Management - Undergraduate Programs

Overview

Management focuses on general management, entrepreneurship, human resources and international management. Programs strive to provide students with the planning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills needed to be successful in their roles as managers and leaders in business. The College of Business provides several options for individuals pursuing an undergraduate degree in Management. 

The BBA in Management has three optional tracks: Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship/Small Business, and International Management.

 In addition to the BBA, the department also offers two undergraduate certificates: Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Certificate in Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations. 

Requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management

Students must meet all lower division requirements before enrolling for upper division courses. Specified prerequisites are designated for certain courses.

Pre-Professional Course Requirements - Fulfill the University General Core Requirements (42 hours and 3 elective hours)
General Core Requirements45
Communication (minimum 6 hours required)6
RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II
Mathematics (minimum 6 hours required)6
COLLEGE ALGEBRA FOR ECONOMICS & BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
Life and Physical Sciences (minimum 6 hours required)6
From Approved University General Core Requirement List
Language, Philosophy & Culture (minimum 3 hours required)3
From Approved University General Core Requirement List
Creative Arts (minimum 3 hours required)3
From Approved University General Core Requirement List
US History (minimum 6 hours required)6
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO 1865
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1865 TO PRESENT
Government/Political Science (minimum 6 hours required)6
GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Social & Behavioral Sciences (minimum 3 hours required)3
Satisfied by completion of ECON 2305 in the Business Core
Foundational Component Area (minimum 3 hours required)3
Satisfied by completion of ECON 2306 in the Business Core.
Non-Business Elective/UNIV 1101 or UNIV 1131 (3 hours)3
Professional Course Requirements - Business Core (39 hours)
MANA 1301BUSINESS IN A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT3
ACCT 2301PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I3
ACCT 2302PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II3
BSTAT 2305INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS3
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (satisfies the Social & Behavioral Science)
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (satisfies the Foundational Component)
INSY 2303INTRODUCTION TO M.I.S. AND DATA PROCESSING3
BCOM 3360EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3
BLAW 3310LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BSTAT 3321INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS3
FINA 3313BUSINESS FINANCE3
MANA 3318MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR3
MANA 4322STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT3
MARK 3321PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING3
OPMA 3306OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
Professional Course Requirements - Management (12-15 hours)
MANA 3319CONTEMPORARY MANAGERIAL CHALLENGES3
MANA 3320HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3
Advanced Management Electives (MANA 33xx or 43xx)6
Advanced Business Courses and Electives (24 hours)
Advanced Accounting Elective (ACCT 33xx or 43xx)3
Advanced accounting, business, economics, finance, information systems, marketing, operations management, or real estate. No MANA courses apply.15
Advanced Economics Elective (ECON 33xx or 43xx)3
Advanced Management or Advanced Business Elective3
Total Hours120

Double Major

A Double Major option for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management is available. Management undergraduates who pursue the following Double Major program will not have the option of participating in the Fast Track Program in Business.

Completion of the Double Major is attained by including all of the following courses in the BBA Management plan and completing with grades of C or better in each of the double major courses listed below:

BBA in Management and Marketing

CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
MARKETING RESEARCH
ADVANCED MARKETING MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY
Advanced Marketing Elective (MARK 33xx or 43xx)
Advanced Marketing Elective (MARK 33xx or 43xx)
Advanced Marketing Elective (MARK 33xx or 43xx)
First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENGL 13013ENGL 13023
MATH 13153MATH 13163
HIST 13013HIST 13023
Life & Physical Science3Life & Physical Science3
MANA 13013Creative Arts3
UNIV-BU 1101 or 11311 
 16 15
Second Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ACCT 23013ACCT 23023
ECON 23053ECON 23063
INSY 23033BSTAT 23053
POLS 23113POLS 23123
Language, Philosophy & Culture3Non-Business Elective2
 15 14
Third Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
BLAW 33103MANA 33193
FINA 33133MANA 33203
MANA 33183BCOM 33603
MARK 33213BSTAT 33213
Advanced Economics Elective3Advanced Business Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Advanced Management Elective3Advanced Management Elective3
OPMA 33063MANA 43223
Advanced Business Elective3Advanced Accounting Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Management or Advanced Business Elective3Advanced Business Elective3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

Optional Tracks for Management Majors

Management Track Options are suggestive; other course sets may be chosen for use by Management students.

