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Managers make things happen!  They allocate resources, empower their employees, develop skills in others, and lead the organization. They make things happen by asking questions, encouraging critical thinking, and motivating the team to discover solutions. The best managers are leaders who manage resources and challenge others to achieve and grow.


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MTSU alumnus Petar Skobic

He's managed a fine career

MTSU alumnus Petar Skobic, Management major, connected with ALDI stores at a career fair and started work as a district manager. After stints in Murfreesboro and Birmingham, Ala., he relocated to New York.  “I had a great experience at MTSU and wouldn't have traded my professors with anyone,” he says.

Your career just may start here

Your career just may start here

The Department of Management is a leader in the Jones College of Business IGNITE Career Development Program. Department faculty and business leaders provide career planning programs for students throughout the academic year.  Every spring, the Business Exchange for Student Talent (BEST) career fair hosts area employers who meet with students majoring in the Jones College of Business. These programs allow students to ask questions, explore career paths, and form mentorships.


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The Management program at MTSU provides the foundation for students to successfully pursue many different career paths in leadership, administrative management, and human resource management.  Examples include

  • Compensation specialist
  • Employee benefits professional
  • Employee relations specialist
  • Employee selection professional
  • Government administrator
  • Human resources manager
  • Human resources recruiter
  • Industrial/labor relations specialist
  • Industry administrator
  • Nonprofit manager
  • Trainer/developer

Employers of Management alumni and Career Fair participants include

  • American Cellular
  • Automatic Data Processing
  • CalsonicKansei North America
  • Chick-Fil-A Murfreesboro
  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc.
  • Enterprise
  • Ettain Group
  • Insight Global, Inc.
  • Internal Data Resources
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Modern Woodmen of America
  • Nissan North America
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • PepsiCo Foodservice
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Target Stores
  • Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA)
  • The Hershey Company
  • Walter Meier Manufacturing

The Department of Management offers the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree with majors in Management, Management-Supply Chain Management and also Entrepreneurship and Business Administration.

For complete curriculum details, click on the REQUIREMENTS icon to the right.

Undergraduate minors are available in Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Studies, and the department participates in the interdisciplinary minor in Business Administration.

The Department of Management offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in Management; students may choose from three concentrations: Organizational Leadership, Social Innovation and Not-for-Profit Management, or Supply Chain Management.

Graduate students may also earn the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), an interdisciplinary degree. 

A Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management also is available.

Management, B.B.A.

Management, B.B.A.

Management 
615-898-2736
Jill Austin, program coordinator
Jill.Austin@mtsu.edu

A major in Management consists of 27 hours of management courses. All Management majors must have 50 percent of the required management courses in residence at Middle Tennessee State University.

Students interested in general administrative careers in management and leadership may select from among any of the MGMT electives to build the expertise and skills needed for their chosen areas of work. Students interested in human resources management are encouraged to choose their management electives from the following list: MGMT 4490, MGMT 4500, MGMT 4510, MGMT 4620, MGMT 4640, MGMT 4650, MGMT 4660, MGMT 4690, MGMT 4830, MGMT 4950, MGMT 4990.

The program below includes a Business Administration minor. An alternate business minor may be chosen, but it may require total hours for graduation to exceed 120.

Accelerated Bachelors/Masters (ABM) Program

High achieving students majoring in Management who intend to pursue a master's degree in Management (with concentrations in Organizational Leadership, Social Innovation and Not-for-Profit Management, and Supply Chain Management) may apply to participate in the Accelerated Bachelors/Masters (ABM) Program. The program allows undergraduate students an opportunity to complete the requirements for both the bachelor's and master's degrees in a compressed time frame. Participating undergraduate students may count up to 12 graduate credit hours toward both degrees and obtain a non-thesis master's degree in the same field within 12 months of completing the bachelor's degree or obtain a thesis-based master's degree in the same field within 18 months of completing the bachelor's degree. For more information about the ABM program, see the Graduate Catalog.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Management, B.B.A., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements

General Education (41 hours)

General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses are required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:

  • MATH 1630 or 1810 (Math)
  • ECON 2410 (Soc/Beh Sci and core course)

College of Business Core (42 hours)

All students must complete the College of Business Core which requires 42 hours with a 2.000 GPA. ECON 2410 is included in the core and will also satisfy 3 hours from the Social/Behavioral General Education requirement.

Major Requirements (27 hours)

  • MGMT 3640 - Managing Key Performance Indicators

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; junior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on development and use of common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a method to monitor and manage business performance. Spreadsheet software will be utilized to analyze, summarize, and present management metrics. Management metrics covered includes financial, customer, employee, and operational and supply chain perspectives.

  • MGMT 3810 - Human Resources Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The organization, functions, and administration of a human resources management department, including selection, training, placement, promotion, appraisal, pay incentives, and laws affecting the human resource function.

  • MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics  3 credit hours  

    MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The impact of individual values and ethics on business operations, including management of the organization and marketing of goods and services. Topics include legal and ethical aspects of dealing with the environment, consumers, employees, and the general community.

  • MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.

  • MGMT 4710 - International Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. Cultural, political, legal, and economic differences among countries. Global and regional institutions that facilitate international trade and investments. Interface between governments and multinational enterprises. International organizational structures and strategies. Management of functional operations in global markets.

  • MGMT upper-division electives 12 credit hours

Auxiliary Courses (10 hours)

  • MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar  1 credit hour  OR 

    MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar

    1 credit hour

    Only for students with fewer than 30 hours or first-semester transfer students. Designed as an elective for first-year declared management majors and others interested in the management major. Introduces course requirements for a major in management, options for management electives, diverse subfields, and career options.

