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Management

A manager, supervisor, or executive must do more than simply lead others. The B.S. in Management from Georgian Court University will prepare you for the multidisciplinary aspects of effective management. Understanding organizational best practices and how to improve processes from a strategic and hands-on standpoint is the focus of much of the coursework, with internship opportunities at local businesses. Managing public and private sector operations, as well as entrepreneurship, are also covered.

You’ll also learn about accounting, economics, business law, human resources, e-commerce, and global business . . . all the things you need to know in order to launch a rewarding career working for someone else, or as your own boss. A minor in management is also offered.

To earn this degree, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including your General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Management, students must successfully complete 120 credits which include 60 credits in accounting, business, and economics coursework as follows:

Business Core Courses
AC171Principles of Financial Accounting3
AC172Principles of Managerial Accounting3
EC181Principles of Macroeconomics 13
EC182Principles of Microeconomics 13
IS224Introduction to Business Analytics3
BU121Quantitative Business Concepts 1,23
BU211Business Law3
BU213Mgmt Theory & Org. Behavior3
BU221Business Statistics & Probability3
BU241Principles of Marketing3
BU242Managerial Communications3
or CM251 Intercultural Communication
or CM252 Organizational Communication
IS320Management Information Systems3
BU335Financial Management I3
BU350Internship & Career Preparation1
BU351Internship 32
BU491Business Strategies & Policy3
Management Courses
BU317Organizational Behavior3
BU417Productions & Operations Management3
BU428Project Management-Planning and Control3
Elective Management Courses
Select two of the following:6
BU314
Entrepreneurship
BU318
Women’s Leadership Styles
BU319
Business & Professional Ethics 1
BU321
Electronic Commerce
BU411
Human Resource Management
BU413
Seminar in Leadership
BU414
The Global Business Environment
BU442
Marketing Research
IS422
Enterprise Cybersecurity
SM213
Principles of Sports Management
SM417
Special Events Management
Total Credits60
1

Course may also satisfy a General Education requirement.

2

BU121 Quantitative Business Concepts may be waived if the student has achieved a B or better in MA109 College Algebra, MA110 Precalculus, or MA115 Calculus I.

3

A management student is required to identify and search for internship opportunities in management.



For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Natural-born leader? A minor in management from GCU exposes you to everyday business practices and allows you to cultivate your leadership acumen for a wide range of career possibilities.

Minor Sequence

The Minor in Management requires 18 credits from:

Requirements
BU213Mgmt Theory & Org. Behavior3
BU242Managerial Communications3
or CM251 Intercultural Communication
or CM252 Organizational Communication
BU317Organizational Behavior3
BU321Electronic Commerce3
BU411Human Resource Management3
BU417Productions & Operations Management3
Total Credits18


For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

  1. Before you begin your internship, schedule an appointment at georgian.as.me/?calendarID=2795200 to meet with Theodora Sergiou, Internship and Student Development Coordinator for the School of Business and Digital Media (SBDM).
  2. Complete the Internship Registration and Contract using CareerLink.
    • Go to georgian.edu/careerlink.
    • Select “I am a Student.” If this is your first time signing in, enter your GCU password and select “Activate” account to complete your profile and create a Careerlink password. If you have already set up a CareerLink profile, sign in using your GCU username and the CareerLink password you created for this account (not your GCU password).
    • Once logged on, select “Experiential Learning” from the action menu.
    • Complete the SBDM Approval Form online. Once approved, you will receive e-mail confirmation.
  3. Students register for the internship course by first requesting permission from Professor Sergiou in Self-Service, and then going back into Self-Service and completing registration.
    • Business majors will register for BU351.
    • Digital communication majors will register for CM405.
    • Graphic Design and Multimedia majors will register for GD429.
  4. During the internship, you should maintain a weekly journal of hours worked, tasks performed, and personal reflections. Regularly review your progress with the internship coordinator and employer.
  5. Toward the end of your internship and at least two weeks before the end of the semester, go back into CareerLink to submit the Internship Evaluation Form online.
  6. At the conclusion of the semester, you will prepare a PowerPoint presentation on your internship experience containing:
    • an overview of the enterprise;
    • a job description;
    • an explanation of how you achieved your learning objectives; and
    • and a self-reflection on the impact of the internship on your career choice, goals, and plans.

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