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Beginning in January 2014, all students with a major of business and management, finance, retail management, or marketing will receive the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration--the degree favored by top businesses and business schools all over the world.
Organizations today demand responsive leaders who can provide vision, be creative, manage across the organization, and work ethically and effectively in a diverse workforce. This major prepares women to assume entry-level and early managerial positions in a variety of organizations: entrepreneurial ventures, corporations, nonprofits, and social enterprises. Students gain an understanding of managerial roles, activities, and functions of organizations. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding oneself and others in a globally competitive and multicultural world .
There are unlimited opportunities today for women in organizations. Graduates have found jobs in high technology, financial services, health care, and communications. A major in Business Administration can be combined with a variety of liberal arts disciplines such as psychology, sociology, or information technology to enhance knowledge and critical thinking skills, and to provide a broader context in which to practice management.
Required Core Courses
Required Elective Courses
The student will select two electives from the following list:
Independent Learning Requirement: The Simmons independent learning requirement is met by taking MGMT 370 Internship. For Dix Scholars with significant previous work experience, MGMT 350 Independent Study or MGMT 380 Field Experience may be substituted for MGMT 370 with the permission of the Associate Dean.