Providence CE Campus
(College of Business)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
The Management bachelor's degree program prepares students for careers in a variety of managerial and professional positions in a wide range of firms. Students will learn general management concepts as well as a variety of functional specialties in fields such as human resources, operations, finance, accounting and marketing.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to
- Demonstrate business and financial analysis skills.
- Effectively communicate within the contemporary business environment.
- Demonstrate tactical and strategic planning.
- Identify and analyze ethical issues confronting business professionals.
- Identify and analyze dynamic global business forces.
As part of the program, students are offered the opportunity to develop expertise in the following concepts: business planning, SWOT analysis and strategic planning, business process analysis, development of human capital, financial literacy, information technology, and operations and quality management.
As part of their degree, students may apply these skills in programs such as directed work experience, internships, and summer work or study abroad programs. These programs are tailored based upon student learning and professional goals, jointly designed in collaboration with students, faculty advisors and business partners. Students also meet with faculty advisors to determine a career concentration that will best suit their desired professional objectives.
Our graduates are employed in professional management positions in disciplines such as operations, human resources, finance and information technology. Graduates may seek careers in for-profit, nonprofit and government settings.
An important component of the program's educational experience is the general studies courses taught in the School of Arts & Sciences. Graduates are expected to show competencies in higher order thinking, communications, ethics, global diversity, responsible citizenship, leadership, and artistic responsibility. The following literacies should also be demonstrated: sociocultural, quantitative, scientific and informational.
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|MGMT1001||Principles of Management||4.5|
|MGMT2001||Human Resource Management||4.5|
|MGMT2030||Service and Production Operations Management||4.5|
|MGMT3040||Process and Quality Management||4.5|
|Choose one of the following:||13.5|
|Human Resources Training and Development|
and Process Planning and Control
and Human Resources Management Strategy
|International Business Experience|
|MGMT4030||Senior Business Capstone||4.5|
|MGMT4099||Management Internship *||13.5|
|MRKT1001||Principles of Marketing||4.5|
|Concentration||Any approved concentration selected from offerings within the university **||13.5|
|Related Professional Studies|
|ACCT2001||Business Accounting I||4.5|
|ACCT2002||Business Accounting II||4.5|
|FIT1000||Information Technology for Business Professionals||4.5|
|FIT1040||Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions||4.5|
|LAW2001||The Legal Environment of Business I||4.5|
|LAW3002||The Legal Environment of Business II||4.5|
|General Studies (from College Requirements)|
|ENG1021||Advanced Composition and Communication||4.5|
|Math||One math course 1000 level or higher based on student's placement assessment||4.5|
|Science||One SCI-designated course||4.5|
|Electives||Two courses with an EASC attribute selected from offerings within the School of Arts & Sciences which may be used to form an arts & sciences concentration||9.0|
|Choose two of the following:||9.0|
|Crisis and Controversy: A Critical Thinking Approach|
|Ethics of Business Leadership|
One HIST-designated course (except HIST4030)
ENG1001 or one LIT-designated course
|Choose two of the following:||9.0|
|Foundations of Leadership Studies|
Students meeting eligibility criteria may elect a Management Internship, Summer Study Abroad or SWAP (Students Working Abroad Program) to satisfy requirements. Otherwise, students must take three additional career electives from the College of Business or School of Technology.
Required courses cannot be used to fulfill a concentration.
NOTES: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Students who graduate with a bachelor of science degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills. These writing skills will be assessed at the completion of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication.
Study Abroad programs may satisfy a variety of History, Sociology, English and other elective requirements. Visit Study Abroad for details.