Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

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MANAGEMENT (ACCELERATED)/BACHELOR OF ARTS

MANAGEMENT

Management majors study how organizations and people interact; how to lead, motivate, and manage a company’s organizational resources; and how to make sound management decisions. The Lewis Management curriculum assists majors in developing the skills needed for management positions and individuals seeking a promotion within their organization.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should be at least 24 years of age; have earned a minimum of 12 semester (18 quarters) hours of transferable credit at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution; have earned a minimum of a 2.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative transfer GPA, based on all transferable courses to be considered for admission; and have at least 3 years of full-time work experience. Credits earned through PLA cannot be used for satisfying the transfer credit hour requirement for admission into an accelerated degree program. Business course grades of C or higher will be accepted for transfer into the major.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS FOR BA IN MANAGEMENT

• Successful completion of a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.

• Completion of final 32 semester graded credit hours at Lewis University including four upper division foundation courses and/or major courses (12 semester credit hours.)

• Achievement of an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 (“C”) for all courses taken at Lewis University and a 2.20 average for the foundation and major area courses.



I. General Education (45) (Three Mission-related courses are required. Two must be taken at Lewis University)

II. Core Courses (40)
LA-120 Accounting for Managers (3)
LB-200 Principles of Management and Leadership (3)
LB-250 Business Law I (3)
LB-300 Business Communication in the Digital Age (3)
LB-360 Human Resource Management (3)
LB-420 International Business (3)
LE-200 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics (3)
(will satisfy General Education Social Science)
LE-330 Government and Business (3)
LF-200 Finance for Managers (3)
LG-200 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
LG-230 Finite Mathematics (3)
(will satisfy General Education Mathematics)
LG-349 Statistics for the Decision Maker (3)
LM-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
Students are required to take 61-390 Business Ethics/Ethical Dimensions in Corporate Culture (1 Credit Hour).

III. Concentrations

1. Marketing Track (15 Hours)
LM-315 Advertising (3)
LM-374 Salesmanship (3)
LM-376 The Strategies of E-Business and E-Marketing (3)
LM-468 International Marketing (3)
LM-470 Marketing Strategy (3)

2. Organizational Leadership Track (14 Hours)
LB-355 Service Management (3)
LB-375 Organizational Behavior (3)
LB-380 Supervisory Management (3)
Executive Leadership Seminars (5)
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
- Now, Discover Your Strenghs: Personal Leadership Assessment
- Coaching: Myers-Briggs
- Team Development
- Win/Win Negotiation

3. Project Management Track (15 Hours) Lewis University is certified as a Registered Educational Provider by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
LW-305 Management Information Systems (3)
LW-310 Principles of Project Management (3)
LW-325 Introduction to Six Sigma (3)
LW-425 Advanced Project Management (3)
Project Management Seminars (3)
- Project Management Tools
- Project Management Certification: Basic Prep
- Project Planning and Selection

4. Information Technology Track (15 hours)
LW-310 Principles of Project Management (3)
LW-315 Systems Methodology and Design (3)
LW-330 Database Management Systems (3)
LW-415 Web Design Applications (3)
LW-430 Data Networks (3)