2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Management, B.S./M.B.A. (Professional Studies)


Linda Anzalone, Ph.D., Chairperson
Lori Thanos. D.B.A., Associate Chairperson
 

Students will apply in the last semester of their junior year. Qualified students who are accepted to the 5-year program will then enroll in two graduate courses in the first semester of their senior year and two graduate courses in the second semester of their senior year. These four courses may count as major and/or general elective requirements at the undergraduate level, and incur no extra tuition beyond the regular undergraduate tuition. Upon undergraduate graduation, the student will complete the remaining eight graduate courses for the Graduate degree. Also Available Online.  Information about this Graduate degree can be found in the Graduate Digital Catalog.

Undergraduates are eligible for admission to the dual degree program after completing 90 credits, 21 of which must be completed at St. Joseph’s University and an overall and major GPA of 3.0.

Applicants are required to complete (as part of the 90 credits) the following courses with a grade of C or better:

ACC 200 (completed within the past 10 years)

BUS 100 or BUS 130 or HA 481

BUS/ECO 120 or BUS/ECO 226 or HA 496

COM 140 or COM 141 or HA 493

MAT 151 or BUS 222

 

Undergraduate students who have been accepted to the 5-year degree program must complete 4 graduate courses as noted below while an undergraduate. These courses may satisfy major and/or general elective requirements.

Applicable MGT courses that can be completed as part of the undergraduate program:

 

MGT 500 and

Any 3 of the following:

MGT 510

MGT 520

MGT 525

MGT 530            

MGT 545

MGT 550

Dual Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management/Master of Business Administration


Dual-degree candidates must meet the general undergraduate and graduate admissions requirements of Professional Studies. Most candidates typically have post-secondary education and training and will have acquired, through experience, the skills and knowledge appropriate to the degree.

Undergraduates are eligible for admission to the M.B.A. program after completing 90 credits, 21 of which must be completed at St. Joseph’s College. Applicants are required to complete (as part of the 90 credits), the following courses with a grade of C or better:

Equivalent courses from other accredited institutions will be considered. These courses include all prerequisite courses required for the graduate degree, as well as other courses deemed necessary by the department to provide students with a diversified foundation in management.

Applicants are required to have a 3.0 overall GPA and submit at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member in his/her major, attesting to the student’s readiness for graduate study. This recommendation must contain the approval of the department or associate chair.

M.B.A. applicants typically are required to have work experience involving supervision, program development, specialized training, considerable responsibility and/or independent judgment. Applicants for the B.S./M.B.A. can satisfy this requirement by completing a 3-credit internship during their junior or senior year.

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management Curriculum


Required Business Courses: 27 Credits


Plus Three of the Following Courses: 9 Credits


  • MGT 510 - Legal Issues in Management #
  • MGT 520 - Organizational Theory and Design #
  • MGT 525 - Marketing Concepts and Strategies #
  • MGT 530 - Management Information Systems #
  • MGT 545 - Financial Accounting and Analysis #
  • MGT 550 - Strategic Human Resources Management #

Liberal arts electives: 32 Credits


Other electives (including business electives): 30 Credits


Undergraduate Total: 120 Credits (Effective students entering Fall 2015)


Remaining M.B.A. Graduate Courses


Three of the Following Courses: 9 Credits


  • MGT - 510 Legal Issues in Management #
  • MGT - 520 Organizational Theory and Design #
  • MGT - 525 Marketing Concepts and Strategies #
  • MGT - 530 Management Information Systems #
  • MGT - 545 Financial Accounting and Analysis #
  • MGT - 550 Strategic Human Resources Management #

Plus: 15 Credits


  • MGT 610 - Statistical Applications in Research and Management 3 credits. #
  • MGT 655 - Operations and Quality Management 3 credits. #
  • MGT 662 - Corporate Financial Management 3 credits. #
  • MGT 670 - Strategic Planning and Management 3 credits. #
  • MGT 690 - Integrative Analysis in Management 3 credits. #

Dual-degree Total: 144 Credits (Effective students entering Fall 2015)


# denotes a graduate course.  See graduate catalog for course descriptions.

Organizational Management Online Program


 

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management is offered in the online format within Professional Studies. This online degree program has been designed for working adults with busy or variable schedules or those who are unable to attend classes at the College.

Pursuing this degree online will afford individual students the opportunity for continuous involvement with faculty and other students, exploring topics that relate to their lives and their work, with the aim of fostering authentic learning. The program builds on prior learning and experience, while fostering self-direction and respecting individual learning styles.

In order to participate in this program, adults would typically be employed in a full time position and will have substantial work experience involving supervision, program development, specialized training, considerable responsibility, and/or independent judgment. Students who succeed in online courses are highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined. Online learning is an active experience that requires students to make a commitment to consistent involvement in their courses. Additional information about this program can be found at http://www.sjny.edu