BS in Management

Degree Requirements

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Management from UIC, students need to complete University, college, and department degree requirements. The Department of Managerial Studies degree requirements are outlined below. Students should consult the College of Business Administration section for additional degree requirements and college academic policies.

Summary of Requirements
General and Basic Course Requirements48
Business Core45
Major Requirements18
Business Electives9
Total Hours120

General and Basic Course Requirements

See General and Basic Course Requirements in the College of Business Administration section for the list of courses needed to meet this requirement. 

Business Core

See Business Course Requirements in the College of Business Administration section for the list of courses needed to meet this requirement.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
MGMT 445Organizational Theory3
MGMT 452Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 453Human Resource Management3
Nine additional hours selected from among the non-required 300- or 400-level courses in Management, except MGMT 499.9
Total Hours18

Students must complete 9 hours of electives in their management major. Students may choose to focus their 9 elective hours within a given concentration. The same elective cannot be counted toward more than one concentration. Students may also choose to complete the degree without a concentration. In this case, students may fulfill their 9-hour elective requirement by choosing any combination of management electives from within the Department of Managerial Studies, including a cross-listed course with sociology:

Cross-listed Course
MGMT 447Organizations3

The Department of Managerial Studies offers the following four concentrations in management:

Concentration in Human Resource Management
Select three of the following:9
Labor-Management Relations
Compensation and Reward Systems
Managerial Effectiveness Through Diversity
Personnel Training and Development
Concentration in Leadership and Managerial Skills
The following courses are required:9
Leadership Theories and Personal Leadership Skills Development
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Managerial Effectiveness Through Diversity
Concentration in Strategic Management
Select three of the following:9
Business, Society, and the Global Economy
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility
Managerial Consulting
Concentration in Managerial Logistics
The following courses are required:6
Transportation Systems Management
Managerial Logistics
Select one of the following: 3
Business, Society, and the Global Economy
Marketing Channels and E-Commerce

Business Electives

Electives
Nine hours from courses in the College of Business Administration. Students may choose ECON 221 or any CBA courses at the 300- or 400-level. Students may use their business electives to complete a second concentration within their major or a minor with the college.9
Total Hours9

Sample Business Major Curriculum

See Sample Business Major Curriculum in the College of Business Administration section. See your academic advisor for an individualized major map in your field of study.