Students in the management minor increase their knowledge of successful management practices and learn principles of motivation, communication, leadership, employee learning, organizational change and their impact on business results.
Students will be prepared to understand, analyze, and respond to the dynamic needs of managing and leading employees within organizations ranging from small, start-up firms to complex organizations.
Courses You’ll Take
Management Minor Curriculum
General Education RequirementsIn addition to the major requirements below, you will also need to complete Merrimack’s general education requirements.
Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 124
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0
Minimum number of credits to complete the minor: 20
Students who major in a program outside of the Girard School of Business have the opportunity to minor in a variety of business areas. The goal of the minor is to give the student a demonstrable competency in the fundamental knowledge, skills, and competencies of business. Students must complete all requirements for each minor and a minimum of 20 credits.
Refer to each course description for course-specific prerequisites.
- MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business
- MGT 3120 - Organizational Behavior
- MGT 3130 - Legal Environment of Business
Choose two of the following:
- MGT 3110 - Operations Management
- MGT 3240 - Healthcare Management
- MGT 3250 - Sustainable Business Practices
- MGT 3260 - Leadership
- MGT 3410 - Human Resource Management
- MGT 3420 - Employment Law and Labor Relations
- MGT 3430 - Ethics and Social Responsibility
- MGT 3440 - Diversity in the Workplace
- MGT 3450 - Advanced Human Resource Management
- MGT 3510 - International Management
- MGT 3520 - Global Issues in Management
- MGT 3530 - Doing Business in Emerging Markets
- MGT 3540 - International Entrepreneurship
- MGT 3620 - Quality Management
- MGT 3640 - Global Supply Chain Management
- MGT 3720 - Database Management Systems
- MGT 4900 - Special Topics in Management
Students who major in sociology, psychology, engineering, biology, theater, health sciences or education, and minor in management, will have a great foundation for a career in management. Graduates with a management minor may work in strategic planning, general management, consulting, operations, project management, nonprofit companies, healthcare organizations, and more.