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What You'll Learn

As a business major, you will learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing.

The management specialization includes instruction in areas like strategic planning and change management, resource allocation, financial management, workforce management, supply chain management, continuous improvement and more.
 
Classroom courses are offered to full-time and part-time students during the day and in the evening; many courses are also offered online.

  • Download the program requirements (.pdf) for this specialization

Degree Requirements

  • General Education / University Requirements [28-37 credits]

    Reading, writing, thinking, knowing, doing—making knowledge work.

    We are committed to preparing you for life in the 21st century, which means making sure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a career that may be characterized by many roles, often across multiple fields.

    Visit the UB General Education webpage to learn more.

Business Program Requirements 

  • Business Requirements, Lower-Division, Business Core [24 credits]


    ACCT

    201

    Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr)

    ACCT

    202

    Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 cr)

    BULA

    151

    Business Law I (3 cr)

    CMAT

    201/303

    Oral Communications (3 cr)

    ECON

    200

    The Economic Way of Thinking (3 cr)

    MATH

    111

    College Algebra (3 cr)

    MATH

    115

    Introductory Statistics (3 cr)

    OPRE

    202

    Statistical Data Analysis (3 cr)

  • Business Requirements, Upper-Division, Business Core [31 credits]


    ECON

    305

    Managerial Economics (3 cr)

    FIN

    331

    Financial Management (3 cr)

    INSS

    300

    Management Information Systems  (3 cr)

    MGMT

    301

    Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr)

    MGMT

    302

    Global Business Environment (3 cr)

    MGMT

    315

    Human Resource Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    330

    Personal and Professional Skills for Business (1 cr)

    MKTG

    301

    Marketing Management (3 cr)

    OPRE

    315

    Business Application of Decision Science (3 cr)

    MGMT

    475

    Strategic Management - Capstone- taken in the final semester (3 cr)

  • Management Specialization Requirements  [15 credits]


    MGMT

    465

    International Management (3 cr)

     

     

    Choose three courses from the following:

    ENTR

    300

    The Entrepreneurial Experience (3 cr)

    MGMT

    400

    Human Resource Analysis and Communications (3 cr)
    MGMT

    410 Employment Relations Law (3 cr)

    MGMT

    415

    Compensation and Performance Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    419

    Seminar in Human Resource Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    425

    Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr)
    MGMT

    430

    Quality and Productivity Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    445

    Service Operations (3 cr)

    MGMT

    495

    Internship in Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    496

    International Business Practicum (3 cr)

    MGMT

    497

    Special Topics in Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    498

    Global Field Study (3 cr)

    MGMT

    499

    Independent Study: Management (3 cr)

Additional Resources

Meet with our adviser or check the undergraduate catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.