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Business Administration: Management bachelor of science degree

Shalini Khazanchi, Department Chair
585-475-7126, skhazanchi@saunders.rit.edu

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 a concentration in entrepreneurship, leadership, or supply chain management.

Cooperative education

Students are required to complete one term of cooperative education. 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 (global): Principles of Microeconomics 3
ACCT-210 Management Accounting 3
STAT-145 LAS Perspective 7A (mathematical): Introduction to Statistics I 3
STAT-146 LAS Perspective 7B (mathematical): Introduction to Statistics II 4
MGMT-102 Business 2: Business Planning and Professional Development 3
ECON-201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT-110 Financial Accounting 3
MGIS-130 Information Systems and Technology 3
ACSC-010 Year One 0
  First Year Writing 3
  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
MGMT-215 Organizational Behavior 3
INTB-225 Global Business Environment 3
MATH-161 Applied Calculus 4
  LAS Perspective 2 (artistic) 3
  LAS Perspective 4 (social) 3
  Concentration Course 3
  Management Elective 3
Third Year
MGMT-340 LAS Perspective 1 (ethical): Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
MGMT-310 Leadership in Organizations  3
MGMT-330 Design Thinking 3
DECS-310 Operations Management 3
MGMT-320 Managerial Skills 3
  Management Concentration Course or Institute Elective  3
  LAS Immersion 1, 2 6
  LAS Perspective 5 (natural science inquiry) 3
  LAS Perspective 6 (scientific principles) 3
  Cooperative Education Co-op
Fourth Year
DECS-350 Project Management 3
MGMT-560 Strategic Management 3
  Management Concentration Courses or Institute Electives 9
  LAS Electives 9
  LAS Immersion 3 3
  LAS Electives 9
Total Semester Credit Hours 123

Please see 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 different Wellness courses.

Management concentrations

Entrepreneurship

Students who choose the entrepreneurship concentration complete one required concentration course, two concentration electives, and three institute electives.

MGMT-350 Entrepreneurship
Choose one of the following:
MGMT-470 Applied Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
MGMT-550 Field Experience and Business Consulting
Choose one of the following:
BLEG-300 Business Law II
FINC-359 Financing New Ventures
MGIS-360 Building a Web Business
MGMT-360 Digital Entrepreneurship
MGMT-420 Managing Innovation and Technology
MGMT-450 Negotiations
Leadership

Students who choose the leadership concentration complete one required concentration course, one concentration elective, and four institute electives.

MGMT-380 Human Resource Management
Choose one of the following:
INTB-300 Cross-cultural Management
MGMT-350 Entrepreneurship
MGMT-420 Managing Innovation and Technology   
MGMT-450 Negotiations
MGMT-489 Seminar in Management
MGMT-550 Field Experience in Business Consulting
Supply chain management

Students who choose the supply chain management concentration complete three required concentration courses, one concentration elective, and two institute electives.

DECS-435 Supply Chain Management
ISEE-582 Lean Sig Sigma Fundamentals
MGIS-450 Enterprise Systems
Choose one of the following:
BLEG-300 Business Law II   
DECS-445 Managing Supplier Relations
INTB-300 Cross-cultural Management
INTB-310 Regional Business Studies
INTB-315 Exporting and Global Sourcing
INTB-550 Global Markets and Competition
MGIS-320 Database Management Systems
MGIS-330 Systems Design and Analysis
MGMT-450 Negotiations

Admission requirements

Freshman Admission

For all bachelor’s degree programs, a strong performance in a college preparatory program is expected. Generally, this includes 4 years of English, 3-4 years of mathematics, 2-3 years of science, and 3 years of social studies and/or history.

Specific math and science requirements and other recommendations

3 years of math required; pre-calculus recommended

SAT (EBRW+M)
1170 -1340

ACT Composite
26-31

Transfer Admission

Transfer course recommendations without associate degree

Courses in economics, accounting, liberal arts, science, and mathematics

Appropriate associate degree programs for transfer

AS degree in accounting or business administration




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.