Dec 01, 2021
All candidates for a Bachelor of Science degree in Management must satisfy the General Studies, Business Core, School of Business, and Major requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the Management program is:
|School of Business Requirements
|Major in Management
|Total Hours (minimum)
Note: Unrestricted elective credits will vary depending on the choice of the general Management degree option vs. one of three concentrations (i.e., Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, or Operations & Supply Chain Management). Total unrestricted electives must be sufficient for student to meet MSU Denver's minimum required 120 semester hours.
The academic foundation for a successful business career or graduate work is a broad liberal arts education.
Required Courses: 34 credits
Natural and Physical Sciences
- Natural and Physical Sciences electives
Social and Behavioral Sciences I
Social and Behavioral Sciences II
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 elective to satisfy this requirement.
See General Studies requirements.
* 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.
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)
School of Business Requirements
Management Major Requirements
The Management Major offers the choice of a general degree in Management or the option of three concentrations (i.e., Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, 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 management 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:
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:
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:
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.
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 general electives.
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Students may want to consider adding the International Business Concentration to their degree program.