Management, BS

Program Description

The Management bachelor’s degree at Dixie State University is directed toward students who are seeking a general business degree. This degree would be especially appropriate for students who want to manage small businesses or become entrepreneurs. The degree is also an excellent choice for students wishing to pursue a Master of Business Administration degree. 

Program Curriculum

120 credits

DSU General Education Requirements

All DSU General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5

Business Core Requirements

ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
ECON 2010Micro Economics (SS, GC)3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
ISA 2010Proficiency in Excel & SQL3
ISA 2050Management Information Systems3
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3100Business Ethics and Professional Writing3
MGMT 3400Management & Organizations3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management (ALPP)4
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles (ALPP)3
STAT 2040Business Statistics3

Management Core Requirements

BUS 3000Intermediate Career Strategies1
ECON 2020Macro Economics (SS, GC)3
MATH 1100Business Calculus (MA)3
or MATH 1210 Calculus I (MA)
or MGMT 4040 Quantitative Decision Analysis
MGMT 3600Operations and Supply Chain Management (ALPP)3

Other Business Electives

Complete 24 credits from courses with ACCTBUSECONFINISAMGMT, or MKTG prefixes, 14 of which must be upper-division (3000-5000 level). A course may only be used to fulfill one program requirement.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Maximum 12 upper-division transfer credits may fulfill DSU Business program requirements.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  6. Minimum C- grade and 2.5 GPA in Business Core Requirements, Business Management Core Requirements, and Business Elective Requirements.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
SSC 1010 Trailblazer Connections 2
ECON 2010 Micro Economics (SS, GC) 3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing (EN) 3
MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus (MA) ( meets General Education Mathematics) 4
General Education (American Institutions) 3
Spring Semester
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting 3
ISA 2010 Proficiency in Excel & SQL 3
ENGL 2010 Interm Writing Selected Topics: (EN) 3
MATH 1100
Business Calculus (MA)
or Calculus I (MA)
or Quantitative Decision Analysis
General Elective 3
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ECON 2020 Macro Economics (SS, GC) 3
General Education (Life Sciences/Lab) 4
General Education (Literature/Humanities) 3
General Education (Exploration) 3
General Elective 1
Spring Semester
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
STAT 2040 Business Statistics 3
General Education (Fine Arts) 3
General Education (Physical Sciences) 3
General Elective 3
3rd Year
Fall Semester
MGMT 3100 Business Ethics and Professional Writing 3
MGMT 3400 Management & Organizations 3
MGMT 3600 Operations and Supply Chain Management (ALPP) 3
MKTG 3010 Marketing Principles (ALPP) 3
General Elective 3
Spring Semester
BUS 3000 Intermediate Career Strategies 1
ISA 2050 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 3050 Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment 3
Business Elective 3
Business Elective 3
Business Elective (Upper division) 3
4th Year
Fall Semester
FIN 3150 Managerial Finance I 3
Business Elective (Upper-Division Business Elective) 3
Business Elective (Upper-Division Business Elective) 3
Business Elective (Upper-Division Business Elective) 3
General Elective 3
Spring Semester
MGMT 4800 Strategic Management (ALPP) 4
Business Elective (Upper-Division Business Elective) 3
Business Elective (Upper-Division Business Elective) 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 2
 Total Hours120

BS Management Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working level knowledge of core business functions in accounting, economics, finance, quantitative analysis, information systems, international business, legal & social environment, marketing, and management. 
  2. Analyze business situations by identifying relevant business issues, performing appropriate quantitative & qualitative data analysis & synthesis & propose viable courses of action.
  3. Integrate quality oral (A) and written communication (B) standards in professional presentations.
  4. Analyze a business situation by identifying relevant ethical issues, examining and synthesizing information, and designing ethical courses of action
  5. Conduct a meaningful, personal career search and prepare for advancing their career goals by the end of their Junior year.