Management & Entrepreneurship B.S.

Bachelor of Science - Management & Entrepreneurship

School of Business Admin

Degree Specific Credits: 76

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: At least 54 credits must be earned in Business classes (ECNS, SoBA internship courses, and SoBA faculty-led study abroad courses may be counted in OR out of Business). A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in these courses.

At least 60 credits must be earned outside of SoBA (excluding HHP/ACT activities courses).

At least 28 credits in business must be taken at UM.

All business credits transferred in after matriculating to UM must be pre-approved by the department chair in your major.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

SoBA - Primary Lower Core Courses 21
SoBA Math Requirement 3-4
SoBA - Lower Secondary Core12
SoBA - Upper Major Core15
Management Major - Requirements12
Management Major - Electives12
SoBA - Capstone Courses3
SoBA Upper-Division Writing Requirement3
SoBA Symbolic Systems Requirement4
SoBA Expressive Arts Requirement3
SoBA Social Science Requirement3
SoBA Ethical & Human Values Requirement3
Total Hours94-95

SoBA - Lower Primary Core Courses

Rule: All courses are required

Note: All lower primary core courses must be completed with a C- or better and a 2.0 GPA must per earned in the seven (7) listed courses prior to admission into an upper-division Business Major

Note: A math course and a statistics course are also required as part of the primary lower core. See Math Requirements and Symbolic Systems Requirements below.

  • Math 3-4 Credits
  • Symbolic Systems 3-4 Credits
ACTG 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACTG 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
BMIS 270MIS Foundations for Business3
ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
ECNS 202SPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


SoBA - Math Requirement

Rule: Students choose one course from the list below to fulfill their Math Requirement

Note: SoBA requires that credit be earned for one of the math courses below (with a C- or better) before enrolling in ACTG 202.
 
A student's result on the ALEKS Math Placement Exam does not waive the math requirement.

Select one of the following:3-4
Probability and Linear Mathematics
College Algebra
Precalculus
Applied Calculus
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-


SoBA - Lower Secondary Core

Rule: All courses are required

Note: All courses must be completed with a C- or better to satisfy prerequisites for certain major, upper major core, or capstone courses. Students are advised to complete these courses prior to being admitted to an upper-division Business Major. Prerequisites are strictly enforced.

BGEN 220EBusiness Ethics and Social Responsibility3
COMX 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
ECNS 202SPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


SoBA - Upper Major Core

Rule: All courses are required

Note: All upper major-core courses must be completed before the capstones can be taken.

Take BMGT 340 in the first semester in the upper-division major as it is a prerequisite course for many Management Major courses.

A student must be listed as a major or minor in business to take these courses. Major or minor in business is defined as junior standing with all primary lower core courses completed, a 2.0 cumulative GPA, and formally admitted to the major or minor.

BFIN 322Business Finance3
BGEN 361Principles of Business Law3
BMGT 322Operations Management3
BMGT 340Mgmt & Organization Behavior3
BMKT 325Principles of Marketing3
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Management Major - Requirements

Rule: All courses are required

BGEN 360International Business3
BMGT 420Leadership and Motivation3
BMGT 444Management Communications3
BMGT 448Entrepreneurship3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Management Major - Electives

Rule: Take 12 credits from the list below.

Note:

  • Up to 4 credits of BMGT 458 can count towards the 12 credit elective requirement.
  • Up to 6 credits of BMGT 491 can count towards the 12 credit elective requirement.
  • Up to 6 credits of BMGT 493 can count towards the 12 credit elective requirement.
  • Up to 6 credits of BMGT 494 can count towards the 12 credit elective requirement.
  • Up to 3 credits of BMGT 498 can count towards the 12 credit elective requirement.
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Sustainability Reporting
Event Management
Prin of Entertainment Mgmt I
Prin of Entertainment Mgmt II
Sustainable Business Practices
Advanced Entrepreneurship
Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
Cross-Cultural Mgmt
Special Topics
International Experience
Seminar/Workshop
Internship
Intercultural Communication
Labor Economics
Human Resource Management
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


SoBA - Capstone Courses

Rule: Required: BGEN 499

Note: Students must complete all lower and upper core courses and their prerequisites and have an approved graduation application to register for their capstones.

Students must pass the required comprehensive exam as well as all requisite coursework to earn a passing grade in BGEN 499.

BGEN 499 must be taken at UM.

BGEN 499Strategic Management3
Total Hours3
Minimum Required Grade: C-

SoBA Upper Division Writing Requirement

Rule: All courses are required

BGEN 499Strategic Management3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


SoBA Symbolic Systems Requirement

Rule: Students complete STAT 216 (preferred) or one other course from the list below to fulfill the Symbolic Systems Requirement.

Note: This is a lower primary core. SoBA requires that credit be earned for STAT 216 (preferred) or one of the other statistics courses below (with a C- or better) prior to being admitted into an upper-division SoBA major.

Select one of the following:3-4
Forest Biometrics
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Introduction to Statistics (preferred)
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


SoBA Expressive Arts Requirement

Rule: All courses are required

Note: Students must complete this course with a C- or better prior to taking the capstones, though earlier completion is strongly encouraged.

COMX 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


SoBA Social Science Requirement

Rule: All courses are required

Note: This is a lower primary core course and must be completed with a C- or better prior to a for a student being admitted into an upper-division SoBA major.

ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


SoBA Ethical & Human Values Requirement

Rule: All courses are required

Note: Students must complete this course with a C- or better prior to taking the capstones, though earlier completion is strongly encouraged.

BGEN 220EBusiness Ethics and Social Responsibility3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-