Jul 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management, BBA

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Management faculty: Angert, Barksdale, Canedo Soto, Carden, Coy, Epstein, Gupta, Hale, Irabor, Khoja, Lamb, Latheef, McKee, Maldonado, T., Morgan, Monroe, Nayebpour, Neale, Pore, Robinson, Shipley, Tannous, TeDuits, TenBrink, Walker, Wang

The management major introduces the student to the processes and activities required for effective functioning of organizations in a global environment. The management program offered at UHD provides flexibility in course selection. Organizational and group behavior, human resource management, small business/entrepreneurship, international management, quality management, project management, diversity management, and quantitative methods are among the subjects offered in this program. Emphasis is placed on the team building and critical thinking skills necessary for effective managerial decision making. 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. Management majors will produce effective written communication
  2. Management majors will demonstrate effective oral communication
  3. Management majors will employ analytical thinking
  4. Management majors will demonstrate knowledge of the BBA common Core
  5. Management majors will recognize and resolve an ethical dilemma
  6. Management majors will effectively utilize technology
  7. Management majors will demonstrate expertise in the Management field

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 1301  is recommended. To fulfill the institutional requirement, UHD 1301  - BUS, “Digital Competency for College Success and Beyond” is recommended for freshman students. Transfer students who haven’t completed the institutional requirement are recommended to take either UHD 2301  - BUS “Business of Success” or UHD 2301  - BUS, “Computer Competency and Skills for Success.”

Business Core Requirements (45-48 hours)

Degree Requirements

Total: (120 hours)

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