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Be in demand with the knowledge and skills required Alaska's management professionals.

Businesses and public organizations alike are increasingly coming to realize that the most valuable assets that they have are their human assets - people. Realizing that people make the difference between success and failure, the emphasis areas in Human Resource Management and Management explore the operational and strategic components of managing this most valuable set of assets. Students pursuing the Human Resource Management emphasis or Management emphasis have the knowledge and skills necessary for successful management and human resource careers.

Management Program Sheet

Human Resources Managment Program Sheet

CareersSalaries
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Education Administrator
  • Employee Training Specialist
  • Human Resource Manager

$52,250 to $82,720 per year with a
bachelor’s degree

$34,250 to $57,890 per year with
an associate’s degree

Salary rates for managers and
human resource employees vary
according to occupation, level of
experience, training, location, and
firm size.

Angelica Johanson,  Bachelor of Business Administration, HR Management

'“I chose to attend UAS for several reasons. It is the local university, has a good reputation, and the distance program made it all possible since I work full time as well."'

Angelica Johanson, Bachelor of Business Administration, HR Management

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program develops a student's intellectual ability, executive personality, and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of core business courses and general education requirements. Core courses in key business competencies provide a strong foundation for which emphasis areas in accounting, human resources, management, and MIS allow you to tailor your degree towards your academic and career goals.


Human Resource Management Emphasis

The Human Resource Management emphasis area explores the operational and strategic components of managing businesses and public organizations most valuable assets, their employees, Coursework includes organizational theory and practices, labor laws and applications, the role of human resources in strategic planning and operations, and methods of recruitment and selection.


Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Candidates must complete the general education requirements (GERs) as well as the specific program requirements listed in this section for a minimum of 120 credit hours. Any given course may be counted as fulfilling more than one requirement in a degree program, but the credit hours can only be counted once. Degrees must include 42 credits of upper-division (300 or above) courses, 24 of which must be completed at UAS. Courses used as major requirements cannot be used as GERs.

A minimum grade of C (2.0) must be earned in math (through MATH S107) and communication classes taken in the general education requirements. In addition, all students in the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) program must either test out of or earn a C- or better in 3 hours of CIOS electives, 3 hours of CIOS spreadsheet or database courses, STAT S273, major and emphasis courses, and BA 462, Capstone. Students should complete the computer courses within their first sixty (60) credit hours.

Students in any of the business programs who are deemed deficient in any of the competency areas may be required to take additional courses to strengthen their skills before graduation. Any such additional courses can usually be counted as a program elective. Requiring supplementary course work will be considered if two different faculty members indicate a student has a weakness in the same outcome area.

Minimum Credit Hours120
General Education Requirements35
Must include:
MATHS107College Algebra (or higher)4
ECONS201Macroeconomics3
ECONS202Microeconomics3
Major Requirements64-70
ACCTS201Principles Financial Acct***3
ACCTS202Principles Managerial Acct3
BAS151Introduction to Business3
BAS152Business Foundation Simulation*3
CIOSS260Business Communications3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
CIOSS235Spreadsheet Concepts & App3
CIOSS240Database Concepts & App3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
BAS374Into to Quantitative Methods3
STATS273Elementary Statistics3
Note: Lower division courses must be substantially completed before admission to upper division courses. In cases where some lower division courses have not yet been completed, permission is required to take upper division core or emphasis classes.
BAS301Principles of Management3
BAS325Financial Management3
BAS330Legal Environment of Business3
BAS343Principles of Marketing3
BAS462Capstone: Strategic Management3
BAS490Political & Social Environment3
BAS498Applied Business Research*3
___S__Advisor-approved electives**6
___S__Electives16
Select one from the following (3 credits)
ACCTS316Accounting Information Systems3
BAS310Management Information Systems*3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
BAS375Project Management3
BAS412Operations Management3
*Not required for accounting emphasis
**Courses other than ACCT, BA and LAWS must be approved by your advisor.
*** ACCT S121 and S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement

Emphasis Requirements (2014-2015 CATALOG)

Human Resources Management Emphasis15
BAS351Organizational Behavior3
BAS361Human Resource Management3
BAS461Labor-Management Relations3
BAS466Strategic Human Resource Management3
BAS___Consult Advisor for the appropriate course3

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree program develops a student's intellectual ability, executive personality, and managerial skills through an appropriate blending of core business courses and general education requirements. Core courses in key business competencies provide a strong foundation for which emphasis areas in accounting, human resources, management, and MIS allow you to tailor your degree towards your academic and career goals.