  • Elective 1 credit hour
  • ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting  3 credit hours  OR 

    ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000; junior standing; admission into the College of Business. Analysis of costs of products and services, recognition of quantitative techniques relating to management objectives, overview of master budgeting, and planning and control techniques. Designed for nonaccounting majors. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3310 or Accounting majors.)

  • FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance  3 credit hours  

    FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: FIN 3010 with minimum grade of C, FIN 3110, FIN 3810, and FIN 3950 with a minimum grade of C (2.00); and admission into the College of Business. A case course emphasizing the financial aspects of management. Topics include financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

 

  • Business elective 3 credit hours

 

  • MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences  3 credit hours  (may be counted in General Education) OR 

    MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and a Math Enhanced ACT greater than 25 or MATH 1710. Topics include solving systems of linear equations, Leontief models, linear programming, mathematics of finance, set theory, and probability theory. TBR Common Course: MATH 1630

  • MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I  3 credit hours  (may be counted in General Education) 

    MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MATH Enhanced ACT 19 or greater or MATH 1710. Introduces mathematical modeling applied to real-world problems. Sets, functions, inverse models, limits, continuity, first and second order model building, single variable differentiation, implicit differentiation, inverse problems (exponential and log models). First and second derivatives used to study the behavior of real-world applications.

Electives

  • To make 120 hours

Total hours in program: 120

 

Curriculum: Management

Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall

  • ENGL 1010 - Expository Writing  3 credit hours  (Comm) 

    ENGL 1010 - Expository Writing

    3 credit hours

    The first General Education English course. Emphasis on learning to adapt composing processes to a variety of expository and analytic writing assignments. Minimum grade of C- required for credit.

  • ECON 2410 - Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics  3 credit hours  (Soc/Beh Sci)  * 

    ECON 2410 - Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics

    3 credit hours

    As an aid to understanding modern economic society: economic concepts of national income and its fluctuations, inflation, unemployment, role of the banking system, monetary and fiscal policies, and international topics.

  • Natural Sciences 4 credit hours
  • MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and a Math Enhanced ACT greater than 25 or MATH 1710. Topics include solving systems of linear equations, Leontief models, linear programming, mathematics of finance, set theory, and probability theory. TBR Common Course: MATH 1630

  • MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I  3 credit hours  (Math) 

    MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MATH Enhanced ACT 19 or greater or MATH 1710. Introduces mathematical modeling applied to real-world problems. Sets, functions, inverse models, limits, continuity, first and second order model building, single variable differentiation, implicit differentiation, inverse problems (exponential and log models). First and second derivatives used to study the behavior of real-world applications.

  • MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar  1 credit hour  OR 

    MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar

    1 credit hour

    Only for students with fewer than 30 hours or first-semester transfer students. Designed as an elective for first-year declared management majors and others interested in the management major. Introduces course requirements for a major in management, options for management electives, diverse subfields, and career options.

  • Elective 1 credit hour

Subtotal: 14 Hours

Freshman Spring

  • ENGL 1020 - Research and Argumentative Writing

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010. The second General Education English course. Emphasis on analytic and argumentative writing and on locating, organizing, and using library resource materials in the writing. Minimum grade of C- required for credit.

  • COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication  3 credit hours  (Comm) 

    COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication

    3 credit hours

    Principles and processes of effective public oral communication including researching, critical thinking, organizing, presenting, listening, and using appropriate language. Counts as part of the General Education Communication requirement. TBR Common Course: COMM 2025

  • Natural Sciences 4 credit hours
  • ECON 2420 - Principles of Economics, Microeconomics

    3 credit hours

    As an aid to understanding modern economic society: economic concepts of consumer and firm behavior; the pricing of goods, services, and productive factors; international topics; and an overview of the American economy.

  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 16 Hours

Sophomore Fall

  • ENGL 2020 - Themes in Literature and Culture  3 credit hours  (Hum/FA)  OR 

    ENGL 2020 - Themes in Literature and Culture

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. Traces a specific theme or idea through a number of literary texts that reflect different historical and cultural contexts. Subject will vary.

  • ENGL 2030 - The Experience of Literature  3 credit hours  (Hum/FA)  OR 

    ENGL 2030 - The Experience of Literature

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. The reading of a variety of literary types which illuminate themes and experiences common to human existence.

  • HUM 2610 - Foreign Literature in Translation  3 credit hours  (Hum/FA) 

    HUM 2610 - Foreign Literature in Translation

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. Representative works of French, German, and Hispanic authors in English translation. No foreign-language proficiency required. Carries General Education credit.

 

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours
  • ACTG 2110 - Principles of Accounting I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: A college-level math course; ENGL 1010; sophomore standing. Financial accounting for proprietorships and partnerships with emphasis on the accounting cycle for service and merchandising organizations. Additional topics include accounting for receivables; inventories; property, plant, and equipment; and current liabilities. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3000.)

  • HIST 2010 - Survey of United States History I

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2010

  • HIST 2020 - Survey of United States History II

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2020

  • HIST 2030 - Tennessee History

    3 credit hours

    The role of the state in the development of the nation. May be used to satisfy one part of the General Education History requirement. TBR Common Course: HIST 2030

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Sophomore Spring

  • ACTG 2120 - Principles of Accounting II

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: ACTG 2110. A continuation of financial accounting concepts with emphasis on debt and equity structures, the statement of cash flows, and ratio analysis. Managerial accounting topics include job, standard- and activity-based costing, cost/volume/profit (CVP) analysis, and budgeting. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 2125 or ACTG 3000.) [Same as TBR Community Colleges ACCT 1020.]

