Business Management

Bachelors of Science Degree

Earn your degree for a fraction of the price.

Please send us your transcripts to see how much scholarship money you have earned based on your hard work. On top of being one of the most affordable Bachelors of Science in Business Management degrees in the state of Massachusetts, we are offering very generous merit-based scholarships to all eligible students.

A maximum scholarship award of up to $2,000 is available for students who have been accepted into the third year of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Quincy College for fall 2022.  To be considered third-year, a student must have 60 transferrable and applicable college credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, and must register for at least one 300-level course required for the BS in Business Management.

The amount of the scholarship will be based on incoming GPA, and will be awarded by applicable course until the program is completed. QC has final determination on qualifications, award amount and application of award.

GPA Scholarship Amount
3.5+ $2,000
2.5-3.49 $1,500
2.0-2.49 $1,000

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Business Management program is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary for managerial positions. Through a combination of theory and real-world applications, students will develop competencies needed to determine and implement key strategic management decisions to align resources, improve communication, increase productivity, identify cultural challenges, and develop plans to overcome the challenges in the world of global business.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Management program, students will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in the business environment using interpersonal, intercultural, and managerial communication skills.
  • Assess operational and financial challenges using tactical, strategic and analytical skills.
  • Evaluate key theories, models and applications within the business context.
  • Identify leadership styles and best practices for leading the individual, the group, and the organization.
  • Analyze businesses and organizational situations using ethical and socially responsible approaches to decision making.

Student Resources:

  • Academic Advising: (617) 984-1720
  • Dean’s Office of Professional Programs: (617) 405-5920
  • Financial Aid Office: (617) 984-1620
  • Registrar’s Office: (617) 984-1650
  • Student Accessibility and Academic Support Services: (617) 405-5915

Business Management: Curriculum

General Education Requirements (40 credits total)

Course Title Credits
Computer Science Core 3 credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 credits
ENG 102 English Composition II (1) 3 credits
History/Government Core 3 credits
IDS 167 First Year Seminar 3 credits
Math Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core w/ Lab 4 credits
Social Science/Psychology Core 3 credits
Humanities Electives 6 credits
Behavioral/Social Sciences Electives 9 credits

 

Program Requirements (81 credits total)

Course Title Credits
ACC 101 Accounting I 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting II (1) 3 credits
BUS 101 Fundamentals of Business 3 credits
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3 credits
BUS 350 Global Business I: Strategic Planning and Decision Making (1) 3 credits
BUS 401 Organizational Behavior (1) 3 credits
BUS 450 Global Business II: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (1) 3 credits
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3 credits
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3 credits
FIN 320 Principles of Finance (1) 3 credits
LAW 301 Business Law I (1) 3 credits
MAT 107 Statistics (1) 3 credits
MGT 201 Principles of Management 3 credits
MGT 360 Operations and Logistics Management (1) 3 credits
MGT 401 Leadership Strategies (1) 3 credits
MGT 430 Senior Capstone (1) 3 credits
MKT 301 Marketing Management (1) 3 credits
Communications Elective (2) 3 credits
Computer Science Elective (3) 3 credits
200-Level Program Electives 6 credits
300/400 Level Program Electives 6 credits
General Electives 12 credits

Additional Information

(1) Indicates course requires the completion of a prerequisite.
(2) Communications Elective:
Complete one of the following, ENG 111, SOC 112, or SOC 116.
(3) CSA 213 Database Management (strongly recommended)

*These courses are only offered in certain semesters.

200 Level Program Electives (6 credits total)

Course Title Credits
BUS 202 Principles of Customer Service 3 credits
BUS 204 Human Relations in Organizations 3 credits
BUS 211 International Business 3 credits
EXP 297 Internship 3 credits
FIN 202 Health Care Finance 3 credits
FIN 203 Credit Management 3 credits
FIN 215 Investments 3 credits
HRM 202 Revenue Management 3 credits
HRM 205 Lodging Operations 3 credits
HRM 207 Managing for Quality 3 credits
MGT 202 Sales Management 3 credits
MGT 206 Managing a Non-Profit Organization 3 credits
MGT 230 Entrepreneurship & Small Bus. Management 3 credits
MGT 235 Financing a Small Business 3 credits
MGT 240 Project Management 3 credits
MKT 201 Principles of Advertising 3 credits
MKT 202 Principles of Marketing 3 credits

