Missouri State University

Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 preliminary edition, April 2014

Management

Major(s)

Management (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. College of Business Admission and Program Requirements - see College of Business Admission and Program Requirements section of catalog

  3. Major Requirements

    Complete one of the following options:

    1. Administrative Management:

      1. ACC 311(3); MGT 341(3), 342(3), 345(3), 368(3); QBA 337(3)

      2. Complete two courses from: LAW 335(2); MGT 367(3), 384(3), 397(3), 442(3), 447(3), 465(3)

    2. Human Resources Management:

      1. ACC 311(3); INS 314(3); MGT 341(3), 345(3), 450(3) or 451(3), 465(3), 546(3); QBA 337(3)

      2. Complete one course from: ECO 310(3); MGT 410(3), 447(3), 466(3)

    3. Operations Management:

      1. ACC 311(3); MGT 341(3), 345(3), 368(3); QBA 337(3)

      2. Complete three course from: ACC 556(3); MGT 367(3), 447(3), 467(3), 565(3), 567(3); TCM 359(3)

    4. International Business Administration: The International Business Administration option must satisfy the following foreign language, geographic region, special international courses, and operational/cultural environment requirements.

      1. Foreign Language: Choose a language for a minimum of 12 semester hours above 100 level courses. A course in conversation is required. (The foreign language requirement may be waived with demonstrated proof of competency in the oral and written skills equivalent to the foreign language requirement.) International students whose native language is not English may be waived from the language requirement subject to the following:

        1. The student is a graduate of a secondary school in his/her home country.

        2. The native language is complementary to the Geographic Region of Specialization.

        3. The waiver will not result in a reduction of the total credit hours required toward the degree. The curriculum advisor in charge of International Business Administration option may recommend specific courses either in the English language and/or complementary to the major to make up the 12 credit hours.

      2. Geographic Region of specialization: Select one of the following regions associated with the language chosen, obtaining a minimum of three courses in at least two departments for a total of nine credit hours.

        1. Asia (Pacific Rim Countries): ANT 335(3); COM 360(3); GRY 305(3), 320(3), 323(3), 397(1-3); HST 200(3), 340(3), 380(3), 381(3), 571(3), 597(1-3)-Asian History; LLT 215(3); MCL 303(3); PHI 314(3); PLN 597(1-5); PLS 545(3)

        2. Latin America: COM 360(3); GRY 305(3), 320(3), 323(3), 397(1-3); HST 200(3), 350(3), 587(3), 597(1-3)-Latin American History; MCL 303(3); PLN 597(1-5); PLS 548(3); SPN 326(3)

        3. Europe: COM 360(3); FRN 326(3), 335(3), 414(3), 415(3); GRM 325(3); GRY 305(3), 320(3), 323(3), 397(1-3); HST 200(3), 340(3), 353(3), 355(3), 361(3), 559(3), 597(1-3)-European History; LLT 225(3); MCL 303(3); PLN 597(1-5); PLS 205(3), 547(3); SPN 325(3)

      3. Special International Courses: MGT 447(3); MKT 474(3) and one course from: ECO 346(3), 456(3), 565(3); FIN 582(3); GRY 100(3), 308(3), 321(3); LAW 539(3); PLS 205(3), 232(3)

      4. Operational or Cultural Environment: This may be satisfied by a minimum of one semester of successful participation in an academic program consisting of coursework at an accredited overseas institution and/or internship at a firm in a foreign country consistent with the student’s area of specialization approved by the curriculum advisor in charge of International Business Administration option.  An exception to this may be made in the case of international students coming from a country that is consistent with their Geographic Region of Specialization; however, this action will not result in a reduction of the total hours required toward the degree.  The curriculum advisor in charge of International Business Administration option may recommend specific courses either in English language and/or complementary to the major toward the total credit hour requirement toward the degree.

      5. Suggested Optional Electives: ACC 506(3); ANT 226(3), 320(3), 330(3); ECO 305(3), 456(3); HST 103(3), 104(3); MGT 397(3), 561(3); PLS 338(3); SOC 380(3)

  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Minor(s)

Management

Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
  1. ACC 201(3); ECO 155(3); MGT 340(3)

  2. Complete three courses from: MGT 325 or 345(3); 341(3), 342(3), 364(3), 367(3), 368(3), 384(3), 560(3), 561(3)

Management

Bachelor of Science
  1. ACC 201(3), 211(3); ECO 155(3); MGT 340(3)

  2. Complete three courses from: MGT 341(3), 342(3); 325 or 345(3), 384(3), 546(3)

  3. Complete two courses from: MGT 364(3), 367(3), 368(3), 560(3), 561(3)

Accelerated Master of Business Administration

Undergraduate majors in the College of Business may apply for admission to the Master of Business Administration program during the second semester of their junior year. If accepted, up to 6 hours of 600- or 700-level courses taken in the senior year may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester. 

Accelerated Master of Health Administration degree

Undergraduate majors in the College of Business may apply for admission to the Master of Health Administration program during the second semester of their junior year. If accepted, up to 6 hours of 600- or 700-level courses taken in the senior year may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). As an MHA graduation requirement, students exercising the accelerated MHA option will be required to have had one year of professional experience or a 3 hour internship. Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.