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The School of Management seeks to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to those students who aim to receive a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management. Our business programs contribute to the intellectual and professional formation of students through the development of critical and analytical thinking skills, fostering the necessary motivation that will enable students to know and relate to the reality of the entrepreneurial world.Sign up for more info!
The School of Management at Polytechnic University – Orlando Campus offers undergraduate instruction leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management (BSOM).
The School of Management at Polytechnic University – Orlando Campus is dedicated to providing students a well-rounded, technology-oriented education on management that will empower them to become tomorrow’s socially responsible business leaders.
The objectives of the academic program at the School of Management of Polytechnic University – Orlando Campus are:
|Demonstrates ability to gather and analyze information related to the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance and management for research and creative problem solving.|
|Demonstrates ability to evaluate business situation under a legal, social and economic perspective.|
|Develop the ability to manage technological change and understanding its role in the global business environment.|
|Demonstrates ability to evaluate oneself, modify behavior and understand the relevance of business ethic and social responsibility.|
|Develop the ability to integrate and apply their knowledge of the various business disciplines, to improve the decision making process.|
|Utilizes effective communication skills in ways appropriate for a variety of business situations and daily work environment.|
|Acquires the ability to conceptualize, plan, develop and apply the integration of the necessary business concepts for an effective engage in an entrepreneurial endeavor.|
|Acquires ability to utilize leadership skills, influence and support other to perform complex and ambiguous tasks as part of team.|
|General Education||30 credits|
|Business Foundation||9 credits|
|Core Courses||27 credits|
|Academic Track||24 credits|
|120 Total Credit Hours|
ENGL 0100 Preparatory English
Three credit-hours. Pre-requisites: NONE. The course is designed to develop basic written and oral skills. It promotes oral communication and personal expression, giving special emphasis to the development of vocabulary. By performing language functions, students acquire the basic skills of the English language.
ENGL 0110 English Grammar
Three credit-hours. Pre-requisites: ENGL 0100 or Placement by Admission Office. Fundamental course in language designed to provide students with grammar skills in English for listening and writing with emphasis in increasing student’s capability of developing logical thinking both in speaking and writing.
MATH 0102 Preparatory Mathematics
Three credit-hours. Pre-requisites: Placement Test by Admission Office. Study of basic operations on natural, whole integers, rationals, irrational numbers. Includes also fundamental properties of arithmetic, percent, ratio and elements of algebra; polynomial-basic operations; algebraic fractions; exponents and radicals and applications. A grade of “C” or better must be earned for placement in the next course.
ENC 1101 English Composition I
This is a required general education course in college-level writing. Emphasis is placed on unified, coherent, and organized essay writing. Sentence and paragraph structure and writing fundamentals will also be reviewed.
ENC 1102 English Composition II
This is a required general education course in college level writing and builds on the foundation of English Composition I. Further development of the students’ skills in composition, essay, communication, and research are included.
SPC 1026 Fundamentals of Speech Comm.
This course reviews the oral communication skills necessary for success in the student’s personal, professional and educational settings. The student will develop appropriate communication behaviors.
WOH 2012 World Civilization I
A survey course emphasizing world civilizations from the prehistoric period to the 18th century. Discussion traces events which have shaped our cultural history.
ARH 1000 Art Appreciation
A chronological survey of the visual arts from pre-history to modern day. Students’ will discover the visual arts as an important social force throughout history.
HUE 1999 Selected Topics in Humanities
In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of Humanities. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit.
HUM 1020 Humanities
A basic approach to the creative ideas, works, and accomplishments of various cultures from the areas of art, drama, music, and literature.
LIT 2411 Literature and Culture Issues
In this course the student will delve into the basics of literature. The creation of imaginative literature will be reviewed as well as the aesthetic value. Consideration will be given to techniques and theories with the focus on practical criticism. Several genres and literary periods will be studied
MUL 1010 Music Appreciation
A chronological survey of music from pre-history to modern day. Students will discover music as an important social force throughout history.
SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I
A course designed for beginners to acquire proficiency in the basic skills of Spanish listening/understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary and pronunciations
SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II
A continuation of Elementary Spanish I, this course is designed to take the beginning Spanish speaking learner to the next level. Continued emphasis is placed on listening/understanding, speaking, reading, and writing.
MAC 1105 College Algebra
A detailed introduction to the fundamental concepts of algebra. Topics include linear and quadratic equations, graphing, functions, inequalities, rational expressions, radicals, and system of equations. The course emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving skills
CGS 1100 Computer Science
An introduction to computer fundamentals including information processing, operation, and usage of an operating system. Applications in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and electronic filing systems are presented.
MSE 1999 Selected Topics in Math. Or Sciences
In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the areas of Mathematics or Sciences. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit
PSC 1121 Physical Science
A general study of the common phenomena, concepts and principles selected from astronomy, physics and chemistry.
