Degree Requirements (Matriculated 2018 or earlier)

Students pursuing the BA degree with a major in Managerial Studies (MANA) must complete:

  • A minimum of 10 courses (30 credit hours) to satisfy major requirements.
  • A minimum of 120 credit hours to satisfy degree requirements.
  • The requirements for a second departmental or interdepartmental major.

Core Requirements

Students must complete a total of 6 courses (18 credit hours) as listed below to satisfy the Managerial Studies major's Core Requirements.

  • BUSI 305 Financial Accounting
  • ECON 100 Principles of Economics
  • ECON 343 Corporate Finance
    or ECON 443 Financial Economics
    or BUSI 343 Financial Management
    or CEVE 322/ENGI 303 Engineering Economics
  • MANA 404 Management Communications
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 231 Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Electives

To fulfill the remaining Managerial Studies major requirements, students must complete a total of 4 additional courses (12 credit hours) as listed under the following categories:

Core Statistics Elective Requirement

Students must complete 1 course (3 credit hours) from the following:

  • PSYC 339 Statistical Methods – Psychology
  • SOCI 382 Social Statistics
  • STAT 280 Elementary Applied Statistics
  • STAT 305 Introduction to Statistics for Biosciences
  • STAT 310/ECON 307 Probability & Statistics
Advanced Methods Elective Requirement

Students must complete 1 course (3-4 credit hours) from the following:

  • CAAM 378 Introduction to Operations Research and Optimization
  • ECON 310/STAT 376 Econometrics
  • STAT 385 Methods for Data Analysis
  • STAT 410 Linear Regression
  • STAT 421 Applied Time Series and Forecasting
  • STAT 486 Market Models
External Course Electives

Students must complete 2 courses (6 credit hours) from the following:

  • ECON 200/301 Microeconomics
  • ECON 239 Business Law and Economics
  • ECON 355 Financial Markets
  • ECON 421 International Finance
  • ECON 435 Industrial Organization
  • ECON 437/ENST 437 Energy Economics
  • POLI 335 Political Environment of Business
  • POLI 338/SOSC 301 Policy Analysis
  • STAT 411 Advanced Statistical Methods