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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Management Major, B.S.


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All candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in Management must satisfy the General Studies, Business Core, College of Business, and Management Major requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the Management program is:

Required Courses Semester Hours
General Studies 34
Business Core 36
College of Business Requirements 6
Major in Management 24-33
Unrestricted General Electives* 11-20
Total Hours (minimum) 120


Note: Unrestricted general elective credits will vary depending on the choice of the general Management degree option vs. one of four concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Legal Environment of Business, or Operations & Supply Chain Management. Total unrestricted  general electives must be sufficient for student to meet MSU Denver’s minimum required 120 semester hours.

General Studies


The academic foundation for a successful business career or graduate work is a broad liberal arts education.

Required Courses: 34 credits

Arts and Humanities


Historical


  • Historical elective

Natural and Physical Sciences


  • Natural and Physical Sciences electives

Social and Behavioral Sciences I


Social and Behavioral Sciences II


Global Diversity


Students may satisfy the Global Diversity requirement by completing any course designated as Global Diversity within one of the following General Studies categories: Arts and Humanities; Historical; or Natural and Physical Sciences. Students may also use an unrestricted general elective to satisfy this requirement.

See General Studies requirements.

Note


* MTH 1110 or MTH 1400, with graphing calculator experience strongly recommended, is acceptable for transfer students or students changing their major. Consult with the Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department on substitutions.

Business Core


All business majors require foundation course work in all significant areas of business theory and practice. The following courses are required for all majors in management. A grade of “C-” or better must be earned in each business core course to have that course count toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Management. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required. A student cannot register for a business core course until all General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy are complete. (Revised: October 16, 2015)

Required Courses


College of Business Requirements


Required Courses


Management Major Requirements


The Management Major offers the choice of a general degree in Management or the option of four concentrations (i.e., Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Legal Environment of Business, or Operations & Supply Chain Management) in which studies in management may be focused on a particular area of practice. Regardless of option chosen, the following six courses are required as part of the Management Major. A minimum grade of “C-” or better is required in all concentration courses.

Option 1: Management Degree


In addition to the six required courses (18 semester hours) for the Management Major, students seeking a general degree in management must select two courses from any MGT 3000- or 4000-level course, including, but not limited to:

Option 2: Management Degree with Concentration


In addition to the six required courses (18 semester hours) for the Management Major, students seeking a more specialized degree in management may choose from the following concentrations:

Entrepreneurship Concentration


Required Entrepreneurship Concentration Courses


Entrepreneurship Concentration Electives


Select two courses from below:

Human Resource Management Concentration


Required Human Resource Management Concentration Courses


Human Resource Management Concentration Electives


Select one course from below:

Legal Environment of Business


Required Legal Environment of Business Concentration Courses


Required Legal Environment of Business Concentration Electives


Select two courses from below:

Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration


Required Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration Courses


Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration Electives


Select two courses from below:

Note


To earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business coursework at MSU Denver. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, ACCM, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT and MKT and a course number of at least 2000, except FIN 2250. A student must complete at least twelve (12) upper-division semester hours in Management at MSU Denver.

MSU Denver requires that students successfully complete forty (40) or more credit hours of upper division coursework.

A grade of “C-” or better must be earned in each Management Major course in order to have that course count toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Management.

Students may take more than two management elective courses. Additional management courses will be counted as unrestricted general electives.

  is approved as a Multicultural  and Senior Experience  course.

Students may want to consider adding the International Business Concentration  to their degree program.

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