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School Dean

Tanuja Singh, D.B.A.


Applied Management

Department Chair

Thomas F. Madison, Ph.D., CPA

Description of Program/Major

The Applied Management major is designed for those persons who have an Associate Degree or the equivalent in a technical speciality, aspire to advance in managerial roles, and have a particular desire to broaden their knowledge of business environments and want to to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Business This major is offered by St. Mary's University for mature students who have completed the thirty semester hours of vocational, occupational, or technical specialization at a Community College or equivalent and meet the degree requirements as stated below. Ninety-nine hours above the 27 hours of technical speciality are required for the degree. Other community college courses up to an additional 36 hours may be accepted toward the degree. Pre requisites for entry into the degree program are a demonstrated competency in a vocational, occupational, or technical specialty at a level equivalent to thirty semester hours of formal technical education. The transcript of coursework in the specialization from a regionally accredited institution of post-secondary education, documentation of military or industrial service schools, showing successful completion will satisfy the requirements for formal training in the specialty. Non military or industrial courses will be in accordance with the American Council of Education's Guide to Education Credit for Training Programs. Service school training will be evaluated on the basis of the transcript issued by the Community College of the Air Force for USAF students, and in accordance with the American Council on Education's Guide to Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Forces (as to the vocational certification level) for other personnel. Up to 36 hours of general education coursework, other than the work in the specialty, will be accepted as part of the Core Curriculum. A grade of "C" or better must be obtained in all courses accepted in the program.

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum (SMC)
St. Mary's University Core (30 Hours)
All St. Mary's Core SMC13## "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC23## "Practice" courses. "Reflection" courses can be taken in any order followed by "Practice" courses in any order.
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection: Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice: Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community and Civilization3

School Specific Core (SSC)
Bill Greehey School of Business School Specific Core (21 Hours)

Social SciencesEC 2301, EC 23026
Composition and Rhetoric
(grade of "C" or better)
EN 1311, EN 1313 (for international students)3
Literature EN 23XX3
Mathematics MT 1305 Finite Math3
TheologyAdvanced Theology 33XX3
SpeechMN 3320 Business Communications3

Bill Greehey School of Business School Common Body of Business Knowledge (42 Hours)

AC 2310Introduction to Accounting I3
AC 2320Introduction to Accounting II3
AC 3331Accounting Information Systems3
BA 1310Fundamentals of Business Enterprise3
BA 3351Legal Environment of Business3
BA 4334Business Ethics3
BA 4380Business Policy and Strategy3
FN 3310Corporate Finance3
IB 3321US Business in Interdependent World3
MT 1306Calculus for Business3
MK 3310Principles of Marketing3
MN 3330Organizational Behavior3
QM 3320Business Statistics3
QM 4330Operations Management3

Degree Plan

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