DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS

ADMINISTRATION


Bachelor Of Science Degree In Management (Business Management Concentration)

Program Of Study

Bachelor Of Science Degree In Management (Health Care Administration Concentration)

Program Of Study

Bachelor Of Applied Science In Technology Management

Program Of Study




The Department of Business Administration offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Management or Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration.  The Department also offers the Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management, and Bachelor of Applied Science in Fire Services Administration.


The Management Degree program in the Department of Business Administration nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).


The mission of the management program is to enable students to develop analytical skills, reflective thinking, logical reasoning, and a sound understanding of the quantitative techniques and computer applications used in decision-making processes. Career options may include industrial and service management, financial analysis, quality control management, and first level supervision in industry, business and government.  Many of our majors are interested in entrepreneurship and small business management.


The Healthcare Administration area of concentration is structured as a four-year generic program to provide specialty training for the entering freshman or transfer student. The 2 + 2 program is designed to permit students to continue their education beyond the associate degree level with full credit.  Healthcare graduates have experienced an employer-based practicum and are prepared for entry level management and supervisory practice in the healthcare industry. 


The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Technology Management is designed to prepare students who have successfully completed the Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) degree from SACS-COC accredited technical institutions.  The Online BAS in Technology Management offers all coursework online and is available for location-bound students who cannot take advantage of the traditional in-class instructions to earn a BAS degree in Technology Management. Through a combination of business management and business information systems courses, the BAS curriculum provides a solid grounding in the skills needed to manage human and technology resources in today's global and dynamic business and industry settings.  Career opportunities in Technology Management include ndustrial and service management, technology security specialist, quality control management, business/management information systems specialist, and other related fields.


The Department of Business Administration faculty is also committed to serving the economic and organizational needs of the business community in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT

  1. The student must complete a minimum of 125 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 in the overall program, and a grade of "C" or above in all business (Areas F, G, and H) courses.
  2. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher to be admitted to the program.
  3. The student must complete 30 hours of business courses beyond Area F requirements plus an additional 27 hours of management concentration courses (Area H).
  4. The student must complete the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) as a part of course requirements for MGMT 4199, Business Policy, which is taken the graduating senior semester.





BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION)

Area



Credit hours

Core Curriculum



(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Insitutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics

6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech

10

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

Prerequisite

18

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I

MATH 1111 (3 hrs)

ACCT 2102

Principles of Accounting II

ACCT 2101 (3 hrs)


BISE 2010

Fundamentals of Computer Applications (3 hrs)

BISE 2040

Communication for Management

ENGL 1102 (3 hrs)


ECON 2105

Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hrs)


ECON 2106

Principles of Microeconomics (3 hrs)






Above The Core



(5 hours)





Area G: Business Major Required Courses


(30 hours)

BUSA 4105

International Business

ECON 2105/ECON 2106, MGT 3105

3

ECON 3205

Economic and Business Statistics

ECON 2105 /ECON 2106

3

FINC 3105

Foundations of Financial Management

ACCT 2101

3

MGMT 3105

Legal Environment of Business

ACCT 2101

3

MGMT 3106

Management Science and Operation Mgmt.

ECON 3205

3

MGMT 4110

Organizational Behavior

MGMT 3105

3

MGMT 4125

Human Resource Management

MGMT 3105

3

MGMT 4205

Management Information Systems

BISE 2010

3

MGMT 4199

Business Policy


3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

ECON 2106

3





Area H: Management Majors Required Courses

(27 hours)

BUSA 3100

Business Internship I


3

ECON 3145

Money, Banking and Foreign Exchange

ECON 2105

3

MGMT 4126

Organizational Learning

MGMT 4110

3

MGMT 4127

Small Business Management

MGMT 4110, FINC 3105

3

MGMT 4206

Database Management Systems

BISE 2010

3

MGMT 4207



3

Area H Non-Business Electives                                                                                                                                                                      

9





Total required for graduation


(125 hours)





PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE

IN MANAGEMENT (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION)

125 Semester Hours

Freshman Year (Fall)


Spring



SU 1201

Found. of College Success

2

ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3

ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3

COMM 1100

Fund. of Public Speaking

3

MATH 1111

Math Modeling or Col. Alg.

3

HIST 1002

Intro to the African Diaspora

2

Area D

Science, Math, Technology

4

Area C

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

Area D

Select One

3

Area D

Science, Math, Technology

4

Subtotal


(15 hrs)

Above Core Option

1




Subtotal


(16 hrs)







Sophomore Year  (Fall)


Spring



Above Core Option

1

Above Core Option

1

POLS 1101

U. S. & Georgia Gov. or


Area E Option:  Social Science

3

HONR 1161

Honors U.S. & GA Gov.

3

BISE 2040

Comm. for Management

3

Area E Option:  Social Science

3

ACCT  2102

Principles of Accounting II

3

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I

3

ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON 2106

Principles of Micro.

