Curriculum, Courses, Flowcharts

The Department of Management offers three options within the Bachelor of Science in the Business Administration degree program:

Entrepreneurship

Human Resource Management

Management

 

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP (ENTR)

ENTR 81
Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 units)

Develops an understanding of the complex tasks faced by individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities.  Identifies the methods for developing a business idea, the process of starting a business, how to acquire resources, and the key parts of a business plan.  (Formerly MGT 129, MGT 120, MGT 81)

ENTR 153
Business Plan Writing (3 units)

Prerequisite: ENTR 81; MGT 110. This course is designed to provide the student with both (1) an understanding of what is required to start a new firm and (2) the skills needed to write a business plan that will meet the standards for funding by an investor or financial institution.  (Formerly MGT 153)

ENTR 155
Problems in Small Business Management (3 units)

Prerequisite: ENTR 81 and 153.  Special problems of small businesses; initiation, financing, operations.  Class projects: studying local business operations; preparing business plans and financial requests.  (Formerly MGT 128, MGT 140, MGT 155)

ENTR 157
New Venture Laboratory (3 units)

Prerequisite: ENTR 155.  Students develop a business idea that results in a business plan.  In a laboratory setting, students interact with entrepreneurs, suppliers, customers, and experts in order to create a new venture that may become viable. (Formerly MGT 130, MGT 170, MGT 157)

ENTR 189T
Topics in Entrepreneurship (1-3 units; max total 9 if no topic repeated)

Studies in entrepreneurship, business plan writing, and problems in small business management.

ENTR 190
Independent Study (1-3 units; max total 6 if no topic repeated)

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for SP grading.

ENTR 195
Internship (3 units; max total 6)

Prerequisites: permission of internship coordinator. Requires 150 hours of work at a pre-qualified, academically related work station (business, government, or nonprofit agency).  Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation.  Prior department approval is required for course substitutions.  Only one internship may count toward option requirements.  CR/NC grading only.

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  (HRM)

HRM 150
Administration of Personnel (3 units)

Prerequisites: MGT 104 and 106 or 110, and IS 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently).  Composition of labor force; acquisition and utilization of human resources; recruitment; selection; performance appraisal; motivation; compensation; communications; social issues and government influence.  Individual and group projects; written and oral reports. 

HRM 152
Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining (3 units)

Prerequisite: HRM 150 and 105W or ENGL 160W.  Relations between employers and organized employee groups; organization, election, and certification procedures; techniques of collective bargaining; labor agreements; grievance handling; settlement of industrial disputes.  Class discussion, student presentations. 

HRM 153
The Staffing of Organizations (3 units)

Prerequisites:  HRM 150 and IS 105W or ENGL 160W.  In-depth study of major staffing issues such as recruitment and selection of employees.  Emphasis on practical application of issues for future managers and HRM professionals.  Group projects, class discussion, guest lecturers, and experimental exercises. 

HRM 154
Compensation Administration (3 units)

Prerequisites:  HRM 150 and IS 105W or ENGL 160W. Analysis of compensation programs for organizations. Special attention given to job evaluation programs, motivation-to-work theory, micro and macro forces influencing compensation decisions. Case analysis; individual and group reports. 

HRM 157
Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management (3 units)

Prerequisites:  HRM 150 and IS 105W or ENGL 160W.   Survey of law related to employment, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, safety and health requirements, and other government regulations. Attention given to prevention and resolution of legal complaints and to emerging public policy issues.  Oral presentations, discussions. 

HRM 159
Seminar in Human Resource Management (3 units)

Prerequisites: HRM 150, last-semester senior, IS 105W or ENGL 160W, and completion of at least three of the following classes: HRM 152, 153, 154, 157.  Integration of human resource management knowledge through utilization of previously acquired academic and practical experience; emphasis upon advanced problems in human resource management. Case analysis and discussion; individual and group report.   

HRM 189T
Topics in Human Resource Management (1-3 units; max total 9 if no topic repeated)

Prerequisite: senior standing.  Studies in personnel and labor relations, recruitment, selection, retention, compensation, employment law, and business ethics. 

HRM 190
Independent Study (1-3 units; max total 6)

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.  Approved for SP grading.

HRM 195
Internship (3 units; max total 6)

Prerequisite:  permission of internship coordinator.  Requires 150 hours of work at a prequalified, academically-related work station (business, government or nonprofit agency).  Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation.  As a course substitution, prior department approval is required.  Only one internship may count toward option requirements.  CR/NC grading only.

