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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.

Program

To earn a B.S. in Management, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

  • General Education courses
  • Business core courses (45 credits)
  • Management courses (15 credits)

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

Courses

Business Core:

  • AC171 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • AC172 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BU121 Quantitative Business Concepts (3)*
  • BU211 Business Law (3)
  • BU213 Management Theory & Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU221 Business Statistics & Probability (3)
  • BU241 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BU242 Managerial Communications (3)
  • BU335 Financial Management I (3)
  • BU450 Internship & Career Preparation (1)
  • BU451 Internship (2+)**
  • BU491 Business Strategies & Policy (3)
  • EC181 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • EC182 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • IS224 Introduction to Business Analytics (3)
  • IS320 Management Information Systems (3)

*BU121 may be waived if the student has achieved a B or better in MA107, MA109, MA110, or MA115.
**Management students are required to identify and search for internship opportunities in management.

Management:

  • BU317 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU417 Production & Operations Management (3)
  • BU428 Project Management—Planning & Control (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick two):
    • BU314 Entrepreneurship (3)
    • BU318 Women’s Leadership Styles (3)
    • BU319 Business & Professional Ethics (3)
    • BU321 Electronic Commerce (3)
    • BU371 Principles of Sports Management (3)
    • BU376 Special Events Management (3)
    • BU411 Human Resource Management (3)
    • BU413 Seminar in Business Administration (3)
    • BU414 The Global Business Environment (3)
    • BU442 Research Skills for Management & Marketing (3)
    • IS422 Enterprise Cybersecurity (3)

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. This program requires 18 credits.

Program

To earn a minor in management, you must successfully complete:

  • BU213 Management Theory & Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU242 Managerial Communications (3)
  • BU317 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU321 Electronic Commerce (3)
  • BU411 Human Resource Management (3)
  • BU417 Production & Operations Management (3)

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

Requirements for completion of an internship:

  1. Schedule an appointment to meet with Theodora Sergiou, internship coordinator – https://georgian.as.me/?calendarID=2795200.
  2. Complete the Internship Registration and Contract using Career Link.
    1. On the Georgian Court website, select the tab for “Services & Support,” then select “Career Services.” Or go to https://georgian.edu/careerlink.
    2. Select the “Student” icon. Sign in using the GCU username and the password you created for this account (it is not your GCU password). If this is your first time signing in, enter your GCU password and select “Activate” account to complete your profile and create a password.
    3. Once logged on, select “Experiential Learning” from the action menu and “SBDM Internship Documentation forms.”
    4. Complete the SBDM Approval Form online and submit it. It will be sent to the internship coordinator.
  3. After the form is executed (employer signs off), the internship coordinator will send it to the Office of the Registrar and you will be registered for the course.
  4. During the internship:
    1. Maintain a weekly journal of hours worked, tasks performed, and personal reflections.
    2. Regularly review your progress with the internship coordinator and employer.
  5. During the last week of the internship, please have your site supervisor sign into CareerLink. From the Experiential Learning action menu, select “SBDM Internship Documentation Forms.”
  6. Complete and submit the Internship Evaluation form. The form will be electronically forwarded to your employer. When the employer has completed and submitted the evaluation, it will automatically be sent to the internship coordinator.
  7. While the internship evaluation is in progress, you must write and submit a 1,500 to 2,000-word paper on your internship experience to the internship coordinator containing:
    1. an overview of the enterprise sponsoring the internship, including history, scope, mission, organizational structure, and clients;
    2. your job description, including your interactions as an intern with others in the company, office, or organization;
    3. how you achieved your learning objectives, including GCU courses and other skills you were able to apply; and
    4. a self-reflection on the impact of the internship on your career choice, goals, and plans.

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