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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Management, B.S.


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In today’s rapidly changing business environment, you deserve the best education as you work towards a long career in management. Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Management at the University of Houston-Clear Lake is one way to achieve this goal. Our College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. This accreditation ensures that you will acquire the necessary leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills that can be applied to areas such as personnel management, production, small business management, nonprofit and public administration and retail and sales management.

This degree plan allows you to learn the foundations of management by selecting an area of specialization such as entrepreneurship and small business management, leadership, human resource management and environmental management. To further understand the art and science of management, you will complete electives in negotiations, teamwork and leadership, dispute resolution, organizational communication, human resources and employee training. Upon graduation, you will possess the expertise and training required to face a complex collection of challenges that emerge in a rapidly changing business environment. Selecting this degree plan will enable you to be workforce ready with the skills that employers” desire.

The degree in Management leads to the Bachelor of Science. A minimum of 57 upper-level (33XXand 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Additional Information


Grades must be C- or higher.

Additional Information


Grade must be C- or higher.

Life and Physical Sciences (6 hours)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:


American History (6 hours)


Government/ Political Science (6 hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Additional Information


Other courses may meet this requirement; however, ECON 2301  will still be required for all Business majors.

Component Area Option (6 hours)


Two 1- hour Life and Physical Science Labs

College Core Requirements (48 hours)


The following courses constitute the business core and are required of all business students. No more than 6 hours of grades in the range of D+, D or D- are permitted in upper-level (33XX and 43XX) Business Core Requirements.

Additional Information


When ECON 2301  is used to satisfy the Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement, an additional elective will be needed.

Major Requirements (21 hours)


All courses within the Major Requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to graduate. Management majors may take any 15 hours of upper-level (33XX and43XX) management electives or select one of the four of the concentrations offered.

Management Electives (15 hours)


Choose any 5 upper-level (33XX or 43XX) MGMT courses beyond those already required (15 hours) OR Complete one of the Management Concentrations (15 hours).

Additional Information


Students can: (1) select a concentration OR (2) take five upper-level management elective courses of their choice.

Elective Requirements (9 hours)


Any 3 upper-level (33XX or 43XX) courses offered by Colleges of Business, Human Sciences & Humanities & Science & Engineering or Education.

Management Concentrations (optional)


Entrepreneurship & Small Business Concentration (15 hours)


Required two courses (6 hours)

Leadership Concentration (15 hours)


Required two courses (6 hours)
Additional Information

May replace LEGL 4353  with MGMT 4391  special topics course titled Dispute Resolution.

May replace MGMT 4326  with MGMT 4391  special topics course titled Effective Negotiations.

Management Elective (3 hours)


Any upper-level (33XX or 43XX) MGMT course not already taken (3 hours).

Human Resource Management Concentration (15 hours)


Required three courses (9 hours)
Additional Information

May replace LEGL 4353  with MGMT 4391  special topics course titled Dispute Resolution.

Management Elective (3 hours)


Any upper-level (33XX or 43XX) MGMT course not already taken (3 hours).

Environmental Management Concentration (15 hours)


Required two courses (6 hours)

Environmental Management Electives (6 hours)


Choose two courses from the ENVR rubric 4000 level (6 hours).

Management Elective (3 hours)


Any upper-level (33XX or 43XX) MGMT course not already taken (3 hours).

Graduation Requirements


  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.

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