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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013 - 2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Management and Labor Relations Major, B.B.A.



At-a-Glance

Admission to Major:

Completion of all College of Business Administration lower-division requirements

Advising:

Majors should contact the Undergraduate Business Advising Office in BU 219 (216-687-3729) for an advising appointment.

Student organizations:

Student Chapter, Society for Human Resource Management


Faced with changing markets, dynamic technologies, globalization, and increasingly diverse work forces, today's managers must be prepared to meet a multitude of challenges and opportunities. The Department of Management and Labor Relations offers courses, degrees, and certificate programs that can prepare students to become effective managers for the 21st century.

The department offers both a major and a minor. Students who choose to major in Management and Labor Relations select either the Human Resource Management or General Management track for concentration. Students completing minors complete core courses, plus a focus area of their choosing. 


Courses in the Management and Labor Relations major qualify students for entry-level positions in management, and should enable them ultimately to assume managerial positions in a variety of profit or nonprofit organizations.

Major-Field Requirements


The requirements for a major in MLR are as follows: complete 23 credits of MLR courses beyond MLR 301 , MLR 302 , and MLR 340 . MLR 321  and MLR 465  are College Core required courses and are not counted in the 23 hours. Please consult with a business adviser for specific recommended courses. Students admitted to CSU prior to Fall 2009 should consult the Undergraduate Catalog or see an adviser. Students majoring in Management and Labor Relations are required to complete these core requirements:

Note(s):


In addition to the department's core courses, students are required to select a track and complete course requirements for the track that they have chosen to follow.

Major tracks:


Management and Labor Relations majors choose to follow either the General Management track or the Human Resource Management track (see descriptions below).

General Management Major Track:


This program focuses on developing a student's technical knowledge of the key management functions of planning, controlling, organizing, leading, and problem-solving. In addition, students are given opportunities to develop basic interpersonal skills vital to successful management of people in organizations.

Note(s):

Students must also take 14 additional MLR elective hours. Students should consult with their adviser to determine appropriate elective courses.

Human Resource Management Major Track:


This program focuses on developing a student's knowledge and skills in areas related to the development and management of human resources.

Courses in this track explore many of the contemporary issues facing human resource professionals today, and provide students with an introduction to challenges they will face in their future careers.

Note(s):

Students must also take 14 additional MLR elective hours. Students should consult with their adviser to determine appropriate elective courses.

Note(s):


*B.B.A. core courses must be completed prior to taking MLR 465 , the capstone course.

(w): Counts as a writing course for university graduation requirements. Three writing courses are required.