Management (MGT) Course Descriptions

Descriptions of courses in the Business Administration Department - Management


MGT 2173 Principles of Management

Three hours

A study of basic principles of leadership and management from historical and contemporary perspectives.  Topics include a discussion of the theories, concepts, interrelationships, moral dimensions, character, functions, and skills required to lead and manage in today's organizations.

Offered spring semester


MGT 2183 International Management

Three hours

A study of the role of management in directing and improving organizational performance in a global environment.  Topics discussed include various types of risk, strategic planning, operations, communications, negotiations, legal and socio-ethical issues. Meets the Global Studies requirement of the Core Curriculum. (Same as INT 2183.)

Offered fall semester


MGT 2991, 2992, 2993 Entrepreneurship in Action (ENACTUS Worldwide)

Zero to three hours

Student-directed program established to challenge students with creating sustainable solutions for the economic, environmental, and social problems that face domestic and foreign communities today. Emphasizes experiential acquisition of leadership skills through self-directed service projects and participation in regional, national, and international competitions. A not-for-credit option also available. (Same as LDR 2991-93).

Offered each semester


MGT 3513 Human Resource Management

Three hours

Introduction to human resource management principles, processes, and systems, including analysis of such elements as organizational assessment and human resource planning, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits administration, training and development, employee relations, human resource management information systems, and employment laws.

Offered spring semester (odd-numbered years)


MGT 4131, 4132, 4133 Selected Topics

One to three hours

A course offering students opportunities to study subjects of special interest.  May be offered on a group basis in a classroom setting or as independent study under faculty supervision.  Prerequisites: junior standing and consent of instructor.

Offered upon sufficient request