Bachelor of Science in Business
Management majors mean business. They effectively lead, coordinate and communicate innovative solutions in all aspects of an organization.
Skilled managers are always in demand. This is one the reasons that, as a good manager, you can expect great compensation and opportunities to move across companies if you wish.
The Management program is proud of placing its graduates in positions of responsibility throughout Northwest Indiana. Our multi-functional approach to coursework allows you to discover different business areas at the same time. You’ll refine your critical thinking, communication and analytical skills as you explore these different aspects of business.
To earn the business degree in management you’ll complete management-major courses with focuses including organization theory and design, entrepreneurship and employee innovation, managerial decision analysis, logistics and quality management.
Kick off your journey with general education courses and a first year experience class while getting involved in the PNW community.
- BUSM 10000 – Freshman Seminar In Business
- ENGL 10400 – English Composition I
- MA 15300 – College Algebra
Acquaint yourself with the foundations of the management field by completing several business core courses.
- BUSM 20000 – Second Year Seminar in Business
- Any approved Gen Ed Humanities course
- ACC 20000 – Introductory Accounting
While enriching your knowledge of business foundations, dive management major courses.
- BUSM 30000 – Third Year Seminar In Business
- FIN 31000 – Financial Management
- BUSM 36000 – Production And Operations Management
Complete required courses, choose the electives that most interest you and prepare for your future business career.
- BUSM 40000 – Fourth Year Seminar In Business
- BUSM 45000 – Strategic Management: Capstone
- ISM 48700 – Knowledge And Decision Management
According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, a management degree is among the top five business specialties employers seek.
In our program, you’ll gain insights into management theories and firsthand experience with cutting-edge management practices that will enhance your personal and professional growth.
As a Management major, you’ll become a visionary leader who inspires and motivates your team to embrace your organization’s vision and goals. You’ll learn how to encourage others, incentivize them to take responsibility and hold them accountable for their jobs.
This program prepares you for a range of careers, including:
- General manager
- Business development manager
- Management consultant
Graduates of this program are employed in organizations and companies like:
- Blue Chip Casino
- Fifth Third Bank
The management major is one of the three majors offered by PNW’s Department of Managerial Studies at the College of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
As an honor student double-majoring in management and accounting, I received a job offer from one of the “Big Four” accounting firms before graduation.
Meet the Faculty
Professor of Finance and International Business
Teaches finance, international business and management; presents papers at conferences; publishes in refereed journals; currently serves on Promotion; and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion committees.
Associate Professor of Management and Strategy
Dr. Wei He is an Associate Professor of Management and Strategy in the College of Business. He also serves as the Management Program Coordinator in the Department of Managerial Studies.
Assistant Professor of Marketing
She is an Assistant Professor of Marketing and the Marketing program coordinator. Her research focuses on Behavioral Economics and has published in distinguished journals and received several grants.