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Concentration Requirements

Both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations require competent managers at all levels. Today’s managers assume responsibilities for making informed and ethically sensitive business decisions in a diverse team-based environment. The management concentration at Merrimack allows students to develop their decision-making, communication, technological, organizational and leadership skills, as they tailor programs to fit their special areas of interest. Students concentrating in management must complete the following courses: Organizational Behavior, Legal Environment of Business, and three four-credit electives within management, or two management electives and business Internship.

In addition to satisfying the college’s institutional and distribution requirements and the core requirements for the major in business administration, students in the management concentration must take a minimum of five courses in their junior or senior year. Concentration requirements:

  • MGT 3310    Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 3330    Legal Environment of Business

Three (3) Management electives or two (2) Management electives and Business Internship (BUS 4850). Management Electives:

  • MGT 3315    Database Management Systems
  • MGT 3301    Systems Analysis and Design
  • MGT 3308    Quality Management
  • MGT 3309    Introduction to Management Science
  • MGT 3316    Web Development
  • MGT 3320    Employment Law and Labor Relations
  • MGT 3325    Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • MGT 3351    Human Resource Management
  • MGT 3355    Diversity in the Workplace
  • MGT 3357    International Management
  • MGT 4400    Networking and Data Communications
  • MGT 4410    Business Forecasting
  • MGT 4414    Organizational Dynamics
  • MGT 4415    e-Business
  • MGT 4800    Directed Study