Management Emphasis

The Management emphasis area explores the general management theory and practice as well as organizational, financial, operational, marketing, and human resource management. Coursework includes project management processes and tools, an examination of international business environments and practices, organizational theory and behavior, operations management, and financial management practices and implications.


Emphasis Requirements (2014-2015 CATALOG)

Emphasis Requirements15
BAS351Organizational Behavior3
BAS361Human Resource Management3
BAS487International Business3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
BAS375Project Management3
BAS412Operations Management/Production3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
BAS427Marketing and Entrepreneurial Financial Management3
BAS454Fraud and Forensic Examination3

Take a Class

The School of Management courses feature practitioner-oriented instruction with a focus on concepts and skills that you can apply to your current career immediately. 

Whether you are seeking professional development, considering a career change, or just interested in learning something new, UAS welcomes all students interested in taking a class.

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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BA Classes: Summer - 2015


Business organization, nature of major business functions such as management, finance, accounting, marketing and personnel administration. Opportunities and requirements for professional business careers.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51676JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/18 - 6/27

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

Provides application of concepts from BA S151. Students will make managerial decisions for a company in competition with other simulated companies. They will gain experience in thinking about the main functional areas of the business and how those affect firm performance in a competitive economic environment.

Prerequisite: BA S151.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51677JD1Alexis Fanelli
DISTWEB
5/18 - 6/27

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

Survey of the basics of management. Synthesis of the traditional and contemporary quantitative and behavioral approaches to the subject of management.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51679JD1Dustin Hofeling
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

Intensive analysis of the methods of financial planning and control, asset management, and other functions performed by the financial executive.

Prerequisite: ACCT S201.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51699JD1Vickie Williams
DISTWEB
5/18 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

This course examines business in its relation to the legal and judicial systems and to government regulation. It explores legal concepts and issues pertaining to competition, sales, employees, liabilities and forms of doing business.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51680JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/18 - 6/27

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

BA 332
3 CR

Law related to the formation of a contract including the offer, acceptance and consideration; defenses to the formation and enforcement of contracts, performance of contracts, excuse, discharge and damages.

Prerequisite: LAWS S101 or BA/LAWS S330.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
52039JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/18 - 6/27

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

Role of marketing in society and economy; the business firm as a marketing system; management of the firm's marketing effort.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51681JD2Ryan Anderson
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51700JD1Haley Johnson
DISTWEB
5/18 - 6/27

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

Assists executives, administrators and union business agents in the private and public sectors or students who aspire to such careers in dealing with collective benefit efforts of employees as developed and controlled by tradition, regulatory agencies and the courts. Coursework focuses on organizing, negotiating, arbitrating and the duty of a union to its members.

Prerequisite: BA S361 (C 2.00 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51683JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

In-depth examination of business policy and strategy. This course integrates the competencies and knowledge from the business disciplines and functional viewpoints into a comprehensive strategic planning and implementation process using a series of case studies and business simulation. Designed as the capstone course for senior BBA students, intended to be taken during the final semester.

Prerequisite: BA S301, BA S325, BA S343, and either STAT S273 or BA S374 (all C- 1.70 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
52125JD1Ljubomir Lj Medenica
DISTWEB
5/18 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

Policy decisions and governmental regulations affecting business as well as the social responsibility of business in society.

Prerequisite: ECON S201 or ECON S202 (C- 1.70 or better).
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51686JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51687JD2Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a comprehensive look at the change process in organizations using one basic change model. Examines practical techniques and tactics to complement strategic management concepts and to facilitate the implementation of strategy requiring change. Demands a systems perspective and assumes that change is continuous. Characteristics of successful and unsuccessful change are discussed. The objective is to master the steps that are necessary to be an effective change agent.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
52126JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/29 - 8/8

Prerequisite: BA S301 and corequisite BA S351, BA S476 recommended. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Registered Students must access UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online for textbook and course information and to edit their personal profile. Order textbooks at least one week prior to the first day of class from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $648 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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