Management

Program Description

The Management curriculum affords students the opportunity to obtain rewarding employment in the business field. Curriculum is available in an online format as well as on campus. The area of study is a combination of general education and business courses.

Preparation

Students with a high school background in economics, accounting and high school marketing classes are very well prepared. Many students are successful without having taken this concentration of classes.

Program Requirements

Students who complete the required coursework earn an Associate in Applied Science.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Management program may find employment as Advertising Account Managers, Sales Representatives, and Independent Entrepreneurs, or work in Real Estate Sales, Management Trainee Programs, Insurance, Banking and Purchasing.

 

Contact

Shirley Wilson • Schafer Hall 319G
701-224-5629

Shirley.Wilson@bismarckstate.edu

BADM 192. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

BADM 194. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

BADM 195. Service Learning

Credits: 1
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Designed to increase off-campus community involvement and awareness of civic responsibility, Service Learning gives students the opportunity to earn up to six semester hours of college credit while pursuing volunteer activities that have positive impact in the community. Some examples of activities that may serve as vehicles for Service Learning include: volunteer work at non-profit organizations (e.g., Kiwanis, Lions, etc.); serving as unpaid interns in local and state government; and organizing and participating in activities that are beneficial to the community as a whole (e.g. spring clean-up drives, neighborhood watch programs, meals-on-wheels, etc.). Students interested in Service Learning should discuss options with their academic advisors and/or faculty in areas related to the proposed activity.

BADM 196. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

BADM 197. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 12.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

BADM 199. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.

BADM 201. Principles of Marketing

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
An introductory course designed to cover basic marketing concepts. Discussion focuses on market segmentation, consumer behavior and marketing mix strategy of products or services.

BADM 202. Principles of Management

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FASPSU
The study of management is approached from a system basis. It ensures the student will receive a thorough understanding of the environment, problems and duties that confront the manager. Topics include planning and decision making, organizing, controlling, and leadership.

BADM 210. Advertising I

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course covers advertising from a marketing perspective. The focus is on planning and strategy development of an advertising program. Topics covered are campaign planning and development, marketing mix relationships, media options and buying and creative strategy.

BADM 224. Management Information Systems

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: SPRING
An introduction to management information systems, microcomputer applications in business, office information systems and systems analysis and design.

BADM 240. Sales

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
An introductory course designed to study salesmanship. All aspects of selling are introduced including the psychology of selling and recommended personality traits for sales people.

BADM 260. Principles of Retailing

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
Covers retail store operations - the independent retailer, the chain store, the specialty shop, the department store, etc. The operations of buying, selling, selecting personnel, pricing, markup, and markdowns are all covered. Also retail stores promotion, window display, and credit, selection of business location, layout, control and methods of computing various ratios.

BADM 274. Project Management

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course is designed to familiarize individuals with how project management differs from general management. Additional topics include; work breakdown structure, scheduling, scope control, cost control, change control and resource planning. Students will work as a team to compete a project during this class.

BADM 281. Organizational Behavior

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FASPSU
This course covers principles, concepts and processes involved in interpersonal relationships in an organization. Discussion focuses on individual, group and organizational situations through case studies, exercises and assessments.

BADM 282. Human Resource Management

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FASPSU
This course covers the various processes of personnel management such as recruiting, training, motivating, and counseling. Discussion centers around the tools, techniques, and methods that can be utilized in the management of personnel in any organization.

BADM 292. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

BADM 294. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

BADM 296. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

BADM 297. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 12.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

BADM 299. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.

BUSN 120. Fundamentals of Business

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
Fundamentals of business management from the point of view of the business as a whole including basic management concepts and principles, forms of business organizations, organizations for administration, and major functions of management.

BUSN 170. Entrepreneurship

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course is designed to provide training for students who want to plan and organize their own business idea. It will provide information, resources, and methods used in the development of a market research study, a feasibility study and a business plan.

BUSN 192. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

BUSN 194. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

BUSN 195. Service Learning

Credits: 1
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Designed to increase off-campus community involvement and awareness of civic responsibility, Service Learning gives students the opportunity to earn up to six semester hours of college credit while pursuing volunteer activities that have positive impact in the community. Some examples of activities that may serve as vehicles for Service Learning include: volunteer work at non-profit organizations (e.g., Kiwanis, Lions, etc.); serving as unpaid interns in local and state government; and organizing and participating in activities that are beneficial to the community as a whole (e.g. spring clean-up drives, neighborhood watch programs, meals-on-wheels, etc.). Students interested in Service Learning should discuss options with their academic advisors and/or faculty in areas related to the proposed activity.

BUSN 196. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

BUSN 197. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

BUSN 199. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.

BUSN 224. Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce)

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course is designed to familiarize individuals with current and emerging electronic commerce technologies using the Internet. Topics include Internet technology for business advantage, managing electronic commerce funds transfer, reinventing the future of business through electronic commerce, business opportunities in electronic commerce, electronic commerce website design, social, political and ethical issues associated with electronic commerce, and business plans for technology ventures. The purpose of this course is to educate a new generation of managers, planners, analysts, and programmers of the realities and potential for electronic commerce.

BUSN 292. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

BUSN 294. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

BUSN 296. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

BUSN 297. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

BUSN 299. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.