Bachelor of Arts in

Management

EDUCATION FOR YOUR REAL WORLD

At Golden Gate University, we know how tough it can be to finish your bachelor's degree. GGU was named the #1 school for adult learners because it focuses on the needs of people with real-world responsibilities. Online and on-campus courses are taught primarily by working professionals that will give you the up-to-date skills you need to succeed in today's competitive business environment. As a GGU student, you can expect unparalleled support in charting a course for your education and future career opportunities.

The bachelor of arts in management provides a solid foundation in essential management concepts, techniques, communication, and organizational behavior. Students will learn to organize, motivate, and lead individuals in diverse public and private business enterprises. The program helps prepare students for success in master's degree programs in disciplines such as human resource management, integrated marketing communications, psychology, and public administration.

With an emphasis on developing skills for leaders in the business environment, the bachelor of arts in management offers a solid foundation in essential management concepts and techniques, communication, and organizational behavior. Faculty teach students to organize, motivate, and lead individuals in diverse public and private business enterprises.

A flexible course of study is designed to maximize the number of transfer credits counted toward the degree, so the bachelor of arts in management can facilitate accelerated degree completion. Students can focus their skill set by selecting from concentrations specifically designed to support their professional goals.

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Online
San Francisco
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TOTAL UNITS — 123

51 GENERAL EDUCATION UNITS

18 REQUIRED UNITS
21 LIBERAL STUDIES UNITS
12 FOUNDATION UNITS

21 MAJOR UNITS

51 ELECTIVE / CONCENTRATION UNITS


Each course listed carries three semester units of credit, unless otherwise noted.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students who complete the BA in Management, including the general education curriculum, will be able to:
  • Construct written communications that clearly articulates and promotes business ideas, arguments, or solutions
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills in collaborative projects, through persuasive speech, and in providing clear directions, instructions, and guidelines within a business setting
  • Address a complex problem in business management using strategies and tactics that lead to the development of actionable solutions
  • Demonstrate ethical decision-making in business and develops strategies, practices, and policies that advance ethical management practices and corporate social responsibility
  • Locate, evaluate and apply information, using a variety of research tools, in analysis of a complex business management problem
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative data and apply results to improve business management strategy, tactics, and practice
  • Demonstrate the self-awareness and habits required to identify, integrate, and apply new information and skills that increase personal and professional effectiveness in business contexts
  • Define, explain, and correctly apply concepts, theories and practices in business management
  • Develop innovative approaches and solutions to an existing or emerging challenge in business management that also draw on disciplinary perspectives of ethics, other humanities and/or social sciences
  • Integrate and apply concepts, theories, strategies, and tactics of business management in the construction of summative projects

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