Management: Business Management

Business management majors imageBachelor of Professional Studies

This specialization combines a comprehensive range of business courses that prepares students for entry-level management employment. This curriculum includes a strong emphasis in modern management theory and application.  The program is designed for students to enter the workforce immediately after graduation or continue with their studies at the graduate level.

This program is fully accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.  Visit http://www.cazenovia.edu/about/institutional-research/accreditation to learn more about our accreditation status and to review the 2011-2012 Annual Report to IACBE.

Goals:
 •    Prepare students for entry level management positions either in public, private, or government related employment settings; and
 •    Prepare students for advanced studies in business, primarily a master of business administration degree.

Special Features:
The Business Management specialization allows students to experience management practices through internships. Internships are arranged through the business internship coordinator and may include a Disney internship experience. Students must meet minimal criteria before a placement is complete.


Program Requirements:
In order for students to be eligible for BU 481 Business Internship and BU 495 Senior Capstone they must have successfully completed a minimum of 90 credit hours, have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 in both their general studies and major core and permission of the program director.

Career Opportunities:
  • General Manager  
  • Business Office Manager
  • Purchasing Agent          
  • Retail Management
  • Administrative Services 
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Financial Planning         
  • Property and Real Estate
  • Banking                         
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Sales                            
  • Labor Relations
  • Hospitality                   
  • Public Relations
  • Cost Accounting
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 
   
Course (Credits)    
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy: 
      BU 473/475 Business Research Methods/Marketing Research  (3)
   Senior Capstone: BU 495 Senior Capstone  (3)
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS - 39
PROGRAM COURSES
Art & Sciences Courses 
   Course (Credits)    
   HG 131    Microeconomics (3)
   HG 132    Macroeconomics (3)
   SB 201    Multicultural Contributions (3)
   SM 261    Statistics (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 12
Career Courses       
   Course (Credits)    
   AC 331    Financial Accounting (3)
   AC 332    Managerial Accounting (3)
   BU 105    American Business (3)
   BU 110    Principles of Management (3)
   BU 120    Principles of Marketing (3)
   BU 233    Human Resource Management (3)
   BU 311    or BU 346 Production or Purchasing (3)
   BU 331    Organizational Behavior (3)
   BU 363    Business Law & Ethics (3)
   BU 411    Financial Management (3)
   BU 481    Business Internship (3)
   IM 120    Introduction to Computers OR IM 121/122/123  (3)
   IM 326    E-Commerce (3)
   AC/BU/IM Electives  (6)
Total Career Program Credits - 45
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 57
ELECTIVES
Open Electives
   Course (Credits)    
   100-400 level  (12)
   300/400 level (12)
Total Open Elective Credits - 24
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 24
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE - 120

Contact Information:

Joseph Adamo
Professor and Program Director, Business Management
210 Eddy Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7233
E-mail: jadamo

Joni Koegel
Visiting Instructor, Business and Management
202A Eddy Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7171
E-mail: jakoegel

Francine Varisco
Professor, Business and Management
7 Nickerson St.
Phone: (315) 655-7243
E-mail: fvarisco

Ronald Waite
Associate Professor, Business and Management
106 Eddy Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7235
E-mail: rwaite

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