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Management Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: John Chambers College of Business and Economics
Areas of Emphasis: Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, International Business
Pathway: Business and Communications

Management is flexible enough to be used in any industry, of any size. Add an area of emphasis (we have three to choose from) to enhance your degree and make yourself super-marketable.

Academics

Fall
  • BCOR 199 Introduction to Business
    3
  • CS 101 Intro to Computer Applications Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    4
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day or
    MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day or
    MATH 129 Pre-Calculus Mathematics or
    MATH 153 Calculus 1a with Precalculus
  • SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
16
Spring
  • ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 150 Applied Calculus or
    MATH 154 Calculus 1b with Precalculus or
    MATH 155 Calculus 1 or
    MATH 156 Calculus 2
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Find people from class/es who live in your residence hall and review class with them
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Sit in the front row of your class at least 5 times

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Sign up for a Living-Learning Community
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Get a selfie with the Mountaineer
  • Attend an alcohol-free event

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Make a friend from another country
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Donate surplus items from your room before leaving for home

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 2
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 1
  • Determine your top five values at a Value Sort Workshop

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a career fair
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Attend a resume writing class

Academics

Fall
  • ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • ECON 225 Elementary Business and Economics Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Exclamation Point A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
15
Spring
  • BCOR 299 Business Communication
    3
  • BCOR 330 Information Systems and Technology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 340 Business Finance Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 350 Principles of Marketing Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 370 Managing Individuals and Teams Exclamation Point
    3
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Find a faculty mentor

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour
  • Go on one of the break trips through the Outdoor Rec Center
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Attend a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day diversity program
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Take Student Wellness Ambassador peer certification
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health
  • Become a level 1 Bystander Trainer
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Attend a career fair
  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally

Academics

Fall
  • Area of Emphasis Elective
    3
  • BCOR 320 Legal Environment of Business Exclamation Point
    3
  • MANG 330 Human Resource Management Fundamentals Exclamation Point A C in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Unrestricted Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • Area of Emphasis Elective
    3
  • BCOR 360 Supply Chain Management Exclamation Point
    3
  • MANG 360 International Business Exclamation Point
    3
  • MANG 422 The Individual and the Organization A B in this course suggests you'll successfully complete this major.
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event
  • Attend a student or faculty performance at the Creative Arts Center
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Exercise daily
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Join a club sport team
  • Sign up for an internship interview

Academics

Fall
  • Area of Emphasis Elective
    3
  • ACCT 331 Managerial Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • BCOR 380 Business Ethics
    3
  • Unrestricted Electives
    5
14
Spring
  • Area of Emphasis Elective
    3
  • Area of Emphasis Elective or Unrestricted Elective
    3
  • BCOR 460 Contemporary Business Strategy
    3
  • MANG 434 Business Research Methods
    3
  • Unrestricted Elective
    3
15
Exclamation Point Critical Course A Icon B Icon C Icon Success marker (try to get the grade indicated)

This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Register with the WVU Alumni Association
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Participate in an alternative spring break

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Join an intramural team
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Become a level 3 Bystander Trainer

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend a career fair
  • Sign up for an interview
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Participate in a practice job interview session

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