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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT

Phone: 262-472-3964
E-Mail: management@uww.edu

Faculty: Peggy Anderson, Chotan Basu, Tom Bramorski, James Bronson, Christine Clements, William Dougan, William Drago, Yezdi Godiwalla (Chairperson), Jerry Gosen, P. Daniel Hancock, Stephen Havlovic, Jagannathan Iyengar, Anil Kumar, Robert Leitheiser, Manohar Madan, David Munro, K. Praveen Parboteeah, Sameer Prasad, Marcia Pulich, George Sargent, James Sisak, Louise Tourigny, Richard Wagner, John Washbush, Jon Werner.

Management is the art and science of effectively utilizing human and physical resources to attain the objectives of the organization. The programs of study include: general management (a separate major), human resources (a separate major), production/operations (a separate major). General management allows students flexibility in selecting courses to prepare for a position in a wide variety of areas. Human Resources Management (HR M Major) educates students for careers in compensation and benefits, human resource planning, and training and development, employee services, labor relations, and organizational development. Production/Operations Management (P/OM Major) prepares the students for careers in production and inventory control, scheduling, quantitative methods, quality control, purchasing, and supervision; emphasis is placed on the production of both goods and services in the private and public sectors. Safety Management prepares the student for positions in industrial safety leading to management positions in safety, personnel, and production.
 
 

MAJORS/EMPHASIS

GENERAL MANAGEMENT (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 369 AND MANGEMNT 419

 2. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM COURSES AS FOLLOWS:

 a. ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (3 UNITS):

 MANGEMNT 471 OR MANGEMNT 480 OR ECON 345 OR 3-UNIT (300 LEVEL OR ABOVE) QUANTITATIVE COURSE AS APPROVED BY THE ADVISOR (A STUDENT WHO HAS COMPLETED A CALCULUS COURSE MAY SUBSTITUTE A GENERAL MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE).

 b. GENERAL MANAGEMENT ELECTIVES (6 UNITS):

 MANGEMNT 310, MANGEMNT 385 OR MANGEMNT 387, MANGEMNT 410, MANGEMNT 486, MANGEMNT 488, MANGEMNT 493, MANGEMNT 496 AND MANGEMNT 498 (INTERNSHIPS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED).

 NOTE: STUDENTS MAY TAKE MANGEMNT 385 OR MANGEMNT 387 UNDER THIS SECTION, BUT NOT BOTH.
 
 

3. IDENTIFY THROUGH A WRITTEN PROPOSAL AT LEAST

 9 UNITS AT 300 OR 400 LEVEL IN CONSULTATION

 WITH A GENERAL MANAGEMENT ADVISER. THE

 COURSES MUST CONSTITUTE A LOGICAL AND

 COHERENT PROGRAM WITHIN THE GENERAL

 MANAGEMENT CONTEXT.

 4. COMPLETE AN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT COURSE AS A GENERAL MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE (SECOND REQUIREMENT ABOVE, MANGEMNT 410) OR AN INTERNATIONAL COURSE AS PART OF THE FOCUS COMPONENT (THIRD REQUIREMENT ABOVE) AS APPROVED BY THE ADVISOR.
 
 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 320

 2. SELECT 21 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 425, MANGEMNT 426, MANGEMNT 428, MANGEMNT 429, MANGEMNT 430, MANGEMNT 478, MANGEMNT 493, MANGEMNT 496, MANGEMNT 498, FNBSLW 443 AND SFTY 462-380
 
 

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 445, MANGEMNT 450, MANGEMNT 455, MANGEMNT 465 AND MANGEMNT 471

 2. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 456, MANGEMNT 460, MANGEMNT 466, MANGEMNT 480, MANGEMNT 486, MANGEMNT 493, MARKETNG 436, ECON 438
 
 

OM: E-OPERATIONS EMPHASIS (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 445, MANGEMNT 450, MANGEMNT 455, MANGEMNT 465 AND MANGEMNT 471

 2. SELECT 3 COURSES FROM:

 MANGEMNT 456, MANGEMNT 460, MANGEMNT 480, COMPSCI 210, OR COMPSCI 220
 
 

OM: SERVICE MANAGEMENT EMPHASIS (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 445, MANGEMNT 450, MANGEMNT 455, MANGEMNT 465 AND MANGEMNT 471

 2. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 456, MANGEMNT 466, MANGEMNT 480, MANGEMNT 486, MANGEMNT 493
 
 

OM: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT EMPHASIS (BBA)
 
 

MAJOR - 24 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 445, MANGEMNT 450, MANGEMNT 455, MANGEMNT 465 AND MANGEMNT 471

 2. SELECT 9 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 456, MANGEMNT 460, MARKETNG 436, ECON 438, MANGEMNT 493
 
 

PROGRAM OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION
 
 

The University offers an opportunity for students to earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Public Policy and Administration. The major is designed to prepare students for careers in local, state, or national governments, and in businesses and other organizations in the private sector which work closely

 with government. The major is sponsored jointly by the Political Science Department in the College of Letters and Sciences and the Management Department in the College of Business and Economics. The courses in the major are offered by these two departments and by several other departments in the two Colleges, providing broad interdisciplinary preparation for the student.
 
