Major Description

Students selecting a major in Management will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree under the program of study offered by the William G. McGowan School of Business. A minor in Management is also available as a part of the William G. McGowan School of Business program of study.

The Management major at King's College provides an extensive general background in business; the major requirements emphasize the fundamental principles of business management along with the entrepreneurial and global aspects of business required of a business professional. The management major is provided with a thorough foundation in the fields of accounting, economics, computer systems, finance, law and the quantitative aspects of business. Through the selection of a concentration of study, a management major can achieve a major in Management along with a Concentration in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources Management, or International Business Management. Utilizing the elective courses a student can achieve a double concentration, double major or minor from the other majors in the McGowan School of Businesss or the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Management concentrations gives the student strategic training in business, an appreciation of and ability to use the modern tools of management, an exposure to a broad range of business subjects and opportunities, and a wide range of career options, such as business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, or government service, as well as graduate and/ or professional school.

The Management concentrations integrates and builds upon the CORE Curriculum courses/skills, including oral and written communication competencies, information technology, and critical thinking to enhance the learning of business. A variety of elective courses are available to meet the desires and interests of the students. These courses, and the availability of internships, contribute significant depth to the student's education.

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

The Health Care Management concentration combines foundational business courses with those providing specialized knowledge and understanding of the health care industry. This robust curriculum prepares graduates for challenging management positions in a variety of health care organizations. Students will refine their oral and written communications skills, collaborative team experiences, and ethical and socially responsible behavior studies in relation to the needs of health care organizations.

The Health Care Management concentration will allow students to understand the major components of healthcare systems and related issues in the administration of healthcare delivery. The curriculum is designed to include the principles of healthcare economics and their implications for public policy, management, and operations of the health care organization. Students will also be prepared to begin their careers with an understanding of the managerial responsibilities by applying the basics of financial management and financial techniques uniqueto healthcare organizations.

Degrees Offered:

◾Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with major in Management and a Concentration in Health Care Management.

◾Management Minor