Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Program: B.B.A. in Management/M.A. in Management Degree

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The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in
Management/Master of Arts in Management, an accelerated bachelor's and master's degree program jointly sponsored by the College of Business and the Graduate School of Business, is a 150-hour program. The accelerated program is designed to equip and transform students to be servant leaders with the knowledge, skills, and competencies for further growth and development, career advancement, increased marketability, and transition to other careers. The accelerated program is created for individuals who are inspired to continue their educational journey to a master's degree while pursuing an undergraduate degree. From a financial perspective, the accelerated bachelor's and master's degree program is more cost effective, saving time and money.

 

Undergraduate Requirements

 
B.B.A.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Semester Hours
Developing A Christian Mind
3
  DCM 2301
Economics
6
  ECON 2301 and ECON 2302
English
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts
3
  FINE 1306
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
History
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
 
Mathematics
6
  MATH 1307 and 1308 [Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]
 
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
 
Religion
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
 
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
 

POLS 2301 and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology.

Speech
3
 

COMA 1302

Total General Studies Hours
51-58
B.B.A. in Management
 
Business Courses
33
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting
FINA 3301 Corporate Financial Management
MANA 3301 Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3305 Managerial Statistics
MANA 3306 Management Communication
MANA 3308 Business and Public Law
MANA 4301 Operations and Quality Management
MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management
MISM 3301 Information Systems for Management
MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing
 
General Management Concentration
24
ENTR 3301 Principles of Entrepreneurship (S-L)
MANA 3303 Principles of Organizational Behavior
MANA 4340 International Management
MANA 4341 Negotiations in Management
Select four additional upper-level business electives (12 credit hours) from ACCT, ENTR, FINA, HHMA,MANA, MISM, or MRKT excluding MANA 3302 and MANA 4342.
 
Electives
0-6
  • In order to satisfy the "Undergraduate only" portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 114 Undergraduate credit hours are required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor's degrees. This equates to a total of 36 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
 
Total Undergraduate Hours
114-115
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
6
MANA 6320 Business Ethics
MANA 6323 Human Resource Strategy (S-L)
Total Undergraduate with Shared Hours Required
120-121
Remaining Graduate Requirements

M.A. in Management Requirements

18

Required Core Courses (18 hours)

MANA 6310 Leadership in Management
MANA 6312 Communication and Business Behavior
MANA 6314 Organizational Change and Development
MANA 6319 Operational Finance
MANA 6360 Managerial Strategy and Implementation (S-L)
MRKT 6341 Advanced Marketing Strategies

*M.A. in Management Concentration (12 hours)

12

Students choose any M.A. in Management concentration.
*See M.A. in Management degree plan for information.

 

Total Additional Graduate Hours Required
30
Total Credit Hours Required For Accelerated Degree
150-151

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.

DBU also offers an Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's degree program (BBS in Management/MBA in Management) for qualifying undergraduate students. For degree plan requirements, refer to the Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs section in the current catalog.

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