Management, Minor

Program Code: MGMT_UMNR

Program Description

Every organization depends on individuals who can effectively lead the people and processes that help the organization reach its goals. A minor in management offers students of any discipline the tools to lead and motivate people, develop effective organizational structures and processes, apply legal and appropriate human resources principles, and sustain ethical and inclusive goals.

If you see yourself running your own medical practice, landscaping operation, veterinary office, financial advising firm, or any other professional business, this minor can provide you with valuable insights into achieving your organizational goals.

What is Management?

Organizations need managers and leaders: people who can effectively lead organizations and manage the people in them, as well as develop and implement strategies that will lead to success. Management majors gain the knowledge and skills that will enable them to deal with the contemporary challenges facing organizations including leading and motivating people, working effectively in teams, developing effective organizational cultures, thinking ethically, inclusively, strategically, and sustainably, balancing the interests of multiple stakeholders in complex, legal, political, and ethical environments, and leading change.

Program Requirements

Requirement Credits
Requirements for the Minor 18

Requirements for the Minor

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor, as specified by Senate Policy 59-10. In addition, at least six credits of the minor must be unique from the prescribed courses required by a student's major(s).

Prescribed Courses
Prescribed Courses: Require a grade of C or better
MGMT 301Basic Management Concepts 13
MGMT 341Human Resource Management3
Additional Courses
Additional Courses: Require a grade of C or better
MGMT 321Leadership and Motivation3
or MGMT 355 Leadership and Change in Organizations
or MGMT 433 Leadership and Team Building
MGMT 326Organizational Behavior and Design3
or MGMT 331 Management and Organization
or MGMT 400 Organization Development
Supporting Courses and Related Areas
Supporting Courses and Related Areas: Require a grade of C or better
Select 3-6 credits of MGMT courses3-6
Select 0-3 credits from an approved list of management-related courses0-3

Students must complete the following prerequisites for MGMT 301: