Academic Affairs Committee
September 30, 2004
is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed
curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the
next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor
Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Departments of Education and Business & Economics have requested
the following curricular action:
New program proposal: Minor in management
Minor in Management
18 Credit hours
ACC 1110 Principles of Accounting
BUS 2230 Management Principles
BUS 3325 Business Leadership
BUS 3360 International Management
BUS 4451 Managing Organizational Behavior
And 3 Credits Hours by Advisement.
Rationale for the program:
The need for management has been recognized since the early days
of civilization. Organizations cannot succeed without good management.
This minor is based on appreciating the role of managers today and
in the future by focusing on a solid understanding of the skills and
competencies needed to manage.
A minor in management is aimed at developing student managerial skills
and recognize the new role of management and managers as more minorities
with different expectations enter the workplace.
This minor intended to develop understanding, skills, insights, judgment
and intuition that enable students to become effective managers. It
will help students to actively learn and engage in acquiring management
competencies by providing a comprehensive coverage of contemporary
management theories, techniques and practices.
- Introduce the student to the world of professional management.
- Familiarize the student with the contemporary challenges and
issues facing organizations and managers such as managerial ethics
and corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, and international
- Present new and creative managerial approaches to meet the new
competitive global environment.
- Challenge students to develop a set of managerial skills and
competencies in the areas of decision-making, leadership, motivation
- Encourage students to be sensitive to key cultural, political
and economic differences among nations and the consequences of these
differences for organizations and managers.
- Provide students with opportunities to diagnose problems facing
organizations and managers.
Program Description for Catalog:
This minor intended to help students appreciate the excitement
of contemporary managerial theories, concepts and practices. Presents
contemporary and comprehensive body of knowledge in the field of management
involving both theory and practice.
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