200 Series Courses
Graduate courses are listed under Business -- Graduate Program. 

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MANAGEMENT (MGT)

MGT 60
Women in Business (3 units)

Explores opportunities and challenges facing women at work.  Examines myths and realities of women's work experience from various perspectives including leadership, power, work-family issues, diversity, communication, workplaces sexuality, and management styles. Lecture, discussion, guest speakers.  (Formerly MGT 189T)

MGT 104
Administrative Principles of Management (3 units)

Prerequisite: IS 105W  or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently).  Not open to students with credit in MGT 110.  Focus on planning techniques, organization theory, and ethical control processes in domestic and international business.  Case analysis, management simulations, and written projects. 

MGT 106
Behavioral Principles of Management (3 units) 

Prerequisite: IS 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently).  Not open to students with credit in MGT 110.  Focus upon the human dimensions and interpersonal skill of management, including motivation, job design, leadership, conflict, communication networks, and organizational change.  Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises development of communication and interpersonal skills. 

MGT 110
Administration and Organizational Behavior (6 units)

Prerequisite: IS 105W or ENGL 160W (may be taken concurrently).  Not open to students with credit in MGT 104 or MGT 106.  Development of management skills with emphasis on organization, communication networks, leadership, reward systems, conflict management, change, ethics, and stress. Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises.

MGT 124
Production/Operations Management (4 units)

Prerequisites:  DS 123 (may be taken concurrently); IS 105W or ENGL 160W; MGT 104 or 110.  Production/operations systems and problems in manufacturing and service organizations, including product development and process selection; facility location and design; operations planning and control; materials handling; inventory and quality control; project management.  Lecture discussion; computer simulation. 

MGT 126
Total Quality Management (3 units)

Prerequisites:  MGT 104 and 106 or 110, or permission of instructor.  Examination and analysis of the process and content issues involved in implementing TQM; general systems theory; managing change; quality improvement teams; problem solving processes.  Lecture, discussion, case analysis, guest speakers, field trips. 

MGT 127
Contemporary Leadership (3 units)

Prerequisites:  MGT 104 and 106 or 110 and IS 105W or ENGL 160w (may be taken concurrently). Individual and team leadership development.  Leadership potential assessment, contemporary leadership theories, and oral and written communications skill development.  Guest speakers experiential exercises, and case studies.  

MGT 131
International Management (3 units)

Prerequisites:  MGT 104 and 106, or 110. A review of the unique issues, problems, and challenges of managing enterprises in an international environment.  Comparative analysis of management styles and cultures, managerial processes and strategy formulation. Focuses on American, European, and Japanese enterprises. Seminar discussion and cases. 

MGT 133
Managing Nonprofit Organizations (3 units)

Prerequisites:  MGT 104 and 106, or 110.  Examination and analysis of the critical features of nonprofit organizations.  Topics include board selection, needs assessment, grant writing, issues analysis, managing volunteers, service delivery systems, liaison functions, fund raising, and strategic planning.  Lecture, case studies, field experience, and research.

MGT 160
Manufacturing Planning and Control (4 units)

Prerequisite:  MGT 124.  Material requirements planning; capacity management; production activity control; just-in-time philosophy; master planning; inventory management; distribution requirements planning; computer applications of manufacturing planning and control; database development and maintenance.

MGT 180
Seminar in Management Theory and Organization Design (3 units)

Prerequisites: MGT 104 and 106 or 110 and IS 105W or ENGL 160W  (may be taken concurrently).  Organizations as open systems functioning in the external environment; organization development as a planned intervention emphasizing effective implementation of system changes, integrating mechanisms in response to perceived contingencies; and strategic issues of organizational life cycles.

MGT 182
Seminar in Applied Management Techniques (3 units)

Prerequisites: MGT 104 and 106 or 110 and IS 105W or ENGL 160W. Implementation of management strategy in the human context of organizations; the organizational context which shapes behavior; climate and culture as an organization-wide process; and change, power, and conflict in the organization as a systematic entity.

MGT 187
Seminar in Strategic Management (3 units)

Prerequisites: last-semester senior, completion of CSB core requirements and IS 105W or ENGL 160W.  Focuses on strategic management, industry analysis, global competitive environment, formulation and implementation of strategy, ethical issues, mergers and acquisitions, and management of strategic alliances.  Case analysis/computer simulations included.

MGT 189T
Topics in Management (1-3 units; max total 9 units if no topic repeated)

Prerequisite: senor standing.  Studies in management, organizational theory, organizational behavior, production, transportation, business administration, special management and organizational problems.

MGT 190
Independent Study (1-3 units: max total 6 units)

See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for SP grading

MGT 195
Internship (3 units; max total 6 units)

Prerequisite:  permission of internship coordinator.  Requires 150 hours of work at a prequalified, academically-related work station (business, government or nonprofit agency).  Reflective journal, final report, and work station evaluation.  Prior department approval is required for course substitutions.  Only one internship may count toward option requirements. CR/NC grading only.

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200 Series Courses
Graduate courses are listed under Business -- Graduate Program.