Accounting program major

Management

As a management major, you will be exposed to various management settings such as organizational leadership, human resource management, and organizational behavior, which will prepare you to be an effective leader in multiple business settings. At SBU, you will receive a high-caliber academic business education to prepare you for a successful career as professional managers in corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and small businesses.

92%
Job
placement
rate

(For College of Business and Computer Science graduates in spring 2015, within three months of graduation)

SBU students

The sbu advantage

  • More than 75% of students in the business administration department complete at least one internship before graduation.
  • Small class sizes and dedicated faculty create a close-knit community to help you thrive as you benefit from personalized instruction and build lifelong friendships.
  • As a management major, you have the opportunity for class projects in which you work with businesses in the local community, gaining valuable real-world, hands-on experiences.

Faith Integration

Psalm 15 - The SBU College of Business and Computer Science's Psalm 15 initiative provides intentional integration of faith and academic discipline. Using Psalm 15 as a basis, the College has identified eight character traits that should be the hallmark of the College's students and graduates. These character traits are emphasized in coursework and in a special lecture series. The highlighted character traits are: Integrity, Service, Respect, Charity, Faithfulness, Truthfulness, Humility and Perseverance.

Ethics and Professional Development — As part of an intentionally Christian education, all students in the College of Business and Computer Science take a senior-level course in Ethics and Professional Development. The course teaches Christian personal and professional ethics and equips students with life skills such as career development, etiquette, and personal financial planning, with the goal of producing ethical business leaders who will be servant leaders in the workplace.

Careers

Examples of organizations that have employed our graduates:

  • Accenture
  • Burlington Northern
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Edward Jones
  • Jack Henry & Associates
  • Sam's Club

Internships

Examples of organizations that have provided internships for our students:

  • Citizens Memorial Hospital - HR department
  • Sam's Club
  • Scripps

Graduate schools

Examples of graduate schools attended by our graduates:

Clubs and organizations

enactus

SBU Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise) is a team of servant leaders that promotes free enterprise education as a critical means of preparing others to lead rewarding, self-sufficient lives in a global society. Working in partnership with businesses and higher education, Enactus is a global, not-for-profit organization that coordinates and motivates teams of university students who teach others an understanding of the principles and values of market economics. SBU Enactus has won its regional competition nearly every year since 1985 and has gone on to succeed at the national level, ranking as high as the top 8 in the nation in recent years.

phi beta lambda (PBL)

SBU’s PBL team, the collegiate version of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), competes nationally in various categories. In 2015, team members placed in the top five at the national level.

delta mu delta

This national business administration honor society recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students through lifetime membership in this business community.

 

Scholarships

The Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Computer Science (COBACS) offers many privately funded department and college-level scholarship opportunities for its students. During the 2015-16 academic year, more than $64,000 was awarded in private scholarships to COBACS students.

  • Aric Beckham Memorial Scholarship
  • Bill & Geneva Williams Memorial Scholarship
  • Business College Scholarship
  • Clifford & Marie Gouge Memorial Scholarship
  • Dexter Yager Business Scholarship
  • Gary & Jane Black Excellence Scholarship
  • Gladys Henderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Jack Henry & Associates Scholarship
  • Lynn & Dean Credille Memorial Scholarship
  • Melvin & Minnie Hall Memorial Scholarship
  • Nebraska Book Company Scholarship
  • Ralph Stufflebam Memorial Scholarship
  • Ruby Letsch-Roderique Business Scholarship
  • W. Lee Beaver Trust Scholarship

management Four-Year Plan

Freshman

Fall Semester

ENG 1113 English Composition I 3
MAT 1143 College Algebra 3
CIS 1103 Computer and Information Management 3
BUS 1013 Introduction to Business 3
BIB 1013 Old Testament History 3
UNI 1111 University Seminar 1
Total hours 16

Spring Semester

ENG 2213 English Composition II 3
COM 1103 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
FAR 1023 Introduction to Fine Arts 3
HIS 2213/2223 U.S. History I or II 3
BIB 1023 New Testament History 3
UNI 1121 Introduction to Critical Thinking 1
Total hours 16
 

Sophomore

Fall Semester

BUS 2013 Business Communications 3
BUS 1193 Business Calculus 3
ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Management 3
Total hours 15

Spring Semester

PSY 1013 General Psychology 3
BUS 2023 Business Statistics 3
ACC 2043 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ECO 2033 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MKT 3023 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours 16
 

Junior

Fall Semester

BIO 1004 Principles of Biology 4
MGT 3033 Operations Management 3
POL 1113 American Government and Politics 3
MGT/MKT 4153     Retailing 3
MKT 4023 Marketing Management 3
Total hours 16

Spring Semester

PHS 1004 Introduction to Physical Science 4
BUS 4053 International Business 3
CIS 3303 Systems Management 3
ECO 3043 Managerial Economics 3
  Cultural Studies 3
Total hours 16
 

Senior

Fall Semester

KIN 1162 Foundations of Physical Fitness/Wellness 2
FIN 3053 Business Finance 3
LDR 4043 Ethics and Professional Development 3
MGT 4063 Entrepreneurship and Small Business 3
  Upper-level COBACS Course 3
BUS 3073 Legal Environment of Business I 3
Total hours 17

Spring Semester

SPF 2012 Introduction to Spiritual Formation 2
MGT 4083 Strategic Management 3
MGT 4033 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 4043 Organizational Behavior Theory 3
FIN 3003 Personal Financial Planning 3
  Elective for 128 Hours 3
Total hours 17

This is a proposed guideline. Please check the catalog and see your advisor for your final degree requirements.
Southwest Baptist University reserves the right to make changes to degree plans without advanced notice or obligation.
The student is responsible for understanding and completing all general education, degree, departmental and graduation requirements.

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Management Plan