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BBA in Management Degree Sheet

Business administration


Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

The management major introduces the student to the processes and activities required for effective functioning of organizations in a global environment. Emphasis is placed on team building and critical thinking, both necessary for making managerial decisions.

About the Program

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management program at the Marilyn Davies College of Business, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The degree is a 120-credit-hour program comprised of 42 hours of Common Core Requirements; 48 hours of Business Core Requirements; and 30 hours of Management Major Requirements.

Among the subjects covered include:

  • Organizational and group behavior
  • Quality management
  • Quantitative theory
  • Strategic management
  • Project management

To further specialize the management program, students have the option of adding a minor (18-hours) to complement their studies. The following are suggested:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Small Business Management

This program is recommended for students who are interested in the management of organizations as well as those interested in managing their own businesses

Affiliated Student Organizations

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)-UHD Chapter is an affiliate of SHRM, which is the world’s largest Human Resource professional society, and linked to HR Houston. SHRM provides education, thought leadership, certification, community, and advocacy to enhance the practice of human resource management.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national business honorary society recognized by AACSB-International. Its mission is to encourage and honor academic achievement and personal excellence in the study and practice of business. Each year, the UHD Chapter invites juniors and seniors, who rank in the top 10 percent of their class, to join. 

Business Administration Council (BAC) is a unique student-operated organization, managed by motivated business students working to build and grow the University of Houston-Downtown Northwest location and its professional networks. BAC is managed by a Board of Directors with UHD’s BAC Advisor serving as CEO. The Board supports and manages various business disciplines, including: supply chain management; finance/accounting; human resources; marketing; public relations, and social media. Students who join BAC will also have the opportunity to learn Lean Six Sigma D.M.A.I.C. model. For more information, contact Carol Brace at

Career Options

Career opportunities in management are numerous in both production-oriented and service-oriented organizations in the public and private sectors. These are just a few of the many career paths available to graduates:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Management
  • Operations Planning & Control
  • General Management
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Getting Started

  1. Apply for Admissions

  2. Apply for Financial Aid

  3. Fulfill Testing Requirements

  4. Get Advised and Register

  5. Pay for Classes

  6. Prepare for Classes
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Median Salary

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of management occupations is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026. Also, the median annual wage for management occupations was $100,790 in May 2016, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups

Earn Your Degree

  • Downtown
  • Northwest
  • Online


Margaret Shipley, Ph.D.
Marilyn Davies College of Business
University of Houston-Downtown