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Business Management

101 Speakman Hall
1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
215-204-7672
www.fox.temple.edu/cms_academics/dept/business-management/

The business management curriculum is designed for students who wish to follow a broad and general curriculum. Students are encouraged to join a student professional organization that meets their interests and also to pursue a minor or certificate program in addition to their major. Courses taken for the major will not also count for a minor or certificate.

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All new students starting in academic year 2013-2014 and beyond are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum. Note that students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

College Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements, including the requirements of the major listed below. Business Management students must attain a 2.0 GPA in the major and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to graduate. Use the major GPA calculator at www.fox.temple.edu/cms_academics/dept/advising/ to calculate the GPA in the major.

Major Requirements for new students

Students must follow the Major Requirements and College Requirements current at the time of declaration. Students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University, College, and Major requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

Suggested Sequence for new students

Requirements of Business Management

 

Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Human Resource Management 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation 3  
Human Resource Management 3503 Communicating in Organizations 3  
Human Resource Management 4597^* Critical Skills for Effective Managers 3 WI
         
Select three Major courses:   9  
Economics 3507 Health Economics    
Economics 3511 The Economics & Management of Privatization    
Economics 3513 Economics of State & Local Governments    
Economics 3522 Economic Theory of Networks    
Economics 3531 History of Economic Theory    
Economics 3532 Economic History of the United States    
Economics 3535 Public Control of Business: Antitrust    
Economics 3536 Economics of American Industry    
Economics 3537 Comparative Economic Systems    
Economics 3541 The Economics of Sports    
Economics 3546 Women in the Economy    
Economics 3547 Economics of Development & Growth    
Economics 3548 Behavioral Economics    
Healthcare Management 3501 Introduction to Health Services Systems    
Healthcare Management 3502 Healthcare Financing & Information Technology    
Human Resource Management 2501 Introduction to Human Resource Management    
Human Resource Management 3504 Leadership in the 21st Century    
Human Resource Management 3505 Sustainable Organizational Leadership    
Legal Studies 1102 Law of Contracts    
Legal Studies 3502 Law for the Entrepreneur    
Legal Studies 3503 The Consumer & the Law    
Legal Studies 3504 Sports & the Law    
Legal Studies 3505 Constitutional Law    
Legal Studies 3506 Law, Technology, & E-Commerce    
Legal Studies 3508 The Litigation Process    
Legal Studies 3509 Entertainment Law    
Legal Studies 3511 Environmental Law, Sustainability & Public Policy    
Legal Studies 3512 Law of Nonprofits    
Marketing 3501 Integrated Marketing Communications    
Marketing 3503 Promotion Management    
Marketing 3504 Sales & Sales Management    
Real Estate 3501 Real Estate Fundamentals    
Real Estate 3502 Real Estate Practice    
Strategic Management 2501 Fundamentals of Asian Business    
Strategic Management 2502 Fundamentals of Latin American Business    
Strategic Management 3501 Entrepreneurial & Innovative Thinking    
Strategic Management 3502 Software Applications to Business Problems    
Subtotal     18  
^ This major capstone is taken in the final semester and all prerequisites must be met.
*Students cannot receive academic credit towards graduation requirements for both Human Resource Management 3502
and Human Resource Management 4597. If a student takes both Human Resource Management 4597 and Human Resource
Management 3502, one of the courses will be deducted from the overall credits applicable towards graduation requirements.

 

Suggested Sequence of the Business Management Major

Please note that this sequence is suggested only, ensuring prerequisites are met. Students' academic sequences may differ based on individual academic plans.

 

Semester I - Fall
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Statistics 1001 Pre-Calculus for Business 3  
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3  
Human Resource Management 1101 Leadership & Organizational Management 3  
English 0802, 0812 or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester II - Spring
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Statistics 1102 Calculus for Business 3  
Economics 1102 Microeconomic Principles 3  
Legal Studies 1101 Legal Environment of Business 3  
Intellectual Heritage 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester III - Fall
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Statistics 2103 Business Statistics {waives GenEd GQ requirement} 4  
Accounting 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
Management Information Systems 2101 Information Systems in Organizations 3  
Intellectual Heritage 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester IV - Spring
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Accounting 2102 Managerial Accounting 3  
Marketing 2101 Marketing Management 3  
Business Administration 2101 Professional Development Strategies 1  
Business Administration 2196 Business Communications 3 WI
Risk Management & Insurance 2101 Introduction to Risk Management 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester V - Fall
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Finance 3101 Financial Management 3  
Management Science/
Operations Management
3101 Operations Management 3  
Business Administration 3102 Business Society & Ethics 3  
Human Resource Management 3501
 or
3503
Power, Influence, & Negotiation
     or
Communicating in Organizations
3  
Major Course   Select one Major course from requirements above 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester VI - Spring
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Business Administration 3103 Integrative Business Applications 3  
International Business Administration 3101 Fundamentals of International Business 3  
Human Resource Management 3501
 or
3503
Power, Influence, & Negotiation
     or
Communicating in Organizations
3  
Major Course   Select one Major course from requirements above 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester VII - Fall
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Business Administration 4101 Global Business Policies 3  
Major Course   Select one Major course from requirements above 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Free Elective     4  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester VIII - Spring
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Human Resource Management 4597 Critical Skills for Effective Managers 3 WI
Free Elective     3  
Free Elective     3  
Free Elective     3  
Free Elective     3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Total credits for the B.B.A. in Business Management: 124  

 


 

Online BBA Program

The Business Management major is available as an online BBA degree completion program designed for new students ready to start their junior year in a business curriculum. Please see our web site for program and admission information.

Accelerated 3 Year BBA

Motivated students can accelerate their BBA program to finish in 3 years. Please see the suggested sequence.

 

4+1 Master of Education Degree (M.Ed.)

The 4+1 Master of Education (M.Ed.) program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a Master of Education while completing the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Business Management program requirements.  After completion of the programs, students earn a B.B.A. degree and an M.Ed. in Business, Computers & Information Technology Education (BCITE) or Marketing Education (ME), and a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional I Teaching Certificate in BCITE or ME.  There is an application process.  The deadline to apply is June 15th for the fall admittance.  For more information please contact Dr. D. James Gilmour.

Dr. D. James Gilmour, Program Advisor
Ritter Hall 348
215-204-6197
jgilmour@temple.edu


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