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BGS in General Studies: Management Emphasis
(34 hours*)


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  1. Complete the following prerequisite course:
  2. Complete the following pre-core courses:
  3. Either: Or:
      IS 110 : Spreadsheet Skills and Business Analysis. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      IS 110 : Spreadsheet Skills and Business Analysis. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Basic spreadsheet skills focusing on features in MS Excel such as basic functions, logic and reference functions, statistical functions, what-if analysis, and charting to solve complex business problems. No technical background is necessary.

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  4. Then complete the following core 1 courses:
      ACC 200 : Principles of Accounting. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ACC 200 : Principles of Accounting. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Financial and managerial accounting principles. Basic accounting statements, processes, and management applications. Open to all students.

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      ECON 110 : Economic Principles and Problems. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ECON 110 : Economic Principles and Problems. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Strengths and weaknesses of markets and governments for solving problems of social organization or conflict, including policy response to inflation, unemployment, pollution, poverty, growth, etc.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      : Honors Economic Principles and Problems.
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      STAT 121 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 121 : Principles of Statistics. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also; Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      RECOMMENDED: MATH 110 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION:  Stemplots, boxplots, histograms, scatterplots; central tendency, variability; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing involving one and two means and proportions; contingency tables, simple linear regression.

      Course Outcomes
               
      : Honors Principles of Statistics.
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  5. Next complete the following core 2 courses:
      BUS M 241 : Marketing Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      BUS M 241 : Marketing Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Marketing's role in society and the firm, marketing opportunities, the consumer market, and management of marketing mix.

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      BUS M 390 : Ethics for Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      BUS M 390 : Ethics for Management. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Premanagement and Management 1 cores and full acceptance into the Marriott School upper-division major.
      DESCRIPTION: Analyzing ethical dilemmas and understanding ethical theories as they apply to decision making in management.

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      FIN 201 : Principles of Finance. (3:3:1.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      FIN 201 : Principles of Finance. (3:3:1.5)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      RECOMMENDED: Acc 200.
      DESCRIPTION: Financial management from the viewpoint of the business manager emphasizing profitability, liquidity, and long-range financial planning.

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      M COM 320 : Communication in Organizational Settings. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      M COM 320 : Communication in Organizational Settings. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: GE First-Year Writing requirement. To be taken before senior year. Not for freshmen.
      DESCRIPTION: Developing written and oral communications for professional organizations, including composing and designing employment communications. Incorporates oral presentations.
      NOTE: Fulfills GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication requirement.

      Course Outcomes
                
      : Honors Communication in Organizational Settings.
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      ORG B 320 : Organizational Effectiveness. (3:Arr:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ORG B 320 : Organizational Effectiveness. (3:Arr:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Theories and concepts for creating effective organizations, e.g., individual, group, and organizational processes and human resource functions, including selection, compensation, and performance management.
      NOTE: Taught online.

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  6. Then complete two courses from the following:
  7. Complete the following capstone course:
      STDEV 490 : Bachelor of General Studies Capstone. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STDEV 490 : Bachelor of General Studies Capstone. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Independent Study only.
      PREREQUISITE: STDEV 100; completion of all other BGS program requirements.
      DESCRIPTION: Culminating course required for bachelor of general studies degree: analyze and evaluate BGS experience in light of the "Aims of a BYU Education" and summarize this experience in a reflective paper, integrate material learned in emphasis by completing a scholarly essay, and demonstrate accomplishment of learning outcomes.

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Note: Emphasis requirements must be filled with credit less than 15 years old.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.