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Management Minor

The management minor prepares students to grasp complex issues faced by members of organizations regardless of their area of specialization. Courses within the minor enable you to understand yourself and others at work and provide you with the tools you need to create, facilitate, and contribute to effective work groups and organizations. A minor in Management can be a valuable component to any UIS student getting ready to enter the job market, regardless of their major area.

To earn a management minor, students must complete a minimum of 15 semester hours of coursework. 


Minor Requirements

  • MGT 310 Managing Organizational Behavior
    3 Hrs.
    Examines and analyzes the organization and the organizational environment as a social system. The impact of its various components on individuals and groups within the organization will also be considered.  Topics include individual differences, perceptions, attitudes, emotions, motivation, performance, job design, culture, innovation, change, strategy and structure, and leadership.
  • MGT431 Human Resource Management
    3 Hrs.
    Theories and applications of the leadership and development of people in organizations. Topics include human resource planning, recruitment, selection, orientation, training, career development, performance appraisal, compensation, incentives, union-management relations, ethics, diversity, and succession planning.
  • Electives – Choose three upper division MGT courses – 9 hrs.