The primary objective of the Department of Management is to educate students in the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to perform the basic tasks of management. Course offerings are designed to demonstrate how managers, as decision makers, affect organizational efficiency and effectiveness by considering the impact of environment, technology, administrative structure, information and human resources.
Not eligible for a double degree with another College of Business Administration major.
- Completion of the U.C.F. General Education program and Gordon Rule, or an AA degree from a Florida College System institution.
- See Common Program Prerequisites
- Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
- Only grades of “C” (2.0) or higher transfer into the program and students must have a “C” (2.0) or better in each Common Program Prerequisites class.
- Students wanting to major in Management must apply for admission to the major.
- Any student receiving a business degree must complete one half (30) of the 60 upper-level business courses for their degree program in the U.C.F. College of Business Administration. Additionally, 12 of the 30 credit hours completed at U.C.F. must be from the department or school in which the student majors.
- Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in the major and COB.
- Students in the Management major must maintain a 2.0 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average in all 3000 level or higher Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources courses taken at U.C.F. Failure to maintain the required 2.0 Grade Point Average will result in the student being placed on lack of progress in the major. Lack of Progress in the major will continue until such time as the student’s cumulative GPA in all Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources courses reaches 2.0 or higher. If a student on lack of progress in the major fails to achieve a 2.0 minimum GPA in Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources courses in the subsequent term, that student will be dropped as a Management major. A student who is dropped may seek re-admittance as a Management major by submitting a letter indicating the reasons for academic difficulties and positive plans for achieving a Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources GPA of 2.0 or higher. Readmission is not automatic.
- Students majoring in Management must earn a grade of “C” (2.0) or better in the following courses and each course applied towards the major:
- MAN 3025 Management of Organizations 3 hrs
- MAN 4720 Strategic Management 4 hrs
What can I do with this major?
General Information and Strategies
- Management is a broad business degree that can lead to many career opportunities. Students should clearly define their career goals and seek related experiences to reach those goals.
- Gaining experience through part-time and summer jobs or internships is critical.
- Many desirable skills can be developed through participation in and leadership of student organizations.
- Learn to work well on a team and effectively with a wide variety of people.
- Strong communication skills, including public speaking, are important to achieving success in this field.
- Join related professional organizations and pursue certifications in your respective area of interest.
- Develop and utilize a personal network of contacts. Once in a position, find an experienced mentor.
- Consider earning an MBA after gaining work experience to reach the highest levels of business management.
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