BS Management | LSU Rucks Department of Management

BS - Management

 

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Daniel S. Whitman
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor
Rucks Department of Management
2700A Business Education Complex North
Telephone: 225-578-6195

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Daniel B. Marin
Senior Instructor, Undergraduate, Honors, and Internship Advisor
Rucks Department of Management
2700D Business Education Complex North
Telephone: 225-578-6189

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BS Management

What is Management?

Management is the process of getting activities completed efficiently and effectively with, and through, other people. Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, and budgeting are all key factors and aspects of the overall function of an organization’s management.

Opportunities in Management

Areas: Human Resources, Labor Relations, Benefits and Compensation Management, General Management, Leadership, International Management, Strategic Planning and Implementation and Recruiting

Employers: Energy Companies, Government Agencies, Financial Institutions, Healthcare Industry, Manufacturing Firms, Nonprofit Organizations, Service Industries

BS in Management

The Bachelor of Science in Management is a 120-hour program with several learning objectives for students:

  • Evaluate a firm’s competitive environment
  • Evaluate a firm's resources and capabilities
  • Identify important managerial issues
  • Address issues of implementation
  • Communicate managerial issues and arguments effectively

Concentrations

Management majors must select one of the following concentrations:

Human Resource Management

The human resource management concentration requires students take nine hours of advanced HR focused classes which can include Employee Selection & Placement, Compensation Administration and Legal Issues in HRM plus six hours of electives. HR Concentration requirements are aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management's Curriculum Guidelines.

International Management

The international management concentration allows students to build their knowledge and skill in international management. Coursework is taken within the management department and in other departments to build the student's understanding of the complexity of international management and the cultural context of business. 

Strategic Leadership​

The strategic leadership concentration provides students with a broad-based understa​nding of the role of management and leadership in today's business environment. It focuses on such topics as decision making, the leadership role of the CEO, and dealing with management successes and failures. 

Curriculum

The BS in management curriculum is available in the LSU Catalog. For access to previous catalogs, visit the the LSU Catalog webpage.

Honors College

LSU Honors College provides the opportunity for exceptional students to earn the upper-division honors distinction along with the bachelor's in management.

 

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