 

MAJOR
 
 

PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (BS)
 
 

MAJOR - 60 UNITS

 1. ACCOUNT 244, ECON 212, MANGEMNT 211, PSYCH 211

 2. MATH 231 OR PSYCH 215

 3. MANGEMNT 301, MANGEMNT 480, POLISCI 344, POLISCI 320 AND POLISCI 330

 4. POLISCI 489

 5. SELECT 3 - 12 UNITS FROM COURSE POLISCI 493 IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER.

 A 2.25 COMBINED UW-W & TRANSFER GPA IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THE COURSE.

 6. IN CONSULTATION WITH ADVISER SELECT 0-9

 UNITS OF ELECTIVES IN LIBERAL ARTS OR

 BUSINESS COURSES

 7. IN CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISER

 SELECT A 15 UNIT CONCENTRATION FROM

 PUBLIC POLICY, GENERAL MANAGEMENT,

 PERSONNEL, POLICE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 ADMINISTRATION, PLANNING AND BUDGET

 ADMINISTRATION, URBAN AFFAIRS, AND

 LEGAL AFFAIRS; OR AN INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN.
 
 

WRITING REQUIREMENT - 3 UNITS

 1. SELECT 1 COURSE FROM

 BSEDCNA 353, ENGLISH 370, ENGLISH 372,

 POLISCI 300 RLS
 
 

*General Education Recommendations: POLISCI 141 American Government and Politics, ECON 211 Economic Principles, MATH 143 Finite Math for Business and Social Sciences or MATH 152 Elementary Functions.
 
 

A combined UW-W and transfer GPA of 2.25 or higher and a GPA of 2.00 in the major are required to take PSCI 820-493 and to graduate. No more than 3 Economics and 10 Business courses may be taken. Courses applied toward General Studies cannot be used for major or liberal arts requirements. A minor is not required.
 

MINOR
 

MANAGEMENT
 
 

The student may concentrate in one of the following three areas in Management : General, Human Resources, or Production.
 
 

MANAGEMENT GENERAL

MINOR - 21 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 301, MANGEMNT 369 AND MANGEMNT 419

 2. SELECT 6 - 12 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 310, MANGEMNT 385, MANGEMNT 410,

 MANGEMNT 486, MANGEMNT 488, MANGEMNT 493, MANGEMNT 496

 3. SELECT 0 - 6 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 306, MANGEMNT 320, MANGEMNT 480,

 PSYCH 355, SOCIOLGY 380, POLISCI 320, SPEECH 327, SPEECH 427, SPEECH 429

 4. A MAXIMUM OF 2 TRANSFER COURSES & A MAXIMUM OF 3 UNITS IN SPECIAL OR INDEPENDENT STUDY, CORRESPONDENCE & INTERNSHIPS WILL BE ALLOWED
 
 

MINOR - RECOMMENDATION

 1. ECON 245 BUSINESS STATISTICS AND MATH 143 FINITE MATH FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
 
 

The general emphasis will provide students with the supervisory and managerial knowledge and training required for first line supervisory positions in such areas as: manufacturing, distribution, retailing, offices, government, or service organizations. Any student with an interest in supervision and the planning, organizing, and control of activities based on goals and objectives may be interested in this emphasis regardless of major. Students enrolled in the ROTC program should definitely investigate this emphasis area of the professional minor.
 
 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MINOR - 21 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 320 OR POLISCI 421

 2. SELECT 18 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 425, MANGEMNT 426, MANGEMNT 428, MANGEMNT 429, MANGEMNT 430, MANGEMNT 478, (MANGEMNT 493 OR MANGEMNT 498), FNBSLW 443 AND SFTYIND 380
 
 

The human resource management emphasis will provide students with the specialized knowledge and training required in entry-level professional positions in Human Resource Departments of various types of organizations (e.g. business, industry, government, non-profit, etc.) This would include areas such as planning and employment, training and development, wage and salary administration, insurance pensions, accident prevention, labor problems, or collective bargaining. Students majoring in political science, psychology, communication, sociology, or similar areas may find this emphasis to be of interest.
 
 

MANAGEMENT PRODUCTION

MINOR - 21 UNITS

 1. MANGEMNT 301 AND MANGEMNT 306

 2. SELECT 15 UNITS FROM COURSES

 MANGEMNT 351, MANGEMNT 356, MANGEMNT 445, MANGEMNT 450, MANGEMNT 455, MANGEMNT 460, MANGEMNT 465, MANGEMNT 466, MANGEMNT 471, MANGEMNT 480, MANGEMNT 486, MARKETNG 436, SFTYIND 380, SFTYIND 381 OR SFTYIND 483

 3. A MAXIMUM OF 2 TRANSFER COURSES & A MAXIMUM OF 3 UNITS IN SPECIAL OR INDEPENDENT STUDY, CORRESPONDENCE & INTERNSHIPS WILL BE ALLOWED
 
 

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT - 12 UNITS

 1. ECON 245, MANGEMNT 211 AND MATH 143 RLS

 2. MATH 243 RLS
 
 

The production emphasis will provide students with the specialized knowledge and training required in a variety of assignments in production departments (manufacturing, operations, etc.) of various types of organizations. These would include entry-level professional positions in such areas as: materials management, production scheduling and inventory control, work measurement and methods, facilities planning, materials handling, or quality control. Those students majoring in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics may find this emphasis to be of great interest. Also, any student who has completed the pre-engineering curriculum should investigate this emphasis area of the Minor in Business Studies, regardless of major.
 
 
 
 

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