 

300/400 Level Program Electives (6 credits total)

Course Title Credits
MGT 330 Managerial Communication 3 credits
MGT 303 Human Resources Management 3 credits
MGT 406 Negotiations and Conflict Resolution 3 credits
MGT 460 Business Intelligence & Analytics 3 credits
MKT 330 Social Media Marketing 3 credits

Business Management: Semester Pathway

Recommended course of study for a full-time student. It is recommended that students speak to an Academic Advisor before registering for courses each semester.

Semester 1

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
ACC 101 Accounting I 3 credits
BUS 101 Fundamentals of Business 3 credits
Computer Science Core 3 credits
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 credits
IDS 167 First Year Seminar 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Semester 2

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
ACC 102 Accounting II 3 credits ACC 101
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3 credits
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 credits ENG 101
Computer Science Elective 3 credits CSA 213 strongly recommended
Math Core 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Semester 3

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3 credits
History/Government Core 3 credits
MGT 201 Principles of Management 3 credits
Natural Science Core w/ Lab 4 credits
Program Elective 3 credits
Total 16 credits

Semester 4

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
Communications Elective 3 credits
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3 credits
MAT 107 Statistics 3 credits MAT 097 or Equivalent
Program Elective 3 credits
Social Science/Psychology Core 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Semester 5

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
FIN 320 Principles of Finance 3 credits ACC 102, MAT 103 (or above)
MKT 301 Marketing Management 3 credits ENG 101, MKT 202
LAW 301 Business Law I 3 credits ENG 101, BUS 101
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Semester 6

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
BUS 350 Global Business I: Strategic Planning & Decision Making 3 credits FIN 320, MKT 301
MGT 360 Operations & Logistics Management 3 credits MGT 201, ECO 201, ECO 202
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 credits ENG 101, BUS 101
Program Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Semester 7

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
BUS 450 Global Business II: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 3 credits MGT 201, BUS 101
BUS 401 Organizational Behavior 3 credits ENG 102, MGT 201
General Elective 3 credits
Humanities Elective 3 credits
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 credits
Total 16 credits

Semester 8

Course Title Credits Pre-Requisites
MGT 401 Leadership Strategies 3 credits ENG 102, MGT 201
MGT 430 Senior Capstone 3 credits All 100, 200 & 300-level required courses
Humanities Elective 3 credits
Program Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
Total 15 credits

 

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Kristin Noone

Education:

B.S. (Marketing), Northeastern University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix
D.B.A., University of Phoenix

Dr. Noone teaches courses in organizational and intercultural communications, marketing, management and economics and has a diverse professional background featuring experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. In the former, she has held positions as chief financial officer, manager and consultant working in industries ranging from automotive parts to sports; in the latter, she has been a volunteer, committee leader, vice president, president, and board member.  She also serves as faculty adviser to the Quincy College Business Alliance, an on-campus club for students interested in pursuing careers in business.

Publication:

Noone, K. A. (2012). Influence tactic effectiveness: A perception comparison of electrical foremen and electrical journeymen wiremen (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Phoenix).


John Mollica

Education:

B.A. (Business), Colorado State University
M.B.A., Bryant University
Ph.D. (Business Administration), Trident University

Dr. Mollica teaches courses in management, economics, and computer science. A successful entrepreneur, he offers Quincy College students more than 25 years’ experience as a small-business owner, business consultant, corporate trainer, and community educator as well as hands-on management expertise in fields including manufacturing, construction, service, and banking.


Maureen Chisholm

Education:

B.S. (Marketing), Northeastern University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix
D.B.A., University of Phoenix

In addition to her role as an instructor at Quincy College, Professor Chisholm is an entrepreneur who owns two companies – one which focuses on corporate training and technical writing, the other offering consulting services to the hospitality industry.  Previously, she spent 20 years at Verizon Communications in positions including call center manager, engineer, and project manager. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in higher education administration from Capella University.


