Management Minor (for Non-Business Majors)

The Business Management minor provides a basic understanding of what it takes to organize and manage complex organizations in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. The coursework focuses on achieving results through effective management and leadership. Students have an opportunity to work with instructors who have professional backgrounds in business and to experience a project team environment.


Required Courses
MGT 101Introduction to Management3
MGT 325Operations Analysis for Business3
Select one of the following:3
Business Statistics (or the equivalent)
Finite Mathematics
Select one of the following:3
Managerial Environment (with permission of instructor)
Ethical Issues in Business
Select one of the following:3
Organizational Behavior (Fall)
Human Resources Management (Spring)
Select two of the following (or other business courses approved by the chair of the Management Department):6
Entrepreneurial Mind-Set and Foundations (Fall)
Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (Justice attribute) (Spring)
Fundamentals of International Business (Fall)
Organizational Behavior (whichever not taken for the above required 5 courses)
Human Resources Management
Employee and Labor Relations
International Business Seminar
Sustainability and Supply Chains
Quality Management
Project Management
Global Supply Chain Management
Ethical Power and Influence for Leaders (Fall)
Comparative Management Systems
Doing Business in Latin America
Management Internship
Principles of Marketing
Total Credits21

Though it is not required, students may want to choose their electives in the Management minor thematically. For example:

Process perspective on management:

MGT 436Quality Management3
MGT 437Project Management3
MGT 440Global Supply Chain Management3

People perspective on management:

MGT 360Organizational Behavior3
or MGT 364 Human Resources Management
MGT 367Employee and Labor Relations3
MGT 460Ethical Power and Influence for Leaders3

International perspective on management:

IBUS 301Fundamentals of International Business3
MGT 380International Business Seminar3
MGT 472Comparative Management Systems3
MGT 475Doing Business in Latin America3