Jul 24, 2024  
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2024/25 Combined UM UMM Undergraduate Catalog

Small Business Management

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Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120 

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0 

Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience and Writing Intensive in Major: MGT 406  (was MAN 406)

Required Course for fulfilling Service Learning in Major: MGT 396  (was BUS 320)

Residency requirement: Must complete at least 30 credits through UM/UMM, at least 12 of which must be in their major and 9 of these 12 must be upper level (300 level or above).

The Bachelor of Science in Small Business Management program offers a comprehensive curriculum that develops students’ skills in managing and leading small businesses. From foundational business and marketing courses to advanced experiences in real-world sustainable business applications, the program is designed to inspire and empower aspiring small business owners and managers. 

Recognizing the importance of visionary leadership, risk management, and problem solving, our program cultivates these essential qualities in aspiring business professionals. Our vision is to develop and nurture the next generation of small business leaders to bring sustainable positive contributions to their communities. 

With a focus on technical expertise and a practical approach, our Small Business Management program provides a well-rounded education within a close-knit environment. Students will gain a deep understanding of small business operations intricacies and develop critical skills to thrive in today’s competitive business landscape.

Program Requirements

In addition to the major requirements, students must complete the University Core Requirements, and electives to meet 120 credits. Note that some Core Requirements may be met by certain Business requirements. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 120 credits and achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00.

Recommended Core

Business Requirements (47 - 52 Credits)

Suggested Electives

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