Walsh College

BBA - Management

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

The Management major assists the student in developing an understanding of decision methodology, business resource management, organization structures, business strategy, and business policy. Emphasis is placed on the principles of managing, the skills of decision-making and problem-solving, and the technique of interpersonal relationships. For the student with little or no experience, the curriculum provides the foundation of an entry-level management position in purchasing, customer service, human resources management, public administration, office management, or operations.

Students must complete 15 semester credit hours of the 45 semester credit hours taken in residence at Walsh College in Management. For complete graduation requirements, refer to page 22 of our online catalog. 

BBA - Management Program Format

You need to earn 127 semester credit hours for our Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management. This includes the transfer of up to 82 credit hours and a minimum of 45 credit hours (15 courses) taken while in residence at Walsh College.

The Management degree program requires completion of all courses in the professional core and major.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Management Major

127 credits (includes up to 82 transfer credits)


Professional Core

ACC 300

Financial Accounting

ACC 310^

Managerial Accounting

BL 420

The Legal and Tax Environment of Business

COM 210^

Principles of Business Communication

COM 300*

Communication Essentials

COM 320**

Business Communication Methods

COM 340***

Professional Communication

ECN 201+

Principles of Economics I

ECN 202+

Principles of Economics II

FIN 310/FIN 515

Financial Markets

FIN 315

Financial Management

IT 305^ Business Computing Tools
IT 335/IT 520 Business Driven Technology

MGT 201^

Principles of Management

MGT 303^

Behavioral Management

MGT 461

Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone)

MKT 202^

Principles of Marketing

QM 202^

Statistical Methods for Business

QM 301

Statistical Inference for Management Decisions


Any 400-level course at Walsh College not already required


Required Management Major Courses

MGT 404

Human Resources Management

MGT 410

Production and Operations Management

MGT 453

Organizational Leadership

MGT 455

Globalization and Diversity


Management Major Elective Options – Must select three courses:

MGT 405

Management and Labor Relations

MGT 470

Public Administration/Governmental Management

MGT 471

Small Business Management

MGT 475

International Management

MGT 485

Process Improvement/Benchmarking

MGT 488

Management Internship

MKT Elective

One 300 or 400-level marketing course not already required in the program


*COM 300 is required for all students that obtain a score of 1-3 on the Walsh College Communication Placement Exam. The Communication Placement Exam must be completed within the student’s first semester of enrollment at Walsh College.


**Students are required to take COM 320 within their first 9 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh College.


***Students are required to take COM 340 within their first 15 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh College.


+ ECN 201 and ECN 202 must be taken at the transfer institution prior to attendance or through concurrent enrollment.


The ^ courses are typically transferred from a community college or another accredited educational institution. Additional transfer equivalencies may be established, depending on the course taken and the transfer institution.


BBA students are eligible to take two courses (six credits) at the graduate level.

Equivalency guides outline the courses transferable to Walsh as prerequisites to advanced course work and for completion of degree requirements. 

 Salary Expectations

Management salaries vary greatly depending on company size and level of responsibility. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for bachelor’s degree candidates is $36,000 to $48,000. Annual compensation for employees with six years of experience ranges rom $54,000 to $80,000.