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A Davenport University bachelor’s degree in Management delivers critical skills to build your knowledge in the key functional areas of management as well as provide opportunities for performance-based, applied experiences to prepare you for a successful career in management. The program develops your managerial and leadership skills and provides you with the opportunity to select a specialization in growth areas including sustainable business development, risk management and insurance, entrepreneurial management, financial management and sport management. Founded as a business school in 1866, Davenport University and its Donald W. Maine College of Business continues to produce outstanding business leaders that will set you apart in the corporate world.
The BBA in Management can be completed in-seat or online.
At Davenport, our curriculum will provide you with a solid base to be able to perform managerial responsibilities with confidence. Managers have many roles including:
- Planning: Define your company’s long term and short term strategic plans and organizational goals.
- Organization and Administration: Establish structure to your business and its employees and create a productive work environment.
- Leading: Motivate and train employees as well as assign responsivities and delegate authority.
- Problem Solving: Maintain an ethical work environment, developing approaches to problem solving.
- Controlling: Evaluate employee performance and the progress of the company’s strategic plan and make corrections if necessary.
Davenport offers many specialties to tailor your degree. After you have completed the core courses in the Management major, you will complete your degree with the College of Business elective courese or you can choose from one of the following specialties.
- Entrepreneurial Management
- Sustainable Business Development
- Financial Management
- Risk Management & Insurance
- Global Project Management
- Sport Management
is a new delivery system for the BBA in Management degree. The program is comprised of 7 unique learning segments that each focus on a specific theme of knowledge and build synergies for learning. Completion of the program leverages integrative curriculum design to deliver the content within the major quickly, allowing you to complete your degree in one-year (49 instructional weeks).
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 120 CREDITS • MGMT BBA
Management students gain skills in business fundamentals and specific management disciplines in a learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world management application. Through varied learning methodologies, students are exposed to a wide range of management opportunities with emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management and an elective specialty in Entrepreneurship, Global Project Management, Leadership, Risk Management and Insurance, Sport Management, or Sustainable Business Development.
***Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for the program sequence. (pdf download)
|Foundations of Excellence||39 cr.|
|ACES100 or OPEN||Achieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective||3 cr.|
|COMM120||Presentation Techniques||3 cr.|
|ENGL110||Advanced Composition||3 cr.|
|ENGL311||Professional Writing||3 cr.|
|ENVS125 or SCI/MATH||Introduction to Environmental Studies or Science/Math Elective||3 cr.|
|MATH125||Intermediate Algebra||3 cr.|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3 cr.|
|STAT220||Introduction to Statistics||3 cr.|
|HUMN||Humanities Elective||3 cr.|
|SOSC||Social Science Elective||3 cr.|
|Foundations of Business||32 cr.|
|ACCT201||Accounting Foundations I||4 cr.|
|ACCT202||Accounting Foundations II ||4 cr.|
|BITS211||Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet||3 cr.|
|BUSN120 or BUSN*||Introduction to Business or Business Elective||3 cr.|
|BUSN210||Professional Ethics||3 cr.|
|CISP112||Applied Information Technology ||3 cr.|
|FINC211||Corporate Finance||3 cr.|
|LEGL210||Business Law Foundations||3 cr.|
|MGMT211||Management Foundations||3 cr.|
|MKTG211||Marketing Foundations||3 cr.|
|BUSN225||International Business||3 cr.|
|BUSN303||Business Research: 21st Century Tools||3 cr.|
|BUSN488T||BBA Major Field Test||0 cr.|
|BUSN489 or MGMT490||Field Experience in Business or Management BBA Internship||3-6 cr.|
|BUSN495||Business Planning Capstone||4 cr.|
|FINC223**/235/320||Entrepreneurial Finance or Financial Analysis for Business Managers or International Finance||3 cr.|
|GPMT287||Principles of Project Management||3 cr.|
|HRMG213||Human Resource Management||3 cr.|
|MGMT321||Organizational Behavior||3 cr.|
|MGMT357||Operations Management||3 cr.|
|MGMT440||Strategic Management||3 cr.|
|Plus four upper level College of Business electives or choose a Specialty:||(12-15) cr.|
|Entrepreneurship Specialty [MENT]||(15) cr.|
|BUSN311 or MKTG430||Business Planning for Entrepreneurs or New Product Development and Innovation||3 cr.|
|MGMT312||Creativity and Innovation||3 cr.|
|MKTG320 or MKTG345||Marketing of Services or Pricing Concepts and Methods||3 cr.|
|MKTG322||Digital Marketing||3 cr.|
|Global Project Management Specialty [CTGT]||(12) cr.|
|GPMT385||Project Scheduling with Agile||3 cr.|
|GPMT400||Project Financial/Risk Analysis||3 cr.|
|GPMT410||Global Sourcing for Projects||3 cr.|
|GPMT446/490/499||Project Quality Management or Project Management Internship or Certified Project Management Professional Preparation||3 cr.|
|Leadership Effectiveness Specialty [MGLE]||(12) cr.|
|MGMT314||Managing Change in Organizations||3 cr.|
|MGMT375||Leadership Theory and Discovery||3 cr.|
|MGMT420||Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility||3 cr.|
|MGMT435||Leadership Challenges Seminar ||3 cr.|
|Risk Management and Insurance Specialty [RMGI]||(15) cr.|
|RMGI221||Principles of Risk Management and Insurance||3 cr.|
|RMGI322||Personal Insurance||3 cr.|
|RMGI323||Commercial Insurance||3 cr.|
|RMGI420||Insurance Company Operations and Regulations||3 cr.|
|RMGI454||Risk Management||3 cr.|
|Sport Management Specialty [SPOS]||(15) cr.|
|SPMG275||Athletic Leadership and Coaching||3 cr.|
|SPMG370||Sport Analtytics||3 cr.|
|SPMG421||Sport Governance and Regulation||3 cr.|
|SPMG445||Global Sport Industry||3 cr.|
|MKTG350||Sport Advertising and Promotion||3 cr.|
|Sustainable Business Development Specialty [SBDV]||(15) cr.|
|MGMT370||Sustainability Principles and Theories||3 cr.|
|MGMT413||Sustainable Supply Chain Management||3 cr.|
|MGMT420||Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility||3 cr.|
|MGMT450||Sustainable Global Business Design and Strategy||3 - 6 cr.|
|BUSN+ ||Choose a 300-400 College of Business elective+||3 cr.|
|Recommended Open Electives (any specialty)||(6) cr.|
|MGMT290||Management Internship||3 cr.|
|MGMT490||Management BBA Internship||3 cr.|
|Recommended Open Electives for Risk Management and Insurance Specialty (select two)||(6) cr.|
|MKTG212||Professional Selling||3 cr.|
|MKTG320||Marketing of Services||3 cr.|
|RMGI410||Insurance Proposals and Negotiation||3 cr.|
|RMGI490+||Risk Management and Insurance Internship+||3 cr.|