  • BIA 2610 - Statistical Methods  3 credit hours  

    BIA 2610 - Statistical Methods

    3 credit hours

    The application of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data to make business decisions. Topics include measures of central tendency, variation, probability theory, point and interval estimation, correlation and regression. Computer applications emphasized.

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours
  • HIST 2010 - Survey of United States History I

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2010

  • HIST 2020 - Survey of United States History II

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2020

  • HIST 2030 - Tennessee History

    3 credit hours

    The role of the state in the development of the nation. May be used to satisfy one part of the General Education History requirement. TBR Common Course: HIST 2030

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Junior Fall

  • BUS 3000 - Dale Carnegie Communications and Human Relations Seminar

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and major in the Jones College of Business. Uses the proven content and design of a Dale Carnegie seminar which includes lecture, in-class activities, case studies, reflective exercises, and role-play experiences. Helps students develop self confidence and leadership ability, strengthen ability to relate to and motivate others, enhance ability to communicate effectively, reduce stress, and present a positive attitude.

  • MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Concepts of the management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling with an emphasis on behavioral science concepts as applied to managing people in organizations.

  • MGMT 3620 - Supply Chain Operations

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Focuses on the integration between supply chain operations strategies/decisions and their impact on other business functions in an organization. Examines operations management concepts using a global supply chain perspective. Covers topics such as inventory management, lean/just in time, project management, and supply-demand matching. Overarching goal of using supply chain operations strategies to develop a business competitive advantage reinforced. This is a writing-intensive course.

  • MKT 3820 - Principles of Marketing

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Survey of the functions, processes, and institutions involved in the distribution of consumer and industrial goods and services. Decision making in marketing management introduced.

  • FIN 3010 - Principles of Corporate Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Theory of corporate finance, emphasizing wealth creation, valuation, risk, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Junior Spring

  • BIA 3620 - Introduction to Business Analytics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or equivalent, junior standing. Corequisite: BIA 3621. Introduction to the concepts and application of data analytics in business. Spreadsheet software and associated analytic tools will be utilized to visualize, model, and analyze business data using a hands-on-approach.

  • BLAW 3400 - Legal Environment of Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Legal rights and potential liabilities of business persons. Presentation of the dynamic nature of law in responding to the changing social, ethical, political, regulatory, and international environment. Includes the development and nature of the legal system; business crimes; the law of torts and product liability; constitutional limitations on regulatory powers; legislative, judicial, and administrative control of business activity through the laws of business organizations, securities regulations, antitrust laws, employment laws, labor and safety laws, and consumer protection.

  • MGMT 3810 - Human Resources Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The organization, functions, and administration of a human resources management department, including selection, training, placement, promotion, appraisal, pay incentives, and laws affecting the human resource function.

  • MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics  3 credit hours  § 

    MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The impact of individual values and ethics on business operations, including management of the organization and marketing of goods and services. Topics include legal and ethical aspects of dealing with the environment, consumers, employees, and the general community.

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Fall

  • MGMT 3640 - Managing Key Performance Indicators

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; junior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on development and use of common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a method to monitor and manage business performance. Spreadsheet software will be utilized to analyze, summarize, and present management metrics. Management metrics covered includes financial, customer, employee, and operational and supply chain perspectives.

  • MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior  3 credit hours  § 

    MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.

  • MGMT 4710 - International Business  3 credit hours  § 

    MGMT 4710 - International Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. Cultural, political, legal, and economic differences among countries. Global and regional institutions that facilitate international trade and investments. Interface between governments and multinational enterprises. International organizational structures and strategies. Management of functional operations in global markets.

  • MGMT upper-division electives 6 credit hours §

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Spring

  • ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting  3 credit hours  § OR 

    ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000; junior standing; admission into the College of Business. Analysis of costs of products and services, recognition of quantitative techniques relating to management objectives, overview of master budgeting, and planning and control techniques. Designed for nonaccounting majors. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3310 or Accounting majors.)

  • FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance  3 credit hours  § 

    FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: FIN 3010 with minimum grade of C, FIN 3110, FIN 3810, and FIN 3950 with a minimum grade of C (2.00); and admission into the College of Business. A case course emphasizing the financial aspects of management. Topics include financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

  • BUAD 4980 - Strategic Management  3 credit hours  § 

    BUAD 4980 - Strategic Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Admission into the College of Business; must be taken after completion of the business requirements and in the semester in which the student graduates. Development of top management perspective with emphasis on policy and strategy formulation and evaluation through the demonstration of competence in handling multifunctional business problems. Transfer credit not allowed; must be taken in residence.

  • Business elective 3 hours
  • MGMT UD electives§ 6 hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

NOTE:

 *2.25 GPA in these courses for admission to Jones College of Business

  §Admission required

Supply Chain Management Concentration, B.B.A.

Management, Supply Chain Management Concentration, B.B.A.

Management 
615-898-2736
Jill Austin, program coordinator
Jill.Austin@mtsu.edu

A major in Management with a Supply Chain Management concentration consists of 27 hours of management courses. All Management majors must have 50 percent of the required management courses in residence at Middle Tennessee State University.

