance your value as a manager or executive of a business (whether for-profit or non-profit), as a family member dealing with jobs and financial decisions, and as a voter in a democracy. The course will allow you to become knowledgeable of, and able to critically think about, the major macroeconomic issues of unemployment, jobs, recessions, economic growth, inflation, deflation, oil prices, monetary policy, the Federal Reserve, fiscal policy, budget deficits, the national debt, international trade, international finance, and the financial system.

  • ACC 202 - MANAGERIAL USES OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION3

    An introduction to the use of accounting data within an organization to analyze and solve problems and to make planning and control decisions.

  • MGT 301 - BUSINESS MANAGEMENT3

    A study of planning, organizing and controlling; an interdisciplinary approach; actual decision-making cases.

  • STA 296 - STATISTICAL METHODS AND MOTIVATIONS3

    Introduction to principles of statistics with emphasis on conceptual understanding. Students will articulate results of statistical description of sample data (including bivariate), application of probability distributions, confidence interval estimation and hypothesis testing to demonstrate properly contextualized analysis of real-world data.

  • B&E 105 - TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS SOLUTIONS1

    This course prepares pre-major students in the Gatton College of Business & Economics to use business software at a high level of proficiency and focuses on Microsoft Excel and Access. Lectures will be supplemented with hands on experiences with business problems.

  • Any elective3
    • Total
    • Total Hours0

Year

Fall Semester
  • MGT 320 - SURVEY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3

    Survey of the field of Human Resource Management. Includes an introduction to the topics of labor law, workforce planning, recruitment, selection, training, performance management, compensation, and labor relations.

  • ECO 391 - ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS STATISTICS.3

    A survey of statistical techniques relevant to modern economics and business, with major emphasis on correlation and regression, Bayesian decision theory, index numbers, time series analysis, and forecasting models.

  • FIN 300 - CORPORATION FINANCE3

    An introduction to the basic principles, concepts, and analytical tools in finance. Includes an examination of the sources and uses of funds, budgeting, present value concepts and their role in the investment financing and dividend decision of the corporate enterprise.

  • CIS 300 - STRATEGIC BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION (W)3

    This communication intensive course prepares B&E majors for their careers by developing effective communication skills (integrated written, oral, and visual) applied specifically to today’s technology- driven and global business environment. The course will focus on developing strong communication skills in interpersonal settings, on small group teams, and when delivering public presentations. Students will prepare cover letters, resumes, websites, and portfolios; develop effective interviews skills in face-to-face and online environments; communicate effectively based on audience analysis in face-to-face and online settings; deliver effective formal public business presentations (informative and persuasive) based on audience analysis and using a variety of presentational aids that enhance the message; and learn to manage data, graphics, and a positive online presence (e.g. websites, blogs, social media outlets, email messages, and webinars).

  • Any elective3
    • Total
Spring Semester
  • MGT 340 - ETHICAL AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT3

    This course focuses on ethical principles, the nature of the capitalist-collectivist continuum, government influence on business, and the responsibility of business to society. Topics to be considered include major approaches to ethical reasoning, antitrust law, social regulation, and the economic and social theories that undergird the concept of the social responsibility of business

  • AN 300 - ANALYZING BUSINESS OPERATIONS3

    To be well-prepared, a business graduate must appreciate the nature and importance of an enterprise’s operations. This core business course introduces underlying concepts and basic analytical techniques essential for managing a firm’s manufacturing and service operations. Operations decisions focus on how to plan, control, and coordinate the organizational resources and processes concerned with producing and distributing goods and/or services. This course emphasizes quantitative and technology-based analyses of real decision problems involving such operations issues as quality control, capacity planning, location analysis, layout analysis, inventory management, forecasting, and project management within a business firm.

  • MGT 300 and above3
  • Any elective3
    • Total
    • Total Hours0

Year

Fall Semester
  • MGT 410 - ANALYSIS OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR3

    This course draws on a variety of pedagogical sources - ranging from social psychological theories to in-depth case analyses and organizational simulations - to help students better manage the human and interpersonal challenges they confront in the contemporary workplace.

  • MGT 300 and above3
  • Any elective3
    • Total
Spring Semester
  • MGT 499 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT3

    This course focuses on the unique challenges of managing the full range of business functions and processes in single-business and diversified companies. It actively involves students in the exploration of current strategic management concepts, frameworks, and techniques commonly used by top-level managers to gain competitive advantage over rival companies.

  • MGT 300 and above3
  • Any elective3
    • Total
    • Total Hours0

Classes & Requirements

What You'll Study

Management majors receive broad training in human behavior in organizations and in the integration of business disciplines from a caring faculty. Management students study human resource management, organizational behavior, business strategy, small business management, and international management, teamwork and negotiations.

A suggested course to explore this career path is MGT 301.

To earn the bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree in management, students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics must fulfill University Studies requirements (students enrolled prior to Fall 2011) or UKCore requirements (students enrolled Fall 2011 on), the College premajor and major requirements, and College core requirements.

Minimum Total Hours: 120

University Studies UK Core

Major Requirements 

Requirements for the Management major consist of at least 18 credit hours. There are three required courses:

MGT 320         Survey of Personnel and Industrial Relations (3)

MGT 410         Analysis of Organizational Behavior (3)

MGT 499         Strategic Management (3)

 

The remaining nine (9) credit hours are selected from:

MGT 309         Introduction to International Business (3)

MGT 341         Business Law I (3)

MGT 390         Special Topics in Management (Subtitle required) (3)

MGT 430         Services Marketing Management (3)

MGT 450         Negotiations and Conflict Resolution (3)

MGT 491         Small Business Management (3)

MGT 492         Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation (3)

            


Four Year Plan for students under UK Core requirements

Course Flow Chart


Featured Career

Management Analysts

Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics | Click the link for more info.

Median Salary

$80,880

per year in 2014

Number of Jobs

758,000

in 2014

10 Year Job Outlook

103,400

new jobs (average)

Work Environment

Management analysts travel frequently to meet with clients. In 2014, about 3 in 10 worked more than 40 hours per week.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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