Dec 08, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Management


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Degree Programs in Management and Hospitality and Tourism Management

Jacqueline Z. Bergman, Chair

Stella E. Anderson Carol S. Kline Rachel S. Shinnar
Robin T. Byerly Mark O. Lewis Alan E. Singer
J. Dana Clark Martin B. Meznar, Associate Dean Peter D. Villanova
Betty S. Coffey Rajat Panwar James W. Westerman
Heather Dixon-Fowler Jesse D. Pipes Brian G. Whitaker
J. Kemp Ellington Richard W. Pouder Michael N. Young
Dan K. Hsu Benjamin C. Powell  

The objective of the Department of Management is to develop responsible and successful leaders of organizations by providing quality undergraduate and graduate education.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Management (355A/52.0201)

Undergraduate Minor in Advanced Entrepreneurship (346/52.0701)

(for business majors only)

Students majoring in the Walker College of Business may earn an Advanced Entrepreneurship minor (18 semester hours).

Undergraduate Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies (347/52.0701)

(for non-business majors only)

Students not majoring in the Walker College of Business may earn an Entrepreneurial Studies minor (15 semester hours).

Undergraduate Minor in Human Resource Management (348/52.1001)

(for business and non-business majors)

The undergraduate minor in Human Resource Management (18 semester hours) is available to both business and non-business majors. The minor provides a curriculum in the foundations of Human Resource Management. The main goal of Human Resource Management is to improve an organization’s effectiveness by instituting sound personnel practices and policies that will provide a safe, fair, and ethical environment for an organization’s employees.

Students not admitted to the College of Business may take, at most, five business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level (unless more is required by a business minor or non-business major). Students must meet all eligibility requirements to take 3000-4000 level business courses. A minimum GPA of 2.0 (overall) is required for the courses included in the Human Resource Management minor.

Undergraduate Minor in Sustainable Business (349/52.0201)

(for business and non-business majors)

The undergraduate minor in Sustainable Business (18 semester hours) is available to both business and non-business majors. The minor provides an interdisciplinary curriculum in sustainable business foundations, theory, and applications. The implementation of sustainable business concepts helps organizations achieve their goals by ensuring that their business practices are economically, socially, and environmentally viable. This minor provides students with a comprehensive understanding of sustainable business and the tools to create new opportunities for sustainable business value creation.

Students not admitted to the College of Business may take, at most, five business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level (unless more is required by a business minor or non-business major). Students must meet all eligibility requirements to take 3000-4000 level business courses. A minimum GPA of 2.0 (overall) is required for the courses included in the Sustainable Business minor.

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management (HOS)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (371A/52.0901)

Undergraduate Minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management (371/52.0901) (for business and non-business majors)

The undergraduate minor in HOS (15 semester hours) is available to both business and non-business majors, with the exception of HOS majors. The minor provides a solid foundation of the HOS system, business foundations, theory, and applications.  This minor provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the industry and the tools to seek or create new opportunities within domestic and international markets. Students not admitted to the College of Business may take, at most, five business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level (unless more is required by a business minor or non-business major). Students must meet all eligibility requirements to take 3000-4000 level business courses. A minimum GPA of 2.0 (overall) is required for the courses included in the Hospitality and Tourism Management minor.

 

This catalog reflects fall and spring semester offerings. Go to www.summerschool.appstate.edu for courses offered in summer terms.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT ENROLLMENT IN UPPER LEVEL BUSINESS COURSES:

Enrollment in 3000/4000 level courses in the Walker College of Business is limited to business majors admitted to the College of Business. An exception is allowed for other students, including business majors not yet admitted to the College of Business, to take a maximum of five business courses at the 3000-level or above, including graduate-level courses (unless more are specifically listed as required on the Program of Study for a non-business major, a required concentration, or a required minor). No exceptions beyond this will be allowed.

Prerequisites for 3000 level and 4000 level business courses, in addition to course specific prerequisites, are as follows: 1) 54 earned hours for 3000 level business courses and 2) 84 earned hours and a minimum grade of “C” in any Writing in the Discipline (WID) course for 4000 level business courses.

Business majors are encouraged to complete all admission requirements by the beginning of the junior year. Students who are not admitted to the College of Business will not be allowed to early register for more than five business courses at the 3000-level or above, including graduate-level business courses, even if they anticipate they will be admitted to the College of Business by the beginning of the next semester. Non business majors must get a permit from the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office to register for any business courses at the 3000-level or above in excess of the five allowed when required on the program of study.

Programs

    Bachelor of Science in Business AdministrationMinor

    Courses

      EntrepreneurshipHospitality ManagementManagement

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