The program below includes a Business Administration minor. An alternate business minor may be chosen, but it may require total hours for graduation to exceed 120.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Management, Supply Chain Management, B.B.A., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements

General Education (41 hours)

General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses are required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:

  • MATH 1630 or 1810 (Math)
  • ECON 2410 (Soc/Beh Sci and core course)

College of Business Core (42 hours)

All students must complete the College of Business Core which requires 42 hours with a 2.000 GPA. ECON 2410 is included in the core and will also satisfy 3 hours from the Social/Behavioral General Education requirement.

Major Requirements (27 hours)

Management Major Core (15 hours)

  • MGMT 3640 - Managing Key Performance Indicators

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; junior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on development and use of common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a method to monitor and manage business performance. Spreadsheet software will be utilized to analyze, summarize, and present management metrics. Management metrics covered includes financial, customer, employee, and operational and supply chain perspectives.

  • MGMT 3810 - Human Resources Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The organization, functions, and administration of a human resources management department, including selection, training, placement, promotion, appraisal, pay incentives, and laws affecting the human resource function.

  • MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics  3 credit hours  

    MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The impact of individual values and ethics on business operations, including management of the organization and marketing of goods and services. Topics include legal and ethical aspects of dealing with the environment, consumers, employees, and the general community.

  • MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.

  • MGMT 4710 - International Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. Cultural, political, legal, and economic differences among countries. Global and regional institutions that facilitate international trade and investments. Interface between governments and multinational enterprises. International organizational structures and strategies. Management of functional operations in global markets.

Supply Chain Management Electives (12 hours)

  • MGMT 3750 - International Supply Chain Management

    3 credit hours

    (Same as MKT 3750.) Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the College of Business. Design, operations, and control of global and local supply chains; implementation approaches including behavioral (especially cross-functional) and technical issues and the Plan-Source-Make-Deliver-Return model for supply chains.

Choose 9 hours from the following:

  • MGMT 3705 - Continuous Improvement/Problem Solving

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Admission to Jones College of Business; junior standing. Applies Baldrige Performance Excellence criteria and Lean Six Sigma DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) methodology to business process improvements. Examines how continuous improvement projects follow a structured sequence using DMAIC. Emphasis on established critical thinking models to drive continuous improvement and guide specific problem-solving efforts.

  • MGMT 3715 - International Sourcing

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Admission to the Jones College of Business; junior standing. Benchmark practices of developing and managing international supply chains. Choosing, developing, evaluating, and managing a mixed portfolio of domestic and international procurement including such considerations as political, economic, legal, ethical, cultural, and communication issues associated with a global supply chain. Industry trends in global sourcing locations, approaches, and technologies for both product and service supply chains.

  • MGMT 3720 - Supply Chain Distribution

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3620, junior standing, and admission to the Jones College of Business. Focuses on concepts and techniques required to manage the distribution function in a contemporary supply chain. Emphasis on the role of distribution within a supply chain and best practices leading to efficient operational performance.

  • MGMT 3725 - Lean Project Management Principles

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Admission to Jones College of Business; junior standing. Theory and practice of managing projects for services, products, or events. Emphasis on application of lean concepts to project management.

  • MGMT 3730 - Management of Innovation

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior level. Technologies for products and services, learning from failure, idea generation/screening, management structures that promote innovation, as well as cost justification of new technologies. Examines the management of the process of forecasting, acquiring, and integrating emerging technologies into the firm's products/services and processes. Typical innovation areas include rapid prototyping/small lot production, last mile delivery, distribution, safety and productivity, entertainment/training, and medical. Course structure may vary.

     

  • MGMT 4700 - Applications in Supply Chain Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MGMT 3620; admission to the College of Business; junior standing. Current issues in managing modern supply chain operations such as group purchasing organizations, health care supply chains, automotive supply chains, small business supply chains, supply chain risks, and sustainable supply chains. Topics covered and course structure vary.

Auxiliary Courses (10 hours)

  • MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar  1 credit hour  OR 

    MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar

    1 credit hour

    Only for students with fewer than 30 hours or first-semester transfer students. Designed as an elective for first-year declared management majors and others interested in the management major. Introduces course requirements for a major in management, options for management electives, diverse subfields, and career options.

  • Elective 1 credit hour

 

  • ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting  3 credit hours  OR 

    ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000; junior standing; admission into the College of Business. Analysis of costs of products and services, recognition of quantitative techniques relating to management objectives, overview of master budgeting, and planning and control techniques. Designed for nonaccounting majors. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3310 or Accounting majors.)

  • FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance  3 credit hours  

    FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: FIN 3010 with minimum grade of C, FIN 3110, FIN 3810, and FIN 3950 with a minimum grade of C (2.00); and admission into the College of Business. A case course emphasizing the financial aspects of management. Topics include financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

 

  • Business elective 3 credit hours

 

  • MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences  3 credit hours  (may be counted in General Education) OR 

    MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and a Math Enhanced ACT greater than 25 or MATH 1710. Topics include solving systems of linear equations, Leontief models, linear programming, mathematics of finance, set theory, and probability theory. TBR Common Course: MATH 1630

  • MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I  3 credit hours  (may be counted in General Education) 

    MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MATH Enhanced ACT 19 or greater or MATH 1710. Introduces mathematical modeling applied to real-world problems. Sets, functions, inverse models, limits, continuity, first and second order model building, single variable differentiation, implicit differentiation, inverse problems (exponential and log models). First and second derivatives used to study the behavior of real-world applications.

