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Bachelor of Science in Business Management

College of Arts & Sciences

Full Time
Undergraduate Major
Bachelors
On Campus

Program Description

Our Management Program is on the Cutting Edge

The only undergraduate program of its kind in Massachusetts—and one of only a few in the nation—Wentworth’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management prepares students for leadership roles in a diverse range of public- and private-sector organizations. Our graduates excel at managing technology development and implementation and accomplishing key institutional goals.

Led by a highly regarded faculty and delivered in a world-class technical and engineering environment, our innovative curriculum encompasses finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior, economics and business law. Students can further differentiate themselves by choosing from two elective tracks: project management or entrepreneurship.

Start Here, Go Anywhere

Whether you are eager to work in production management or product development, envision a career path in sales or marketing, or wish to start your own business or pursue an advanced degree, Wentworth’s BSBM program gives you a competitive edge.

Top 5 Reasons to Major in Business Management at Wentworth

  1. Our career-oriented faculty challenge students to think beyond the classroom and begin preparing to enter the workforce from the moment they begin their program of study.
  2. We continually examine and adjust our professionally aligned curriculum so it matches the constantly evolving demands of the modern workplace.
  3. For individuals who are comfortable with a high level of responsibility and have the ability to multitask, the industry provides numerous challenging, interactive career paths in virtually every spectrum.
  4. Experience with project-based activities during all four years of study ensures that our students keep up with the pace of change, innovate accordingly and are able to thrive in today’s project-driven work environment.
  5. Small class sizes and extensive group work help build a strong connection among Wentworth students. These networks lead to strong relationships and future employment opportunities.

Learn more about our Department of Management.

 

  • Program Objectives

    Wentworth’s business management students graduate with:

    • A solid background in all areas of management
    • An in-depth understanding of technology
    • The analytic and managerial skills to administer organizational resources strategically and efficiently
    • The fundamental skills to handle modern-day business challenges—and to hit the ground running once they enter the workforce

Program Curriculum

  • FIRST YEAR

    Fall Semester (total credits 16)

    • MGMT1000, Introduction to Management
    • MGMT1025, Computers and Business Applications
    • MATH1000, College Mathematics I
    • ENGLISH, English Sequence, See ENGL/HSS note below *

    Spring Semester (total credits 16)

    • MGMT1500, Decision Analysis for Business
    • MGMT2750, Integrative Financial Accounting
    • SCIENCE ELECTIVE, Lab Science
    • ENGLISH, English Sequence, See ENGL/HSS note below *
  • SECOND YEAR

      Fall Semester (total credits 16)

      • MGMT2000, Management Information Systems
      • MGMT2100, Management Communications
      • MGMT2200, Research Methods in Business
      • HSS ELECTIVE,  See ENGL/HSS note below *

      Spring Semester (total credits 18)

      • MGMT2500, System Analysis and Design
      • MGMT3250, Managerial Accounting
      • MGMT2850, Principles of Marketing
      • MGMT ELECTIVE, Concentration Course I
      • HSS ELECTIVE, See ENGL/HSS note below *

      Summer Semester

      • COOP3000, Pre-Cooperative Work Term (Optional)

       

      • THIRD YEAR

          Fall Semester (total credits 18-19)

          • MGMT3000, Managing and Leading Organizations
          • MGMT3650, Business Law
          • HSS ELECTIVE, See ENGL/HSS note below **
          • MGMT ELECTIVE, Concentration Course II
          • GENERAL ELECTIVE, General Elective

          Spring Semester

          • COOP3500, Co-op Work Term I

          Summer Semester (total credits 19)

          • MGMT ELECTIVE, Concentration Course III
          • MGMT3500, Financial Management
          • MGMT3700, Human Resources and Labor Management
          • MGMT3900, Operations Management
          • HSS ELECTIVE, See ENGL/HSS note below *
        • FOURTH YEAR

            Fall Semester

            • COOP4500, Co-op Work Term II

            Spring Semester (total credits 18)

            • HSS ELECTIVE, See ENGL/HSS note below *
            • MGMT4250, Strategic Management
            • MGMT4300, Integrative Seminar
            • MGMT4400, Business Negotiation Principles
            • MGMT ELECTIVE, Concentration Course IV

            Summer Semester (total credits 14)

            • MGMT5500, Senior Project
            • MGMT4000, International Business
            • MGMT ELECTIVE, Management Elective
            • HSS ELECTIVE, See ENGL/HSS note below *
          • Electives

            The following program elective courses will be offered if there is sufficient student interest and enrollment. Students select courses from Project Management electives listed below with the consent of the faculty advisor.

            • MGMT2060, Introduction to Technology Project Management
            • MGMT3060, Technology Acquisition Project
            • MGMT3560, Group Processes & Team Building
            • MGMT4060, Technology Project Management Seminar
            • Total Credits for Optional Project Management Concentration 14

            The following elective courses will be offered if there is sufficient interest and enrollment. Students select courses from Entrepreneurship electives listed below with the consent of the faculty advisor.

            • MGMT2065, Introduction to Entrepreneurship
            • MGMT3065, Entrepreneurial Marketing
            • MGMT3565, Technology Entrepreneurship
            • MGMT4165, Creating New Ventures
            • Total Credits for Optional Entrepreneurship Concentration 14
          • ENGL/HSS Note:

            Day program students are required to complete at least: 

            • One course in Humanities 
            • One course in the Social Sciences 
            • The remaining courses may be from either Humanities or Social Sciences category

            Students with a three English course sequence may use the third English course to satisfy a Humanities requirement.  For more information about the English, Humanities, and Social Science requirements please refer to the Graduation Requirements – Undergraduate section of this catalog.

            Of the six listed humanities and social science electives, BSM students must include the following HSS Directed Electives:

            • Microeconomics, ECON4154
            • Macroeconomics, ECON4152
            • An Ethics elective

          Program Tracking Sheet

          Business Management in the World

          Earnings in 2016

          $49,000 average per year

          Top 5 Job Titles for Business Managers

          • Project Manager
          • Project Engineer
          • Business Development Representative
          • Human Resources Coordinator
          • Venue Consultant and Master Event Coordinator
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