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Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

A new generation of business leaders are coming, who care as much about social impact as they do profit, and they are going to change the world. You’re going to be one of them.

You’ll easily be able to double major in Accounting, Marketing, Sport Management, or PR and Corporate Communications, giving you a broad foundation of skills for your career. You’ll also have the unique opportunity to accelerate the completion of your Socially Conscious MBA at Ursuline in as little as one year through our bridge program. Ursuline is a Principles for Responsible Management Education school as a member of the UN Global Impact and has also achieved specialized accreditation through IACBE, which means Ursuline’s program exceeds all 18 industry standards of excellence in business education. Taken together, what these two standards mean for you is that you’ll learn how to lead in business both responsibly and successfully.

Outcomes of the program

  • You’ll understand the dynamics of entire business organization.
  • You’ll build the fundamental skills managers need: an understanding of a economics, marketing, accounting and finance in a socially conscious business environment.
  • You’ll refine your ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • You’ll build your professional network and expertise through practical work assignments that mirror the real world environment.
  • You’ll develop a strong sense of ethical responsibility for business decisions and their impact.

Learn more on the Business Management program homepage.

A new generation of business leaders are coming, who care as much about social impact as they do profit, and they are going to change the world. You’re going to be one of them.

You’ll easily be able to double major in Accounting, Marketing, Sport Management, or PR and Corporate Communications, giving you a broad foundation of skills for your career. You’ll also have the unique opportunity to accelerate the completion of your Socially Conscious MBA at Ursuline in as little as one year through our bridge program. Ursuline is a Principles for Responsible Management Education school as a member of the UN Global Impact and has also achieved specialized accreditation through IACBE, which means Ursuline’s program exceeds all 18 industry standards of excellence in business education. Taken together, what these two standards mean for you is that you’ll learn how to lead in business both responsibly and successfully.

Outcomes of the program

  • You’ll understand the dynamics of entire business organization.
  • You’ll build the fundamental skills managers need: an understanding of a economics, marketing, accounting and finance in a socially conscious business environment.
  • You’ll refine your ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • You’ll build your professional network and expertise through practical work assignments that mirror the real world environment.
  • You’ll develop a strong sense of ethical responsibility for business decisions and their impact.

Learn more on the Business Management program homepage.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management prepares students with the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level management position, advance their careers in this field or move into an MBA program. Some of the positions you can pursue with this major include:

  • Development Associate
  • Account Executive
  • Sales Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Director of Communications
  • Network Associate
  • Marketing Representative
  • Office Manager
  • Sports Tourism Director

Graduates of the Business Management program are employed at Canton/Stark County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Developer’s Diversified Realty, Jones Day, Key Bank, Litigation Management, Lubrizol, Parker Hannifin, Philips Medical Systems, Progressive Insurance, Sherwin Williams, University Hospital Health System, and other leading organizations in Northeast Ohio.

You’ll take the following classes, in addition to your Ursuline Core Curriculum, to fulfil the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management:

  • Business 210 – Principles of Management
  • Business 200 – Business Communications
  • Business 220 – Principles of Marketing
  • Business 310 – Principles of Finance I
  • Business 330 – Human Resource Management
  • Business 336 – Organizational Behavior
  • Business 340 – Business Law
  • Business 350 – International Business
  • Business 375 – Business Statistics
  • Business 450 – Business Policy
  • Business 440 – Leadership Competencies
  • Business 475 – Internship
  • Accounting 210 – Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 211 – Intro to Managerial Accounting
  • Economics 102 – Macroeconomics
  • Economics 103 – Microeconomics
  • Management Information Systems 300 – Fundamentals of Management Information Systems
  • Philosophy 355 – Business Ethics *also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement
  • Math 125 (Quantitative Reasoning) or higher *also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement

 

To minor in Business Management, take the following classes:

  • Math 125 (Quantitative Reasoning) or higher *also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement
  • Business 210 – Principles of Management
  • Business 220 – Principles of Marketing
  • Business 310 – Principles of Finance I
  • Business 330 – Human Resource Management
  • Business 336 – Organizational Behavior
  • Business 340 – Business Law
  • Accounting 210 – Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 211 – Intro to Managerial Accounting
  • Economics 102 – Macroeconomics
  • Economics 103 – Microeconomics

 

Business Management majors often double (or even triple) major in Accounting, Marketing, or Public Relations and Corporate Communications. (Link to pages) Read course descriptions and learn about additional requirements and options in the Course Catalog.

Marilynn Butler, Ph.D.
Nurete Brenner, Ph.D.
Anthony Cafarelli, Ph.D., Department Chair
Debra Fleming, Ph.D.
Laura Hammel, Ph.D.
Gina Messina-Dysert, Ph.D.
Anne Murphy-Brown, J.D.

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