Graduation

Business Management

CALUMET COLLEGE OF ST. JOSEPH’S BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM OFFERS A FOUNDATION THAT SUPPORTS YOUR DREAM TO EXCEL IN BUSINESS.

The Business Management program offers students an integrated management core, which leads to a Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science in Business Management. We also feature a concentration in Human Resources and a robust focus on the international aspects of business, which helps students develop an appreciation for our interdependent global economy.

In support of the College mission, the Business Management Program helps students develop knowledge, skills, and values related to becoming competent managers and successful candidates for entry into graduate school. Further, the faculty aspires to be on the leading edge in providing quality, relevancy, and innovation in its preparation of students.

In the Business Management Program, you will:

  • Master the ability to apply qualitative, quantitative, and information technology tools for effective decision-making
  • Engage the methods of inquiry and analysis
  • Develop a general understanding and appreciation of the role of business
  • Reflect on and engage critically with ethical issues in management

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Career

Options

Career Options with this major include, but are not limited to work as:

  • a sales manager
  • a marketing manager
  • a business analyst
  • a financial analyst
  • an account manager
  • a human resources manager

In addition, students may pursue Business Management to prepare for graduate school.

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Faculty

Desila Rosetti, M.S.A.

Associate Professor in the Business Management Program

Dr. Steve A. Varela, Ph.D., M.B.A, M.S.

Assistant Professor; Director of the Business Management Program

Roy Scheive, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Program Director, Master of Science in Management , Organization Management

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Program

Objectives and requirements

120 credit hours

Upon completion of this program, it is expected that students will:
  • Demonstrate mastery of the theories, principles and practices of management and the ability to apply qualitative, quantitative, and information technology tools for effective decision making;
  • Be able to engage the methods of inquiry and analysis of the liberal arts and sciences in relationship to the specific situations and problems of management in order to become reflective practitioners;
  • Have developed a general understanding and appreciation of the role of business and management in local, national, and world economies; and
  • Demonstrate the capability to reflect on and engage critically with ethical issues in management, particularly questions of social responsibility and professional decision making.

120 credit hours

The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

38 hours: General Education

27 hours: Requisites for the Major
BSMT 120 Management Thought, Principles and Practice
BSMT 260 Organizational Behavior and Development
BSMT 261 Applied Management
ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II
CMIS 225 Microcomputer Applications
ECON 210 Principles of Economics I
ECON 211 Principles of Economics II
MATH 171 Principles of Statistics or PSY 230 Statistics for Behavioral Science

27 hours: Upper Level Courses in Major
ECON 480 International Business
BSMT 320 Human Resources in Management
BSMT 350 Business Communication
BSMT 375 Business and Professional Ethics
BSMT 379 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
BSMT 400 Marketing Management
BSMT 440 Financial Management
BSMT 489 Strategic Management and Decision Making
BSMT ___ (upper level course only)

28 hours: Electives

Although the baccalaureate degree in Business Management does not require a concentration per se, four concentrations are available to students. All of the courses included in these concentrations are housed in other academic programs. All are offered in an accelerated format.

Human Resources Concentration (15 hours)
The following six courses are required:

ORMN 467 Employment Law in the Workplace
ORMN 470 Compensation and Benefits
ORMN 473 Labor Relations
ORMN 476 Training and Development
ORMN 480 Strategic Management of Human Resources

59 credit hours

The following courses are required for a baccalaureate degree:

35 hours: General Education

24 hours: Requisites for the Major
CMIS 225 Business Microcomputer Applications
ECON 210 Principles of Economics I
ECON 211 Principles of Economics II
BSMT 120 Management Thought, Principles and Practice
BSMT 260 Organizational Behavior and Development
BSMT 261 Applied Management
ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II

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