Management Major

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Management Major Requirements (18 credits)

Required Grades and GPA

Major GPA of 2.0 – GPA includes all courses counting toward the Management major. 

Required courses (12 credit hours):

  • BUS-D 411: International Competitive Strategy (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-W 430: Organizations and Organizational Change (3 credits) P: BUS-Z 370 or BUS-J 304 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-Z 340: Introduction to Human Resources (3 credits) P: BUS-Z 370 or BUS-J 304 (I-Core) with grade of C or higher.
  • BUS-Z 447: Leadership, Teamwork and Diversity (3 credits) P: BUS-Z 370 or BUS-J 304 with a grade of C or higher

Elective courses (6 credits total with at least one course from Group A):

  • Group A (3-6 credit hours):
    • BUS-D 311: Global Management (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher
    • BUS-D 312: Building Managerial Cross Cultural Competencies (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher
    • BUS-J 390: Management Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: varies by study abroad program
      • Students can count one course and/or up to 3 credits (whichever is in the student's best interest) of BUS-J 390 toward the Management major
    • BUS-L 406: Law and Ethics at Work (3 credits) P: BUS-L201 or BUS-L293 with a C or higher
    • BUS-W 212: Exploring Entrepreneurship (3 credits) P: None
    • BUS-W 235: Idea Validation & Business Model Development (3 credits) P: P/C: BUS-W 212
      • BUS-W 232/233 (BUS-BE 232) is no longer offered but fulfills this requirement.
    • BUS-W 326: Social Entrepreneurship (3 credits) P: Current Kelley School of Business major or pursuing an Integrated Program in the Environment major.
      • This course has replaced BUS-Z 355: TOPIC: Social Entrepreneurship.
    • BUS-W 355: TOPIC: Women & the Entrepreneurial Challenge (3 credits) P: Sophomore standing
      •  Not offered in 2023-24 academic year
    • BUS-Z 404: Effective Negotiations (3 credits) P: BUS-Z 370 or BUS-J 304 with a grade of C or higher
  • Group B (0-3 credit hours):
    • BUS-A 325: Cost and Performance Measurement for Decision Making (3 credits) P: BUS-A 306/309 with grade of C or higher
    • BUS-F 402: Corporate Financial Strategy and Governance (3 credits) P: BUS-F 303 and BUS-F 305 with grades of C- or higher
    • BUS-G 303: Game Theory for Business Strategy (3 credits) P: BUS-G 202 with a grade of C or higher
    • BUS-M 303: Marketing Research (3 credits) P: BUS-M 370 or BUS-M 304 with grade of C or higher
    • BUS-M 360: Sales for Social Impact (3 credits) P: Application and acceptance to course.
    • BUS-P 320: Supply Chain Management: Global Sourcing (3 credits) P: BUS-K 201 or BUS-K 204 with a grade of C or higher