Management

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

About

Get a management degree that gives you the skills to lead. 

Introduction

Every organization and business has a lot of different departments and functions that must collaborate to meet overall goals. Human resources finds the people with the talent to turn concepts into products. Operations dictates the processes to design, build, and produce products. Marketing determines the messaging and campaigns that puts these products in front of consumers. Management has the global vision of how all these departments and operations should work together.  

Simple and complex organizations both need leaders, managers, and supervisors to set goals, make data-information decisions, and inspire others. Learn and cultivate valuable skills that apply to any industry. If you dream of being at the top, consider a management degree to help you get there.  

You can choose to major or minor in Management

Learn how to: 

  • Apply management principles and concepts to real-world scenarios  

  • Stay aware of the impacts of globalism and multiculturalism on organizations 

  • Use quantitative analysis and decision-making techniques to solve business problems 

  • Show understanding of legal and ethical management frameworks 

  • Demonstrate understanding of leadership theories and characteristics 

  • Apply understanding of team-building theories and characteristics 

  • Demonstrate understanding of key human resource functions and issues, including diversity, motivation, and compensation  

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750+ Course Options

The Coppin State University Academic Catalog. It's full of skill-building courses that inspire and prepare you to be in-demand professionals and transformational leaders.

Apply Theory to Practice 

Our management program provides academic and hands-on experience for students to cultivate leadership and management skills. Through student-business class projects, internships, the Executive Speaker Series, and Executive-in-Residence program, students have access to networking opportunities that highlight what success looks like in the workplace.  

Find more information on major requirements in the Course Requirements section on this page.

Where can a management degree take you?

A management degree can open doors to opportunities that build businesses, teams, and future leaders. Once you get started, the only place to go is up.  

Risk Management Specialist
Compliance Manager
Farm and Ranch Manager
Industrial–Organizational (I/O) Psychologist

Program Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Management, students must complete 120 credit hours. These credit hours split among: 

  • General Education Requirements, or GERs (40 credits) 

  • College of Business courses (39 credits) 

  • Core courses (24 credits) 

  • Electives (13 credits) 

  • Coppin-specific requirements (4 credits) 

Each section describes the range of course requirements and offerings. 

General Education Requirements (GERs)

Students must complete 40 GER credits. Specifically for accounting majors, your program plan should also include:  

  • MATH 131, College Algebra: Math and Sciences, to satisfy the math GER 

  • ECON 211, Principles of Economics I, to satisfy the second social science GER 

College of Business Requirements (39 credits)

Course Credits Name
ACCT 210 3 Financial Accounting I
ACCT 202 3 Financial Accounting II
BDSC 322 3 Business Statistics
BDSC 340 3 Operations Management
ECON 211 3 Principles of Economics I
FINM 330 3 Principles of Business Finance
MGMT 305 3 Business Communication
MGMT 320 3 Principles of Management
BUSI 310 3 Business Law
BUSI 495 3 Seminar in Strategic Management or Business Policy
MISY 341 3 Small Systems Software
MKTG 310 3 Principles of Marketing
BUSI 320 International Business

Core Courses (24 credits)

Course Credits Name
BDSC 392 3 Project Management
MGMT 350 3 Business and Professional Ethics
MGMT 360 3 Human Behavior and Organizational Behavior
MGMT 380 3 Human Resource Management
MGMT 420 3 Small Business Management
MGMT 460 3 Not-for-Profit Management
MGMT 475 3 Special Topics in Global Business
MGMT 490 3 Emerging Leadership: Theory and Practice (Capstone)

Electives

Course Credits Name
ORIE 101 3 Freshman Seminar
MISY 150 3 Technology Fluency

 

Sample Course Plan

Be sure to connect with your academic advisor to plan your semester courses. The plan below is just an example—your journey may have different requirements.  

Fall Semester (16 credits)

Course credits name
ENGL 101 3 English Composition I
MATH 131 3 College Algebra
PHIL 102 3 Introduction to Logic
HIST 201 3 History I
ORIE 101 1 Freshman Seminar
MISY 150 3 Technology Fluency
     

Spring Semester (15 credits)

course credits name
ENGL 102 3 English Composition II
HIST 202 3 History II
PHSC 101 3 Physical Science
SPCH 105 3 Introduction to Speech Communication
ECON 103 3 Introduction to Business and Entertainment Economics

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course credits name
ART 105 3 Art Elective
PSYC 201 3 General Psychology
ACCT 201 3 Principles of Financial Accounting
ECON 211 3 Principles of Economics I
BDSC 322 3 Business Statistics

Spring Semester (16 credits)

Course credits name
WLIT 207 3 World Literature
BIOL 101 4 Biology
ACCT 202 3 Principles of Managerial Accounting
MISY 341 3 Small Systems Software
FINM 330 3 Principles of Business Finance

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course credits name
MKTG 310 3 Principles of Marketing
BDSC 340 3 Operations Management
MGMT 305 3 Business Communication
MGMT 320 3 Principles of Management
BUSI 310 3 Business Law

Spring Semester (15 credits)

Course credits name
BUSI 320 3 Fundamentals of International Business
MGMT 360 3 Human Relations and Organizational Behavior
MGMT 380 3 Human Resources Management
MGMT 350 3 Business and Professional Ethics
XXXX xxx 3 General Elective

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course credits name
BDSC 392 3 Project Management
MGMT 420 3 Small Business Management
MGMT 475 3 Special Topics in Global Business
XXXX xxx 3 Level 350+ College of Business Elective
XXXX xxx 3 General Elective

Spring Semester (15 credits)

Course credits name
MGMT 460 3 Not-for-Profit Management
MGMT 490 3 Emerging Leadership: Theory and Practice (Capstone)
BUSI 495 3 Seminar in Business Strategy and Policy
XXXX xxx 3 Level 350+ College of Business Elective
XXXX xxx 1 General Elective

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College

Management lives within the Department of Management and Marketing in the College of Business.