Department of Management

Main Office
Business Administration Building, 315
P.O. Box 305429
Denton, TX 76203-5429
(940) 565-3140
Fax: (940) 565-4394
Web site: www.coba.unt.edu/mgmt

J. Lynn Johnson, Chair

Faculty

Professors Davis, Hays, Johnson, Powell, Rachel, Taylor, Thibodeaux, Watson, Williams. Associate Professors Boyd, D'Souza, Goodwin, Insley, Kuo, Ledgerwood, Ponthieu, White. Assistant Professors BarNir, Dean, Miles.

Mission/Vision Statement

The mission of the Department of Management is to provide quality management education leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees; to conduct relevant basic and applied research; to engage in instructional development; and to provide professional expertise and service to the department's constituent communities. Our mission is accomplished with a primary focus on the undergraduate and master's degrees, while maintaining a small doctoral program in keeping with the mission of the College of Business Administration. This mission reflects our firm belief in the importance of teaching, supported by intellectual contributions and service.

The vision of the Department of Management, as leading educators, is to work together as a team of professionals with a singular focus student learning. Central to the implementation of this vision is that students are our first priority. Their success is our success. We further believe that we are accountable as educators to display academic leadership. Finally, our success depends on working with the business community as partners in developing cutting edge education.

Programs of Study

The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas:

Career Opportunities

For information on career opportunities for graduates of the Department of Management, visit our Web site (www.coba.unt.edu/MGMT/).

Bachelor of Business Administration

The department offers the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in the professional fields listed below. General requirements for the BBA are listed in the "General University Requirements " and the "University Core Curriculum Requirements " in the Academics section and under "Bachelor of Business Administration" in the College of Business Administration section.

Academic Standards

1. It is required that students entering professional fields within the Department of Management have a grade point average of 2.5 on all courses completed at UNT and an overall grade point average of 2.5. First semester transfer students must have a transfer grade point average of 2.5 in order to take professional field courses.

2. A grade of C or above must be earned in each professional field or supporting field course completed in residence or transferred to UNT.

3. Academic requirements for graduation with a professional field within the Department of Management include:

a. a minimum overall (combined transfer and UNT) grade point average of 2.5;

b. a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on all advanced hours (3000- and 4000-level courses) attempted in the professional and supporting fields; and

c. a grade of C or better in each MGMT course taken in the professional and supporting fields.

Professional Field in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management, 18 Hours

The following courses are required for the professional field in entrepreneurship and strategic management.

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

MGMT 3830, 3860 and 3870, plus 3 hours approved in advance by the departmental adviser from the following: MGMT 4800; ACCT 4130; FINA 4300, 4310; MKTG 4700.

Professional Field in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, 18 Hours

The following courses are required for the professional field in organizational behavior and human resource management.

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

MGMT 3830, 3850, plus 6 hours approved in advance by the department adviser from the following: MGMT 4170, 4180, 4350, 4400, 4800; INSU 4400.

Professional Field in Operations Management Science, 18 Hours

The following courses are required for the professional field in operations management science.

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

MGMT 4830, 4880; ACCT 3270; MKTG 4260.

Minor in Management

A minor in management is open to non-business majors. The minor requires 18 hours, including MGMT 3720 plus 5 courses selected from the following: MGMT 3330, 3820, 3830, 3850, 3860, 3870, 3880, 4170, 4180, 4200, 4300, 4350, 4400, 4460, 4660, 4810, 4820, 4830, 4840, 4860,and 4880. It is the student's responsibility to satisfy required course prerequisites where applicable.

Graduate Degrees

The department offers degree programs leading to the Master of Business Administration with majors in administrative management, human resource management, operations management science, and the Doctor of Philosophy with a major in management. For information, consult the Graduate Catalog.

Courses of Instruction

All Courses of Instruction are located in one section at the back of this catalog.

Course and Subject Guide

The "Course and Subject Guide," found in the Courses of Instruction section of this book, serves as a table of contents and provides quick access to subject areas and prefixes.

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