Management BBA Degree
Prepare to Manage People and Projects in Today’s Dynamic Workplace
The world of commerce depends on talented and well-trained professionals to manage businesses. Earning a bachelor’s degree in business management at The University of Texas at Tyler can give you not only a valuable skill set but also a superior foundation that’s valued by employers in Texas and throughout the country.
- Complete a curriculum that addresses the most pressing concerns of today’s businesses including globalization, and the emergence of an ethnically diverse workforce and intense competition.
- Get to know your professors well in small classes that average a 17:1 student-to-professor ratio.
Graduates of the bachelor’s in business management degree program are employed in such locations as: Walmart, East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System, Trinity Mother Frances Health System, city of Tyler, Smith County Appraisal District, Allen Samuels Auto Group, Dillard’s Corporate Headquarters, Trane Co., Carrier Corp., CB&I Howe-Baker Engineers and Southside Bank.
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Bachelor’s in Management: State-of-the-Art Technology. Timely Lessons.
- Master the process of making informed decisions in a complex business environment.
- Acquire skills crucial to providing astute business leadership in an ever-changing international marketplace.
- Study the latest management tools and computer applications designed to help managers effectively meet the demands of controlling a budget, deploying staff and increasing productivity.
- Explore methods of developing teamwork, motivating employees, negotiating, resolving conflict and crafting business strategies.
- Join UT Tyler’s chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and be a part of an award-winning student team that practices entrepreneurship through local, regional and global projects.
Management Faculty: Broad Experience. Student-Centered.
- Study with professors who are avid researchers and published authors on such topics as: Small Business Information and Assistance: A Comparison of Firm Size and Income; Managing by Objectives: MBO for Presidents; and Salespeople Gone Bad! Investigating the Relationship Between the Work-Family Interface, Job Stress and Salesperson Deviance.
- Learn from faculty members who are well-connected to East Texas and the regional business community and who have consulting experience with such firms as: Lockheed Martin, Abbott Laboratories Inc., Sun Oil Co. and Dallas Police Department.
- Interact with professors who are respected experts in the management field and frequent speakers at such events as the Southern Management Association Conference, Family Firm Institute Conference and Southwest Academy of Management Conference.
Management Courses: Research-Based. Globally Relevant.
Managerial Decision Making – Develop integrative decision-making skills in business. Topics include problem definition, generation of alternatives, data collection, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Strategic Management – This capstone course integrates accounting, economics, law, finance, management and marketing in the solution of an organization's problems. Focus on the problems and perspectives of the firm's top management team as they attempt to achieve and retain competitive advantages.
Management Information Systems – Undertake a survey of the tools and techniques for the gathering of business information, and the structuring and manipulation of data to support managerial decision making. Main topic areas include decision support system technology, artificial intelligence tools, expert systems and business applications such as SAP.
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Career Outlook for Managers
Overall employment prospects for managers are projected to increase by 22% through the decade ending in 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is a rate of growth that far exceeds what’s expected for most occupations. For more information, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook - Human Resources Specialists.