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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Management and Strategic Leadership Major (B.B.A.)


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Major code BB6126

College of Business
Copeland Hall 401
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.593.2060
www.cob.ohio.edu

Sheree Lucas, contact person

Program Overview

Today’s dynamic and highly competitive businesses require energetic and capable leaders who can add value and create high performance at all levels of enterprise responsibility. The major in management and strategic leadership is designed to create the foundations of knowledge and personal capability requisite to lifelong professional learning and career-long success in business leadership.

Success in strategic business leadership requires a broad base of conceptual knowledge, personal skills, and competencies. The required courses ensure a variety of rich developmental experiences that can include community service learning, individual leadership and emotional intelligence assessments, case analysis, research projects, team-based active learning projects, and guest speakers, in addition to traditional classroom lectures and discussions. The major places a strong emphasis on written and oral communications skills, teamwork, and personal initiative.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students completing the management and strategic leadership major are prepared to enter management training programs or, when taken in combination with another functional major, are prepared to advance more quickly to managerial roles in their disciplines.

Requirements

Major Hours Requirement


The management and strategic leadership major requires a minimum of 120 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Business


View the College-Level Requirements for the College of Business.  

Management and Strategic Leadership Requirements


Complete the following:

Management Electives


Choose two three-hour courses from approved MGT electives at or above the 3000 level. Students are encouraged to choose electives that fit well together.  One recommended sequence, for students interested in possible careers in Human Resources Management, would be to choose MGT 4580 from the choice of two above, and to take MGT 3300 Introduction to Human Resource Management and MGT 4370 Strategic Talent Management to fulfill the two Management electives.  Check with the Management Department for other suggested sequences as they are developed.

College of Business (COB) Requirements


Introductory Cluster Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Business Cluster Requirements


Complete the following courses:

Non-Business Required Hours


Every COB major must complete a minimum of 30 hours of classwork outside of the College of Business. The remaining hours consist of elective classes taken outside of the College of Business.

Individual Non-Business Required Courses


Complete the following courses:

Global Requirement


Complete one of the following three components:

1. Global Course Component


Complete 6 hours from the following courses:

2. Global Experience Component


You may arrange to meet this requirement by completing one of the following:

  1. a Global Consulting Project experience through the College of Business
  2. an approved international experience through the Ohio University Office of Global Opportunities
  3. an approved international experience through the Global Leadership Center

Contact the College of Business Student Services Office for details.

3. Foreign Language Component


Complete a foreign language through at least 2120.

Internship Requirement


Complete 3 hours of internship credit from the following:

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