Business Management Degrees

Career Opportunities

Job Outlook

Job demand is high, particularly in larger metropolitan areas; and the employment outlook is excellent.

Positions You Could Fill

  • Agents
  • Business Managers
  • Business Executives
  • Operations Managers
  • Health Service Administrators
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Job Benefits and Analysis Specialists
  • Management Analysts
  • Office Managers
  • Purchasing Managers

Programs

Certificate in Business Management30 Credits

Discipline Core Requirments24 Credits

  • FIN 1060Personal Finance3.0
  • MGMT 1010Introduction to Business3.0
  • MGMT 2200Business Communication3.0
  • MGMT 2390Effective Business Presentations3.0
  • ACC 1150Fundamentals of Business Math3.0
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting3.0
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency*3.0
  • ECON 1010Economics as a Social Science3.0

Elective Requirements6 Credits

  • Choose six credits of business electives from the ACC, ECON, FIN, HM, LEGL, MKTG, or MGMT prefixes. A maximum of 3 credits may be cooperative work experience.6.0

Graduation Requirements 

    1. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester credits.
    2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA or above in Business courses. No grade below "C-" in business courses.
    3. Residency hours: Minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
Footnotes:
* Students will be required to complete DGM 2010 with a score of 80 percent or higher

AAS in Business Management65 Credits

General Education Requirements17 Credits

  • ENGLISH
  • ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3.0
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MAT 1010Intermediate Algebra4.0
  • HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  •  Any approved Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language3.0
  • SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
  • ECON 1010Economics as a Social Science3.0
  • BIOLOGY OR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
  •  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course3.0
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH/SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENT
  •  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety, or Environment Course1.0

Discipline Core Requirments30 Credits

  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • and ACC 2020Managerial Accounting (3.0)
  • or ACC 2030Principles of Accounting6.0
  • MGMT 1010Introduction to Business3.0
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency3.0
  • or Business Computer Proficiency Exam*
  • FIN 1060Personal Finance3.0
  • MGMT 2200Business Communication3.0
  • MGMT 2390Effective Business Presentations3.0
  • MGMT 3010Principles of Management3.0
  • MGMT 3600Principles of Marketing3.0
  • LEGL 3000Business Law3.0

Elective Requirements18 Credits

  • Any ACC, ECON, FIN, HM, LEGL, MKTG, MGMT course 1000 level or higher **9.0
  • General Education Electives (select from Distribution List)9.0

Graduation Requirements

    1. Completion of a minimum of 65 semester credits
    2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above with 2.5 required for all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade below C- in required courses
    3. Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
    4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
Footnotes:
* Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the DGM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher.
** No more than three credits of MGMT 281R Cooperative Work Experience will be allowed as business elective; see advisor for further recommendations.

AS Pre Major in Business60 Credits

General Education Requirements36 Credits

  • ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3.0
  • ENGL 2010Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences (3.0)
  • or ENGL 2020Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology3.0
  • Complete one of the following:
  • MATH 1050College Algebra4.0
  • or An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher
  • Complete one of the following:3.0
  • HIST 1700American Civilization (3.0)
  • HIST 2700US History to 1877 (3.0)
  • and HIST 2710US History since 1877 (3.0)
  • HIST 1740US Economic History (3.0)
  • POLS 1000American Heritage (3.0)
  • POLS 1100American National Government (3.0)
  • Complete one of the following:3.0
  • PHIL 2050Ethics and Values3.0
  • HLTH 1100Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)
  • or PES 1097Fitness for Life (2.0)
  • Distribution Courses
  •  Biology3.0
  •  Physical Science3.0
  •  Additional Biology or Physical Science3.0
  •  Humanities Distribution--HUM 1010 recommended3.0
  •  Fine Arts Distribution3.0
  •  Social/Behavioral Science (ECON 2020 will fulfill this requirement)3.0

Discipline Core Requirements15 Credits

  • Choose 15 credits from the following list:15.0
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)*
  • LEGL 3000Business Law (3.0)
  • ECON 2020Macroeconomics (3.0)
  • MGMT 2200Business Communication (3.0)
  • MGMT 2390Effective Business Presentations (3.0)
  • MGMT 3010Principles of Management (3.0)

Elective Requirements9 Credits

  • Complete any 9 credits numbered 1000 or higher9.0

Graduation Requirements 

    1. Completion of minimum of 60 semester credits.
    2. Overall GPA of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA or above in Business courses. No grade Below "C-" in Business courses.
    3. Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
    4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
Footnotes
* Students will be required to complete the DGM 2010 with a score of 80 percent or higher

