Management

teaching

The management program provides the skill and knowledge for students who will assume leadership roles in business. This program prepares them for various managerial positions. Students choose from one of four areas of emphasis in management: hospitality management, human resource management, international business, and small business/entrepreneurship. Students pursuing the hospitality management track develop expertise in the fields of restaurant, tourism, and hotel management. Plus they receive an overview of the hospitality and tourism industries, allowing them to choose various career paths. Students pursuing the human resource management area of emphasis develop a knowledge base suitable for careers such as compensation analyst, recruiter or training specialist. Students pursuing the international business area of emphasis are encouraged to study a foreign language and are instructed to participate in a study abroad program. They develop a knowledge base suitable in international business strategy and they acquire an appreciation of foreign culture and business practices. Students pursuing the small business/entrepreneurship area of emphasis pursue positions such as small business manager, entrepreneur, or franchise owner.