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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Business Administration

MAJOR: Management

The Department of Management invites you to consider a major in management. Do you like to work with people? Need help solving people problems at work? Hope to start your own business? Want to run an environmental project, or a bank, a store, a farm or a government agency? Are you interested in how people from diverse backgrounds work together to achieve common goals? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider a major in management. The mission of the department is to prepare graduates, with a Bachelor of Business Administration, for management careers in a broad spectrum of New Mexico, national and globally oriented businesses. Management graduates work in small and large agricultural, manufacturing, government, transportation, public utility, merchandising, health care, environmental and communications organizations among others.

The study of management offers the opportunity to develop skills in utilizing human, physical and economic resources to achieve organizational objectives. These are important cross-functional skills in today’s competitive job market. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge to develop their potential and to lead others in a common mission. Management majors may choose from program options in human resource management, managerial leadership, project and supply chain management or small business management and entrepreneurship.

Every candidate for this major must fulfill the following requirements in addition to the general education common core, College of Business foundation and the business core, Viewing a Wider World requirements and general electives (see above). Students will choose one or more of the four options that follow.

OPTION: Human Resource Management

Major Courses (24 credits)

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MGT 451Selection, Placement, and Performance Evaluation

3 cr.

MGT 460Compensation Management

3 cr.

 

MGT 458Comparative International Management

3 cr.

or

MGT 465Contemporary Issues in Human Resources Management

3 cr.

 

Electives in management, upper division

12 cr.

OPTION: Managerial Leadership

Major Courses (24 credits)

MGT 347Management Functions and Processes

3 cr.

MGT 453Leadership and Motivation

3 cr.

MGT 454Work Teams in Organizations

3 cr.

Electives in management, upper division

15 cr.

OPTION: Project and Supply Chain Management

Major Courses (24 credits)

MGT 345VQuality and Competitiveness: An International Perspective

3 cr.

MGT 351Supply Chain Management

3 cr.

MGT 466Managing Electronic Commerce: A Business Models Perspective

3 cr.

MGT 470Project Management in Organizations

3 cr.

Electives in management, upper division

12 cr.

OPTION: Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Major Courses (24 credits)

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MGT 361Managing a Startup

3 cr.

MGT 461New Venture Creation

3 cr.

MGT 448Busniss Consulting

3 cr.

Electives in management, upper division

12 cr.