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2012-2013 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Management (Option in Small Business & Entrepreneurship)


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Bachelor of Science degree

New in fall 2012, this option focuses on how to identify, plan and start a new venture—either as a start-up or an as initiative within an existing business. If you select this option, you will complete 3 foundation courses in Management. Three additional courses cover topics such as identification of possible new products and services, and development of comprehensive business plans.

Degree Requirements

Business Foundation Requirements - 6 courses

  • ECO 231 MicroEconomics
  • ECO 232 MacroEconomics
  • POM 212 Statistics
  • MIS 101 The Business Organization*
  • MTH 103 Finite Mathematics
  • ENL 265 Business Writing

Management Major Courses – 6 courses

  • MGT 301, Principles of Management
  • MGT 365 Leading and Managing People
  • MGT 331 Leading Project Teams
  • MGT 371 Introduction to Small Business
  • MGT 372 Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 471 Small Business Strategy

Core business requirements—10 courses

  • ACT 211 Financial Accounting
  • ACT 212 Managerial Accounting
  • FIN 312 Finance
  • MKT 311 Marketing
  • MGT 311 Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 312 Legal Framework in Business
  • MIS 315  Management Information Systems
  • POM 333 Quantitative Business Analysis
  • POM 345 Operations Analysis
  • MGT 490  Business Strategy

Business Electives – 1 or 2 courses

Students select 300 or 400-level business courses that are not required by their major. These courses may be taken from any other discipline in the College of Business. Students can also use these electives for a business minor. Consult your advisor and plan carefully.

Students who entered prior to fall 2012 will 1 business elective.  Students who enter in fall 2012 or after will take 2 business electives.

Non-business electives — 5 to 7 courses

Students select four courses outside of the College of Business. All students are strongly advised to investigate minors in other Colleges and make selections that meet requirements of that minor. Consult with your advisor for assistance .

University Studies courses or GEN ED—6 or 8 courses 

First year students who enter the university in fall 2012 or later and transfer students who entered in fall 2012 or later with less than 26 credits will take 6 additional courses in University Studies. http://www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/universitystudies/universitystudiescurriculum/.

First year students who entered the university prior to fall 2012 and transfer students who entered prior to fall 2012 with more than 25 credit hours will take 10 additional general education courses. http://www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/generalinformation/

* Transfer students with more than 15 credit hours do not take MIS 101. Substitute a 300 or 400-level business elective.

Freshman Year


                                          Freshman Year (30 Credit Hours)                                                         

ENL 101            Critical Writing and Reading I                            

ENL 102            Critical Writing and Reading II (ENL 101)  

MTH 103           Finite Math                                                       

MIS 101            *The Business Organization (Transfer students substitute –300/400 level business elective)

______             Culture: Visual/Performing Arts ___________________________            

______             Social World: Global Society ____________________________            

______             Social World: Human Questions/Contexts ____________________________            

______             Natural World ___________________________            

______             Natural World: Engaged Community ___________________________            

______            **Non-Business Elective ____________________

Sophomore Year


 Sophomore Year – All courses require sophomore standing plus prerequisite as noted (30 Credit Hours) 

ACT 211            Principles of Accounting I

ACT 212            Principles of Accounting II (ACT 211)

ECO 231           Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 232           Principles of Macroeconomics (also fulfills Social World: US Society requirement)

ENL 265            Business Communications (ENL 101, 102)

POM 212           Business Statistics (MTH 103)

MGT 311           Organizational Behavior (ENL 265)

MGT 312           Legal Framework of Business

______              Culture: Literature

______              **Non-business Elective ____________________

 

Junior Year


 

Junior Year – All courses require junior standing plus prerequisite as noted (30 Credit Hours)

FIN 312                  Financial Management (ACT 212, ECO 231)  

POM 333               Quantitative Business Analysis  (POM 212)

POM 345               Operations Management (POM 212)

MKT 311                Principles of Marketing

MIS 315                 Information Systems  (ENL 102)

MGT 301               Principles of Enterprise Management

MGT 365               Leading and Managing People (MGT 311)

MGT 331               Leading Project Teams (MGT 365)

MGT 371               Introduction to Small Business Management (MGT 301)

MGT 372               Entrepreneurship (MGT 301)

 

Senior Year


 

Senior Year – All courses require senior standing plus prerequisite as noted (30 Credit Hours)

MGT 490               Strategic Management(MIS 315, MGT 311, POM 333, POM 345, FIN 312)

MGT 471               Small Business Strategy (MGT 371, MGT 372)

______                  Business Elective______________________ (any 300-400 level business course)

______                  Business Elective ______________________(any 300-400 level business course)

______                  Business Elective ______________________(any 300-400 level business course)

______                  ** Non-Business Elective____________________

______                  ** Non-business elective ____________________

______                  ** Non-business elective ____________________

______                  ** Non-business elective ____________________

______                  ** Non-business elective ____________________

 

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