General Management Option

The general management option provides students with opportunities to develop the technical, interpersonal, conceptual, diagnostic, communication and decision-making skills to effectively carry out the management function. The general management option is designed with the flexibility to permit students to select management courses to meet their specific interests and needs as managers of the future.

Degree Requirements

Courses for the general management option

Students will select three (3) of the following courses for a total of 9 credit hours. 

Students may choose to take additional credit hours of courses from the management core in fulfillment of the general management option. Courses counted as satisfying the core requirements may not be utilized to fulfill the general management option requirements.

MGMT 4000

Special Topics in Management

1 - 5

MGMT 4010

Total Rewards


MGMT 4020

Seminar in Human Resource Management


MGMT 4090



Principles of Collaboration

Staffing the Organization

Talent Development




MGMT 4220

Employment Law


MGMT 3710

Entrepreneurial Foundations


MGMT 3720

Entrepreneurial Planning


MGMT 4340

Management of Teams


MGMT 4510

Management Internship

1 - 3

MGMT 4500

Special Problems in Management

2 or 3

MKT 4420

Business Demographics


Subtotal: 9

* In addition to the nine credit hours listed above, students must complete nine credit hours from the core. In total, the General Management Option consists of 18 credit hours.

MGMT 4000Special Topics in Management

1 - 5 credits

MGMT 4010Total Rewards

3 credits

MGMT 4020Seminar in Human Resource Management

3 credits

MGMT 4090Principles of Collaboration

3 credits

MGMT 4220Employment Law

3 credits

MGMT 3710Entrepreneurial Foundations

3 credits

MGMT 3720Entrepreneurial Planning

3 credits

MGMT 4340Management of Teams

3 credits

MGMT 4510Management Internship

1 - 3 credits

MGMT 4500Special Problems in Management

2 or 3 credits

MKT 4420Business Demographics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 9