BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Administrative Management

The administrative management degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options

Sample schedule

This sample schedule serves as a guide for your course planning. Check our Course Rotations for future course offerings and consult with your advisor to develop the best degree plan for you.

This is a model four year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

Total hours15
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4

Second semester (spring)

Total hours15
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3

Third semester (fall)

Total hours15
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3

Fourth semester (spring)

Total hours15
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence 3

Fifth semester (fall)

Total hours16
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ACC 311 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3

Sixth semester (spring)

Total hours15
ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
Elective 3

Seventh semester (fall)

Total hours15
MGT 342 Leading and Designing Organizations 3
MGT 440 Leadership Skill Development 3
MGT 465 Managing the Human Resource Environment and Employment Relationship 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Globalization Course 3

Eighth semester (spring)

Total hours14-15
Globalization Course 3
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Management List Course 2-3
Electives 2-3

*Management List Courses*

LAW-335 - Business Enterprises Rights/Liabilities

MGT-384 - Entrepreneurship

MGT-397 - Business Report Writing

MGT-442 - Selected Topics in Organizational Behavior

MGT-447 - International Management

MKT-367 - Purchasing & Supply Management

MKT-368 - Management Decision Making


GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.