Successful managers understand the functioning components of their organization: employees, production, customer needs, operational needs, etc. The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in management/organizational studies will provide you with a deep understanding of these core components


  • This emphasis examines the relationships formed in organizations and equips graduates with the skills required for effective communication and personnel management.
  • Optional courses discuss international business, organizational development, operations research and nonprofit management.

Career opportunities

With this emphasis, you will be prepared for placement and advancement in organizations of any size as a candidate for management positions, supervising operations, human resources and development in for-profit and nonprofit businesses.

Course listing

Required Courses (12 Units)

MGT-355Organizational Behavior3
MGT-360Human Resource Management3
MGT-457Risk Management3

Elective Courses (6 Units)

Select two of the following:

LEAD-405Leadership Concepts and Practice3
MGT-352Organizational Communication3
MGT-362Nonprofit Management3
MKT-303Market Research3
MKT-307Advertising and Promotion3
MKT-316Sales Management3
BUS-486Topics in Business3

Required Capstone Course (3 Units)

BUS-482Seminar in Business Strategy3