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Introduction 

Management is the art and science of managing and leading people, organizations and businesses.  The central function of management is to create and maintain a productive and constructive environment for reaching organizational goals in an effective and efficient way.  Majors will earn the theory and practice of management by studying organizations, entrepreneurship, production and operations management, international business and management, leadership, human resource management, management of change, and many other related topics as they pertain to the management of all sizes of organizations in both for profit and non-profit sectors.

Admission to the Program 

Freshmen:  19 composite ACT or 890 combined SAT or top 50% class rank.
Transfer:  Cumulative 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) from all colleges and/or universities attended and be in good academic standing.

Degree Requirements 

To major in management, as freshmen and sophomores, students must first meet the admissions requirements of the College of Business and Management.  Once admitted to the college, finance majors must take 36 credit hours of core courses, 12 credit hours of required courses in the areas of organizational behavior and theory, international management and business policy, and 12 credit hours chosen from a variety of management electives.

Bachelor Degree Requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours must be earned by every undergraduate student to be eligible to graduate from Northeastern.

Additional Requirements

1.  General Education Program:  All undergraduate students must complete the General Education Program requirements consisting of 39 semester hours in the following distribution areas:
  • Social/Behaviour Sciences (12 hours)
  • Natural Sciences (9 hours)
  • Mathematics (3 hours; grade of "C" or higher at college level)
  • Humanities (9 hours)
  • Fine Arts (6 hours)
2.  University Requirements:  English Composition I (grade of "C" or higher) and one Improving Human Relations course (consult the schedule of classes or catalog for listing of courses).
3.  Residency:  The last 30 consecutive credit hours must be taken at Northeastern, unless permission is received from the Office of Enrollment Services.
4.  Upper Division:  Students must complete a minimum of 24 semester hours at the 300 level and 18 semester hours at the 200 or 300 level.
5.  Academic Major and Minor:  Undergradute students must complete a major.  Some majors require a minor or set of cognate courses.  Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all courses counted toward the major, the minor, cognate and profressional sequences.  No "P" grades will count toward a major, moinior or approved area of study.  All grade point average requirements must be met for successful completeion of a program of study.
6.  Grade Point Average:  To be eligible to graduate, a student must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA (overall "C" average).  Some academic programs and departments have other specific grade requirements.  Check with your academic advisor.

Requirements are subject to change so please refer to the current catalog for up-to-date information.

 

Courses 

Core Courses

ABF-ACTG 201        Introduction to Financial Accounting......3 cr.
ABF-ACTG 202        Introduction to Managerial Accounting.....3 cr.
ABF-BLAW 285       The Legal Environment of Business........3 cr.
ABF 350                        Management Information Systems.......3 cr.
ABF-FINA 360         Principles of Financial Management I......3 cr.
MKTG 350               Principles of Marketing............................3 cr.
MNGT 370               Principles of Management.......................3 cr.
MNGT 377               Production/Operations Management......3 cr.
MNGT 379               Operations Research...............................3 cr.
ECON 215               Principles of Macroeconomics................3 cr.
ECON 217               Principles of Microeconomics.................3 cr.
MNGT 368               Business Statistics..................................3 cr.
                                                    TOTAL...............................36 cr.

 

Required Courses

MNGT 371               Organizational Behavior..........................3 cr.
MNGT 372               Organization Theory and Design.............3 cr.
MNGT 381               International Business and Management..3 cr.
MNGT 393               Strategic Management............................3 cr.
                                                    TOTAL...............................12 cr.

 

Elective Courses

MNGT 354               Logistics Management............................3 cr.
MNGT 357               Purchasing Management........................3 cr.
MNGT 373               Personnel Administration........................3 cr.
MNGT 375               Management and Organization
                                  Communications.....................................3 cr.
MNGT 376               Small Business Management..................3 cr.
MNGT 378               Women in Management..........................3 cr.
MNGT 380               Entrepreneurship.....................................3 cr.
MNGT 392               Business, Technology and Society..........3 cr.
MNGT 396               Industrial and Labor Relations
                                  and Collective Bargaining........................3 cr.
MNGT 399               Management of Change..........................3 cr.
*MKTG 353             Marketing Research................................3 cr.
*MKTG 354             Personal Selling.......................................3 cr.
*MKTG 357             Sales Management..................................3 cr.
*MKTG 360             Marketing Channels................................3 cr.
                                                TOTAL.................................12 cr.

* Up to two non-management courses can be applied to electives toward the major in Management for the Bachelor of Science Degree.

Opportunities 

Student Organizations

The Business and Management Club enables students to interact with practicing managers from the business world through a variet of actvities which focus on "real world" mangeement.

The business student clubs organize international business conferences, focusing on a different region annually.

One Book Per Semester Program

In the College of Business and Management (COBM), students have the opportunity to participate in One Book per Semester for COBM Students and Faculty, a unique program through which the participating students and faculty in the college engage in reading and discussing a current and common business and management best seller book throughout the semester.

Careers & Employment 

Management preparation can be applied in many areas, therefore, students majoring in this field may find jobs in a variety of industries and organizations.  Examples include human resource management specialists, production and inventory control specialists, quality assurance analysts, production planners, unit managers, and management traineee in a number of organizations.

Program Contact Information 

Financial Aid

For Financial Aid Information, call (773_ 442-5160 or visit the web at http://www.neiu.edu/FinAid.htm.  Clock on Financial Aid & Scholarships. 

Northeastern's Federal School code is 001693.

For Foundation Scholarship information, contact Michelle Morrow at scholarships@neiu.edu or visit the web at http://www.neiu.edu.   Go to the Prospective Student tab and click on Financial Aid & Scholarships.

Admissions Counseling

Meet an Admission Counselor in the Admissions Counseling Office.  Prospective students are seen on a walk-in basis.  Admissions Counselors are availble:

Monday thru Thursday
9:00am to 6:30pm

Fridays
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Admissions office:  (773) 442+4050
Email:  admrec@neiu.edu

For further information, please call (773) 442-6111.

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