Electives

  • To make 120 hours

Total hours in program: 120

Curriculum: Management, Supply Chain Management

Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall

  • ENGL 1010 - Expository Writing  3 credit hours  (Comm) 

    ENGL 1010 - Expository Writing

    3 credit hours

    The first General Education English course. Emphasis on learning to adapt composing processes to a variety of expository and analytic writing assignments. Minimum grade of C- required for credit.

  • MATH 1630 - College Mathematics for Managerial, Social, and Life Sciences

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and a Math Enhanced ACT greater than 25 or MATH 1710. Topics include solving systems of linear equations, Leontief models, linear programming, mathematics of finance, set theory, and probability theory. TBR Common Course: MATH 1630

  • MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I  3 credit hours  (Math) 

    MATH 1810 - Applied Calculus I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: MATH Enhanced ACT 19 or greater or MATH 1710. Introduces mathematical modeling applied to real-world problems. Sets, functions, inverse models, limits, continuity, first and second order model building, single variable differentiation, implicit differentiation, inverse problems (exponential and log models). First and second derivatives used to study the behavior of real-world applications.

  • ECON 2410 - Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics  3 credit hours  *  (Soc/Beh Sci) 

    ECON 2410 - Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics

    3 credit hours

    As an aid to understanding modern economic society: economic concepts of national income and its fluctuations, inflation, unemployment, role of the banking system, monetary and fiscal policies, and international topics.

  • Natural Sciences 4 credit hours

 

  • MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar  1 credit hour  OR 

    MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar

    1 credit hour

    Only for students with fewer than 30 hours or first-semester transfer students. Designed as an elective for first-year declared management majors and others interested in the management major. Introduces course requirements for a major in management, options for management electives, diverse subfields, and career options.

  • Elective 1 credit hour

Subtotal: 14 Hours

Freshman Spring

  • ENGL 1020 - Research and Argumentative Writing

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010. The second General Education English course. Emphasis on analytic and argumentative writing and on locating, organizing, and using library resource materials in the writing. Minimum grade of C- required for credit.

  • COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication  3 credit hours  (Comm) 

    COMM 2200 - Fundamentals of Communication

    3 credit hours

    Principles and processes of effective public oral communication including researching, critical thinking, organizing, presenting, listening, and using appropriate language. Counts as part of the General Education Communication requirement. TBR Common Course: COMM 2025

  • ECON 2420 - Principles of Economics, Microeconomics

    3 credit hours

    As an aid to understanding modern economic society: economic concepts of consumer and firm behavior; the pricing of goods, services, and productive factors; international topics; and an overview of the American economy.

  • Natural Sciences 4 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 16 Hours

Sophomore Fall

  • ENGL 2020 - Themes in Literature and Culture  3 credit hours  Hum/FA OR 

    ENGL 2020 - Themes in Literature and Culture

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. Traces a specific theme or idea through a number of literary texts that reflect different historical and cultural contexts. Subject will vary.

  • ENGL 2030 - The Experience of Literature  3 credit hours  Hum/FA OR 

    ENGL 2030 - The Experience of Literature

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. The reading of a variety of literary types which illuminate themes and experiences common to human existence.

  • HUM 2610 - Foreign Literature in Translation  3 credit hours  (Hum/FA) 

    HUM 2610 - Foreign Literature in Translation

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020. Representative works of French, German, and Hispanic authors in English translation. No foreign-language proficiency required. Carries General Education credit.

  • HIST 2010 - Survey of United States History I

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2010

  • HIST 2020 - Survey of United States History II

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2020

  • HIST 2030 - Tennessee History

    3 credit hours

    The role of the state in the development of the nation. May be used to satisfy one part of the General Education History requirement. TBR Common Course: HIST 2030

  • ACTG 2110 - Principles of Accounting I

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: A college-level math course; ENGL 1010; sophomore standing. Financial accounting for proprietorships and partnerships with emphasis on the accounting cycle for service and merchandising organizations. Additional topics include accounting for receivables; inventories; property, plant, and equipment; and current liabilities. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3000.)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Sophomore Spring

  • HIST 2010 - Survey of United States History I

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2010

  • HIST 2020 - Survey of United States History II

    3 credit hours

    Survey of the political, economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic phases of American life in its regional, national, and international aspects. HIST 2010 discusses the era from the beginning to 1877. HIST 2020 discusses the era from 1877 to the present. These courses are prerequisite for all advanced courses in American history and satisfy the General Education History requirement. HIST 2010 is NOT a prerequisite for HIST 2020. TBR Common Course: HIST 2020

  • HIST 2030 - Tennessee History

    3 credit hours

    The role of the state in the development of the nation. May be used to satisfy one part of the General Education History requirement. TBR Common Course: HIST 2030

  • ACTG 2120 - Principles of Accounting II

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: ACTG 2110. A continuation of financial accounting concepts with emphasis on debt and equity structures, the statement of cash flows, and ratio analysis. Managerial accounting topics include job, standard- and activity-based costing, cost/volume/profit (CVP) analysis, and budgeting. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 2125 or ACTG 3000.) [Same as TBR Community Colleges ACCT 1020.]

  • BIA 2610 - Statistical Methods  3 credit hours  

    BIA 2610 - Statistical Methods

    3 credit hours

    The application of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data to make business decisions. Topics include measures of central tendency, variation, probability theory, point and interval estimation, correlation and regression. Computer applications emphasized.

  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Junior Fall

  • FIN 3010 - Principles of Corporate Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Theory of corporate finance, emphasizing wealth creation, valuation, risk, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

  • MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Concepts of the management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling with an emphasis on behavioral science concepts as applied to managing people in organizations.

