BS in Management

Shorelight - Louisiana State University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 29,800

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Management is the process of getting activities completed efficiently and effectively with, and through, other people. Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting are all key factors and aspects of the overall function of an organization’s management.

BS in Management

The Bachelor of Science in Management is a 120-hour program with several learning objectives for students:

  • Evaluate a firm’s competitive environment
  • Evaluate a firm's resources and capabilities
  • Identify important managerial issues
  • Address issues of implementation
  • Communicate managerial issues and arguments effectively
  • Concentrations

Management majors must select one of the following concentrations:

Human Resource Management

  • The human resource management concentration requires students take nine hours of advanced HR focused classes which can include Employee Selection & Placement, Compensation Administration and Legal Issues in HRM plus six hours of electives. HR Concentration requirements are aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management's Curriculum Guidelines.

International Management

  • The international management concentration allows students to build their knowledge and skill in international management. Coursework is taken within the management department and in other departments to build the student's understanding of the complexity of international management and the cultural context of business. 

Strategic Leadership​

  • The strategic leadership concentration provides students with a broad-based understa​nding of the role of management and leadership in today's business environment. It focuses on such topics as decision making, the leadership role of the CEO, and dealing with management successes and failures.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 50

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed; Students must be 17 years old at the time of entry
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate IAP 2 Terms C or 4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.0 - 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0.0 - 2.5
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 3.0 - 3.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5

TOEFL

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 78 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 0 - 39 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 79 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 84 or less
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • Academic English (3 Terms) NA
  • Academic English (2 Terms) NA
  • ID (2 Terms) 105

Areas of Concentration

  • An upper division honors program for qualified management majors is available. Interested students should contact the Rucks Department of Management for additional information.

Human Resource Management

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001, MATH 1021; 2.3 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 4: ECON 2010; ISDS 2000; Admission to the College; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101

Semester 1

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001,MATH 1021; 2.3 Cumulative GPA.

  • ECON 2000 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ACCT 2001 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
  • ISDS 1102 Introduction to Management Information Systems for Business Majors (3)
  • MATH 1431 Calculus with Business and Economic Applications (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 1 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ACCT 2101 Introductory Managerial Accounting (3) 3
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ISDS 2000 Business Statistics and Analytics I (3)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4

CRITICAL: ISDS 2000; ECON 2010; Admission to the College; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • ISDS 2001 Business Statistics and Analytics II (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 2 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • MGT 3200 Principles of Management (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101.

  • ECON 2035 Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity (3)
  • FIN 3716 Principles of Finance (3)
  • ISDS 3115 Introduction to Operations Management (3)
  • MGT 3513 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (3)
  • MKT 3401 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6

  • BLAW 3201 Business Law (3)
  • MGT 3320 Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
  • Human Resource Management Concentration Courses (3)4
  • MGT 4620 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7

  • Human Resource Management Concentration Courses (3)4
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Business Elective (3000/4000-level) (6)4
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8

  • MGT 3830 Strategic Management (3)
  • Human Resource Management Course (3)4
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Elective (6)4
  • Total Semester Hours: 15
  • 120 Total Sem. Hrs.

International Management

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001, MATH 1021; 2.3 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 4: ECON 2010; ISDS 2000; Admission to the College; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101

Semester 1

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001, MATH 1021; 2.3 Cumulative GPA.

  • ECON 2000 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA. 

  • ACCT 2001 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
  • ISDS 1102 Introduction to Management Information Systems for Business Majors (3)
  • MATH 1431 Calculus with Business and Economic Applications (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 1 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ACCT 2001; ECON 2000; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ACCT 2101 Introductory Managerial Accounting (3) 3
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ISDS 2000 Business Statistics and Analytics I (3)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4

CRITICAL: ISDS 2000; ECON 2010; Admission to the College; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • ISDS 2001 Business Statistics and Analytics II (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 2 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • MGT 3200 Principles of Management (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101 

  • ECON 2035 Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity (3) 3
  • FIN 3716 Principles of Finance (3)
  • ISDS 3115 Introduction to Operations Management (3)
  • MGT 3513 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (3)
  • MKT 3401 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6

  • BLAW 3201 Business Law (3)
  • MGT 4620 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • Business Elective (3000/4000-level) (3)4
  • Elective (3)5
  • International Management Concentration Courses (3)4
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7

  • International Management Concentration Courses (3)4
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Business Electives (3000/4000-level) (6)4
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8

  • MGT 3830 Strategic Management (3)
  • International Management Concentration Courses (3)4
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Elective (6)5
  • Total Semester Hours: 15
  • 120 Total Sem. Hrs.

Strategic Leadership

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001, MATH 1021; 2.3 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 4: ECON 2010; ISDS 2000; Admission to the College; 2.3 business GPA; 2.6 cumulative GPA
  • SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101

Semester 1

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001, MATH 1021; 2.3 Cumulative GPA.

  • ECON 2000 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ISDS 1102, MATH 1431; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA. 

  • ACCT 2001 Introductory Financial Accounting (3)
  • ISDS 1102 Introduction to Management Information Systems for Business Majors (3)
  • MATH 1431 Calculus with Business and Economic Applications (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 1 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ACCT 2001; ECON 2000; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ACCT 2101 Introductory Managerial Accounting (3) 3
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ISDS 2000 Business Statistics and Analytics I (3)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4

CRITICAL: ISDS 2000; ECON 2010; Admission to the College; 2.3 Business GPA; 2.6 Cumulative GPA.

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • ISDS 2001 Business Statistics and Analytics II (3)
  • Oral and Written Communication Requirement 2 (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • MGT 3200 Principles of Management (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5

“C” or better in ENGL 2000; ACCT 2101 

  • ECON 2035 Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity (3)
  • FIN 3716 Principles of Finance (3)
  • ISDS 3115 Introduction to Operations Management (3)
  • MGT 3513 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (3)
  • MKT 3401 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6

  • BLAW 3201 Business Law (3)
  • MGT 3320 Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
  • MGT 4620 Organizational Behavior (3)
  • Strategic Leadership Concentration Courses (3)4
  • Elective (3)5
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7

  • Strategic Leadership Concentration Courses (3)4
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Business Elective (3000/4000-level) (6)4
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8

  • MGT 3830 Strategic Management (3)
  • Strategic Leadership Concentration Courses (3)4
  • Approved MGT Elective (3)4
  • Elective (6)5
  • Total Semester Hours: 15
  • 120 Total Sem. Hrs.

 

  • Typical cost for two semesters $45,000 
  • Tuition $29,800 
  • Housing $8,800 
  • Dining $4,400 
  • Other $2,000

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