Human Resources Management/Organizational Behavior

Students are limited to 9 hours of management beyond the mandatory MANA 3318, MANA 3319, MANA 3320.

Recommended Advanced Management and Business Electives
EMPLOYMENT LAW
HUMAN RESOURCE STAFFING AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS MANAGEMENT
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Additional Options
LAW I
HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS
LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
TEAM MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

International Management Track

See requirements for Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in International Business/Modern Language Option.

Students are limited to 9 hours of management beyond the mandatory MANA 3318, MANA 3319, MANA 3320.

Recommended Advanced Management and Business Electives
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE FINANCE
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
BASIC INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR BUSINESS
COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
Additional Options
LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
TEAM MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

Entrepreneurship/Small Business

Students are limited to 9 hours of management beyond the mandatory MANA 3318, MANA 3319, MANA 3320.

Recommended Advanced Management and Business Electives
ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE NEW VENTURE CREATION PROCESS
DIRECTED STUDIES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PITCHING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEA
NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Additional Options
LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
RETAIL MARKETING
OPERATIONS PLANNING AND CONTROL

General Management

Students are limited to 9 hours of management beyond the mandatory MANA 3318MANA 3319MANA 3320.

Recommended Advanced Management and Business Electives
LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS
NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Additional Options
ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE NEW VENTURE CREATION PROCESS
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
TEAM MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

​Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship provides students with skills and training in:  identifying innovations and market opportunities, writing a business plan, obtaining funding, and launching a new company.  The certificate enhances a student's general education, academic major and/or career preparation in innovation and entrepreneurship.  All students will take a common course that will present the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.  Two additional courses will be taken, based on the students' interests, drawn from a list of approved courses across academic disciplines.  This certificate is designed for current UT Arlington students and can be earned as part of a degree program at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  It can also be earned by non-degree seeking students as a stand-alone certificate.

The undergraduate certificate requires a total of nine semester credit hours of coursework, which can be completed in conjunction with an existing undergraduate degree in any field or independently as a special student.

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate students in good standing at UT Arlington.

For non-enrolled students (special, certificate only students):

  • High school degree or GED, and
  • 1100 on the SAT

Certificate Requirements

To receive the certificate, all courses must be completed at UT Arlington with a grade of B or higher.

MANA 3325ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE NEW VENTURE CREATION PROCESS3
Select two from the following list reflecting appropriate area of study for a total of six hours
ART 4382ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE ARTS3
ENGR 4302ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
MANA 4333MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION3
MANA 4345SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
MANA 4338DIRECTED STUDIES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP3
MANA 4339PITCHING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEA3

For additional information or questions about the undergraduate certificate, please contact the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office at 817-272-3368 or ugadvise@uta.edu. 

Undergraduate Certificate in Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations 

The Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations Undergraduate Certificate will provide students with an in-depth look at diversity in areas such as race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, disability, and family status among individuals, organizations, and society from a business perspective.  The certificate equips students with knowledge and skills related to developing and managing diverse applicants, employees, customers, and constituents.  The certificate is established in response to a growing demand for awareness in all areas of diversity and its impact on individuals, organizations, and society.  The certificate is available to business and non-business majors as well as non-degree seeking students as a stand-alone certificate.  

Admission Requirements

  • ​Undergraduate students in good standing (meeting a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0) at UT Arlington
  • Non-enrolled (special, stand-alone certificate) students must have gained admission to UT Arlington as a non-degree/non-enrolled seeking student

Certificate Requirements

The Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations Certificate requires nine (9) credit hours, which can be completed in conjunction with an existing undergraduate degree in any field or independently by a non-degree seeking student.  Students must complete the appropriate prerequisites before enrolling in program courses.  All nine hours must be completed at UT Arlington with a 2.50 average GPA.  A minimum of two B's and one C must be earned to reach the required 2.5 GPA in certificate coursework.  A grade of D or F will not be accepted for any certificate courses.

All students will complete a common course that will present the foundation for the study of diversity in organizations, and two additional business electives based on their interest.

MANA 4326DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS3
Select two from the following list for a total of six hours
ECON 4305THE ECONOMICS OF DISCRIMINATION3
MANA 4321INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT3
MANA 4329DISABILITY & WORK3
MARK 4325INTERNATIONAL MARKETING3
MARK 4335MULTICULTURAL MARKETING3

For additional information or questions about the undergraduate certificate, please contact the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office at 817-272-3368 or ugadvise@uta.edu.