Business Management

Bachelors in Science Degree

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GPA Scholarship Amount
3.5+ $5,000
3.0-3.49 $3,500
2.5-2.99 $2,500
2.0-2.49 $1,500

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
History/Government Core 3 credits
IDS 167 First Year Seminar 3 credits
Math Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core w/ Lab 3 credits
Social Science/Psychology Core 3 credits
Humanities Electives 6 credits
Behavioral/Social Sciences Electives 9 credits

 

Program Requirements (57 credits total)

Course Title Credits
ACC 101 Accounting I 3 credits
ACC 102 Accounting II1 3 credits
BUS 101 Fundamentals of Business 3 credits
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3 credits
BUS 350 Global Business I: Strategic Planning and Decision Making1 3 credits
BUS 401 Organizational Behavior1 3 credits
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3 credits
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3 credits
FIN 320 Principles of Finance1 3 credits
LAW 301 Business Law I1 3 credits
MAT 107 Statistics1 3 credits
MGT 201 Principles of Management 3 credits
MGT 360 Operations and Logistics Management1 3 credits
MGT 401 Leadership Strategies1 3 credits
MGT 430 Senior Capstone1 3 credits
MKT 301 Marketing Management1 3 credits
Communications Elective2 3 credits
Computer Science Elective3 3 credits
200-Level Program Electives 6 credits
300/400 Level Program Electives 6 credits
General Electives 12 credits

 

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
Social Science/Psychology Core 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

 

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