Management Concentration

Management positions exist at all levels—in administration, marketing, finance, human resources, sales, and more. The management concentration in the business administration at Becker College focuses on effective communication, planning, and problem solving skills, as well as expertise in project and team management. Students enrolled in the management concentration learn how organizations formulate strategies, set goals and objectives, implement plans, and measure results.

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, committed to social justice, or looking forward to a career at a Fortune 500 company, you will need to understand the fundamentals of business.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Communication: Students demonstrate effective written and oral communication including informed arguments, persuasion, synthesize complex data, and concepts.
  • Context: Students demonstrate comfort with and ability to effectively operate in: ambiguity, complexity, uncertainty, and change. Students will be adept at situational awareness. Students understand the historical context of their culture and they will view the world from a global lens acknowledging the diversity of cultures and values. Students demonstrate propositional thinking; they will test and iterate on ideas/solutions based upon feedback and learn from their own failures.
  • Quantitative: Students use quantitative and analytical methods to address unstructured business problems.
  • Ethics: Students demonstrate ability to evaluate decisions based on an awareness of relevant stakeholders in the creation of sustainable social, environmental, and economic value.
  • Cognitive Flexibility: Students demonstrate mastery of various thinking modes, notably analytic, synthetic, convergent, divergent, creative, and critical; and when to employ each type. Student demonstrate awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses and will seek continual improvements. Student demonstrate both self and social awareness and management to effectively play various roles on an interdisciplinary team from leader to contributor to participant (role fluidity). These skills are essential for all leadership and management roles.
  • Value Creation: Students identify, create, shape, and capture value through understanding economic models and the reality of industry disruption cycles.

Business Administration

Management Concentration


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Global Economics: Micro and Macro Perspective ECON1200 3
Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm CORE1001 3
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1001 3
General Education Elective 3
Introduction to Business Models MGMT1000 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Marketing I - Creating, Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies MKTG2004 3
Applied Business Statistics MATH2101 3
The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems CORE-ENGL 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
Open Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Accounting and Finance I - Concepts and Tools ACCT2100 3
Supply Chains and Innovations MGMT2400 3
Accounting and Finance I - Concepts and Tools MKTG3004 3
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset CORE3100 3
Writing about Literature ENGL1003 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Business Career Exploration MGMT2900 3
Accounting and Finance II - Financial Decision Making ACCT3100 3
Business Elective (2000 Level) 3
Open Elective 3
Science Elective w/ Lab 4

Credits Total: 31

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Business Decision Making: Law, Ethics and Stragies MGMT3700 3
Human Resource Management MGMT3400 3
Business Elective (3000+) 3
General Education Elective 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Marketing Management MKTG3001 3
Career Internship MGMT4900 3
Managing in the Global Economy MGMT3100 3
Budget & Performance Measurement MGMT3960 3
Open Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Capstone I MGMT4101 3
Management Information Systems MGMT3800 3
Business Analytics Or INFO3300 3
Data Visualization Or INFO2500
Business Elective (2000+)
Business Elective (3000+) 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Capstone II MGMT4102 3
Developing Business Leadership MGMT4003 3
Managing Diversity in the Changing Workplace MGMT3890 3
General Education Elective 3
Open Elective 3

Credits Total: 30