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Business Administration: Management BS

Jenna Lenhardt, Assistant Director of Student Services and Outreach
(585) 475-6916, jlenhardt@saunders.rit.edu

Shalini Khazanchi, Department Chair

Program overview

The business administration: management major prepares students for management careers in a variety of enterprises and organizations. Students develop the skills and concepts needed to become effective leaders and ethical decision makers. The curriculum emphasizes communication skills, emotional intelligence, and critical reasoning while providing both depth and flexibility in its offerings. Students are required to choose one of several tracks including: leadership, entrepreneurship, or supply chain management.

Cooperative education

Students are required to complete six months of cooperative education. This can occur over one semester or two summers. Co-op allows students to practice and expand their management skills in real-world settings. These paid, full-time positions provide students with the opportunity to gain valuable job-related experience while completing their degree.

Curriculum

Business administration: management, BS degree, typical course sequence

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
MGMT-101 Business 1: Ideas and Business Planning 3
MGIS-101 Computer-based Analysis 1
ECON-101 LAS Perspective 3: Principles of Microeconomics 3
ACCT-210 Management Accounting 3
STAT-145, 146 LAS Perspective 7A, 7B: Introduction to Statistics I, II 7
MGIS-102 Business 2: Technology-enabled Launch 3
  First Year Writing Seminar 3
ECON-201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT-110 Financial Accounting 3
MGIS-130 Information Systems and Technology 3
ACSC-010 Year One: College Experience 0
  Wellness Education* 0
Second Year
COMM-253 Communication 3
MGMT-035 Careers in Business 0
MKTG-230 Principles of Marketing 3
FINC-220 Financial Management 3
  LAS Perspective 2, 4 6
MGMT-215 Organizational Behavior 3
  Free Elective 3
  Management Elective 3
INTB-225 Global Business Environment 3
MATH-161 Applied Calculus 4
Third Year
MGMT-340 LAS Perspective 1: Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
  Management Elective 3
MGMT-310 Leadership in Organizations (WI) 3
  LAS Immersion 1, 2 6
  LAS Perspective 5, 6 6
  Free Elective 3
DECS-310 Operations Management 3
MGMT-320 Managerial Skills 3
  Cooperative Education Co-op
Fourth Year
Choose one of the following: 3
   MGMT-450    Negotiations  
   MGMT-380    Human Resource Management  
  Free Electives 6
  LAS Immersion 3 3
  LAS Electives 12
MGMT-560 Strategy and Innovation 3
  Management Elective 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 123

Please see New General Education Curriculum–Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) for more information.

* Please see Wellness Education Requirement for more information. Students completing bachelor's degrees are required to complete two Wellness courses.




Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this program's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
 

Program overview

The management program prepares students for management and specialist careers in a variety of enterprises and organizations. Through this focused area of study, students develop the skills and concepts needed to become effective leaders, ethical decision makers, and creative innovators. The management curriculum provides both depth and flexibility in its offerings so that students can maximize their educational experience.

Curriculum

Management, BS degree, typical course sequence (quarters)

Course Qtr. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
1720-051, 052 Discovery/Pathways 2
0102-260 Business 1: Ideas and Creativity 4
0102-265 Business 2: Business Plan Development 2
0112-270 Business Software Applications 2
0112-285 Business 3: Commercialization 2
0511-211 Principles of Microeconomics 4
0511-402 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
0535-352 Professional Communication for Business 4
1016-226 Calculus for Management Science 4
1016-319, 320 Data Analysis I, II 10
  Liberal Arts* 12
  Wellness Education† 0
Second Year
0101-301, 302 Financial and Management Accounting 8
0102-305 Careers in Business 1
0113-310 Global Business: An Introduction 4
0104-350 Corporate Finance 4
0105-363 Principles of Marketing 4
  Liberal Arts* 12
  Free Electives 8
  General Education 4
  Laboratory Sciences 8
Third Year
0102-320 Organizational Behavior 4
0102-438 Business Ethics 4
0102-455 Human Resource Management 4
0102-490 Entrepreneurship 4
  Liberal Arts* 12
  Management Elective 4
  General Education 8
  Cooperative Education‡ Co-op
Fourth Year
0102-460 Leadership in Organizations 4
0102-530 Managing Innovation and Technology 4
0102-507 Business, Government, and Society 4
0102-551 Strategy 4
0106-401 Operations and Supply Chain Management 4
  Management Elective 8
  Free Electives 8
  General Education 4
Total Quarter Credit Hours 183

* Please see Liberal Arts General Education Requirements for more information.

† Please see Wellness Education Requirement for more information.

‡ Two quarters of cooperative education are required and must be completed within the third and fourth years.