  • MKT 3820 - Principles of Marketing

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Survey of the functions, processes, and institutions involved in the distribution of consumer and industrial goods and services. Decision making in marketing management introduced.

  • BUS 3000 - Dale Carnegie Communications and Human Relations Seminar

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and major in the Jones College of Business. Uses the proven content and design of a Dale Carnegie seminar which includes lecture, in-class activities, case studies, reflective exercises, and role-play experiences. Helps students develop self confidence and leadership ability, strengthen ability to relate to and motivate others, enhance ability to communicate effectively, reduce stress, and present a positive attitude.

  • MGMT 3620 - Supply Chain Operations

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Focuses on the integration between supply chain operations strategies/decisions and their impact on other business functions in an organization. Examines operations management concepts using a global supply chain perspective. Covers topics such as inventory management, lean/just in time, project management, and supply-demand matching. Overarching goal of using supply chain operations strategies to develop a business competitive advantage reinforced. This is a writing-intensive course.

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Junior Spring

  • BIA 3620 - Introduction to Business Analytics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or equivalent, junior standing. Corequisite: BIA 3621. Introduction to the concepts and application of data analytics in business. Spreadsheet software and associated analytic tools will be utilized to visualize, model, and analyze business data using a hands-on-approach.

  • BLAW 3400 - Legal Environment of Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisite: Junior standing. Legal rights and potential liabilities of business persons. Presentation of the dynamic nature of law in responding to the changing social, ethical, political, regulatory, and international environment. Includes the development and nature of the legal system; business crimes; the law of torts and product liability; constitutional limitations on regulatory powers; legislative, judicial, and administrative control of business activity through the laws of business organizations, securities regulations, antitrust laws, employment laws, labor and safety laws, and consumer protection.

  • MGMT 3640 - Managing Key Performance Indicators

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; junior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on development and use of common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a method to monitor and manage business performance. Spreadsheet software will be utilized to analyze, summarize, and present management metrics. Management metrics covered includes financial, customer, employee, and operational and supply chain perspectives.

  • MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics  3 credit hours  § 

    MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The impact of individual values and ethics on business operations, including management of the organization and marketing of goods and services. Topics include legal and ethical aspects of dealing with the environment, consumers, employees, and the general community.

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Fall

  • MGMT 3810 - Human Resources Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The organization, functions, and administration of a human resources management department, including selection, training, placement, promotion, appraisal, pay incentives, and laws affecting the human resource function.

  • MGMT 4710 - International Business  3 credit hours  § 

    MGMT 4710 - International Business

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. Cultural, political, legal, and economic differences among countries. Global and regional institutions that facilitate international trade and investments. Interface between governments and multinational enterprises. International organizational structures and strategies. Management of functional operations in global markets.

  • MGMT 3750 - International Supply Chain Management

    3 credit hours

    (Same as MKT 3750.) Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the College of Business. Design, operations, and control of global and local supply chains; implementation approaches including behavioral (especially cross-functional) and technical issues and the Plan-Source-Make-Deliver-Return model for supply chains.

  • MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.

  • MGMT UD electives §** 3 hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

Senior Spring

  • ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting  3 credit hours  § OR 

    ACTG 3020 - Managerial Accounting

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000; junior standing; admission into the College of Business. Analysis of costs of products and services, recognition of quantitative techniques relating to management objectives, overview of master budgeting, and planning and control techniques. Designed for nonaccounting majors. (Not open to students with credit in ACTG 3310 or Accounting majors.)

  • FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance  3 credit hours  § 

    FIN 4110 - Cases in Finance

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: FIN 3010 with minimum grade of C, FIN 3110, FIN 3810, and FIN 3950 with a minimum grade of C (2.00); and admission into the College of Business. A case course emphasizing the financial aspects of management. Topics include financial statement analysis, working capital management, capital budgeting, and cost of capital.

  • BUAD 4980 - Strategic Management  3 credit hours  § 

    BUAD 4980 - Strategic Management

    3 credit hours

    Prerequisites: Admission into the College of Business; must be taken after completion of the business requirements and in the semester in which the student graduates. Development of top management perspective with emphasis on policy and strategy formulation and evaluation through the demonstration of competence in handling multifunctional business problems. Transfer credit not allowed; must be taken in residence.

  • Business elective 3 credit hours
  • MGMT UD electives§** 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours

NOTE:

 *Admission required
**Select from MGMT 3705, MGMT 3715, MGMT 3720, MGMT 3725, MGMT 3730, or MGMT 4700

 

            

 

Management

MGMT 1500 - First-Year Seminar
1 credit hour

Only for students with fewer than 30 hours or first-semester transfer students. Designed as an elective for first-year declared management majors and others interested in the management major. Introduces course requirements for a major in management, options for management electives, diverse subfields, and career options.

MGMT 3600 - Innovation Acceleration
3 credit hours

(Same as ENTR 3600.) Focuses on innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors in corporate environments as well as in new ventures. Specific attention is given to the creative process, innovative thinking, sources of opportunity, design-thinking, team-based innovation, commercialization, intellectual property, and innovation plans in the entrepreneurial setting.

MGMT 3610 - Principles of Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Concepts of the management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling with an emphasis on behavioral science concepts as applied to managing people in organizations.

