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Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

Management Studies Program Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Management Studies is a degree completion program intended to create a solid academic foundation in general management principles and practices. The program culminates in a capstone course, wherein students solidify their understanding of management principles and practices with a comprehensive research project—and with two concentrations to choose from, tailor your degree to meet your career and professional goals.

The program consists of four curriculum areas:

  • Elective courses are taken by all students who enter the program with fewer than 60 credits.
  • Core curriculum courses provide a foundation to management studies.
  • A concentration in a specialized area or discipline must be completed by all students.
  • Capstone project
General Education

Students who enter the program with between 30 and 59 credits of prior coursework or the equivalent must complete general elective courses to reach the 60-credit threshold before moving into the core curriculum. Elective options are listed below.

*Courses are under development

Core Curriculum and Capstone (39 credits)

Students are required to complete the following core curriculum coursework. After completion of a concentration, the program coursework culminates with the capstone.

*Courses are under development

Leadership Studies Concentration (18 credits)

The Leadership Studies concentration takes you on an in-depth study of the conceptual and theoretical facets of leadership. Through a series of seminars, you will learn how to evaluate emotional intelligence, encourage critical thinking, promote self-reflection, and manage the behavioral aspects of collaboration.

To complete the leadership studies concentration within the management studies program, students take the following courses:

*Courses are under development

Human Resource Management Concentration (18 credits)

The Human Resource Management concentration provides you with a comprehensive examination of the core functions of human resource management, including recruitment, employee relations, strategic planning, inclusion and diversity, transformational leadership, and risk management. 

To complete the human resource management concentration within the management studies program, students take the following courses:

*Courses are under development