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College of Business and Public Administration
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Cheney, WA 99004
Today's business environment demands well-honed analytical skills, creative problem-solving abilities, and an understanding of the global aspects of business. Our programs offer you the opportunity to develop these qualities through course work that delivers a solid theoretical foundation, balanced with practical application.
What are the degree options?
The Department of Management offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a major in Management with three different options:
Management: General Business Option
Management: Human Resource Management Option
Management: Operations Management Option
Our business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
What can I do with my degree?
General Business provides an understanding of business ownership and entry-level management positions. The program covers organizational behavior, human resource management, and organizational design and development. There is also an emphasis on practical application of management principles. Supplementory work in economics and communications is strongly encouraged.
Human Resource Management leads to careers in personnel management, focusing on techniques that ensure efficiency and well-being of the work force. Topics include: equal opportunity, safety and health, compensation, training and development, performance appraisal, motivation, job satisfaction, and retirement benefits. An organization's strength is attributed to its people. That's why human resource management is such an important part of any well-managed organization.
Operations Management prepares students with techniques and objectives to help service-oriented and/or manufacturing-oriented organizations achieve their objectives. Operations Management deals with logistics, techniques, and methods needed to achieve management objectives relative to quality, quantity, schedules, and costs.