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Business Management - General Business Emphasis, B.S.

Requirements

Students majoring in business management may receive a Certificate of Completion, an Associate in Applied Science in Business Management, an Associate in Science with a pre-major in Business, a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, or a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a specialization in one of the following four areas: Entrepreneurship, General Business, Hospitality Management, or International Business. An Associate in Science Woodbury School of Business transfer degree is available for students planning to transfer to another college or university in Utah.

Online Degree Plan

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:
  Complete the following:  
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus  3
 or MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus (4)  
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting  3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting  3
  ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3
  ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication WE 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Complete one of the following:  1
  My Educator    
  IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3)  
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  (3)  
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)    
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following:   3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  
  An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  ECON 2020 Macroeconomics (Social/Behavioral Science) 3
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 44 Credits
Business Foundation Courses (required for matriculation):  
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting  3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting  3
Complete one of the following:  1  
  My Educator  
  IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3)  
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  (3)  
Complete the following  
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus  3
 or MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus (4)  
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication WE (Complete with B- grade or higher) 3
  ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Business Core Courses:  
  FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3
  LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
  MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  MGMT 3450 Operations Management 3
  MKTG 3890 Career Preparation 3
  ENTR 493R Entrepreneurship Lecture Series   1
or MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series  (1)  
  MGMT 4860 Business Strategy Formulation and Implementation 4
or MGMT 4835 Management Consulting Strategy Implementation (1)  
and MGMT 4840 Management Consulting  (3)  
Elective Requirements: 14 Credits
Select 14 credits of any courses 1000 level or higher. 14
  MGMT 450R Leadership Practicum (highly recommended) (1)  
Emphasis Requirements: 27 Credits
  MGMT 3020 Individual Action and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
  MGMT 330G Survey of International Business 3
  HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
Complete 18 credits of pre-approved upper-division courses. See advisor for list of courses. 18
  MGMT 481R Internship (1)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits required in the BS degree; at least 40 credit hours must be upper-division courses.
  2. Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade lower than a "C-" in core and specialization courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 30 credit hours of business courses through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

NOTE: Students will be limited to 9 hours of upper-division credit until Matriculation is completed.

Footnote
1- My Educator score of 80% or better;  IM 2010 or IM 2600 with a grade of B- or higher. 

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010/ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing/Literacy and Composition 3 or 5
General elective (MAT 1000/1010 recommended) 4
Physical Science  3
Fine Art  3
HLTH 1100/PES 1097  Personal Health & Wellness/Fitness for Life 2
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing-Academic Writing & Research 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries or College Algebra for Business 3
American Institutions 3
Biology Distribution 3
General elective ( IM 2010/2600 **   recommended) 3
  Semester total: 15
Note: **Complete with B- grade or higher  
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
PHIL 2050 Ethics & Values 3
MGMT 2240* (preferred) or MATH 1100 Business Calculus or Intro to Calculus 3
ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3
MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Humanities Distribution 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science credit) 3
MKTG 2200** Written Business Communication WE 3
General Elective  3
  Semester total: 15
Note: **Complete with B- grade or higher  
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
General Elective  3
  Semester total: 15
Students can matriculate at the end of this semester  
Students can apply for an Associate in Science degree Pre- Major in Business this semester  
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3
MGMT 3450 Operations Management 3
MGMT 3020 Individual Action & Corporate Social Responsibility 3
HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
Pre-Approved Upper-Division Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
MGMT 330G Survey of International Business 3
Pre-Approved Upper-Division Courses.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Pre-Approved Upper-Division Courses.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Pre-Approved Upper-Division Courses.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 4860  Business Strategy Formulation & Implementation  4
MGMT 481R Internship 3
MKTG 3890 Career Prep 3
MGMT 495R  or ENTR 493R Executive Lecture Series or  Entrepreneurship Lecture Series 1
Pre-Approved Upper-Division Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 120

Department

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Strategic Management & Operations

Location:

WB 134

Telephone:

801-863-7144

Email:

ADAMSLY@fishncamp.com

Web Address:

fishncamp.com/woodbury/strategicmgmt/

Chair:

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365体育比赛投注Students graduating from the Department of Strategic Management and Operations have many opportunities in private industry, government, and entrepreneurship fields. The Woodbury School of Business offers Bachelor degrees, Associate degrees, an Associate in Applied Science degree and Certificates of Proficiency.  