Jim Downey

Education:

B.S. (Marketing), Northeastern University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix
D.B.A., University of Phoenix

Professor Downey’s expertise in accounting and business operations – gained from 30 years in the high-tech industry – is complemented by his experience in law and government.  He was a member of the legal staff of the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s securities division, provided administrative and legal services as associate counsel for Citi Fund Services Ohio, and then joined the US Department of Labor’s veterans’ employment and training service as a senior investigator. He currently also serves as an attorney/advisor in the staff judge advocate’s office of the Massachusetts Army National Guard.


Evelyn Lane

Education:

B.A. (Economics), Wellesley College
M.B.A (Finance), Boston University

Professor Lane teaches courses in economics, finance, management, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Before joining the Quincy College faculty, she was a self-employed financial planner and previously spent 15 years in investment management and financial services, where she trained stockbrokers and financial sales representatives in various investment products including mutual funds, managed investment portfolios, REITs, IPOs, and annuities. She holds the professional certifications of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).


Mark Linnane

Education:

B.A. (Business Finance), Suffolk University
M.B.A., Suffolk University

Professor Linnane, a Quincy native and Quincy College alumnus, brings a unique perspective on business education to his role as an instructor.  His professional career began in food services as owner of a distribution business, after which he entered the financial services industry as a business banking specialist.  He ultimately earned his FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 registrations and for the past two decades has also worked as an investment advisor.


 

Dr. Andrieta Pritchett

Education:

B.S. (Business Administration/Finance), Goldey-Beacom College
M.S. (Accounting and Financial Management), DeVry University
Ph.D. (Business Administration/Finance), Walden University

Dr. Pritchett teaches courses across the business management spectrum including accounting, finance, management, business ethics and economics. Her professional experience includes more than two decades in investment management, corporate finance, accounting, governance and regulatory affairs, and she is a member of both the American Accounting Association and American Finance Association. She has extensive experience in both in-person and on-line instruction and has earned certification as a peer reviewer by Quality Matters, Inc.

Publication:

Pritchett, Andrieta G., “Shared Service Center Strategies in Public Sector” (2018). Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies. 5119.


Eleanor Sanford

Education:

B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A. (Administrative Studies), Boston College

 

Professor Sanford’s professional background includes individual, team, leadership, and career coaching as well as preparing and delivering keynote presentations. She has held various senior leadership roles in corporate learning, leadership, organizational development, professional communication, and sales and service with major international financial services firms including Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Citizens Bank/Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander/Sovereign Bank.  She gained a solid foundation for her career by first earning her Associate’s degree from Quincy College.


Jack Zarkauskas

Education:

B.A., University of Massachusetts
M.A. (Administrative Studies), Boston College

A native of South Boston, Professor Zarkauskas is a 40-year veteran of the Boston financial services industry who spent the last 10 years of his career at State Street Bank as Vice President of Risk Management.  He has broad expertise in finance, accounting, customer service, ethics, logistics and operations management.  A lifelong sailor and passionate kayaker, he also serves as treasurer and a board member of the non-profit North South Rivers Watershed Association, a 1,900-member environmental advocacy organization.

Earn your Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from anywhere in the world.

All international students who live outside the United States must meet the requirements for admission by submitting the following criteria:

International evaluations:

If your academic records are in another language, a certified English translation is required. We accept translations from:

    • Center For Educational Documentation
    • Spantran The Evaluation Company
    • World Education Services

All transcript evaluations must include a course-by-course breakdown and come directly from the evaluation service to Quincy College. Each evaluation service charges its own service fee; please check with the approved translation companies listed.  Quincy College accepts transfer coursework or credits from recognized post-secondary institutions from all over the world, in agreement with our college transfer policies.

Proof of English Proficiency:

    • Duolingo: Minimum score of a 90
    • TOEFL score: 67 internet-based (IBT); 188 computer-based (CBT), 518 paper-based (PBT)
    • IELTS score: 5.5 or higher
    • STEP Eiken: Grade pre-1 or higher
    • Michigan Test (MTELP) score: Level 2: 68 or higher (undergraduate applicants)

If your international post-secondary transcript states that your language of instruction was in English. You will not be required to provide proof of English proficiency.

  •   Pearson Test of English: 59

For more information about International Student Services please contact:

Bilun Ozbilen, International Student Services Admissions Associate

bozbilen@quincycollege.edu

617-984-1641

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