BBA in Management
The BBA in Management program has built-in flexibility for students to prepare for a variety of professional career paths. Students receive opportunities 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 Bachelor’s degrees in management, students may pursue an MBA or they may obtain professional management certifications.
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.
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.
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 2010-2020 period was 9%. In May 2020, the median annual wage for Managers was $109,760, Administrative Service Managers was $98,890, Compensation and Benefits Managers was $125,130, and Sales Managers was $132,290.