WHAT IS MANAGEMENT?
This major is part of the Business Exploration Group
If the term management interests you, you ultimately see yourself as a leader of an organization. Whether you are called “boss,” “CEO,” “department head,” “branch manager,” or “administrator,” your tasks are to plan and control the major functions of the association. The goals of a manager are to maximize the potential of resources and employees. Managers may find themselves in manufacturing, retail, education, international business, or even agriculture. The areas of focus at the University of Connecticut for undergraduate study are in the fields of general management, entrepreneurship and new venture management, and international business. A master’s degree in Business Administration furthers the possibility for advancement on the executive ladder.
Management is a flexible major allowing students to create a unique path through the major requirements or follow one of the Areas of Emphasis Tracts: Entrepreneurship (official concentration), Management Consulting, Human Capital Management, or International Business.
All School of Business majors can also be completed through the dual degree program EUROBIZ (dual degree with German Studies).
Students majoring in Management are eligible to apply for the Accelerated Master's Programs in the School of Business.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Admission is very competitive and requires a strong GPA along with the completion of specific courses. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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COMM 1000 - The Process of Communication (Potential Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
ECON 1201 - Principles of Microeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
ECON 1202 - Principles of Macroeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
PSYC 1100 - General Psychology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3)
STAT 1000Q - Introduction to Statistics 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
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