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

The Management emphasis area focuses on the principles and theory of organizational behavior, project management processes and tools, principles of technical human resource management, and critical international business environments and practices.  Students pursuing the Management emphasis have the knowledge and skills necessary for successful management careers with government agencies, non-profit organizations, business and corporations.

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.


Degree Requirements (2015-2016 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- (1.70) must be earned in all accounting and business administration prerequisite courses as well as math (through MATH S151) 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 CIS 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
Major Requirements61-70
Emphasis Areas15-24

General Education Requirements

Must include:

MATHS151College Algebra for Calculus (or higher)4
ECONS201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECONS202Principles of Microeconomics3

Major Requirements

Lower Division Courses

ACCTS201Principles of Financial Accounting*3
ACCTS202Principles Managerial Accounting3
BAS151Introduction to Business3
BAS251Management Skills3
BAS263Business Communications3
* ACCT S121 and ACCT S122 will meet ACCT S201 requirement.

Select one from the following (3 credits):

CISS235Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications*3
CISS240Database Concepts & Applications**3

* ACCT emphasis students take CIS S235

** MIS emphasis students take CIS S240

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS374Introduction 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.

Upper Division Courses

BAS301Principles of Management3
BA/CISS310Management Information Systems*3
BAS325Financial Management3
BAS330Legal Environment of Business3
BAS343Principles of Marketing3
BAS462Capstone: Strategic Management3
BAS476Project Management3
BAS490Political & Social Environment of Business3
BAS498Applied Business Research*3
___S___Advisor-approved electives**3-6
___S___Electives16

* Not required for accounting emphasis

** Courses with ACCT, BA, CIS, or LAWS designators are pre-approved. Other courses need advisor approval.

Emphasis Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Emphasis Requirements15
BAS351Organizational Behavior3
BAS361Human Resource Management3
BAS412Operations Management/Production3
BAS487International Business3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

BAS454Fraud and Forensics Examination3
BAS481Organizational Change3

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 - 2016


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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51158JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Allows students to explore various techniques for developing effective management skills. Personal skills, interpersonal skills, group skills, and communication skills will be explored. Diagnostic tools, discussion, reflection, self-analysis, and skill practice will be the primary learning methods used. The main objective is for students to develop a personalized plan for professional improvement.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51908JD1Haley Johnson
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Applies techniques of written and oral communications to business situations requiring problem solving and an understanding of human relations. Topics include written communications (letters, memoranda, and reports), oral communications (one-on-one and small group interactions and oral presentations), listening skills, nonverbal communications, and communication technology.

Prerequisite: BA S163 or ENGL S111 (C or higher) or Business English placement test.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51909JD1Elizabeth Hoffman
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
5:30p - 7:00p
5/16 - 8/6

Course meets online via Collaborate, dates TBA (sessions will be recorded for those with time conflicts). Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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 as directed on course site. For more information call (907) 796-6402 or 1-800-478-9069 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $570 (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
51160JD1Dustin Hofeling
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (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
51163JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (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
51165JD1Ryan Anderson
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (additional charges may apply)

This course will cover the theoretical and substantive aspects of the formation, operation, and dissolution of various types of business organizations. The subjects will include the law of sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Aspects of agency and employment law will also be examined.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51729JD1Michael Boyer
DISTWEB
5/16 - 6/25

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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.

Tuition and fees: $690 (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
51167JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (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 B.B.A. 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
51168JD1Ljubomir Lj Medenica
DISTWEB
5/16 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a comprehensive look at managing change within organizations using one basic change model. Examines practical techniques and tactics to facilitate the implementation of any strategy and/or program requiring change. Prepares participants to be effective change agents in personal and professional settings.

Prerequisite: BA S301. Corequisite: BA S351. Recommended: BA S476.
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
51730JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (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
51169JD1Charla Brown
DISTWEB
6/27 - 8/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet. 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: $690 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
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The School of Management business programs have been approved for candidacy status with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Business Administration department maintains current membership with the ACBSP. ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP’s mission statement is “ACBSP promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world.” The ACBSP accreditation standards are modeled on the Baldrige National Quality Program and its Criteria for Educational Performance Excellence.

The School of Management at the University of Alaska Southeast is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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