The College of Business organization and innovation management concentration provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive knowledge of management, along with the skills necessary for effective decision making in a business environment. This concentration allows you to merge your academic focus with your career goals while working to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

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Curriculum

Students who choose the management concentration must take at least 21 credits of management-specific courses in addition to the All-University Core Curriculum and College of Business courses. Take a look at the degree requirements.

See more details about the management concentration (PDF).

Courses

The courses below reflect the 2016-2017 Colorado State University catalog, published in August 2016 for students enrolling during the 2016-2017 academic year. Courses listed are updated each summer for incoming students.

The College of Business requires a minimum grade point average of 2.000 in business and economics courses as a graduation requirement. A student who has less than this average at the end of any term is subject to referral by the department head or college dean to the Faculty Council Committee on Scholastic Standards of CSU for consideration of academic dismissal from the College of Business.

Freshman
AUCC
Credits
BUS 100
Introduction to Business
Credits1
BUS 150
Business Computing Concepts and Applications
Credits3
BUS 201
Foundations of Sustainable Enterprise
Credits1
CIS 200
Business Information Systems
Credits3
CO 150
College Composition (GT-CO2)
AUCC1A
Credits3
ECON 202
Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)
AUCC3C
Credits3
MATH 141
Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)
AUCC1B
Credits3
Arts and Humanities
AUCC3B
Credits3
Biological and Physical Sciences
AUCC3A
Credits4
Electives
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits30
Sophomore
ACT 210
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Credits3
ACT 220
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Credits3
BUS 220
Ethics in Contemporary Organizations (GT-AH3)
AUCC3B
Credits3
BUS 300
Business Writing and Communication (GT-CO3)
AUCC2
Credits3
ECON 204
Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)
AUCC3C
Credits3
STAT 204
Statistics for Business Students
Credits3
Biological and Physical Sciences
AUCC3A
Credits3
Historical Perspectives
AUCC3D
Credits3
Electives
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits30
Junior
All freshman and sophomore required courses must be completed prior to or concurrent with first enrollment in required junior and senior courses. By the beginning of the junior year, students must select one of the concentrations.
BUS 260
Social-Ethical-Regulatory Issues in Business
Credits3
MGT 301
Supply Chain Management
Credits3
MGT 310
Human Resource Management
Credits3
MGT 320
Contemporary Management Principles/Practices
Credits3
MGT 340
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Credits3
Select one from the following:
Credits3
MGT 410
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MGT 411
Leading High Performance Teams
Electives
Credits12
Total Credits
Credits30
Senior
BUS 479
Strategic Management
AUCC4A,4C
Credits3
FIN 300
Principles of Finance
Credits3
Select four courses from the following not taken in the junior year:
Credits12
MGT 330
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MGT 350
Employment Relations: The Legal Environment
MGT 360
Social and Sustainable Venturing
MGT 376
Advanced Service and Manufacturing Operations
MGT 410
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MGT 411
Leading High Performance Teams
MGT 420
New Venture Creation
MGT 440
New Venture Management
MGT 475
International Business Management
MGT 476
Negotiation and Conflict Management
MKT 300
Marketing
AUCC4B
Credits3
Global and Cultural Awareness
AUCC3E
Credits3
Electives3
Credits6
Total Credits
Credits30
Program Total Credits:
Credits120

1Students enrolled in the Business Administration major prior to Fall semester 2013, are not required to take BUS 201 and BUS 220.

2Students who have taken FIN 305 and/or MKT 305 prior to admission to the College of Business may substitute those courses to satisfy the category 4A and 4B requirements. All other students are required to take FIN 300 and MKT 300 to satisfy categories 4A and 4B.

3Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level). A minimum of 6 elective credits must be upper-division.

Students are not to utilize the satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for any Business concentration course or any Business core course (Business and non-Business subject codes) except when a course only allows S/U grading.

This course listing is provided through the Colorado State University catalog and is updated each summer. New or modified courses offered for spring or summer may not be included, but you can find complete course information via the class schedule on RAMweb. Offerings are subject to change, and the University reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors.

 

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and skills adequate to assume entry-level management positions in the broad spectrum of organizations so they can pursue careers in a wide variety of organizations and industries
  • Ethical decision making skills
  • An understanding of necessary change management and innovation skills
  • An understanding of business principles and practices in an international context
The management concentration is offered by the College of Business Department of Management.

Contact

Undergraduate Programs
undergradinfo@business.colostate.edu
(970) 491-5103
110 Rockwell Hall - West