B.A.S. — Management

General Education Requirements 

English Composition
Select one of the following:6
College Composition I
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
College Composition III: Persuasive Writing
Speech Communication
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Select one of the following:3
College Algebra
Finite Mathematics
Calculus I
Elementary Statistics
Lab Science
Select two of the following:8
Concepts of Biology
General Biology I
General Biology II
General Zoology
Introductory Chemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Introduction to Earth Science
The Earth Through Time
Concepts of Physics
Introductory Astronomy
College Physics I
College Physics II
University Physics I
University Physics II
Cognition and Brain Science
Technology, Engineering, and Design
Select one of the following:2
Concepts of Fitness and Wellness
Introduction to Stress Management
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Introduction to Programming in Java
Introduction to Structured Programming I
Discovering Computing
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Literature
Introduction to Film
World Literature I
World Literature II
American Literature I
American Literature II
Civilization, Thought, and Literary Heritage
Ethics and Philosophy of Science
1st Year Spanish I
1st Year Spanish II
2nd Year Spanish I
2nd Year Spanish II
Introduction to Theatre Arts
Art and Music
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Introduction to Digital Media
Art History I
Art History II
Fine Arts and Aesthetics
Music Appreciation
Music Fundamentals
World Music
History of Rock and Roll
Social Science
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Understanding Media and Social Change
Human Communication
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Human Geography
United States to 1877
United States to Present
World Civilizations to 1500
World Civilizations since 1500
Environmental History
Native American Studies
American National Government
State and Local Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Anthropology
Additional Humanities or Social Science
Select one additional course from Humanities or Social Science or select from the following:2
Two Dimensional Design
Drawing I
Ceramics I
Survey of Geography
Group Piano for Non-Majors
Group Piano for Non-Majors
Concert Choir
Athletic Band
Concert Band
Planetarium Science
Total Credits39

General Education Requirements 

English Composition
ENGL 110College Composition I3
ENGL 125Introduction to Professional Writing3
Speech Communication
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
From the General Education Requirements menu http://catalog.vcsu.edu/undergraduate-catalog/academic-affairs/general-education/#genedcoursestext, select one course from each of the following requirement areas:
Mathematics 3
Elementary Statistics 1
Lab Science4
Humanities Literacies or Art or Music3
Social Science3
Additional General Education
Select 11 credits from the following:11
Additional general education courses from the Math, Lab Science, Technology, or Social Science requirement areas
Total Credits36

Major Requirements 

Specialty Area 136-44
COMM 304Corporate Communication3
COMM 311Communication and Interviewing3
COMM 483Organizational Communication3
CIS 329Information Systems Management3
CIS 369Enterprise Systems3
SE 381Project Management3
Business Management
ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
ACCT 201Elements of Accounting II3
ACCT 315Business in the Legal Environment3
BUSI 350Operations Management3
BUSI 480Strategic Planning3
MGMT 270Business Ethics3
MGMT 460International Business3
MGMT 330Principles of Management3
MGMT 340Human Resource Management3
MGMT 372Foundations of Leadership3
Total Credits84-92

Total General Education 36 Hrs
Total Major Requirement  84-92 Hrs
Total Credits 121-128 Hrs

For degree and graduation requirements, visit degree requirements and graduation requirements.

Plan of Study

Contact your advisor to create your individualized plan of study.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of core business functional areas.
  2. Integrate the core areas of business to inform decision making. 
  3. Demonstrate professional business communication.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with diverse colleagues.
  5. Apply legal and ethical principles in business to organizational decision making.
  6. Demonstrate leadership skills.