BS in Business Management123-124 Credits

General Education Requirements36 Credits

  • ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing3.0
  • ENGL 2010Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences3.0
  • or ENGL 2020Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)
  • MATH 1050College Algebra4.0
  • or an Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher
  • Complete one of the following:3.0
  • HIST 2700US History to 1877 (3.0)
  • and HIST 2710US History since 1877 (3.0)
  • HIST 1700American Civilization (3.0)
  • HIST 1740US Economic History (3.0)
  • POLS 1000American Heritage (3.0)
  • POLS 1100American National Government (3.0)
  • Complete of the following:3.0
  • PHIL 2050Ethics and Values3.0
  • HLTH 1100Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)
  • or PES 1097Fitness for Life (2.0)
  • Distribution Courses
  • ECON 2020Macroeconomics* (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science credit)3.0
  •  Biology3.0
  •  Physical Science3.0
  •  Additional Biology or Physical Science3.0
  •  Humanities Distribution3.0
  •  Fine Arts Distribution3.0

Discipline Core Requirements50 Credits

  • Business Foundation Courses:
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • and ACC 2020Managerial Accounting (3.0)
  • or ACC 2030Principles of Accounting6.0
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency
  • or Business Computer Proficiency Exam**
  • MATH 1100Introduction to Calculus4.0
  • MGMT 2200Business Communication3.0
  • ECON 2010Microeconomics3.0
  • MGMT 2340Business Statistics I3.0
  • MGMT 2390Effective Business Presentations3.0
  • Business Core Courses:
  • INFO 3120Principles of Information Systems--A Managerial Approach3.0
  • LEGL 3000Business Law3.0
  • MKTG 3600Principles of Marketing3.0
  • FIN 3100Principles of Finance*3.0
  • MGMT 3000Organizational Behavior3.0
  • MGMT 3450Operations Management*3.0
  • MGMT 3890Career Preparation2.0
  • MGMT 4800Strategic Management*3.0
  • MGMT 4830Strategic Management Capstone Simulation1.0
  • MGMT 495RExecutive Lecture Series (1.0)
  • or MGMT 493REntrepreneurship Lecture Series1.0

Emphasis

  • Complete one of the following:
  • Entrepreneurship27.0

    Emphasis Requirements

    • MGMT 3170Entrepreneurship3.0
    • MGMT 4300Entrepreneurship Business Plannin3.0
    • MGMT 4450Entrepreneurship Enterprise Formation3.0

    Emphasis Elective Requirements

    • Complete 18 credits from the following courses:18.0
    • FIN 3150Financial Management
    • MKTG 3650Selling and Sales Management
    • MKTG 3670Advertising and Promotion
    • MGMT 3430Human Resource Management
    • MGMT 4200Opportunity Identification in Entrepreneurship
    • MGMT 4210Entrepreneurship Personal Development
    • MGMT 4400New Venture Financing
  • General Business27.0
    • MGMT 330GSurvey of International Business3.0
    • MGMT 3430Human Resource Management3.0
    •  Complete 21 credits of pre-approved upper-division courses. See advisor for list of courses.3.0
  • Hospitality Management28.0
    • MGMT 330GSurvey of International Business3.0
    • MGMT 3200Global Tourism3.0
    • HM 3020Hospitality Managerial Accounting4.0
    • HM 3390Hotel Operations II3.0
    • HM 3640Food and Beverage Controls3.0
    • HM 3710Marketing of Hospitality Services3.0
    • HM 4550Hospitality Industry Management3.0
    • HM 482RInternship3.0
  • International Business27.0

    Emphasis Requirements

    • FIN 4180International Finance Management*3.0
    • MGMT 332GCross-Cultural Communications for International Business3.0
    • MGMT 335GInternational Marketing3.0
    • MGMT 4870International Management*3.0

    Emphasis Elective Requirements

    • Complete 15 pre-approved elective credits. See advisor for list of specific courses.15.0

Elective Requirements10 Credits

  • Complete 10 credits of any non-Woodbury School of Business courses15.0

Graduation Requirements 

Note: Students will be limited to 15 hours of upper-division credit until MATRICULATION is completed.
    1. Completion of a minimum of 123 semester credits required in the BS degree; at least 40 credit hours must be upper-division courses.
    2. Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade lower than a “C-” in core and specialization courses.
    3. Residency hours: Minimum of 30 credit hours of business courses through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
    4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
Footnotes
** Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the DGM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher.
* Courses with an asterisk (*) cannot be taken until student is matriculated.