MGMT 3620 - Supply Chain Operations
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Focuses on the integration between supply chain operations strategies/decisions and their impact on other business functions in an organization. Examines operations management concepts using a global supply chain perspective. Covers topics such as inventory management, lean/just in time, project management, and supply-demand matching. Overarching goal of using supply chain operations strategies to develop a business competitive advantage reinforced. This is a writing-intensive course.

MGMT 3630 - Organization Theory
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. The organization as a system. Emphasis on the external environment, performance measurement, structure (including contingency theory of organization design), bureaucracy, and the impact of behavioral aspects on organization theory.

MGMT 3640 - Managing Key Performance Indicators
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; junior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Focuses on development and use of common Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a method to monitor and manage business performance. Spreadsheet software will be utilized to analyze, summarize, and present management metrics. Management metrics covered includes financial, customer, employee, and operational and supply chain perspectives.

MGMT 3705 - Continuous Improvement/Problem Solving
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Admission to Jones College of Business; junior standing. Applies Baldrige Performance Excellence criteria and Lean Six Sigma DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) methodology to business process improvements. Examines how continuous improvement projects follow a structured sequence using DMAIC. Emphasis on established critical thinking models to drive continuous improvement and guide specific problem-solving efforts.

MGMT 3710 - Management of Quality
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission into the College of Business. Introduction to design, operation, and control of quality systems; implementation approaches including behavioral and technical issues; strategic importance; quality improvement tools and their use; supplier certification; awards and recognition. NOTE: Should take with or have completed MGMT 3620.

MGMT 3715 - International Sourcing
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Admission to the Jones College of Business; junior standing. Benchmark practices of developing and managing international supply chains. Choosing, developing, evaluating, and managing a mixed portfolio of domestic and international procurement including such considerations as political, economic, legal, ethical, cultural, and communication issues associated with a global supply chain. Industry trends in global sourcing locations, approaches, and technologies for both product and service supply chains.

MGMT 3720 - Supply Chain Distribution
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3620, junior standing, and admission to the Jones College of Business. Focuses on concepts and techniques required to manage the distribution function in a contemporary supply chain. Emphasis on the role of distribution within a supply chain and best practices leading to efficient operational performance.

MGMT 3725 - Lean Project Management Principles
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Admission to Jones College of Business; junior standing. Theory and practice of managing projects for services, products, or events. Emphasis on application of lean concepts to project management.

MGMT 3730 - Management of Innovation
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Junior level. Technologies for products and services, learning from failure, idea generation/screening, management structures that promote innovation, as well as cost justification of new technologies. Examines the management of the process of forecasting, acquiring, and integrating emerging technologies into the firm's products/services and processes. Typical innovation areas include rapid prototyping/small lot production, last mile delivery, distribution, safety and productivity, entertainment/training, and medical. Course structure may vary.

 

MGMT 3750 - International Supply Chain Management
3 credit hours

(Same as MKT 3750.) Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the College of Business. Design, operations, and control of global and local supply chains; implementation approaches including behavioral (especially cross-functional) and technical issues and the Plan-Source-Make-Deliver-Return model for supply chains.

MGMT 3800 - Managing Change and Conflict in Organizations
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the Jones College of Business. Examines contemporary thought on managerial roles in identifying, fostering, and implementing change in complex environments. Study of current developments in leading groups through change and managing conflict in organizations by use of competencies related to negotiation and mediation.

MGMT 3810 - Human Resources Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The organization, functions, and administration of a human resources management department, including selection, training, placement, promotion, appraisal, pay incentives, and laws affecting the human resource function.

MGMT 3890 - Managerial Decision Making
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Investigates the decision-making processes of business professionals to gain an understanding of how decisions are made. Emphasis on creative problem solving, critical thinking, problem formulation, and decision analysis.

MGMT 3940 - Business Ethics
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. The impact of individual values and ethics on business operations, including management of the organization and marketing of goods and services. Topics include legal and ethical aspects of dealing with the environment, consumers, employees, and the general community.

MGMT 3970 - Cooperative Education
1 to 3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. Provides students with the opportunities for full-time on-the-job training in conjunction with on-campus academic experiences. Students will participate in professional growth seminars. Departmental and MTSU Career Development Center requirements must be completed to receive credit. These courses (1) may not be used to satisfy the major or the minor requirements and (2) may not be taken concurrently with BUAD 4980.

MGMT 4000 - Not-for-Profit Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; junior or senior standing; and admission to the College of Business. Explores management theories and practices that impact effective management of organizations in the not-for-profit sector.

 

MGMT 4030 - Not-for-Profit Strategic Decision Making and Program Ev
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; junior or senior standing. Focuses on essential management functions of short- and long-term strategic decision making and performance evaluation of not-for-profit organizations.

MGMT 4125 - Leadership Development for Women
3 credit hours

(Same as LEAD 4125.) Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Examines women and leadership with an emphasis on personal development. Critically analyzes the challenges, constraints, and opportunities that women face in exercising leadership. Includes an examination of women's diverse leadership styles through an experiential learning project with a community partner.

MGMT 4200 - Leadership in Organizations
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Junior standing; MGMT 3610 or permission of department; and admission to the College of Business. Importance of leadership in organizations. Examines major theories and concepts relative to leadership in formal organizations. Emphasis on practical application of leadership knowledge in the leadership role.

MGMT 4490 - Industrial Relations Legislation
3 credit hours

(Same as BLAW 4490 and ECON 4490.) Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business. Economic background and effects of government regulation of labor relations; emphasis on a detailed examination of the National Labor Relations Act as amended or expanded by the Labor Management Relations Act, the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosures Act, and Title 7 of the Civil Rights Act.

