Management

Bachelor of Arts, School of Business

Professor Michael King pointing at the whiteboard

Department Overview

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foundation for management and executive roles and responsibilities. The School of Business offers five degrees (all Bachelor of Arts): accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. These programs reflect a belief that professionals require technical and leadership skills that are balanced with the perspective, critical thinking, and communication skills produced by a combined business and liberal arts education.

Degree Information & Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Management graduates include managerial and professional positions in businesses, startups, not-for-profit agencies, and other organizational types where problem solving and decision making involve both people and processes.

Contact

Michael King, J.D.
Associate Professor and School of Business Director
Contact by Email
913.360.7160

Ferrell Academic Center

  • Joe Brickner, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Professor
  • David Bryant, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • David Geenens, M.B.A.
    Adjunct Professor
  • Chris Glenski, C.P.A.
    Associate Professor and Accounting Department Chair
  • Jan Hansen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Brain Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor
  • Donald Hoy, J.D.
    Professor Emeritus
  • Clay Johnston, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor
  • Michael King, J.D.
    Associate Professor and School of Business Director
  • Deborah Reed, M.B.A.
    Associate Professor
  • Kristen Whiteley
    Assistant Professor

Freshmen Year

Liberal Arts Core (e.g., ENGL-1010)3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., THEO-1100)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (History)3
GNST-1000BC Experience1
ACCT-2090Principles of Finan. Accounting3
BUSI-1650Quant. Methods for Business3
EXSC-1115Wellness for Life1
Total17
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., PHIL-1750)3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., Nat. World)4
ACCT-2100Prin. of Managerial Accounting3
BUSI-2650Business Statistics3
MGMT-2250Prin. of Business Mgt.3
Total16

Sophomore Year

Liberal Arts Core (EXSC Fitness course)1
MGMT-3250International Mgt. and Culture3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History)3
BUSI-3710Legal Env. of Business3
ECON-2010Principles of Microeconomics3
MKTG-3100Principles of Marketing3
Total16
MGMT-3500Org. Behavior and Theory3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World)4
MGMT-3660Information and Dec. Analysis3
ECON-2090Principles of Macroeconomics3
FINC-3100Principles of Finance3
Total16

Junior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (THEO-2000)*3
General Elective3
Foreign Language4
BUSI-4850Seminar on Writing & Comm.1
MGMT-4660Operations & Logistics Mgmt.3
Total17
Liberal Arts Foundation (PHIL-3250)*3
MGMT-4500Human Resource Mgt.3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetics)3
Foreign Language4
Elective (ACCT, FINC, MGMT, MKTG)3
Total16

Experiential Learning Requirement (MGMT-4780): Junior–Senior Year

Senior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., PHIL)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g THEO)3
ECON-3200Mgrl. Econ and Pricing Theory3
MGMT-4560Ethics, Comp. &, Social Responsibility3
General Elective3
Total15
General Electives9
BUSI-4900Strategic Management3
BUSI-4860Ethics Seminar1
Elective (ACCT, FINC, MGMT, MKTG)3
MGMT-COMP, Senior Comprehensivecr
Total16

Other Department Offerings

  • Bachelor of Arts in Finance, International Business, and Marketing
  • Minors in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, and Finance
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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