Bachelor of Science in Management Studies

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management Studies degree program is organized to provide a general overview of the operations of business and the business environment. Designed for working students, the Management Studies program is offered in the evening and may be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Students who complete the bachelor’s degree in Management Studies will be able to demonstrate:

  • A broad overview of the concepts, theories, and applications of management and liberal arts.
  • The insights to be creative and flexible so as to generate and apply critical thinking.
  • Preparedness to lead and manage in a wide range of employment scenarios.
  • The analytical and non-analytical tools necessary to address a wide range of general management problems.
  • The business skills and tools necessary to compete in a complicated, quickly changing global environment.

The BS in Management Studies program is also offered in an Accelerated Degree Completion format of evening and weekend courses. Please contact Undergraduate Student Services at 617-353-2980 to determine which format—standard or accelerated—would best meet your needs.

Distribution Requirements

A total of 48 credits is required.

English

  • MET EN 104 English Composition
  • MET EN 201 Intermediate Composition

Mathematics

  • MET MA 120 or higher

Computer Science

  • MET CS 101 Computers and Their Applications

Natural Science

  • Eight credits in the natural sciences (N)

Literature

  • Four credits in a 100- or 200-level MET EN literature course

Philosophy

  • Four credits

History

  • Four credits

Economics

  • MET EC 101 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis
  • MET EC 102 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis

Additional Courses

  • Four credits in the humanities

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Specialization and Related Courses

A total of ten courses (40 credits) is required.

Specialization Courses

(Eight courses/32 credits)

MET MG 415 Project Management
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

An examination of project management concepts, including organizational forms, planning and control techniques, and the role of the project manager. Develops the skills vital to effective management of multidisciplinary tasks through lectures, case studies, and business simulations.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Mendlinger GCB 208 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Bernardin CAS 222 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
C2 IND Mendlinger FLR 134 W 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MET MG 448 Electronic Commerce, Systems, and Web Design
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

The first course in a two course sequence. This course combines (1) the practical aspect of Web design through the use of application software such as Dreamweaver to construct a commercial Web site with (2) a general overview of the marketing, supporting services, systems, security and business strategy issues facing commercial enterprises. 4 cr  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Lee CAS B18B W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Lee 203 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MET MG 472 Financial Concepts
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

Emphasizes issues of accounting, finance, and economics that are important in most management contexts. Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered - short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements Stresses understanding financial statements, planning and control, cost and benefit evaluation, cash flow analysis, and capital budgeting.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Zafiropoulos GCB 204 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
C2 IND Chee MET B02B W 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Chambers SHA 210 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A2 IND Chambers SHA 201 M 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MET MG 473 Quantitative and Qualitative Decision Making
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

This is a basic level course combining the elements of quantitative and qualitative decision making for business. The course exposes the student to practical quantitative approaches to mathematical decision making as well as a wind variety of qualitative approaches for both the services and product industries. Emphasis is placed on the definition of the problem, analysis of the approaches available to solve the problem, an understanding of the limitations and strengths of these approaches as well as the resources necessary. The course additionally prepares the student with design and presentation skills necessary to organize the communications of stating the problem and its different solution or outcome possibilities when the rational for taking a particular course of action needs to be presented to others or the material is being prepared for others who will make business decisions based on the information. 4 cr.  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Mendlinger KCB 102 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Banasiewicz PHO 205 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MET MG 503 Business in a Changing Society
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

An examination of the management process and the social environment in which organizations operate, including a discussion of the manager's responsibilities to employees, customers, stockholders, and society.  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Leybourne SMG 228 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A2 IND Halfond FLR 121 M 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 IND Halfond SMG 220 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MET MG 520 International Business Management
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

Environmental, economic, political, and social constraints on doing business abroad. Examines the effects of overseas business investments on domestic and foreign economics; foreign market analysis and operational strategy of a firm; and development potential of international operations.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Brodersen SHA 210 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
D2 IND Lee FLR 121 R 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Brodersen CAS 233 R 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MET MG 541 The Innovation Process: Developing New Products and Services
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

Addresses the specifics of new product and service development and factors such as market research and partnering that add value and bring innovation to commercial reality. 4 cr  [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Gunes Corlu GCB 206 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Gunes Corlu SHA 202 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
B2 IND Gunes Corlu FLR 121 T 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MET MG 550 International Business Law and Regulation
Fall ‘14
Sprg ‘15

This course examines the international business, legal and regulatory environment. Topics include international legal comparisons, the international sale of goods, imports, and exports, technology transfer, intellectual property protection and forms, and regulations of foreign direct investment. 4cr.   [ 4 cr. ]

Fall 2014
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 IND Barry CAS B27 T 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring 2015
Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Barry CAS B27 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Business Electives

Choose two business elective courses (8 credits) from MET Management (MG) offerings at the 400 level or above.

Electives

Choose ten courses (40 credits). Courses should be selected to complement and broaden the student’s background. When selecting these courses students should consult with their academic counselor.

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