BBA in Management

Overview

The BBA in Management program has in-built flexibility for students to prepare for a variety of professional career paths. Students get opportunity to prepare for professional development as Human Resources Professionals, Business Consultants, and for Administrative positions in diverse occupations such as Medical and Law Practices, Industry, Government and Non-Governmental Agencies. With Bachelors in management students can also enroll in graduate school for MBA and they can obtain Professional Management Certifications in chosen business area.

Curriculum

The BBA in Management is a 120 semester-hour program that builds upon a business core curriculum that includes Principles of Management (MGMT 300), Human Resources (MGMT 301), and Entrepreneurship (ENTP 300).
Course requirements for a BBA degree in Management are described in the Undergraduate Catalog of Texas Southern University.

Careers

Depending on the career path chosen, graduates of the management program gain knowledge needed to prepare for various administrative positions. Some choose to pursue the Human Resources profession that includes recruitment, training and development, performance evaluation, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and compensation/benefits. Those that choose the Entrepreneurship path use the knowledge gained from the program to manage family businesses or to launch own businesses.

Employment Outlook

According to the most recent survey in the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate for management related jobs for the 2016-26 period is 8 percent. In May 2017 the median annual wage for Managers was $102,590 Administrative Service Managers was $94,020, Compensation and Benefits Managers was $119,120, and Sales Managers was $121,060.