Management B.A.

General Education Core Requirements34-37
Management Prerequisite Requirements12
Business Core Requirements21
Major Core Requirements15
Electives or Concentration38-35
Total Units120

 Management Prerequisite Courses

Prior to completing the Business Core Requirements, students must successfully complete the following prerequisite courses:

Lower Division
COMM-201Speech Composition and Presentation3
Marketing Course - Select any Introductory Marketing (MRKT) or equivalent course3
Psychology Course - Select any PSYD or equivalent Psychology course3
Select one course:3
Managerial Economics
Finance (FINC) or equivalent course
Total Units12

Business Core Courses (All Majors)

MNGT-P310Design Thinking and Innovation3
BUSN-P361Organizational Communication3
MNGT-P372Organizational Behavior3
BUSN-P378Research Methods3
FINC-P415Data Analytics for Business Decisions3
BUSN-P416Intercultural Dynamics in Business3
or BUSN-P481 Business Through Eyes of Faith
BUSN-P478Organizational Ethics3
Total Units21

Management Major Course Requirements

In addition to the Prerequisites and the Business Core Requirements for a Management Major, students must successfully complete the following courses:

Upper Division
MNGT-P470Special Topic in Management (Conflict Management and Negotiations)3
or MNGT-P411 Managing Organizational Change
MNGT-P476Human Resource Managment3
MRKT-P485Strategic Marketing Management3
PSYD-432Social/Cultural Psychology3
or MNGT-P464 Principles of Management
MNGT-P413Managerial Leadership (Capstone)3
Total Units15

Disclaimer: This sample Multi-Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. Vanguard University requires that students complete a minimum of 120 units of required course work as outlined on the Requirements tab in order to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the School for Professional Studies. 


Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
ENGL-115 Foundations for College Writing II 3
ENGL-220 Researched Writing 3
ELCT-PLHD3AGeneral Elective 3 Units 3
REML-PLHDSPS Religion Requirement 3
 Units12
Year 4 Term 1
FINC-P415 Data Analytics for Business Decisions 3
BUSN-P478 Organizational Ethics 3
BUSN-PLHDBUIntercultural Dyn or Bus Eyes of Faith 3
 Units9
Year 4 Term 2
MNGT-P476 Human Resource Managment 3
MRKT-P485 Strategic Marketing Management 3
MNGT-PLHDOMSp Topic in Mngt or Managing Org Change 3
 Units9
Year 4 Term 3
MNGT-P413 Managerial Leadership 3
MNGT-P225 Career Transitions: Landing Your Ideal 0-3
MNGT-PLHDPYSocial/Cultural Psych or Prin of Mngt 3
 Units6-9
Year 1 Term 2
HUMA-PLPSCRPS Humanities Core Req 3
ENGL-230 Literary Perspectives 3
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
 Units12
Year 1 Term 3
MATH-PLMASCIPS Math/Science Core Requirement 3
MRKT-P471 Principles of Marketing 3
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
 Units12
Year 2 Term 1
SOCS-PLPSCRPS Social Science Core Requirement 3
MATH-PLMASCIPS Math/Science Core Requirement 3
PSYC-103 Introduction to Psychology 3
ELCT-PLHD3AGeneral Elective 3 Units 3
 Units12
Year 2 Term 2
HUMA-PLPSCRPS Humanities Core Req 3
SOCS-PLPSCRPS Social Science Core Requirement 3
ELCT-PLHD3AGeneral Elective 3 Units 3
 Units9
Year 2 Term 3
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
BUOM-PLHDBusiness Writing or Computer Apps 3
 Units9
Year 3 Term 1
COMM-201 Speech Composition and Presentation 3
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
 Units9
Year 3 Term 2
ELCT-PLHD3AGeneral Elective 3 Units 3
MNGT-P310 Design Thinking and Innovation 3
BUSN-P272 Managerial Economics 3
 Units9
Year 3 Term 3
BUSN-P361 Organizational Communication 3
MNGT-P372 Organizational Behavior 3
BUSN-P378 Research Methods 3
 Units9
 Total Units117-120