Valparaiso University is committed to developing managers who are effective, ethical and humane leaders. With curricula that focus on ethics, communication and problem-solving, Valpo uniquely emphasizes preparing students to be effective and practical stewards of the resources entrusted to them as managers of organizations and leaders of people.
All College of Business majors begin with two core groups of courses:
The major requirements ensure students develop skills in critical thinking, logical decision-making, and thoughtful analysis of complex problems.
|Major Requirements for Management|
|MGT 310||Managing Human Resources||3 credits|
|MGT 315||Leadership and Interpersonal Skills||3 credits|
|MGT 425||Managing Technology and Change||3 credits|
|MGT 440||Cross-Cultural Management||3 credits|
|MGT 470||High-Performance Organizations||3 credits|
|Major Field Requirement||9 credits|
|Three non-core business courses numbered above 300|
|Free electives||7 credits|
|GRAND TOTAL (all courses)||125 credits|
In addition to the required courses outlined below, each student in the BSBA program is required to complete one of the following:
- A Cooperative Education experience combining full-time professional, paid work experience with academic coursework, or
- An Internship