MGMT 4500 - Employment Discrimination Law
3 credit hours

(Same as BLAW 4500.) Prerequisites: Junior standing and admission to the College of Business.  A detailed examination of the legal rights and responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to fair employment practices; emphasis on significant statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions forming the body of antidiscrimination law.

MGMT 4510 - Unions and Collective Bargaining
3 credit hours

(Same as ECON 4510.) Prerequisites: Junior standing; admission to the College of Business. The decision-making processes in the industrial relations system and their impact upon the American economy. Particular emphasis on collective bargaining, contract administration, and impasse procedures both in the public and private sectors.

MGMT 4600 - Strategies for Collaboration in Diverse Organizations
4 credit hours

(Same as SOC 4600.) Prerequisites: SOC 3300 and MGMT 3800. Case studies and application discussions of the impact of diversity in the workplace, particularly related to organizational change and conflict/negotiation.

MGMT 4620 - International Human Resource Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3810; admission to the College of Business. International human resource functions including compensation, labor relations, training, selection, and performance appraisal; impact of culture on IHRM activities.

MGMT 4640 - Human Resources Planning and Staffing
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; MGMT 3810; admission to the College of Business. Basic concepts, principles, and practices involved in the acquisition of human resources: identifying employment needs, forecasting human resource requirements, recruiting employees internally and externally, and selecting qualified candidates and matching them with appropriate jobs.

MGMT 4650 - Human Resource Development
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; MGMT 3810; and admission to the College of Business.The role of human resource development in organizations including needs analysis; design, development, and implementation of programs in training and development; career development; management development; and executive development.

MGMT 4660 - Compensation Systems
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610;  MGMT 3810; admission to the College of Business. Formal organization compensation systems. Emphasis on the design, implementation, and administration of compensation systems utilizing wage theory, applicable analytical tools, research results from the behavioral sciences, and evaluations of actual practices currently utilized in the private and public sectors.

MGMT 4680 - Organization Behavior
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on motivation, leadership, communication, group processes, and methods for managing change. Understanding human behavior allows student to learn better employee utilization strategies resulting in a more effective and efficient organization.

MGMT 4690 - Problems in Human Resources Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; MGMT 3810; and admission to the College of Business. Contemporary problems and issues in personnel and industrial relations in industry, using research findings as a basis for more constructive action in government-labor-industry relations.

MGMT 4700 - Applications in Supply Chain Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: MGMT 3620; admission to the College of Business; junior standing. Current issues in managing modern supply chain operations such as group purchasing organizations, health care supply chains, automotive supply chains, small business supply chains, supply chain risks, and sustainable supply chains. Topics covered and course structure vary.

MGMT 4710 - International Business
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; admission to the College of Business. Cultural, political, legal, and economic differences among countries. Global and regional institutions that facilitate international trade and investments. Interface between governments and multinational enterprises. International organizational structures and strategies. Management of functional operations in global markets.

MGMT 4730 - Global Comparative Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 and admission to the College of Business. Cross-cultural dimensions of management theories and the applicability of these theories in a multicultural and multinational environment. Topics include cross-cultural communications, motivation, leadership, and decision making. The role of MNCs in economic development and their relationship with host countries also examined.

MGMT 4810 - Integrated Logistics Management
3 credit hours

(Same as MKT 4810.) Prerequisite: Admission to the College of Business. The coordination and optimization issues faced by firms in managing the inbound and outbound logistics activities of the firm in order to minimize costs and provide high levels of customer service. Logistics activities covered include transportation management, warehousing, order fulfillment, inventory management, and network design.  

MGMT 4820 - Management Research
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: BIA 2610 or MATH 1530; MGMT 3610; and admission to the College of Business. Scientific concepts, methodology, and procedures in designing and conducting research for management decision making.

MGMT 4830 - Performance Appraisal
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: MGMT 3610; MGMT 3810; and admission to the College of Business. Theoretical and practical issues related to HRM performance appraisal in organizations. Emphasis on job analysis, measurement of performance, judgmental measures of performance, rating biases, cognitive components in rating, feedback process, performance appraisal training, perceived fairness and accuracy, and legal issues.

MGMT 4840 - Study Abroad
3 credit hours

(Same as MKT 4840.) Prerequisites: Junior/senior standing; admission to the College of Business. A short-term international business education experience designed to expose the student to the economic, political, cultural, and social environments of a foreign country(ies). Emphasis on the international state/status of the subject matter pertinent to management and marketing.

MGMT 4920 - Small Business Management
3 credit hours

(Same as ENTR 4920.) Prerequisites: MGMT 3610 or FIN 3040 and admission to the College of Business. Analysis of problems and considerations involved in planning, organizing, and operating small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Emphasis on environmental issues, growth strategies, process management activities, and human resource management.

MGMT 4950 - Management Internship
3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Management or entrepreneurship major with senior standing; an overall grade point average of at least 2.50; and admission to the College of Business. Student is affiliated with an organization on a part-time basis to develop knowledge and experience in the practical application of management theory to actual business problems in a non-classroom situation. This course can only be taken one time, and those taking it may not take MGMT 4990.

MGMT 4990 - Independent Study
1 to 3 credit hours

Prerequisites: Senior standing;approval of department chair; and admission to the College of Business. Individual research and analysis of contemporary problems and issues in a concentrated area of study under the guidance of an approved faculty member. This course can only be taken one time, and those taking it may not take MGMT 4950.

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Phone | 615-898-2736
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