Minor in Business Management23 Credits

Matriculation Requirements

  • Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU

Discipline Core Requirements20 Credits

Business Core Courses:
  • ACC 3000Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts4.0
  • INFO 3120Principles of Information Systems--A Managerial Approach3.0
  • LEGL 3000Business Law3.0
  • MGMT 2200Business Communication3.0
  • ECON 2020Macroeconomics3.0
  • MGMT 3010Principles of Management3.0
  • MGMT 495RExecutive Lecture Series1.0
  • or MGMT 493REntrepreneruship Lecture Series (1.0)

Elective Requirements3 Credits

  • Choose one of the following3.0
  • FIN 3100Principles of Finance* (3.0)
  • MGMT 330GSurvey of International Business (3.0)
  • MGMT 3430Human Resource Management (3.0)
  • MKTG 3600Principles of Marketing (3.0)

Graduation Requirements 

NOTE: Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses. Not available to Business Managment majors.
  1. Overall grade point average of 2.5 in all Woodbury School of Business courses and no grade lower than a C- in business courses.
  2. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.

Minor in Entrepreneurship19 Credits

Discipline Core Requirements16 Credits

  • MGMT 3170Entrepreneurship3.0
  • MGMT 3180Small Business Development3.0
  • MGMT 3190Entrepreneurship Financing Ventures3.0
  • MGMT 4300Entrepreneurship Business Planning3.0
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • and ACC 2020Managerial Accounting (3.0)
  • or ACC 2030Principles of Accounting (6.0)
  • or ACC 3000Financial Managerial and Cost4.0
  •  Accounting Concepts (4.0)

Elective Requirements3 Credits

  • Choose 3 credits from the following3.0
  • MGMT 3430Human Resource Management (3.0)
  • MKTG 3650Selling and Sales Management (3.0)
  • MKTG 3670Advertising and Promotion (3.0)
  • LEGL 3000Business Law (3.0)

BA/BS in Integrated Studies123 Credits

The following Integrated Studies Emphasis is available (see the Integrated Studies section for complete degree requirement listings.)

Emphasis in Business Management Requirements18 Credits

  • Prerequisites:
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • and ACC 2020Managerial Accounting (3.0)
  • or ACC 2030Principles of Accounting6.0
  • or ACC 3000Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts6.0
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)
  • or Business Computer Proficiency Exam*
  • Complete the following:
  • INFO 3120Pinciples of Information Systems--A Managerial Approach3.0
  • ECON 2020Macroeconomics3.0
  • MGMT 3010Principles of Management3.0
  • MKTG 3600Principles of Marketing3.0
  • Choose 6 credits from the following6.0
  • LEGL 3000Business Law (3.0)
  • ECON 2010Microeconomcis (3.0)
  • FIN 3100Principels of Finance (3.0)
  • MGMT 330GSurvey of International Business (3.0)
  • MGMT 3430Human Resource Management (3.0)
  • Note: A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses, and no grade lower than a C-, required for graduation.
  • Footnotes:
  •  * Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the DGM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher.

Emphasis in Business Leadership Requirements18 Credits

  • Prerequisites:
  • ACC 2010Financial Accounting (3.0)
  • and ACC 2020Managerial Accounting (3.0)
  • or ACC 2030Principles of Accounting6.0
  • or ACC 3000Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts6.0
  • DGM 2010Business Computer Proficiency (3.0)
  • or Business Computer Proficiency Exam*
  • Complete the following:
  • INFO 3120Pinciples of Information Systems--A Managerial Approach3.0
  • ECON 2020Macroeconomics3.0
  • MGMT 3000Organizational Behavior3.0
  • MGMT 3010Principles of Management3.0
  • MGMT 3500Leadership Theory and Application3.0
  • MKTG 3600Principles of Marketing3.0
  • Note: A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses, and no grade lower than a C-, required for graduation.

Create Your Personal Graduation Plan Today

  • Avoid accumulating credits you don't need for graduation.
  • Make sure the University schedules the classes you need when you need them.

You could graduate in 3 years!

  1. Enroll in 15 credits each semester. See "15 to Finish" for more information on the financial and academic benefits of completing 15 credits a semester.
  2. Enroll in summer semester to expedite graduation.

Generic graduation plan based on a full-time student who does not need developmental courses and does not have transfer credit

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