Management, B.S.

This program, offered in both face-to-face and online-only formats, is designed for adult students who are current managers or professionals who take on management functions. It seeks to enhance the effectiveness of those involved in management of human, fiscal, and information resources in a variety of organizational settings.

Program Details:

  • Requires 180 QH, including 60 QH of General Education, for completion 
  • A maximum of 60 QH of technical credit may be transferred
  • Credit by examination, proficiency and portfolio are accepted for general education and elective credit
  • The Management Core must be taken at NLU
  • Students may complete a concentration, listed below

Concentrations:

Public Policy

International Management

Leadership

Aging Studies

Required Courses

Communications

One college-level Communications course

Humanities

One Humanitites course

Fine Arts

One Fine Arts course

Quantitative Reasoning

One college-level Mathematics course

Physical and Life Sciences

One Science course

Social Sciences

One Social Science course

Behavioral Science

One Behavioral Science course

Additional General Education

Choose additional General Education courses to total 60 QH of general education

Management Core - 51 QH

MGT 403Introduction to BSM/BSMIS

1

MGT 478Managerial Assessment

3

MGT 410Management and Supervision

4

MGT 431Communication Skills for Managers

4

MGT 479Management Development Practicum

1

MGT 412Organizational Behavior

4

MGT 436Critical Thinking for Managers

4

MGT 458Marketing for Managers

4

MGT 416Information Systems Concepts

4

MGT 430Communication in Organizations

4

MGT 454Project Management

4

MGT 444Financial Decision Making

4

MGT 452Legal and Ethical Principles in Management

4

MGT 482Strategic Management

4

Note: MGT 479 must be taken for a total of 3 quarter hours.

Electives - 69 QH

Choose elective courses to meet the minimum degree requirement of 180 QH. The courses below are recommended:

MGT 103Personal Project Management

2 TO 3

LIBR 200Digital Information Literacy

2

MGT 230Better Business Writing

3 OR 5

MGT 215Quantitative Tools in Business

4

ACL 301Perspectives on Prior Learning

2

Notes: MGT 103, LIBR 200, MGT 230, and MGT 215 are recommended for freshmen. ACL 301 is required for students wishing to prepare a portfolio documenting prior learning. MGT 103 must be taken for 2 quarter hours.