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ADCS: Management, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Management degree through the Office of Adult Degree and Continuing Studies  and SFU's Shields School of Business is designed with the needs of adult students in mind. Flexible online courses can be combined with evening and weekend classes are offered in Cambria, Blair, and Centre counties.

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    Management, at its heart, is all about people.

    ADCS management tileThe success of any organization ultimately lies in its people and management. Managers develop objectives, organize resources, and influence through leadership. Management is a challenging and dynamic field with limitless opportunities in industries of every size and type.

  • Overview

    Program Overview:

    The Bachelor of Science in Management degree program prepares individuals to manage profit or non-profit organizations through an education in the classic principles of management developed by the field's major thinkers and practitioners. The program emphasizes the history of management, business ethics, the legal environment of business, human resource management, labor relations, organizational behavior, production management, insurance, marketing, decision-making, statistics, quantitative methods, leadership and strategic management.

    Learning Outcomes

    Curriculum

    Major Requirements

    Management, B.S.  (128 credits)

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      Major Core Requirements (24 Credits)

      • MIS 102 - Management Information Systems
      • MGMT 201 - Human Resource Management
      • MGMT 203 - Labor and Management Relations
      • MGMT 206 - International Management
      • MGMT 326 - Organizational BehaviorMGMT
      • 402 - Management Seminar
      • MGMT elective (3 credits)
      • MGMT elective (3 credits)

      Common Business Core (48 credits)

      • ACCT 101 - Financial Accounting
      • ACCT 102 - Managerial Accounting
      • BLAW 301 - Legal Environment of Business
      • BUS 101 - Wall Street 101: Business in a Global Society
      • CPSC 101 - Introduction to Computer Systems
      • ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
      • ECON 102 - Principles of Economics II
      • ENGL 208 - Writing and Communicating in Business
      • FIN 202 - Finance
      • MGMT 101 - Principles of Management
      • MGMT 102 - Production/Operations Management
      • MGMT 401 - Strategic Management
      • MKTG 302 - Marketing
      • SPCH 103 - Speech Fundamentals and Public Speaking
      • STAT 301 - Quantitative Business Analysis I
      • STAT 302 - Quantitative Business Analysis II

      Liberal Studies Component (39 Credits)

      • CORE 114 - ADCS Seminar (may be waived with special pemission)
      • ENGL 103 - Writing for a Discipline
      • ENGL 104 - Introduction to Literature
      • MATH 111 - Finite Mathematics (or higher)
      • PHIL 205 Discovering Philosophy
      • PHIL 313 - Business Ethics
      • RLST 205 - Faith and Franciscanism
      • FNAR (elective)
      • HIST (elective)
      • LANG (102 level or higher)
      • SCI (elective)
      • SOC SCI (elective)
      • SOC SCI (elective)

      Free Electives (17 Credits)

      17 Free Electives - Students often use this area to transfer in credits from other post-secondary schools or military. As well, students may opt to use this area to complete minor requirements, if seeking a minor in a particular field of study.