Management & Administration

Concentration in Management and Administration

These courses are designed to prepare students for careers as managers, supervisors, owners, or founders of organizations that focus on the enrichment and development of children and adolescents. Students will gain an overall understanding of management theory and organizational dynamics. Students will have an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in (1) finance, (2) human resource management, (3) marketing, (4) business and interpersonal communication, (5) program evaluation, (6) and managing non-profit organizations.

Required Courses (6 units):

  • MGT 310 – Management Theory (3) or PUB 300 Foundations of Public Administration
  • MGT 312 – Organizational Behavior (3) (Prerequisite: MGT 310) or PUB 301 – Administrative Leadership and Behavior (3)

Select two additional courses from the following (6 units):

  • MGT 416 – Leadership (3) (Prerequisite: MGT 310)
  • MKT 350 – Principles of Marketing (3) (Prerequisite: ECO 210 Recommended)
  • FIN 360 – Business Finance (3) (Prerequisites: ACC 230, ECO 210, and one of the following, MAT 105, MAT 131, MAT 153, MAT 171, MAT 191, or MAT 193)
  • HRM 313 – Human Resource Management (3) (Prerequisite: MGT 310)
  • BUS 301* – Employment Communications (1) (Prerequisite: ENG 111)
  • BUS 302* – Written Communications (1) (Prerequisite: ENG 111)
  • BUS 303* – Oral Communications (1) (Prerequisite: ENG 111)
  • PUB 426 – Intergovernmental Relations and Grant Writing (3)
  • PUB 450 – Nonprofit and Voluntary Sectors (3)
  • PUB 451 – Managing the Nonprofit Organization (3) (Prerequisite: PUB 450)
  • PSY 367 – Effective Communication Skills (3)
  • SOC 306 – Program Evaluation (3)

*Note: Students must take BUS 301, BUS 302, and BUS 303 in order for this course to meet the requirement. This is a three series course that is taking in the same semester. Please register for all three courses in the same semester.