College Catalog: 2011-2012

Anisfield School of Business (ASB): Business Administration - Management (B.S.)

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About the Major

Students enrolled in the Business Administration major will learn a variety of subjects spanning all aspects of the business community. Accounting, economics, business ethics, business law, finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing and organizational behavior are some of the subjects that are explored as students prepare for their business careers in today’s dynamic global and entrepreneurial economy.

Students who have completed their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ramapo have been employed by national and local C.P.A. firms, small and large corporations, banks and other service industries, and non profit organizations. Additionally, many Ramapo business students are accepted into graduate and doctoral programs annually. Students must choose one of the following concentrations: Finance, Management, or Marketing, and may choose up to two concentrations.

Rules of Acceptance into the Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems, and International Business Majors, see About the Anisfield School of Business (ASB).

About the Concentration

Management is a necessary activity in every organization – regardless of the company’s size, scope, or purpose. Managers are responsible for setting the organization’s objectives and leading people as they interface with stakeholders, systems, and equipment to achieve those goals productively and ethically. While these basic functions of management have not changed, the growth of the global economy, technological transformation, and diversity in the work place are changing how organizations operate. Preparing students to be successful managers in these dynamic times is the Management faculty’s purpose.

At Ramapo College, Management students receive an in-depth and comprehensive exposure to management functions, roles, and responsibilities. That exposure is grounded in academic tradition, includes contemporary case analysis and active learning, and builds central practitioner competencies and qualities. Students are rigorously prepared for promising careers in different industries, in private and public sectors, and for advanced academic education. The educational goals and objectives of the Management Program are infused throughout its curriculum, furthered by a dedicated faculty with broad academic and practitioner experience.

The Management Program at Ramapo College prioritizes the following for development within its students:

  1. Strategic, contemporary, and synergistic management perspective and capability.
  2. Ethical leadership and socially responsible action.
  3. Global and multi-cultural understanding and appreciation.
  4. Research, presentation, and interpersonal communication effectiveness.
  5. Conceptual, analytical, critical reasoning, and problem solving competence.

The Management Program participates in the Cooperative Education and Study Abroad programs, and sponsors student clubs and extracurricular activities related to the major. Its students are advised and mentored by the faculty.

Students completing the Management Program receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Rules of Acceptance into the Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems, and International Business Majors, see About the Anisfield School of Business (ASB).

Requirements of the Major
  1. Transfer students who have 48 or more credits accepted at the time of transfer are waived from the courses marked with a (W) below.  Waivers only apply to General Education Requirements NOT School Core or Major Requirements.
  2. Double counting between General Education, School Core, and Major may be possible.  Check with your advisor to see if any apply.
  3. Writing Intensive Requirement: Three writing intensive courses in the general education curriculum are required: First Year Seminar, Critical Reading and Writing (formerly College English), and Readings in Humanities.

Note: A 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation.