Bachelor of Science in Management

Gain the skills to effectively lead, inspire, and develop teams within organizations of every size, field, and industry.

A UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS  BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT DEGREE offers students and employers a well-rounded education focused on the cultivation of management and leadership skills. Students also develop key communication skills that assist management and leadership decision-making and nurture their growth as future leaders. Experience and knowledge gained in the classroom often apply to participants' current jobs and challenges.

Who can benefit

The evening B.S. in Management program is especially valuable for:

  • Those who need to complete their undergraduate education to promote within their organization or field
  • Anyone seeking to supplement their business skills with specialized knowledge regarding leadership or organizational behavior.

The B.S. in Management program draws from the University of Redlands outstanding faculty, who bring to the classroom an optimal blend of theory and practice—and an appreciation of the life experience and workplace insights of adult learners. 

In most of the courses, students can immediately relate their classroom experience to their current jobs and apply the knowledge gained in ways that help to advance their careers. While the program provides a broad, general view of each functional area of business, it focuses on management and leadership skill-building.

Program learning outcomes

On completion of the program, Bachelor of Science in Management students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of core management theories and concepts to address managerial issues.

2. Utilize spatial, ethical, and global perspectives in managerial decision-making.

3. Employ effective communication and management skills in a business environment.

4. Apply management practices and concepts to perform effectively in teams.

5. Integrate organizational and leadership concepts to develop effective responses to managerial challenges.

Bachelor of Science in Management Degree Requirements

BUSB 300 Ethical and Legal Environment of Business (4)
Examination of moral and legal business issues in domestic and international contexts with emphasis on contemporary problems.

BUSB 230 Economics for Business (4)
Introductory study of micro- and macro-economics. Microeconomics studies decision-making by individual firms and consumers in regard to the allocation of scarce resources, supply and demand basics, and optimum output determination. Macroeconomics includes coverage of the national and global economy, the impact of economic aggregates and government action.

BUSB 301 Critical Analysis: Written and Oral Communication (4)
Deepens students' analytical skills in written and oral communication. Focus on purpose, depth, organization, research, style, and effectiveness. Special attention paid to contemporary business contexts as well as historical perspectives.

BUSB 145 Mathematical Foundations for Business (4)
Introduction of mathematical foundations with applications for decision making in business, economics, finance, business statistics, and operations management. Focus is on mathematical concepts including functions and their graphs, systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, mathematics of finance, basic probability, and statistics.

BUSB 330 Managing and Leading Organizations (4)
Overview of organizational behavior and theory. Focus is on the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations. The study of organizational decision making, organizational design, culture, leadership, power and politics, and management of change. Ethics, diversity, and globalization are integrated throughout the course.

BUSB 232 Data Driven Decision-Making (4)
Introduction to basic statistical concepts including measures of central tendency and dispersion, frequency distributions, probability distributions, sampling distributions, and estimation. Also application in statistical inference, one and two sample hypothesis testing, chi-square, analysis of variance, and multiple regression models.

BAMG 401 Critical Perspectives for Management (4)
Develops advanced critical analysis skills in writing, reading, and oral presentation, through considering aspects of leadership in management in its various dimensions and within diverse theoretical and disciplinary frameworks.

BAMG 356 Human Resources Management (4)
Study of the theory and practice of the human resource/personnel function in organizations, including labor relations. Current issues in Human Resources Management will be addressed.

BAMG 334 Understanding Informational Contexts (4)
Introduction to using information systems to create contexts for effective business environments. Examines how to effectively use and produce information to build dynamic organizational cultures that support creative individuals and teams.

BAMG 365 Accounting and Finance for Managers (4)
Focuses on the role of financial and accounting information in managerial decision-making. This course explores how managers access capital, manage resources, budget operations, and report economic events.

BAMG 430 Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources  Management (4)
In-depth study of advanced topics in human resources management and organizational behavior that includes a review of the literature, a deeper understanding of theoretical foundations, and applications to real organizational issues.

BUSB 340 Principles of Marketing (4)
Introduction to the concept of marketing and marketing principles. Focus on creating value for customers. Develops an understanding of the four elements of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place/distribution) with application to product, service, profit, and not-for-profit enterprises in local, national, and international environments.

BUSB 342 International Business (4)
Examination of developments within international markets and the effects on the activities of business enterprises. Students study the effects of increasing international linkages on the role and conduct of domestic and international business functions. This course may be substituted by the study-abroad programs in INTB 470.

BUSB 481 Strategic Management (4)
Develops analytical tools critical to assessing environments, opportunities, and threats needed to build and sustain long-term competitive advantage. Addresses knowledge, skills, and approaches necessary to generate, evaluate, and implement strategic alternatives. Emphasizes interrelationships of various organizational functions.

BUSB 485 Capstone: Analysis and Integration in Business and Management (4)
Focuses on integrating knowledge and skills acquired during the program and applying them to an organizational analysis. Students develop and present a Capstone Paper that utilizes artifacts created in earlier courses, synthesizes principles and theories from a broad arena of learning, and demonstrates effective skills of critical inquiry.

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