Apr 11, 2021  

Management, BBA

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Management faculty: Angert, Barksdale, Canedo Soto,  Coy, Epstein, Gupta, Latheef, McKee, Morgan, Nayebpour, Neale, Nittrouer, Pore, Robinson, Tannous, TeDuits, TenBrink, Wang, Waples

The management major provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills to begin their career journey in the management of people and processes in order to assist the organization in effective and efficient operation in the dynamic and global markets of the early 21st century. The management major at UHD will complete required courses in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Problem Solving and Decision-Making - areas of knowledge and skill required and desired by high performing companies. In addition, students will then complete 6 elective courses in management. Career opportunities in management exist in both production-oriented and service-oriented organizations in the public and private sectors. Graduates may be employed in management positions within any functional area of a company including human resources and operations planning and control. This program is recommended for students who are interested in the management of organizations as well as those interested in managing their own businesses.

Program Outcomes

  1. The student can apply multiple approaches for making managerial decisions.
  2. The student can analyze a situation for appropriate managerial responsibilities that fit an organization’s strategy.
  3. The student can identify team leadership techniques and apply appropriate concepts to support defined goals.
  4. The student can demonstrate managerial responsibility toward creation of a culture of diversity in the workplace.

Bachelor of Business Administration Programs

All majors within the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program administered by the Marilyn Davies College of Business share a common core of general education requirements and a common core of business course requirements. These two core areas must be completed in addition to the major discipline requirements.

Students must complete all general education core requirements prior to enrolling in upper-division courses. Upon completion of the Common Core requirements and earning the requisite GPA, students should file for admission to the Marilyn Davies College of Business.

Degree Requirements

Preparatory Requirements

All students seeking a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston-Downtown must complete the common core requirements.

Common Core Requirements (42 hours)

Common core requirements may be filled by taking any of the courses listed as options under the heading of Common Core Requirements detailed in the Undergraduate Academic Programs section. To fulfill the Mathematics requirement, MATH 1324, or equivalent, is required. To fulfill the institutional requirement, UHD 1302 - Freshman Seminar- Mathematics, specifically “Business Computer Applications”, is recommended for freshman students. Transfer students who have not completed the institutional requirement are recommended to take UHD 2301 - University Seminar-Communication specifically “Going Virtual: Communication in Cyberspace.”

Business Core Requirements (45-48 hours)

Degree Requirements

Preparatory Requirements (42 hours)

Students must complete all common core requirements listed under the heading of Common Core Requirements  detailed in the Undergraduate Academic Programs section prior to enrolling in upper-level courses.

Business Core Requirements (48 hours)

See the list of Business Core requirements under the section titled Bachelor of Business Administration Programs.

Total: (120 hours)

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