Bachelor of Business Administration in Management


Are you a natural leader or have a desire to learn to lead and manage?  The B.B.A. in Management degree prepares you for a future career in management by honing your skills in planning, organizing, and leading. In addition to building your skills in managing people, our degree also gives you business analysis skills to help you understand how the dynamic business environment affects the company's bottom line so that you can make better business decisions.

The US Bureau of Labor projects continued growth in Management occupations over the next ten years.  In north Texas, the continued growth in the industry means that there will be managerial job opportunities in a variety of business sectors here for many years to come.  If your professional goals include being a successful manager in services, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, or even running your own business, the B.B.A. in Management can help you get there!

Classes are located on our Denton campus in face-to-face and online formats.

Marketable Skills

Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."

Core Skills

  1. Analytical Competence: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions. General Employment Application- Knowledge of using spreadsheets, tables, and decision tools to understand and evaluate data (i.e. financial, survey, secondary, observational).
  2. Teamwork: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Working well with teams to complete project work. General Employment Application- With the increased use of matrix organizational structures in today’s workplace, efficient and effective teamwork is essential to career success.  Vital components of successful teamwork include learning and applying methods for group creation, role formation, successful team communication, and the ability to produce results.
  3. Ethical Reasoning: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Ability to analyze and evaluate ethical situations in the workplace. General Employment Application- Ethical failures have hurt companies and destroyed millions of dollars in shareholder value. For this reason, firms seek individuals who understand and act in ethical ways.
  4. Diversity: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Understanding the importance and positive performance implications of a diverse workplace while understanding how to best manage in a diverse environment. General Employment Application- Today’s workplace is growing more diverse and firms seek job candidates who can operate in this diverse environment.

Discipline-Based Skills

  1. Strategic planning: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- SWOT analysis, CPM, environmental scanning. General Employment Application- Ability to effectively analyze and evaluate the internal and external environment that the firm operates in.
  2. Data analysis and presentation: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Create and format data as tables and graphs; perform basic arithmetic functions; understanding of Excel including pivot tables and analysis functions. General Employment Application- Analyze organization and client data Prepare reports, charts, and other common business uses of Microsoft Excel.
  3. Employee motivation: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Excellent grasp of theories of motivation. General Employment Application- Influence other employees to perform well at work.
  4. Budget analysis: B.B.A. Management Specific Application- Understanding financial data. General Employment Application- Ability to read financial statements, spreadsheets, tables, and other decision tools used in the workplace.
  5. Business communication skills: B.B.A. Management Specific Application-Effectively communicate through a variety of mediums and modes. General Employment Application- Effectively communicate information, both written and verbal, to reach the desired needs of the firm.


All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH): 120   

Major: 63 SCH

Program Code: MANAGEMENT.BBA   CIP Code: 52.0201.00

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
POLS 2013U.S. National Government3
POLS 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

ACCT 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I3
ACCT 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3163Business Communications3
FIN 3053Business Finance3
MGT 3003Principles of Management3
MGT 3313Business Analytics3
MGT 3533Management Information Systems3
MGT 4333Business Policy (taken in final semester)3
MGT 4563Operations Management3
MKT 3113Principles of Marketing3
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business3
FIN 4243Financial Management3
MGT 3273Human Resource Management3
MGT 4223Human Behavior in Business Administration3
MGT 4343Business Leadership Strategies3
MGT 4523Diversity in Organizations3
Advanced Business Electives12
Total SCHs63

Advanced Business Electives are any College of Business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level, not otherwise required. 

Departmental Requirements

ECO 1013Principles of Microeconomics (may be applied from core)3
ECO 1023Principles of Macroeconomics (may be applied from core)3
FIN 2153Foundations of Money Management (may be applied from core)3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (may be applied from core)3
MATH 2203Business Analysis I (may be applied from core)3
Total SCHs15

Recommended Plan of Study

First Year
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: First-Year Seminar EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
ECO 1013Principles of Microeconomics ECON 23023
Life & Physical Science Core3
 SCHs 16
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Wellness CAO Core2
Life & Physical Science Core3
ECO 1023Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 23013
 SCHs 14
Second Year
POLS 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Language/Philosophy/Culture Core3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
MATH 2203Business Analysis I MATH 13243
ACCT 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I ACCT 23013
 SCHs 15
POLS 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Creative Arts Core3
ACCT 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II ACCT 23023
FIN 2153Foundations of Money Management BUSI 13073
Non-Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
Third Year
BUS 3163Business Communications 3
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business 3
FIN 3053Business Finance 3
MGT 3003Principles of Management 3
MGT 3313Business Analytics 3
 SCHs 15
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics 3
FIN 4243Financial Management 3
MGT 3273Human Resource Management 3
MKT 3113Principles of Marketing 3
Advanced Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
Fourth Year
MGT 3533Management Information Systems 3
MGT 4223Human Behavior in Business Administration 3
MGT 4523Diversity in Organizations 3
MGT 4563Operations Management 3
Advanced Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
MGT 4333Business Policy 3
MGT 4343Business Leadership Strategies 3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
Non-Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  120

Advanced Business Electives are any College of Business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level, not otherwise required.