BBA - Management

Program Requirements

A minimum total of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in management. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements for all BBA programs set by the W. Frank Barton School of Business, candidates for the BBA in management must satisfy the following requirements of the curricular major:

All majors must contain at least 12 unduplicated credit hours. All minors must contain at least 3 unduplicated credit hours.

Course Title Hours
General Education
Select courses to meet General Education requirements 134-35
College Requirements 2
Bachelor of Business Administration Core Requirements27
Advanced Standing Requirements23-25
Management Major
HRM 466Fundamentals of Human Resource Management3
MGMT 460Designing Successful Organizations3
MGMT 462High Performance Leadership3
MGMT 463Building Remarkable Teams3
Major Electives
Select three of the following 39
Business, Government and Society
Successful Negotiation
Communicating Effectively in Organizations
Managing in Diverse Organizations
Making Effective Decisions
Principles of Global Supply Chain Management and Logistics
New Venture Feasibility Analysis
Talent Acquisition
Learning in Organizations
International Economics and Business
International Management
International Marketing
Virtual International Consulting Experience
International Financial Management
Open Electives
Select enough electives to reach 120 credit hours12-15
Total Credit Hours120

 A maximum of 3 credit hours of co-op may be used in the major.


Required major courses may also count towards General Education requirements. Students will need to select additional electives to reach 120 credit hours required for graduation with assistance from an advisor.


See the Bachelor of Business Administration page of the catalog for a full explanation of these college requirements.


Up to 3 credit hours may be substituted from upper-level courses in business administration with advisor’s consent, including MGMT 481, MGMT 491 and MGMT 690.

Applied Learning

Students in the BBA - management program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by taking MGMT 463 Building Remarkable Teams.

As part of this course, students are required to work in teams to complete a service learning project. Each student team selects an organization and works with it throughout the semester to complete a preselected project.