Bachelor of Science in Business Management –Online Program
Offered by: Wilmington University
College credits: 120 Credits
Course length: 7-15 weeks
About this Program
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Business Management provides courses and business-related in-class experiences for students who intend to pursue careers in business management or apply to graduate school.
Program of Study
Course offerings emphasize rigorous analysis of the concepts and principles that are basic to an understanding of the management field. Course work relates theories and ideas to the operating practices and policies of business organizations. These courses provide a unique opportunity for students to explore the workings of management. As supplemental activities to the traditional classroom format, “hands on” classroom experiences provide an awareness of what really happens in the business world awareness not easily obtained through conventional lecture methods. In addition, the general education requirements provide a well-rounded academic foundation.
Cooperative Learning Experiences
Cooperative learning experiences (co-ops) are available in the Business Management program for BBM 315: Supervisory Management and HRM 310: Organizational Development. Depending on the co-op experience available and the student’s course completion schedule, other courses such as BBM 301: Organizational Behavior may also be completed as a co-op. Elective courses may also be structured as co-ops. Each co-op experience is expected to last for two consecutive semesters and earn the student six credits toward their 120-credit degree.
To be eligible for the co-op the student must have completed 60 credits and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The student must inform the Director of the Co-op program and the Business Management Program Chair one semester before they would like to begin a co-op assignment.
In addition to achieving the Wilmington University undergraduate graduation competencies given in the Academic Information section of this catalog, each graduating student will be able to:
- Demonstrate effective information literacy and communication with valid and reliable research.
- Apply ethical standards as required by business management professionals.
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communications utilized within various areas of the business environment.
- Identify and analyze factors critical to business with respect to strategic planning, including human resource management, operations management and globalization.
CONCENTRATION: Business Management with a Concentration in Nonprofit Management
The nonprofit industry is one of the fastest growing employers. The industry is seeking out marketers, HR professionals, and managers with an interest in strategic planning within the nonprofit industry. This nonprofit concentration will focus on the following content areas: Introduction to nonprofits, fiscal management, advocacy and public policy, and one specific identified nonprofit course in the student’s program. There are four core courses in the concentration and one specific program course or an internship. Two of the courses are shared between the College of Behavioral Science and the College of Business. This is a concentration for bachelor’s degrees in Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Sports Management.
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You will take classes such as:
- PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking
- ENG 121 English Composition I
- MAT 205 Introductory Survey of Mathematics
- PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
- BAC 101 Accounting I
- CTA 326 Integrating Excel into Business Problem Solving
- ENG 122 English Composition II
- ECO 101 Economics I
- BBM 201 Principles of Management
- MAT 312 Business Statistics
- BAC 102 Accounting II
- ENG 131 Public Speaking
- ECO 102 Economics II
- BBM 325 Intro to Business Analytics
- FIN 305 Financial Management
- ENG 310 Research Writing
- HUM 381 Contemporary Global Issues
- BBM 347 Interpersonal Skills and Professionalism in the Workplace
Cost and Schedule
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