Gatton College of Business & Economics



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Rachel Clark

Director of Recruitment

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.  


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.

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: 123

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

Imagine Your Future

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.

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in 2017

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Work Environment

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

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  • Top Executives
  • Economists
  • Survey Researchers
  • Operations Research Analysts

Enhancing Your Time at UK

There are countless ways to “see blue.” on campus, but the best way to maximize your journey at the University of Kentucky is by engaging in an Education Abroad opportunity.

This will allow you to gain a global perspective and enhance future employability. As you take the first step towards investing in your future, we encourage you to take advantage of all the opportunities UK has to offer. Take a look at some of the options UK Education Abroad & Exchanges office suggests to complement your major! #SeeBlueAbroad

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Rachel Clark

Director of Recruitment

Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics


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