Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management

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With a Bachelor of Science in Management, you’ll get a strong background in business administration. You’ll get an introduction to general business with courses in business communications and human resource management. In addition, you’ll choose from a variety of electives that cover topics such as management, entrepreneurship, international business, human resources, finance, accounting and more.

Not sure this is the option for you? Read more about the differences between the degree options below.

For program admissions requirements, please see Undergraduate Business Advising.

Learning Outcomes

Curriculum & Requirements Recommended Course Sequence

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BSB in Management from EWU should be able to do the following:

  • demonstrate judgment, communication skill and quantitative techniques necessary to solve typical business problems;
  • explain key business concepts in each of the business functions, such as the 4 P’s of marketing, motivation theories, time-value of money and financial statements;
  • gather, prepare and analyze information necessary to make rational business decisions;
  • know the purpose and responsibilities of each business function: accounting, finance, human resource management, operations and marketing;
  • know the vocabulary of the business disciplines.

Curriculum & Requirements

Management Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSB)

Students interested in learning about management should consider the Management major. Students will learn the basic theory and principles of business that are crucial to effective organizational performance and communication across business disciplines. The student also has the opportunity to study management as applied to specific areas, including marketing, finance, operations management, and management information systems.

Students must be formally declared in a BSB major or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the required business administration core.

The undergraduate business policies can be found on the School of Business advising page.

Notes:

  • Students must declare and complete the minimum BSB Pre-Major requirements or have completed the minimum Pre-Major requirements through transfer work prior to declaring for any BSB major.
  • ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Grade Requirements for Graduation: a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major and a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.

Bachelor of Science in Business Pre-Major
Pre-Major General Education (5 out of 6 required with a C or 2.0 GPA or higher per university requirements for full major declaration)
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Natural Sciences
BACR - Natural Sciences
Diversity
Global Studies
Pre-Major Lower Division Business Core (Completion of 6 out of 8 required with a 2.5 GPA or higher for full major declaration)37
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS LAW
BUSINESS STATISTICS 1
INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS MATH II
CALCULUS I
CALCULUS I
Total Credits37
Required Business Administration Core
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MISC 311INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required General Business Courses
HUMR 328HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
Electives–choose approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.20
Required Senior Capstone
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Total Credits52

Catalog Listing

Recommended Course Sequence

Below is an example of a four-year plan and the types of classes you can take to stay on track. Your major, minor or certificate requirements are determined by the Catalog year that you declared your major. Once enrolled, your academic advisor will help determine course sequencing.

First Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ENGL 101College Composition (a)5
BACRHumanities & Arts 14-5
BACR
Natural Sciences 14-5
Total13-15

(a): ENGL101 or ENGL113 & ENGL114

First Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
MATH 200Finite Mathematics (b)5
BACRHumanities & Arts 24-5
ENGL 201College Composition5
Total14-15

(b): MATH 200 (preferred) or MATH 142 or MATH 161.

First Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
BACRNatural Sciences 24-5
DSCI 245Business Statistics 14
ECON 200Introduction to Microeconomics (c)5
Total13-14

c): Satisfies Social Sciences BACR

Second Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ECON 201Introduction to Macroeconomics (c)5
OPSM 330Operations Management4
GM EL: CMST 340General Management Elective 1:
International Communication (d)
5
Total14

(c): Satisfies Social Sciences BACR

(d) Satisfies Diversity

Second Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ACCT 251Principles of Financial Accounting5
ACCT 261Business Law4
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4
Total17

Second Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ACCT 252Principles of Management Acct4
MISC 311Information Technology in Business4
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Third Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
FINC 335Financial Management4
DSCI 346Business Statistics 24
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Third Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
HUMR 328Human Resource Management4
MKTG 310Principles of Marketing4
MGMT 326Organization Theory and Behavior4
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-17

Third Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
GM EL: MGMT 470 or MGMT 471General Management Elective 2: Intl Business (e) or Intl Management (e)4
GM ELGeneral Management Elective 34-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

(e) Satisfies Global Studies

Fourth Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
GM ELGeneral Management Elective 44-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Fourth Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
GM ELGeneral Management Elective 54-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Fourth Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
MGMT 490Department Senior Capstone4
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total12-14

Enrollment Data

Undergraduate Business Students

830

BAB/BS Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

463

Students in the MBA Program

418

MBA Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

48

Full-Time Faculty Members

32