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.

 Professional Core
 ACC 201+ Principles of Accounting I
 ACC 202+ Principles of Accounting II
 ACC 310^ Managerial Accounting
 BIT 305^ Business Computing Tools
 BIT 335 Business Driven Technology
 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 Financial Markets
 FIN 315 Financial Management
 MGT 201^ Principles of Management
 MGT 303^ Behavioral Management
 MGT 461 Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone)
 MKT 202^ Principles of Marketing
 QM 202^ Statistics Methods for Business
 QM 301 Statistical Inference for Management Decisions
 Elective 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
 Electives Nine semester credit hours
  (three courses from management major elective options below)
 Management Major Elective Options
Choose three electives from the courses listed below to fulfill Management major electives.
 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 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. 

 +ACC 201, ACC 202, ECN 201, and ECN 202 must be taken at the transfer institution prior to 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.

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.