Management Minor

Main Campus - Melbourne
Minor Code: 6065 Degree Awarded: none
Age Restriction: N Admission Status: undergraduate
Delivery Mode/s: classroom only Location/s: main campus
Curriculum (18 credit hours)
  • BUS 3501 Management Principles
    Credit Hours: 3
    Helps students acquire management knowledge and develop management skills. Enables the student to understand management as it relates to both the employer and employee, and acquaints the student with the various schools of management and the philosophy of management.
  • BUS 3503 Human Resource Management
    Credit Hours: 3
    Provides the student with the foundation to embark on further study in the area of human resource management. Includes equal employment opportunity, staffing the organization, training and development, performance appraisals, compensating employees, safety and health issues and labor relations.
  • BUS 4502 Organizational Behavior and Theory
    Credit Hours: 3
    Overviews classical and contemporary approaches to organizational behavior and theory. Focus progresses from the micro (individual behavior) to macro (organizational processes, effectiveness and change). Special attention is given to group behavior.
Three electives from the following:
  • AVM 4301 Aviation Labor Law and Employment Standards
    Credit Hours: 3
    Studies government regulation of aviation employment standards and labor-management practices in negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements. Examines private and public sector labor relations with specific application of labor law to the varied aspects of the aviation industry.
  • BUS 2703 Business Statistics
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduces methods of collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. Includes data presentation; measures of central tendency and dispersion; probability distributions; hypothesis testing; confidence interval estimation; analysis of variance; regression and correlation.
  • BUS 3705 Managing Small Business
    Credit Hours: 3
    Focuses on the practical aspects of successfully launching and managing a small-business enterprise. Presents relevant topics that enable the student to better evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities, choose small business ownership, and to foresee potential pitfalls in operating a small business entity.
  • BUS 4503 Business Ethics
    Credit Hours: 3
    Applies moral reasoning to work-related challenges encountered in modern organizations. Students consider personal values and organizational values in examining organizational culture as a metaphor for the moral environment of organization. Uses cases from business and government to help students practice.
  • BUS 4504 Special Topics in Management
    Credit Hours: 3
    Includes subjects or issues that are of current concern to business and government organizations. Also provides students with an opportunity to study in greater depth, topics that may have been just surveyed in other courses. Normally requires a research paper. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits.
  • BUS 4520 Leadership Theory and Practice
    Credit Hours: 3
    Reviews and analyzes classical and contemporary leadership theories. Emphasizes how each approach can be applied in real-world organizations.