Define Your Path
Bachelor of Arts in Management (BAM) Curriculum
The Bachelor of Arts in Management consists of 120 credits. Students can transfer up to 90 credits into this program, 18 of which can be from prior learning experiences including work/life experience and military experience.
The curriculum offers two concentrations.
Study techniques and methods for promoting your organization, service or product. Classes include:
- Consumer Behavior
- Promotional Strategy
- International Marketing
- Internet Marketing Communications
Human Resources Management Concentration
Explore how to harness the power of the workforce. This concentration requires these courses:
- Employee Recruitment Strategies
- Employee Performance and Appraisal Management
- Essentials of Compensation and Benefits
- Employment Law and Risk Management
If you decide to enroll in to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Benedictine, the University will waive up to four master’s degree prerequisite courses from the program.
General Education Requirements
BIOL 180 Ecology of a Changing Planet (3 Credits)
BIOL 180 will introduce the subject of ecology and basic science that are involved with many environmental concerns. Throughout this course we will look at the ways in which people have or can significantly alter the environment in which they live.
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
Determination of income, employment, and the price level. Effects of fiscal and monetary policies.
FNAR 100 Art Appreciation (3 Credits)
Introduction to the visual arts through lectures, discussions and field trips.
HIST 112 US History Since 1865 (3 Credits)
This course is designed to introduce the student to the major political, social and economic issues facing the United States from 1865 to the present.
IDS 202 Catholic and Benedictine Intellectual Traditions (3 Credits)
The purpose of this course is to examine and practice stewardship of one’s Benedictine identity in the context of 21st Century information and communication technologies.
IDS 304 Human Dignity or the Common Good (3 Credits)
This course is designed to explore the possibilities of bridging disciplines, widening perspectives, discovering connections and integrating knowledge on complex issues and moves students toward a holistic application and appreciation of concerns.
MATH 095 Intermediate Algebra (3 Credits)
Topics include real numbers, linear equations, exponent, polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, and quadratic equations.
MATH 105 Finite Mathematics (3 Credits)
A survey of algebra, functions, graphs, and linear equations as applied to problems in economics and business. Topics include mathematics of finance, linear, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
MGT 217 Group Dynamics and Learning Strategies (3 Credits)
This course provides an overview of organizational structure, group dynamics, and learning strategies.
MUSI 104 Music Appreciation (3 Credits)
This course explores the history of Western Classical Music by focusing on each of its eras. It also offers access to various ways to listen to music and how to take full advantage of concert attendance. Provides detailed explanations and sound demonstrations of the basic musical elements and performing media.
PHIL 245 General Ethics (3 Credits)
Investigation of ethical concepts and theories and an analysis of the norms of ethical decision.
PSYC 100 Survey of Psychology (3 Credits)
Overview of the field; principles and general methodology; concepts, theories and research, applicability to modern living.
PHYS 106 Astronomy (3 Credits)
Examines astronomical phenomena and concepts including the solar system, stars, galaxies, planetary motion and the evolution of the universe.
SPCH 110 Speech Communication (3 Credits)
An introduction to public speaking, communication theory and small-group and interpersonal communication. The course includes researched extemporaneous speeches and several in-class exercises.
WRIT 101 Person in Community: Writing Colloquium (3 Credits)
A first-year writing-intensive skills course whose content focuses on Benedictine University and its mission of higher learning grounded in the liberal arts and guided by its Benedictine Heritage and Catholic tradition.
WRIT 102 Research Writing (3 Credits)
A course that introduces students to writing in the disciplines of literature, social science, or biological science. Students study types of writing in the discipline, use advanced library research techniques, write brief literature reviews, and develop and write significant research papers.