Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Major and Concentration Options

As a management student you will learn to...

  • Critically analyze management-related problems, identify appropriate solutions, review courses of action, and make recommendations

  • Locate, select, and place qualified employees

  • Monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services

  • Develop operational strategies to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders to achieve overall organizational goals


Management is the process of coordinating organizational resources; land, labor, capital and information–to meet a goal. It is the force that unites everyone in an organization and sets everything in motion. Careers in management include retail manager, job analyst, inventory analyst, purchasing agent/retail buyer, labor relations specialist, employee benefits & compensation specialist, operations manager, and entrepreneur/business owner.

Major 

Required Courses: (15 credits)

ISYS 3358       Business Information Systems    3 cr
MGMT 3325    Human Resources Management    3 cr
MGMT 4328    Labor Relations    3 cr
MGMT 4329    Materials Management    3 cr
MGMT 4331    International Management    3 cr 

Electives: (15 credits)  

MGMT 3310    Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Creativity     3 cr
MGMT 3322    Principles of Management    3 cr
MGMT 4324    Quality Management    3 cr
MGMT 4338    Advanced Human Resource Management    3 cr
MGMT 4348    Compensation Theory and Administration    3 cr
MGMT 4350    Industry Relations    3 cr
MGMT 4360    Small Business Consulting    3 cr
MGMT 4940    Internship in  Management    credits vary


Management Major Concentration Options

Human Resources Management Concentration
Required Courses: (9 credits)

MGMT 4350    Industry Relations 3 cr
MGMT 4358    Lean Operations Systems and Concepts 3 cr
MGMT 4348    Comp Theory and Administration  3 cr

Elective Courses: (5 credits)

MGMT 4324    Quality Management    3 cr
MGMT 4255    Business Plan Considerations and Drafting    2 cr
MGMT 4259    Franchising and Franchising Development    2 cr
MGMT 4360    Small Business Consulting    3 cr
MGMT 4395    Special Problems in Management    3 cr
MGMT 4338    Advanced Human Resources Management    3 cr
MGMT 3310    Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Creativity    3 cr
MGMT 4338    Advanced Human Resources Management    3 cr

Operations, Materials Management and
Supply Chain Management Concentration

Required Courses: (14 credits)

MGMT 4265    Master Planning of Resources 2 cr
MGMT 4324    Quality Management 3 cr        
MGMT 4335    Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3 cr
MGMT 4348    Compensation Theory and Administration 3 cr
MGMT 4358    Lean Operations Systems and Concepts 3 cr

Contact Information
Dr. Jack Shorter
Chair, Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems
BUSA 119
Phone: 361.593.2130
fax: 361.593.3708
email: jack.shorter@tamuk.edu

This page was last updated on: January 06, 2014