3

BISE 2010

Fund. of Computer Applications

3

Area C

Humanities/Fine Arts

3




Subtotal


(16 hrs)

Subtotal


(16 hrs)







Junior Year (Fall)



Spring



FINC 3105

Found. of Fin. Manag.

3

BUSA 4105

International Business

3

MGMT 3105

Legal Env. of Business

3

ECON 3205

Economics/Business Statistics

3

MGMT 4125

Human Res. Manag.

3

MGMT 3106

Mgmt Sci./Oper. Mgmt

3

Area E Option:  Social Science

3

MGMT 4110

Organizational Behavior

3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 4205

Manag. Info. Sys.

3

Subtotal

 

(15 hrs) 

Subtotal


(15 hrs)













Senior Year (Fall)



Spring



ECON 3145

Money and Banking

3

BUSA 3100

Business Internship I

3

MGMT 4127

Small Bus. Manag.

3

MGMT 4126

Organizational Learning

3

MGMT 4206

Database Manag.  Sys.

3

MGMT 4207

Systems Analysis and Design

3

Area H

Elective Non-Business

3

MGMT 4199

Business Policy

3

Area H

Elective Non-Business

3

Area H

Elective Non-Business

3

Subtotal


(15 hrs)

Total


(15 hrs)












REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT (HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION)

  1. The student must complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 in overall program, and a grade of "C" or above in all business courses.
  2. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or higher to be admitted to the program.
  3. The student must complete 27 hours of business courses beyond Area F requirements plus an additional 30 hours of healthcare management concentration courses.
  4. The student must complete the MFT during the student's graduating senior semester.







BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT (HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION)

Area



Credit hours

Core Curriculum



(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Insitutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics


6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech


10

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

Prerequisite

18

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I

MATH 1111 (3 hrs)

ACCT 2102

Principles of Accounting II

ACCT 2101 (3 hrs)

BISE 2010

Fundamentals of Computer Applications (3 hrs)


BISE 2040

Communication for Management

ENGL 1102 (3 hrs)

ECON 2105

Principles of Macroeconomics (3 hrs)



ECON 2106

Principles of Microeconomics (3 hrs)







Above The Core



(5 hours)





Area G: Business Major Required Courses


(30 hours)

MGHC 2220

Medical Terminology


2

MGHC 3110

Introduction to Health Care Org.


3

MGHC 3120

Ethical/Legal Issues in Health Care


3

MGHC 3220

Research in Health/Biostatistics


3

MGHC 3310

Chronic Disease


3

MGHC 3411

Quality Mgt in Health Care


3

MGHC 3420

Economics of Health Care                                

ECON 2106

3

MGHC 4211

Health Care Admin Practicum I


4

MGHC 4410

Financial Mgt in Health Care                           

ACCT 2102

3

MGHC 4421

Insurance for Health Care


3





Area H: Health Care Admin Majors Required Courses


(27 hours)

MGMT 4125

Human Resource Management

MGMT 3105

3

MGMT 4127

Small Business Management

ECON 2106

3

MGMT 4205                Management Information Systems                          

BISE 2010


3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

ECON 2106

3

BUSA 4105

International Business

ECON 2105/ECON 2106, MGMT 3105

3

Area H Electives Approved non-business, 2000 level and higher


12





Total required for graduation


(125 hours)





PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT (HEALTH CARE CONCENTRATION)

125 Semester Hours

Freshman Year (Fall)


Spring



ASU 1201

Found. of College Success

2

ENGL 1102

English Composition I

3

ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3

COMM 1100

Fund of Public Speaking

3

MATH 1111

Math Modeling or Col. Alg.

3

HIST 1002

Intro to the Afr. Diasp.

2

Area D Option Science/Math/Technology

4

Area D Options:

Science/Math/Technology

4

Area D

Select One

3

Above Core Option

1

PEDH Select One

1

Subtotal 


(16 hrs)

Subtotal

(13 hrs)







Sophomore Year (Fall)


Spring



Above Core Option

1

Above Core Option                                                                           

1

Area C  Humanities/Fine Arts

3

POLS 1101          U.S. & Georgia Govern.  or

3

Area E Option      Social Science

3

HONR 1161

3

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I

3

Area E Option

Social Science

3

COMM2040

Comm. for Management

3

ACCT 2102

Principles of Accounting II

3

ECON 2106

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECON 2105

Princi. of Macroeconomics

3

Subtotal

  

    (16 hrs)

BISE 2010

Fund. of Computer Appl.

3




Subtotal

                                                     

( 16 hrs)







Junior Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



MGHC 3110

Intro. Health Care Org.

