UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

Discipline:

Management

Date

 

See instructions given in separate document.

 

I. Introductory Statement:

This discipline is in the Division of the Social Sciences. It offers a multi-disciplinary, liberal arts-based program of studies that allows students to enter the field of management as a professional or proceed to further studies at the graduate level.

II. Objectives:

Management students:

The Management curriculum is focused on those areas of human knowledge that concern the operation and control of business and non-profit organizations. In addition to developing competencies in analytical and core business areas, students majoring in the field are expected to learn to critically examine business and other institutions from the perspectives of the social and natural sciences, and the arts and humanities. Specifically, management students:

1.understand and use a variety of techniques to manage financial, human, and material resources

2.are able to critically conceptualize business problems and to develop appropriate strategies for

problem solving

3.understand and use a variety of quantitative analysis techniques appropriate for business

4.develop collaborative skills

5.be competent in written and oral communication

6.develop competence in computer skills

7.are prepared for professional careers in business or public service, or for graduate studies

8.are able to see the relationships among the subfields of management (finance, human resources,

marketing) between management and other liberal arts disciplines

 

III. Assessment:

No change.

IV. Requirements for a Major:

Major Requirements

Mgmt 2101-2102—Principles of Accounting I-II

Mgmt 2201—Principles of Management

Mgmt 3101—Financial Management

Mgmt 3201—Marketing Principles and Strategy

Mgmt 3301—Management Science

Econ 1101—Principles of Economics

Math 1021—Survey of Calculus

Math 1601—Introduction to Statistics

Spch 1051—Introduction to Public Speaking

8 additional credits in Mgmt courses at the 3xxx level or

above

8 additional credits in Mgmt or Econ courses at the 3xxx

level or above, or Phil 3111—Professional Ethics

Requirements for a major include analytical, core, and requirements from a chosen area of emphasis.

Analytical Skills:

Math 1601 - Introduction to Statistics or Math 2601 - Statistical Methods

Core requirements:

Econ 1111 - Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Mgmt 2101-2102 - Principles of Accounting I-II

Econ 4900Variable Topics in Economic Research

8 credits in Mgmt courses at the 3xxx level or above exclusive of those used to satisfy emphasis requirements

8 additional credits in Mgmt or Econ courses at the 3xxx level or above exclusive of those used to satisfy emphasis requirements

 

Emphasis requirements (you must complete the requirements from one of the following areas of emphasis:

I. Financial Management:

Math 1101 - Calculus I

Spch 1051 - Introduction to Public Speaking or Spch 1000 - Variable Topics in Introduction to Public Speaking

Mgmt 3101 - Financial Management

At least 8 credits from Mgmt 3133, 4101, 46XX , Econ 3113, 4131,4132

II. Global Business:

Mgmt 3601- Transnational Enterprise

8 credits of Fren,Ger, Span or other approved language at the 2xxx level or above

4 credits of coursework other than Econ or Mgmt at the 3xxx level and above that carries the IP general education designation

At least 8 credits from Econ 3131,3141,3142,4121, 4122, 4131,4132, Mgmt 45XX

 

Grades of D in Mgmt 2101-2102, Mgmt 2201, Econ 1101, Math 1021 1101, Econ 1111-1112, or Math 1601 may not be used to meet major requirements. Required courses may not be taken S-N

unless offered S-N only. Note: Students should complete Mgmt 2101-2102, Econ 1101 1111-1112, Math 1021 1101, and Math 1601 or their equivalents during their first two years. Students intending on going to graduate school are strongly recommended to take Math 1101 - 1102. Students are also recommended to take Phil 2112 - Professional Ethics. Prospective majors should see a management faculty member before registering for classes. Consultation with an adviser is essential to program planning.

 

V. Requirements for a Minor:

Mgmt 2101-2102—Principles of Accounting I-II

Mgmt 2201 - Principles of Management

Econ 1101 - Principles of Economics

Econ 1111 - Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Math 1601 - Introduction to Statistics

10 6 additional credits in Mgmt courses at the 3xxx level or above

Grades of D in Mgmt 2101-2102, Mgmt 2201, Econ 1101, 1111-1112 or Math 1601

may not be used to meet minor requirements. Required courses may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only.

 

VI. Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

 

VII. Other heading (include heading title) :

Admission to the Major

The Division of the Social Sciences limits the number of

students admitted to the management major. UMM and

transfer students must apply to the Management Admissions

Committee. Further details may be obtained from the office

of the Division of the Social Sciences.