The primary objective of the Department of Management is to educate students in the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to perform the basic tasks of management.

Course offerings are designed to demonstrate how managers, as decision makers, affect organizational efficiency and effectiveness by considering the impact of environment, technology, administrative structure, information and human resources.



Curricular Plan of Study

Prior to orientation or 1st day of classes: Take Math Placement Test (MPT) and place into MAC 1105.



Fall (15 hours)

  • ENC 1101 Composition I
  • MAC 1105C College Algebra
  • ECO 2013 Macroeconomics
  • Cultural Foundation I
  • General Elective
  1. Successful completion of MAC 1105

Spring (15 hours)

  • ENC 1102 Composition II
  • ECO 2023 Microeconomics
  • Social Science Foundation
  • General Elective
  • General Elective
  1. Successful completion of ECO 2023



Fall (15 hours)

  • ACG 2021 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • SPC 1608 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • Historical Foundation I
  • Biological Science Foundation
  • General Elective
  1. Successful completion of ACG 2021.

Spring (15 hours)

  • ACG 2071 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Historical Foundation II
  • QMB 3003 Quantitative Business Tools I
  • Physical Science Foundation
  • CGS 2100C Computer Fundamentals for Business
  1. Successful completion of General Education Requirements.
  2. Successful completion of Gordon Rule Requirements.
  3. Successful completion of Common Program Prerequisites.



Fall (15 hours)

  • QMB 3200 Quantitative Business Tools II
  • MAR 3023 Marketing
  • FIN 3403 Business Finance
  • MAN 3025 Management of Organizations
  • ACG 3173 Accounting For Decision Makers
  1. Completion of Primary Business Core at UCF with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and no grade lower than a “C”.
  2. Completion of MAN 3025 with a “B” or higher.
  3. Successful completion of GEB 3006.
  4. Admittance into the College of Business after completion of the admission requirements. Admittance automatically occurs for those students meeting admission requirements after grades officially post for the semester.

Spring (13 hours)

  • QMB 3602
  • MAN 4240 Organizations: Theory and Behavior
  • MAN 4441 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Management Elective
  • GEB 3005 Career Search Strategies
  1. Successful completion of GEB 3005.



Fall (16 hours)

  • BUL 3130 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • MAN 4143 Leadership Development
  • ENT 3613 Creativity and Entrepreneurship
  • Management Elective
  • MAN 4580 Enterprise Project Management
  • GEB 4223 Business Interviewing Techniques
  1. Successful completion of GEB 4223.

Spring (13 hours)

  • ACG 2021 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • MAR 3203 Supply Chain Management
  • MAN 3301 Strategic Huan Resource Management
  • MAN 4720 Strategic Management (Capstone)
  • Management Elective
  • GEB 4004 Executing Your Career Plan
  1. Successful completion of all degree requirements for graduation.



Admission to UCF does not equate to admission to the College of Business Administration (CBA). After receiving admission to UCF, students must qualify to be admitted to CBA and therefore all students enter the University as a ‘pre’ business major. This applies regardless of the specific business major a student intends to pursue. As a ‘pre’ business major, students will:

  1. Complete the General Education Program
  2. Complete the Gordon Rule requirements
  3. Complete the Business Common Program Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or better
    • MAC 1105 College Algebra
    • ACG 2021 Financial Accounting
    • ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting
    • ECO 2013 Macroeconomics
    • ECO 2023 Microeconomics
    • CGS 2100 Computer Fundamentals for Business
    • QMB 3003 Quantitative Business Tools I**or STA 2023 Statistical Methods I and MAC 2233 Concepts of Calculus
  4. Complete the Primary Business Core at UCF (per major specific GPA requirements)
    • MAN 3025 Management of Organizations
    • MAR 3023 Marketing
    • FIN 3403 Business Finance
    • QMB 3200 Quantitative Business Tools II
    • ACG 3173 Accounting for Decision MakersAdmission to the Management major requires a minimum Primary Core GPA of “3.0” and a “B” or better in MAN 3025 Management of Organizations.
  5. Complete GEB 3006 Career Development and Financial Planning. This is the first course in the Career Professionalism Series; it is designed to help students align their major and career interest.

The above five requirements are to be completed before beginning any Business major.

What can I do with this major?

General Information and Strategies

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  • Management is a broad business degree that can lead to many career opportunities. Students should clearly define their career goals and seek related experiences to reach those goals.
  • Gaining experience through part-time and summer jobs or internships is critical.
  • Many desirable skills can be developed through participation in and leadership of student organizations.
  • Learn to work well on a team and effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Strong communication skills, including public speaking, are important to achieving success in this field.
  • Join related professional organizations and pursue certifications in your respective area of interest.
  • Develop and utilize a personal network of contacts. Once in a position, find an experienced mentor.
  • Consider earning an MBA after gaining work experience to reach the highest levels of business management.


Area Employer Information
• Business and Industry including: Banks and Financial Institutions, Retail Stores, Restaurants, Hotels, Healthcare Organizations
• Local, Stat and Federal Government
• Nonprofit Organizations
• Self-Employed
• Be prepared to start in entry-level management trainee positions.
• Gain experience through internships or summer and part-time jobs.
• Work at a retail store; advance into an assistant manager position.
• Get involved in student organizations and assume leadership roles.
• Demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit, a strong work ethic, integrity, and a sense of independence.
Area Employer Information
• Recruiting/Staffing
• Compensation
• Benefits
• Training
• Employee Relations
• Organizational Development
• Equal Employment Opportunity
• Employment Law
• Consulting
• Large Corporate Entities
• Service Industry
• Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations
• Universities
• Temporary or Staffing Agencies
• Executive Search Firms
• Local, State, and Federal Government
• Labor Unions
• Take courses in psychology and sociology.
• Gain relevant experience through internships and part-time jobs.
• Develop strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Learn to solve problems creatively, and build strong conflict resolutions skills.
• Develop strong computer skills because many human resource systems are automated.
• Join the Society of Human Resource Management and other related professional associations.
• Seek endorsements such as the Professional Human Resource Certification (PHR).
Area Employer Information
• Operations Research Analysis: Business Strategy, Facilities Layout, Inventory Control, Personnel Scheduling
• Production Management: Line Supervision, Manufacturing Management, Production Planning, Quality Assurance
• Materials Management: Purchasing/Buying, Traffic Management, Inventory Management
• Manufacturers
• ManufacturersIndustrial Organizations
• ManufacturersServices Organizations
• Develop strong analytical skills and a logical approach to problem solving.
• Take additional courses in statistics, computer systems, and finance.
• Develop skills in budgeting and cost management.
• Learn to manage multiple situations and problems.
• Be able to communicate effectively with different types of people in various functional areas.





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