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Lake Superior State University

Business Administration - Management: Bachelor of Science

Program Description


The management major is designed to provide students with a broad background in business by presenting courses covering the functional areas of business. This management degree program prepares students for human resource and leadership positions in business and non-profit organizations.

Program Learning Outcomes:


Leadership - Utilize exceptional interpersonal skills, inclusive practices and performance management strategies to engage and develop team and talent.

Management Practice - Develop goals, and design and implement control mechanisms toward the successful achievement of those goals, for themselves and others.

Communication of Ethical and Critical Thinking - Make ethical decisions, utilizing critical thinking skills, and clearly communicate the decisions made along with the rationale.

Technology - Describe the role and impact of technology on managers and the organization.

Data-Driven Decision-Making - Develop and implement data-driven management decision-making in business operations.

Business Law - Define and explain the basic principles of contract, personal property and sales, agency, partnerships, corporate law, commercial paper law that apply to business transactions, etc.

Labor Law - Define and explain labor law through case study method as it relates to Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination Act, Family Medical Leave Act, OSHA, Unfair Labor Practices (union and employers), National Labor Relations Act, antitrust laws, representative elections procedures, and other legislations, etc.

HR Management - Define and explain all the functions of human resource management: recruiting, selecting, training and development, compensation, performance appraisals, labor relations, etc.

Business Knowledge - Apply knowledge of business core subjects.Professional Skills – Apply skills in research, communications and critical thinking.



Degree Requirements


Common Professional Component (48 Credits)

  • ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I 4
  • ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II 4
  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • BUSN211 Business Statistics 3
  • BUSN231 Business Communications 3
  • BUSN350 Business Law I 3
  • BUSN403 Business, Government & Society 3
  • BUSN466 Business Policy 3
  • ECON201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  • ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  • FINC341  Managerial Finance 4
  • MGMT280 Introduction Management Information Systems 3
  • MGMT360 Management Concepts and Applications 3
  • MGMT371 Operations/Business Analytics 3
  • MRKT281 Marketing Principles and Strategy 3

Major Requirements (30 Credits)

General Education: All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Requirements.

A minimum of 124 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Requirements.


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