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Department of Management & Human Resource Management - Degree Requirements

To receive a degree in Management, students must complete at least 124 credit hours:

  • General Education Requirements
  • (49)
  • BBA Core Courses
  • (37)
  • Management Major Courses
  • (24)
  • Internship & Common Capstone
  • (6)
  • Free Electives
  • (8)

Students are required to complete a minimum of 39 credit hours of upper level courses (300-level and above), of which at least 24 credit hours need to be taken in the major, depending on the stipulations of each program. Of the 39 credit hours of upper level courses, 27 credit hours should be in residence at AUK.

BBA students must complete the following core courses:

ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting (4)
ACCT 205 Managerial Accounting (3)
BEAL 401 Legal & Ethical Issues in Business (3)
BEAL 403 Corporate Governance & Ethics (3)
BUS 210 Research Methods for Business (3)
BUS 321 International Business Management (3)
ECON 200 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
FINC 332 Financial Management (3)
HR 205 Human Resource Management (3)
MGMT 201 Principles of Management (3)
MGMT 304 Business Relationship Management (3)
MRKT 200 Principles of Marketing (3)

Students must complete the following 6 courses (18 credit hours):

ENTR 201 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
MGMT 301 Change Management (3)
MGMT 315 Decision Making in Management (3)
MGMT 333 Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 350 Organizational Communication and Leadership (3)
MGMT 413 Management Capstone: Business Operations (3)

In addition, Students must complete a further 2 courses in Management (6 credit hours, designated as MGMT at 300 level or above) offered by the College of Business and Economics


MGMT 470 (3 credit hours)
All students must participate in an Internship Program for each BBA Major. The Internship Program provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their capacity for leadership, teamwork, and business activity in the context of work experience. Internships are completed in the senior year and while in residency at AUK. Priority is given to graduating students. For the duration of the semester, students are responsible for working 42 hours per semester for each credit hour. Students are to refer to the College's Internship Handbook for further details of the internship process, requirements, and method of assessment.

Common Capstone BUS 490 (3 credit hours)
All BBA students are required to complete the Common Business Administration Capstone course. This course uses cases studies to integrate material from the different business subjects learned in the BBA program. The Capstone requires senior standing.

FREE ELECTIVES (8 credit hours)

Students must take sufficient electives to complete the 124 credit hour requirement for graduation. Students are strongly advised to consult with their academic advisor when choosing these electives.



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