Bachelor - Business Management

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Management program at Herzing University is focused on giving you the opportunity to study business and financial subjects alongside general education requirements. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Herzing University's Bachelor of Science in Business Management program is designed to help you gain an understanding of the financial and communication skills that could be vital if you wish to pursue a career in the business field. You will have the chance to study basic college subjects, such as math and history, alongside specialized business classes that look at economics, project management, human resources, accounting, and strategic business operations. There is even a portion of the program devoted to electives, so that you can customize your learning experience. To complete this program, you will be required to pass personal and professional development courses as well as complete either an internship or a final capstone project. This program is offered online and at select campuses.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should enjoy working with people as well as money. You should have a desire to improve your planning abilities while exploring the ins and outs of the business world. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program at Herzing University requires the completion of a minimum of 123 credit hours. These credit hours are broken down into required management courses, electives, general education courses, personal and professional development courses, and a final capstone project or internship.

Required Management Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
AC 107 Accounting I
AC 220 Finance
BU 106 Introduction to Management
BU 204 The Digital Firm and Business Communications
BU 206 Business Law I
BU 220 Principles of Marketing
BU 302 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
BU 327 Business Ethics
BU 345 Project Management
BU 407 Quantitative Decision Making
EC 111 Principles of Microeconomics
EC 121 Principles of Macroeconomics

Open Business Elective Courses

  • A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. You may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course.

Open Elective Courses

  • A minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. A minimum of 12.00 semester credit hours between these two open elective categories must be at the 300- to 400-level.

Required Capstone or Internship

Course CodeCourse Title
BU 491 Capstone Project Final
BU 495 Internship Final

Required Courses in General Education

Course CodeCourse Title
4.00 Semester Credit Hours Computer Applications
3.00 Semester Credit Hours Cultural Diversity
6.00 Semester Credit Hours English Composition or Literature
3.00 Semester Credit Hours General Education Electives
3.00 Semester Credit Hours Humanities With a Critical Thinking Focus
1.00 Semester Credit Hour Information Literacy
7.00 Semester Credit Hours Mathematics (College Algebra or Above)
4.00 Semester Credit Hours Natural Science With a Lab Component
3.00 Semester Credit Hours Social or Behavioral Science
3.00 Semester Credit Hours Speech

Personal and Professional Development Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
PD 121 Professional Development I
PD 202 Professional Development II
PD 214 AS / AAS / BS / Diploma Internship Preparation

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduation from this program may enable you to seek out business career paths that begin with entry-level jobs or even those that could pose greater challenges. These positions could involve managerial work, could consist of working with money, or could be focused on interpersonal abilities. The organizational and financial skills focused on in this program could prove beneficial in your job search.

Possible business career opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Office Manager
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Analyst

Advanced Degrees

Upon completing this program, you may decide to apply for programs that offer higher-level degrees. These degree programs could allow you to concentrate your business knowledge in specific types of management areas or may broaden your business talents as a whole. If you wish to seek specialized or executive management opportunities, you may want to look into a master's degree.

Potential master's degrees include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Master of International Business