PSY 2012 Introduction to Psychology
This course is designed to be an overview of the field of psychology. It provides a basic understanding of human behavior.
SSE 1999 Selected Topics in the Social Sciences
In-depth, intensive study of selected topics in the area of Social Sciences. If different topics are studied, this course may be taken twice for credit.
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology
An overview of society with emphasis on the relationships between human culture and the individual. It looks at cultural norms, the organization of society, human behavior in groups, social institutions, and the implications of social change.
ACC 2001 Principles of Accounting I
An introduction to the basic principles of financial accounting with emphasis on basic accounting procedures. Analysis of income statement procedures, computerized accounting applications and the accounting cycle are highlighted. Other topics include inventories, receivables, and cash.
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
A study of basic economic concepts. Topics include the modern national income formation theory, economics fluctuations, money, banking monetary, and fiscal policy, economic stabilization theory and policy, the public sector, economic growth and development, and comparative economics systems.
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
MAR 1011 Principles of Marketing
This course deals with the distribution of goods from producer to consumer and covers such topics as market research and analysis, buying and selling, product design, pricing, promotion, transportation, competition, and the responsibilities of the marketing manager.
ACC 2011 Principles of Accounting II
A continuation of Accounting I this course emphasizes accounting theory and applications as they apply to the accounting cycle. Discussions also include plant assets, intangible assets, current and long-term liabilities.
MGT 2021 Principles of Management
This course analyzes the major functions of management including planning, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasis is placed on learning how to manage organizations. Topics include goal setting, strategic planning, decision making, and organizational structure.
FIN 2000 Principles of Finance
This course is an introductory course reviewing the creation allocation and utilization of money, and the effect of monetary policy upon individuals, business, national and international economics.
ISY 3510 Management Information Systems
Introduction to the concepts of management information systems. Emphasis on system design. Analyze the organization in terms of its structure and information requirements. Identify major subsystems of the organization. Such as requirements planning, manufacturing, human resources, etc.
MGT 3120 Critical Thinking for Managers
Principles, procedures, and practices of good communication and their relationship to management supervision are discussed. Oral and written communication skills as well as critical thinking skills and time management planning are emphasized.
MGT 3210 Managing Diversity in the Workplace
The course gives recognition to cultural diversity and strategies associated with workplace management. Concepts, delivery strategies, and values associated with cultural diversity are examined.
MGT 3220 Leadership in Organizations
This course examines the skills for understanding and leading individuals and groups in attaining both personal and organizations objectives are developed. The basic concepts of motivation, control changed, team building, and developing effective relationships in diverse work environments are examined. Proactive leadership devices such as organizational development, decision-making, and influence techniques are presented.
MGT 3620 Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the importance of understanding behavior in organizational settings and applying scientific methods to the resolution of managerial problems and the improvement of the organization.
MGT 3640 Organizational Communications
The role of communication in the effective management of formal organizations is studied. Contemporary communication theory as well as a set of strategies and methods helpful in analyzing an organization’s ability is examined.
MGT 3650 Business Law and Ethics
Current topics in the area of law, regulatory controls, and ethical issues and their effect on decision making are examined. Attention is given to developing critical thinking skills to make humane and informed choices in resolving managerial dilemmas which pose ethical or legal problems
MGT 4620 Strategic Management
This course studies contemporary models geared toward development of strategies, planning, and control of organizations. It focuses on strategic management and business policy as well as the decision making process to develop competitive organizations.
MGT 4630 International Business
This course examines the aspects and activities of international business and offers insight into the importance of world trade among multinational organizations. The diversity among international markets is also examined.
MGT 3610 Human Resources Management
A framework for the study, understanding, and application of human resources management in an organization. It includes topics such as EEO, and global human resource management. Job analysis, recruitment, performance evaluation, compensation, employee benefits and safety are also included.
MGT 4020 Project Management
The course examines the formal and informal functions of organizations and diagnose an agency or organization based on a systems model. Student will analyze and solve problems using systematic approaches associated with project management.
MGT 4030 Financial Management
Utilization of accounting and financial data as a managerial decision tool is discussed. Students will explore methods of measuring the financial strength and stability of organizations through financial statements, ratios, and current market data.
MGT 4130 Managing Change
This course examines concepts and strategies for managing change in the business environment. Processes, procedures, and skills for managing change are also discussed.
MGT 4230 Marketing Management
Management of the marketing function of firms. Fundamental procedures for decision-making in areas such as promotion, product research, channel selection, and pricing.
MGT 4410 Quality Assurance
The modern management principles of the quality movement are presented. The history of total quality management, process management, and implementation of quality assurance programs in organizations are examined.