Management and Organizational Behavior
Management and Organizational Behavior

The most important asset of any business is its employees. This program is designed to prepare graduates to become highly valued and productive future employees through the completion of this proven business curriculum.  This major includes traditional courses in economics, mathematics, statistics accounting, finance and marketing coupled with an emphasis on business communication course work.

 

Course study includes an evaluation of the role of economics and business within the social environment of our culture, while placing particular focus on the functions of human resources, operations management, organizational behavior, and the management processes of planning, implementation and control.  An understanding of the interrelationships of business functions within organizations, the  development of communication skills, analytical thinking  and value of the human element in organizations is included.  Similar consideration for international business characteristics is also included.

This business degree is available through day classes for traditional undergraduate students. The major is offered in time periods and formats that are designed for the needs of adult learners, offered through evening and weekend classes.

BBA in Management and Organizational Behavior Requirements Summary for Incoming Freshmen
Graduation Requirement | Min. Semester Credit Hours 120
     Inquiry Curriculum Requirements Refer to major checklist for Inquiry Curriculum Requirements.
     Business Core Courses 30  
     Major Specialization Courses 12  
     Major Electives 6  
     Department Cognates 9  
Total Major Requirements 57  

Business Core Courses
(30 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ACCT 111 Accounting I 3
ACCT 112 Accounting II 3
ECON 101 Microeconomics 3
ECON 102 Macroeconomics 3
FINA 300 Managerial Finance 3
MKTG 300 Marketing 3
MGT 150 Statistics I 3
MGT 251
BALT 301
Statistics II or
Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty
3
MGT 300 Management (WI) 3
MGT 380 Strategic Management (WI) 3

Major Specialization Requirements
(12 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
MGT 320 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 330 Human Resources Management 3
MGT 333 Operations Management 3
MGT 235 or
BSCI 210
Business Law I or
Science Mgt: Legal Aspects
3

Major Electives
(6 semester credit hours required. Select 2 courses from the list below)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BALT 310 Visual Tech. & Dashboarding 3
BALT 320 Data & Text Mining 3
BALT 340 Web Intelligence & Analytics 3
BALT 350 Business Process Management 3
BALT 360 Social Influence Networks 3
INTB Elective 300 Level 3
MGT 237 Business Communication 3
MGT 301 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 302 International Management 3
MGT 303 Management Labor Relations 3
MGT 305 Intro to Sport Culture in America 3
MGT 315 Lean Six Sigma for Oper Excellence 3
MGT 334 Training & Development 3
MGT 335 Compensation and Performance Management 3
MGT 347 Project Management 3

Department Cognates
(9 semester credit hours)
Course Number Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BALT 240 Excel for Mere Mortals 3
MATH 115 Business Calculus 3
MGT 252 Business Ethics 3

Major Specific Notes

All majors must submit at least 45 semester credit hours in major courses (with a grade of “C” or better), of which 30 semester credit hours are at the 200 level or above, including 18 semester credit hours at the 300 level plus 9 semester credit hours in cognate courses.

Refer to the checklist and catalog for a complete list of University and College requirements.

Business Analytics
  • BALT 310: Visualization Techniques and Dashboarding, 3 credits
  • BALT 320: Data and Text Mining, 3 credits
  • BALT 330: Database Structures and Queries, 3 credits
  • BALT 340: Web Intelligence and Analytics, 3 credits
Digital Marketing
  • MKTG 345: Introduction to Web Analysis, 3 credits
  • MKTG 347: Social Media Marketing, 3 credits
  • MKTG 348: Content Development & Search Engine Optimization, 3 credits
  • MKTG 349: Search Engine Marketing, 3 credits
Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKTG 330: Promotional Strategy, 3 credits
  • MKTG 333: Personal Selling & Sales Management, 3 credits
  • MKTG 334: Ecommerce, 3 credits
  • GAD 260: Graphic Design I or COMM 263: Advertising Copy-writing, 3 credits
Managing Human Resources
  • MGT 330: Human Resource Management, 3 credits
  • MGT 334: Training and Development, 3 credits
  • MGT 335: Compensation and Performance Management, 3 credits
  • MGT 235: Business Law or MGT 320: Organizational Behavior or MGT 302: International Management, 3 credits
Operations Management
  • BALT 325: Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence or INTB 340: Global Logistics, 3 credits
  • BALT 350: Business Process Management & Modeling, 3 credits
  • MGT 235: Business Law, 3 credits
  • MGT 333: Operations Management, 3 credits
Sports Management
  • MGT 305: Introduction to Sports Culture in America, 3 credits
  • MKTG 305: Sports Marketing, 3 credits
  • Two from: MGT 235: Business Law I or MGT 297: Internship or MGT 301: Entrepreneurship, 6 credits
Sports Marketing
  • MGT 305: Introduction to Sports Culture in America, 3 credits
  • MKTG 305: Sports Marketing, 3 credits
  • Two courses from: MKTG 297: Internship or MKTG 330: Promotional Strategy or INTB 371: International Negotiations, 6 credits
Visualization Techniques
  • BALT 315: Advanced Visualization Techniques, 3 credits
  • BALT 318: Infographics for Business, 3 credits
  • BALT 370: Introduction to GIS for Business Analysis, 3 credits
  • GAD 260: Graphic Design I, 3 credits
Goodwin College of Business
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Sandra L. Gill, Ph.D., C.C.S., Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6206
Fax: (630) 829-6226

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5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
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