Intended Learning Outcomes
College of Business Undergraduate Degrees
USF Sarasota-Manatee Catalog
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The undergraduate degree in Management and Organization prepares students for
entry-level positions in general business and management, as well as human
resources/organizational development positions and small business management. It
also prepares students for graduate study in Business such as the MBA program.
Management is a dynamic field that focuses on planning, organizing, and leading in business, non-profit and governmental organizations. Managing people in organizations involves behavioral concepts such as motivation, personality, teamwork, communication and leadership skills. Management is responsible for the triple bottom-line: financial profits, environmental good and social good. With a focus on people in organizations, managers develop the human capital of organizations. Motivating and developing an organization’s workforce today requires attention to relationships with people inside and outside the organization, locally and across the world. The curriculum in management covers all aspects of management including: human resources development, organizational behavior theory, leadership, organizational development, negotiation, social issues in management, and strategic planning. Students leave this program knowing how to apply the latest ideas and concepts in management to organizational issues. Analytical skills, communication skills and leadership skills are developed in both classroom and assignment activities throughout the curriculum.
The curriculum for the Management and Organization Major develops the ability
to do the following:
- Identify and explain theories of motivation.
- Identify theories of leadership and power.
- An understanding of the basic processes and issues of organizational communication.
- Assess management problem/issue, generate alternative solutions, and make recommendations.
- Competence on written assignment.
Within the 120-semester-hour program listed in the General Requirements section, students must complete 18 hours of management and organization beyond MAN 3025. At least 12 hours must be taken in residence at USF Sarasota-Manatee. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher must be achieved in all major course work at USF Sarasota-Manatee and an overall 2.0 GPA including transfer work. Students are required to earn a “C” or higher in all Management and Organization courses that are counted toward the major requirements.
|MAN 3240 MAN 3301 MAN 4600 MAN 4802||Organizational Behavior
Human Resource Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Choose 2 of the following electives:
Supply Chain Processes
Managing Diversity (Selected Topic)
Seminar in Negotiations
Small Business Management Counseling
Total Management and Organization hours: 12 required + 6 electives = 18 Hours
Management and Organization majors are strongly recommended to take ENC 4264
Managerial Communications early in their major studies.