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Business Management

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1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
215-204-7676
http://sbm.temple.edu/programs/busmng.htm

The business management curriculum is designed for students who wish to follow a broad and general curriculum. The program requires students to select a specific concentration with a minimum of three courses selected from a menu provided by the department. Concentrations are available in: Economics, Employment Benefits, Healthcare Management, Legal Studies, Marketing, and Property Liability.  Contact the department in which you would like to concentrate.

Freshmen are encouraged to join a student professional organization that meets their interests; transfer students are encouraged to join the student professional organization represented by their concentration. Please contact the College Council President at 215-204-6660 at the Main Campus or 267-468-8366 at the Ambler Campus for a list of these organizations or visit the College Council web site at http://sbm.temple.edu/ccouncil/org.html.

Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All students are required to complete a set of university requirements: General Education (GenEd) or Core.

New freshmen starting in the 2008-2009 academic year are required to complete the GenEd curriculum.

New transfer students starting in the 2008-2009 academic year are required to complete the Core curriculum.

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/advising to calculate the GPA in the major. Transfer students in this major cannot complete a second major in the Fox School of Business and Management.

Major Requirements for Freshmen

Major Requirements for Transfers

Transfer students combine Business Management with a specific concentration: BM/Economics, BM/Employee Benefits, BM/Healthcare Management, BM/Legal Studies, BM/Marketing, or BM/Property Liability.


Requirements of Business management - For Freshmen only

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation 3  
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations 3  
Human Resource Mgmt 4597^ Critical Skills for Successful Managers 3 WI
Select three courses:   9  
Economics 3507 Health Economics    
Economics 3511 Economics & Management of Privatization    
Economics 3513 Economics of State & Local Governments    
Economics 3535 Public Control of Business: Anti-trust Economics    
Economics 3541 The Economics of Sports    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 2501 Fundamentals of Asian Business    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 2502 Fundamentals of Latin American Business    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3501 Entrepreneurship    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3502 Software Applications to Business Problems    
Healthcare Management 3501 Health Services Management    
Healthcare Management 3502 Healthcare Financing & Information Technology    
Human Resource Mgmt 2501 Introduction to Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 1102 Law of Contracts    
Law S.B.M. 3502 Law for the Entrepreneur    
Law S.B.M. 3503 The Consumer & the Law    
Law S.B.M. 3504 Sports & the Law    
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    
Subtotal     18  
^ This major capstone is taken in the final semester and all prerequisites must be met.

 


Requirements of Business Management/Economics Major - For Transfer students only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses – select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Intermediate Economic Theory – select one: 3  
Economics 3501 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis    
Economics 3502 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis    
Economics elective – select one 3501+ level: 3  
Economics   Economics elective, excluding 3581      
Writing Capstone – select one economics writing intensive course: 3  
Economics 3596 Energy, Ecology, & Economy   WI
Economics 3597 Health Economics   WI
Economics 3598 Economics Writing Seminar   WI
Required course:        
MIS 2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553 International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics** 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581, to meet the Fox School Economics requirement. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major.    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take an additional business elective to complete the nine courses required for the major.

Requirements of Business Management/Employment Benefits Major - For Transfer Students Only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses – select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Required courses:        
RSK MGT 3501 Life & Health Insurance & Employee Benefits 3  
RSK MGT 3503 Retirement Plans 3  
RSK MGT 4596 Advanced Topics in Health & Welfare Employee Benefits   3 WI
MIS 2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553 International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics** 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
         
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major.    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take an additional business elective to complete the nine courses required for the major.

Requirements of Business Management/Healthcare Management - for transfer students only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses – select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Required courses:        
Healthcare Management 3501 Introduction to Healthcare Management 3 IN
Healthcare Management 3502 Healthcare Financing & Information Technology 3  
Healthcare Management 4596 Integrated Delivery Systems & Managed Care 3 WI
MIS  2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553 International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
         
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major.    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take an additional business elective to complete the nine courses required for the major.

Requirements of Business Management/Legal Studies Major - for transfer students only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Law and Business Courses - select two: 6  
Law S.B.M. 1102 Law of Contracts    
Law S.B.M. 3502 Law for the Entrepreneur    
Law S.B.M. 3503 The Consumer & the Law    
Law S.B.M. 3504 Sports & the Law    
Law S.B.M. 3505 Constitutional Law    
Law S.B.M. 3506 Law, Technology & E-Commerce    
Law S.B.M. 3507 Business Law for Accountants    
Law S.B.M. 3508 The Litigation Process    
Law S.B.M. 3562*** International Law    
Required courses:        
Law S.B.M. 4596 Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy 3 WI 
MIS  2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 0-3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553 International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics** 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
         
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take two business electives to complete the nine courses required for the major.
***If Law and Business 3562 is taken, it will satisfy one law elective and the International requirement; you will need to take two business electives to meet the nine courses required for the major.

Requirements of Business Management/Marketing Major - for transfer students only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses – select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Required courses:        
Marketing 3596 Consumer & Buyer Behavior 3 WI 
Marketing   Select two electives in Marketing 3501-3553 6  
MIS  2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 0-3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553*** International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics** 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
         
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major.    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take two business electives to complete the nine courses required for the major.
***If Marketing 3553 is chosen to satisfy a Marketing elective course, it will also satisfy the International requirement, and you will need to take two business electives to complete the major.

Requirements of Business Management/Property Liability Major - for transfer students only

Required courses       
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Human Resource courses – select two: 6  
Human Resource Mgmt 3501 Power, Influence, & Negotiation    
Human Resource Mgmt 3502 Managing People at Work    
Human Resource Mgmt 3503 Communicating in Organizations    
Required courses:        
RSK MGT 3502 Property & Liability Insurance Coverage 3  
RSK MGT 3504 Property & Liability Insurance Functions 3  
RSK MGT 4597 Global Corporate Risk Management 3 WI
MIS 2101* Information Systems in Organizations 3  
International course – select one: 3  
Economics 3563** International Trade    
Economics 3564** International Monetary Economics    
Finance 3551 International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 International Financial Management    
Gen & Strategic Mgmt 3566 Global Strategic Management    
Human Resource Mgmt 3565 International Human Resource Management    
Law S.B.M. 3562 International Law    
Marketing 3553 International Marketing    
Business Electives   Select one to two electives from business departments 2500+ 3-6  
Economics** 3501+ Any upper-level Economics courses, excluding Economics 3581. 0-3  
Subtotal     27  
         
*Satisfies technology requirement for the major.    
**If Economics 3563 or 3564 is chosen to satisfy the International requirement, you will also have satisfied the 3501+ level Economics requirement. You will need to take an additional business elective to complete the nine courses required for the major.

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