Undergraduate Catalog

2008-09 Academic Year

Department of Management

Main Office
Business Administration Building, Room 315
1155 Union Circle #305429
Denton, TX 76203-5429
Fax: 940-565-4394

Web site: www.coba.unt.edu/mgmt

Vicki Goodwin, Interim Chair


Professors Davis, D'Souza, Goodwin, Johnson, Powell, Taylor, Watson, White. Associate Professors BarNir, Insley, Kuo, Ledgerwood, Lillie, Miles, Ponthieu. Assistant Professor Cooper, Salimath, Stodnick. Executive Lecturer Hubbard. Lecturer Sexton.

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:

The college offers the following degree in business administration:

Concentrations are available under the MBA in health services management, organizational behavior and human resource management, operations and supply chain management, and strategic management.

The terms “professional field” (BBA degree programs), “concentration” (MBA degree programs) and “major” (BS, PhD degree programs) are used to designate the primary area of study.

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 See “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 2.7 on all courses completed at UNT. First term/semester transfer students must have a transfer grade point average of 2.7 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 2.7 grade point average in the professional and supporting field, with minimum grades of C required in each professional and supporting field course;

b. a minimum 2.7 grade point average in all courses completed at UNT; and

c. a minimum 2.7 grade point average in all work attempted, including transfer, correspondence, extension and residence work.

Professional Field in Entrepreneurship, 18 Hours

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

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

Choose 6 hours from each of the following groups:

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

MGMT 3860, Human Resource Management, plus five additional courses selected from the list below must be completed for the professional field in organizational behavior and human resource management.

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

MGMT 3830, 4660, plus 6 hours approved in advance by the department advisor from the following: any course listed above not taken to satisfy professional field requirements, MGMT 3850, 3880, 4210, 4800, 4860; RMIN 4400; LTEC 4440.

Professional Field in Operations and Supply Chain Management, 18 Hours

The following courses are required for the professional field in operations and supply chain management.

Approved Supporting Courses, 12 Hours

DSCI 3870 and LSCM 3960; plus two courses from the following: ACCT 3270, FINA 4300, MFET 4200, MGMT 3850, MGMT 3870 and DSCI 4510.

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, 4210, 4300, 4350, 4400, 4460, 4470, 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 a degree program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy with a major in management.

The college offers the Master of Business Administration with a major in business administration.

Concentrations are available at the master's level in health services management, organizational behavior and human resource management, operations and supply chain management and strategic 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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