Jun 02, 2023
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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.
This program is a part of the Michael J. Coles College of Business .
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Admission to Coles B.B.A programs is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the program requirements, outlined below. In order to be able to take upper-division courses and graduate with an Management B.B.A., students must successfully:
- Complete BUSA 2150
- Meet the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement
- Be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program. Admission to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.
View the special admission, progression, and graduation requirements of the Coles College of Business.
Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.
General Education Core Curriculum Requirements Specific to This Major:
Area A2: MATH 1111 or higher
Lower Division Business Core (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)
Leadership and Career Program (0 Credit Hours)
Major Requirements (48 Credit Hours)
Business Core (24 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, other than the course 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, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality Experiential Learning such as Internships and Co-ops may be used in this area. Experiential Learning such as Internships and Co-ops cannot be used in any other area.)
Non-Business Electives (3 Credit Hours)
Three 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)
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:
Students interested in further specialization in management are encouraged to complete a minor course of study in human resource management, operations and supply chain management, or entrepreneurship.
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