3

MGHC 2220 

Medical Terminology 

2

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

2

MGHC 3220

Res. in Health/Biostatistics

3

MGHC 3120

Ethical/Legal Issues

3

MGHC 3411

Quality Mana. in Health Care

3

MGHC 3420

Economics of Health Care

3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

3

ACCT  2102  Principles of Accounting II

3

MGHC 4410

Financial Management

3

Area E  Elective

3

Subtotal


(14 hrs)

Subtotal


(17 hrs)










Senior Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



BUSA  4105 International Business

3

MGHC 4211

Healthcare Adm. Practicum

4

MGMT4125

Human Res. Manag.

3

MGHC 4421

Insurance for Healthcare

3

MGMT4205

Management Info. System

3

MGMT 4127

Small Business Management

3

MGHC 3310 Chronic Disease

3

ELEC      Electives

3

MGHC 4035     Healthcare Marketing 

3

MGMT 4199

Business Policy

3

Subtotal


(15 hrs)

Subtotal

           

(16 hrs)






REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

  1. 1. The student must earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS degree) in Technology or Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) from a SACS accredited institution.
  2. 2. The student must complete 30 semester hours of business majors required courses beyond Area F courses plus additional 36 semester hours of technology management courses that include up to 27 semester hours of transfer coursework in technology and a grade of "C" or above in each course in Areas F, G, and H.
  3. 3. The student must complete a minimum of 125 semester hours with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 in overall program.
  4. 4. The student must complete the Major Field Achievement Test (MFAT) as a part of course requirements of MGMT 4199.





BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Area



Credit hours

Core Curriculum



(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Insitutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics


6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech


10

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F*

Courses Related to Major (Bridged Curriculum)


18

Bridge Courses




* Student may complete either the Bridged Curriculum or Area F Curriculum in Business Administration below.

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I


3

ACCT 2102  

Principles of Accounting II


3

BISE 2010  

Fundamentals of Computer Applications


3

BISE 2040  

Communication for Management


3

ECON 2105  

Principles of Macroeconomics


3

ECON 2206 

Principles of Microeconomics


3





Above The Core

Not Required


(0 hours)





Area G:   Business Majors Required Courses


(27 hours)

BUSA 4105

International Business

ECON 2105/ECON 2106, MGMT 3105

3

ECON 3205

Economics and Business Statistics

ECON 2105/ ECON 2106

3

FINC 3105

Foundations of Financial Management

ACCT 2101

3

MGMT 3105

Legal Environment of Business


3

MGMT 3106

Management Science and Operations Mgmt

ECON 3205

3

MGMT  4110

Organizational Behavior

MGMT 3105

3

MGMT  4205

Management Information Systems

BISE 2010

3

MGMT  4199

Business Policy


3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

ECON 2106

3





Area H:  Technology Management Majors Required


(36 hours)

MGMT 4126

Organizational Learning

MGMT 4110

3

MGMT 4127

Small Business Management

MGMT 4110, FINC 3105

3

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technology or Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) Transfer Coursework.

27





Total required for graduation


(123s hrs)







PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

124 Semester Hours

Freshman Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3

MATH 1111

Math Modeling or Col. Algebra

3

COMM 1100

Fund. of Public Speaking

3

Area D

Science, Math, Technology

4

HIST 1002

Intro. to the African Diasp.

2

Area D

Select One

3

Area C

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

Subtotal


(13 hrs)

Area D

Science, Math, Technology

4




Subtotal


(15 hrs)







Sophomore Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



BISE 2040

Comm. for Management

3

ECON 2105

Macroeconomics

3

ECON 2106

Microeconomics

3

POLS 1101

U.S. & GA Gov. or

Area C   Humanities/Fine Arts - Select One

3

HONR 1161

Honors U.S. & GA Gov.

3

Area E Options

Social Science

3

Area E

Social Science

3

Subtotal             

(12 hrs)

ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting I

3




BISE 2010

Fund. of Computer Appl.

3




Subtotal


(15 hrs)







Junior Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



ECON 3205

Economics/Business Statistics

3

BUSA 4105

International Business

3

MGMT 3105

Legal Environment of Business

3

FINC 3105

Found. of Financial Manag.

3

MGMT 4110

Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 3106

Mgt. Sci./Operations Mgt.

3

MGMT 4205

Manag. Info.  Systems

3

ACCT 2102

Principles of Accounting II

3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

3

Area E Options: Social Science

3

Subtotal


(15 hrs)

Subtotal


(15 hrs)







Senior Year (Fall Semester)


Spring



MGMT 4127

Small Business Management

3

MGMT 4111

Seminar in Org. Theory/Behavior   OR

Subtotal


    (3 hrs)

MGMT 4030

Quality Manag. Sys.

3




MGMT 4126

Organizational Learning

3




MGMT 4199

Business Policy

3




Subtotal


(9 hrs)







Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technology or Associate of Applied Technology (AAT) Transfer Coursework.

(27 hrs)