Jan 16, 2021
Coles College of Business
Department of Management & Entrepreneurship
The program of study in management is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the field of management. Management is the process of planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling activities in an organization that will result in the achievement of a common goal. Managers make decisions and direct resources so that organizational goals and objectives are achieved.
All business majors must successfully complete BUSA 2150 and the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement and be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program in order to be approved to take upper-division business courses and graduate with a B.B.A. degree. In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.
Lower Division Business Core (AREA F) (18 Credit Hours)
Leadership and Career Program (0 Credit Hours)
Upper Division Major Requirements (45 Credit Hours)
Upper Division Business Core (18 Credit Hours)
Information Technology Requirement (3 Credit Hours)
Major Field Requirements (15 Credit Hours)
And select 3 credit hours from the following international courses:
Managing Globally: Management Majors are required to show competency in managing within the global context.
Major Field Electives (9 Credit Hours)*
Select 9 credit hours from the following, except the one used above:
Business Electives (9 Credit Hours)
- Nine hours of credit from upper-division (3000/4000) course offerings outside the Major, but inside the Coles College of Business. MGT courses cannot be used here. (A maximum of nine hours of credit in Management Co-Ops and Internships may be used in this area. Co-Ops and Internships cannot be used in any other area.)
Non-Business Electives (6 Credit Hours)
- Six hours of credit from any lower-division (1000/2000) or upper-division (3000/4000) non-business courses offered at Kennesaw State.
Program Total (120 Credit Hours)
University-Wide Degree Requirements
Students following this Catalog for the B.B.A. with a Management Major cannot use MGT 4120, MGT 4160, or MGT 4170 in the Major Field Electives section or anywhere else.
*Guidance for Selecting Major Field Electives:
If you are interested in a particular area of Management, following are some suggested courses related to three areas of specialization: Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, and Operations and Supply Chain Management.
I. Human Resource Management
III. Operations and Supply Chain Management