Faculty in the Department of Strategic Management and Operations Department have real-world expertise they bring to the classroom. Internships are an integral part of a student's education. Students are able to get hands-on experience which gives them the combination of theory and practice in a real-world setting. Graduates of the UVU Strategic Management and Operations program are well prepared to work in multiple aspects of business or to go on to graduate school for additional education.

Career Opportunities

Many opportunities exist for those trained in strategic management and operations in areas such as private industry, government, and entrepreneurship. Possible jobs in domestic and international businesses include business managers, business executives, operations managers, health service administrators, human resources managers, job benefits and analysis specialists, management analysts, office managers, and purchasing managers.

Job Outlook365体育比赛投注

Job demand is high, particularly in larger metropolitan areas; and the employment outlook is excellent. 

Programs

Students focusing on degrees in the Department of Strategic Management and Operations may receive a Certificate of Completion in Business Management or Entrepreneurship, an Certificate of Proficiency in Process Improvement and Operations CA, an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management, an Associate in Science degree with a pre-major in Business, a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship, or a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with an emphasis in one of the following  three areas: General Business, Hospitality Management or International Business.

 
 

Woodbury School of Business

Advisement Center:


Dean:365体育比赛投注 Norman S. Wright

 
 

Faculty

Lynn Adams(2018)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S.. Math/Science. Brigham Young University - Provo; M.B.A., Business Administration, Westminster College; Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix.

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Cenk Caliskan(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University; M.S., Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of California-Los Angeles.

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Mohammed El Saidi(2008)

Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.Sc., Applied Mathematics and Education, M.A., Applied Mathematics and Psychology, B.Sc., Pure Mathematics, The University of Tanta; M.Sc., Mathematical Statistics, University of Iowa; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Memphis; Management Development Program Certificate, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University.

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Vance Gough(2014)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.A., Political Science, M.B.A., Business Administration/Management; Ed.D., Education, University of Calgary, Alberta.

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Mohsen Hamidi(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran; Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, North Dakota State University.

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Carolyn Hamilton(1993)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Mathematics, Brigham Young University; M.S., Mathematics, University of California.

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David McArthur(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Marine Engineering, United States Merchant Marine Academy; M.B.A., International Business and Finance, M.A., International and Area Studies (emphasis in Asian Studies), Brigham Young University; Ph.D., International Business & Strategic Management, University of South Carolina.

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Ronald Miller(2017)

Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Experimental Psychology, Brigham Young University; M.S., Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Purdue University.

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Patrick Milligan(2015)

Professional In Residence

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Business Management, University of Utah; M.A., Business Management, M.S., Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University.

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James Mortensen(2013)

Professional In Residence

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Business Administration, M.P.A., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

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Kevin Rhoads(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.A., French, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Strategy/Entrepreneurship, University of Oklahoma.

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Peter Robinson(2003)

Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty

Department: Business Graduate Studies

B.S., Psychology (emphasis in Organizational Psychology), Ph.D., Organizational Psychology, Brigham Young University.

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Eugene Seeley(1995)

Associate Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.A., French, Brigham Young University; M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management; Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Utah.

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Gregory Smith(2015)

Professional in Residence

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.A., International Relations, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., International Business, University of South Carolina.

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H. Warmbier(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Computer Science, Wilhelm-Buchner Hochschule, Germany; M.B.A., Business, Utah Valley University.

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Phillip Witt(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Strategic Management & Operations
Faculty



B.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University - Provo, M.S., Statistics, Ph.D., Operations Management, Washington State University, M.B.A., Business Administration, Utah State University.

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Careers

Careers:    
Many opportunities exist for those trained in business management in private industry, government, and through entrepreneurship. US Dept of Labor reports estimate a 12% growth through 2022 in jobs requiring Bachelor’s degrees – such as those offered by the Management Department. Possible jobs in domestic and international businesses include agents, business managers, business executives, operations managers, health service administrators, human resources managers, job benefits and analysis specialists, management analysts, office managers, and purchasing managers. Job demand is high, particularly in larger metropolitan areas and the employment outlook is excellent. A current employer survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed that 86% expected to hire graduates with BS degrees in business.

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