The Management major prepares students to assume professional management positions in dynamic organizations. This program focuses on building knowledge and skills in the areas of decision-making, problem solving, creativity, communication, teamwork, ethics, and change management.

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Minor in Management - 4 Units

The Department of Management offers a Management minor open to all undergraduate majors. The minor in Management is an applicable component to all fields of study, preparing students for management opportunities in different organizations and management careers.

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Required Courses
MGMT 305Human Relations, Leadership and Teamwork1
Elective Courses
Select three of the following:3
Advanced Studies in Organizational Behavior
Designing and Empowering Organizational Cultures
Human Resource Processes and Practices
Enhancing Organizational Creativity and Innovation
Cross-Cultural Dynamics and Management
Managerial Ethics, Sustainability and the Future
Advanced Leadership Development
Leading Organizational Change and Development
Total Units4

Advising Course Plan - Management Major

First Year
FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
BSAN 111Introduction to Business Analytics1
ECON 103SEssentials of Economics I1
General Education Requirement from Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World11
 Term Units4
General Education Requirement from Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World1
General Education Requirement (H course)1
World Language 102 Course1
General Elective21
 Term Units4
Second Year
SOBA 209EThe Legal, Social and Ethical Environment of Business1
INTL 201International Business and Culture1
General Education Requirement (P Course)1
ACCT 211Introduction to Financial Accounting1
 Term Units4
MATH 122QCalculus for Business Decisions1
SOBA 205Professional Communications1
ACCT 212Introduction to Management Accounting1
MGMT 305Human Relations, Leadership and Teamwork1
 Term Units4
Third Year
Junior Seminar1
MGMT 306Advanced Studies in Organizational Behavior1
STAT 301QBusiness Statistics1
MKTG 315The Marketplace and Consumers1
 Term Units4
MGMT 307Designing and Empowering Organizational Cultures1
FINA 311Business Finance1
BSAN 250Management Information Systems1
General Elective1
 Term Units4
Fourth Year
MGMT 308Human Resource Processes and Practices1
MGMT 409EManagerial Ethics, Sustainability and the Future1
MGMT Elective Course1
MGMT 495Strategic Management1
 Term Units4
MGMT Elective Course1
MGMT Elective Course1
General Elective1
General Elective1
 Term Units4
Total Unit: 32

or World Language 101 course as needed based on placement testing.


or Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World course if World Language taken in the fall.

MGMT 190. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 285. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 290. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 305. Human Relations, Leadership and Teamwork. 1 Unit.

This course will introduce students to the significance of human relations and interpersonal dynamics in organizational management, leadership and teamwork contexts. Additionally, significant focus will address the characteristics and practices that define effective leadership in multiple and varied organization contexts. Lastly, students will learn the centrality of teamwork to organizational effectiveness and through team activities learn how to be productive team leaders and members. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor.

MGMT 306. Advanced Studies in Organizational Behavior. 1 Unit.

This highly experiential course will challenge students to understand the nature of complex individual, group and systemic behavior in organizations. Through the use of self-directed learning, team and class projects and other actively engaging, cutting-edge teaching methods students will experience what is entailed in creating a viable organization where differences of motivation, skill and typological orientation vary. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 307. Designing and Empowering Organizational Cultures. 1 Unit.

In this course, students will be engaged in learning about organizations from a macro perspective with consideration of the different ways that organizations define and structure themselves. Consideration will be given to evaluating the various pros and cons of the different types of organizational design. Particular attention will focus on the “classroom as a learning organization” and students will be actively involved in creating a positive learning experience for themselves. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 308. Human Resource Processes and Practices. 1 Unit.

This course will focus on the multiple functions involved in Human Resource Management and the development of personnel through the functions of HRM. Among many topics, attention will be given to legal issues in HRM, global HRM management, recruiting/selection of employees, employeetraining and management development, and performance management systems. Studentswill learn the centrality of effective human resource management to employee satisfactionand productivity as well as to organizational success and profitability. Prerequisite: MGMT305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 385. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 390. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

MGMT 397. Management Internship. 0.5 or 1 Units.

Students work within an organization that agrees to provide them with significant managerial work and support during the internship period. Minimum number of required contact hours for a Management Internship is 80 hours within a semester timeframe.. Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA, MGMT 305, permission of Internship Director after extensive consultation with the Internship Director in the Management Program. MGMT 397 cannot count as an elective unit class in the Management major or in the Management minor. MGMT 397 can only be used to meet general elective credits. It cannot be applied to degree requirements for any Business major.

MGMT 400. Enhancing Organizational Creativity and Innovation. 1 Unit.

This class will focus on helping students understand the established concepts that serve as foundation for individual and organizational creativity, while giving them multiple tools to enhance their own personal creativity. Study will also focus on how individuals and organizations inhibit creative expression, on liberating personal creativity, and on building organizational cultures where“out of the box” thinking and innovation are encouraged, rewarded, and appreciated. Classmaterials will be drawn from “cutting edge” sources on creativity and innovation. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 409E. Managerial Ethics, Sustainability and the Future. 1 Unit.

This highly experiential class will use a modular structure to study four key arenas that directly lead to effective, ethical and responsible individual and managerial decision-making: 1) High levels of self-awareness; 2) Understanding of functional and dysfunctional organizational patterns; 3) Appreciation of “big picture, futurist” thinking and practice; and 4) Sensitivity to technological advance and its consequences. Focus will all consider the differences between the traditional paradigm of management and the new paradigm that is emerging in the world’s best organizations. Note: Counts as a Spiritual and Ethical Inquiry course for any major except Management. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 430. Advanced Leadership Development. 1 Unit.

In this course, students will be introduced to leadership “best practices” that promote optimal performance in those that they lead. Consideration will be given to transformational and servant leadership approaches, the relationship between personal effectiveness and leadership, social intelligence and leadership, and how leaders’ assumptions and behaviors affect the motivation, satisfaction, commitment and performance of employees. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 465. Leading Organizational Change and Development. 1 Unit.

As all organizations are challenged to manage change, managers who successfully address change can lead their organizations to higher productivity levels and success. This course will offer students multiple “frames” and mental models to “see and understand” organizational dynamics and change processes. Study will also address effective ways to create change energy and ways to overcome resistance to change. Prerequisite: MGMT 305 or permission of instructor.

MGMT 485. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

MGMT 490. Special Topics in Management. 1 Unit.

MGMT 495. Strategic Management. 1 Unit.

An integrated concept of Business Administration that will relate and integrate the principles and problems studied in the various “functional” fields from a corporate management perspective. Case studies. Prerequisites: ACCT 212, FINA 311, BSAN 250, MKTG 315 and MGMT 305. Requires Senior standing. Capstone course. Must be taken at Stetson University.