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Our BBA in management degree program provides students with a theoretical and practical foundation for effective and responsible leadership in both entrepreneurial and established business enterprises.

Program Highlights

  • Broad and flexible curriculum focused on how to utilize and integrate the knowledge, skills, and talents of individuals for the purpose of achieving superior organizational performance.
  • Preparation for management positions in a variety of organizations.
  • Faculty committed to teaching and the creation of a supportive environment for your personal development and ethical reflection.

What You'll Learn

  • Management concepts and theories
  • Leadership skills for career success
  • Business ethics
  • The dynamics of human behavior in the workplace
  • Team processes and performance in organizations
  • Team-based management and negotiation skills

Careers

  • Business analyst
  • Account manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • Sales manager

Because Loyola is a member of the Jesuit network of 27 colleges and universities nationwide, our graduates can receive career services at Quinlan's Business Career Services, as well as at career centers at U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities.

Curriculum

All Quinlan School of Business students must complete the core curriculum. Students pursuing the BBA degree in Management must also complete the business core curriculum as well as 15 required hours from the degree requirement options listed below.

Core Curriculum

  • COMM 103: Business & Professional Speaking
  • MATH 131 or 161: Elements of Calculus or Calculus I (students majoring in Finance are strongly encouraged to take MATH 161 instead of MATH 131)
  • MGMT 341: Business Ethics
  • BSAD 220: Internship and Career Preparation
  • Two Writing Intensive courses, one of which must be a Quinlan course or ENGL 210
  • Global Awareness. The course used to satisfy this requirement may include any course from the GIST major group including ANTH 100, 102. ASIA 101, INTS 101, LASP 101, PLSC 102, or a study abroad experience will count toward this requirement.

Business Core Curriculum

 
  • ACCT 201: Introductory Accounting I
  • ACCT 202: Introductory Accounting II
  • BSAD 343: Business Analytics
  • ECON 201: Principles of Economics I (Micro)
  • ECON 202: Principles of Economics II (Macro)
  • FINC 301: Introductory Business Finance -or- FINC 334: Principles of Corporate Finance (required for Finance majors and minors)
  • ISSCM 241: Business Statistics
  • INFS 247: Business Information Systems
  • SCMG 332: Operations Management
  • LREB 315: Law and the Regulatory Environment of Business
  • MGMT 201: Managing People and Organizations
  • MGMT 304: Strategic Management
  • MARK 201: Principles of Marketing

Major Requirements

In addition to Core Curriculum and Business Core Curriculum requirements, students pursuing the BBA degree in management must complete 15 credit hours in the following courses:

  • MGMT 360: Values-based Leadership
  • HRER 301: Principles of HR Management
  • Three 300-level management courses

For complete course descriptions, visit LOCUS.

BBA in Management Courses

  • 201: Managing People and Organizations (Business Core)
  • 304: Strategic Management (Business Core, does not count towards a MGMT major or minor)
  • 305: Global Business Strategy (Rome)
  • 315: International Management (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201)
  • 318: Organization Leadership and Change (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or MGMT 201)
  • 320: Leading and Managing Teams (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201)
  • 331: Managing Nonprofit Organizations (prerequisite or co-requisite: MGMT 201)
  • 335: Micro-enterprise Consulting (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201, and instructor permission)
  • 341: Ethics in Business (Business Core, does not count towards a MGMT major or minor)
  • 345: Ethics, Economics, and Entrepreneurship (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201)
  • 360: Values-based Leadership (prerequisite: junior standing, minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201)
  • 395: Independent Study in Management (Department consent required)
  • 399: Selected Topics in Management* 
  • ENVS 363: Sustainable Business Management (prerequisite: minimum of grade of “C-“ or better in ENVS 283 and MGMT 201)
  • HRER 375: Principles of HR Management (prerequisite: sophomore standing, and minimum grade of “C-“ or better in MGMT 201 or MGMT 201H)

*Only one MGMT 399: Selected Topics course can be applied to the MGMT major/minor.

Specialized Requirements

Transfer Students

At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business assistant dean, a maximum of one transfer course taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. (BA in Economics students must also earn a 2.0 average GPA for all attempted Economics courses).

Study Abroad

Students planning to study abroad are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor early in the planning stage. A student will be permitted to take up to two approved courses in any Quinlan major or minor (and including BA Economics majors). All courses must be approved by the Quinlan Undergraduate Dean.

Minors

Non-Quinlan students who wish to expand their skills in management may pursue a minor in management. The minor requires 18 credit hours in the following courses:

  • MGMT 201. Managing People and Organizations
  • Two courses from the following:
    • ACCT 201. Introductory Accounting I
    • ECON 201. Principles of Economics I (Micro) or ECON 202. Principles of Economics II (Macro)
    • INFS 247. Business Information Systems
    • MARK 201. Principles of Marketing
    • Three additional 300-level management courses (excluding MGMT 341 and MGMT 304).

Quinlan students who wish to pursue a minor in management will take three 300-level management courses (excluding MGMT 201, MGMT 341 and MGMT 304).

Important Details

At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business, a maximum of one transfer course taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. (BA in Economics students must also earn a 2.0 average GPA for all attempted Economics courses).

Quinlan students are limited to double dipping once (that is, counting one course twice) between any major or minor combination, regardless of what program the major or minor is taken in. Non-Quinlan students are limited to double dipping twice (that is, counting two courses twice) between business school minors and/or their respective majors.

Students planning to study abroad are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor early in the planning stage. A student will be permitted to take up to two approved courses in any Quinlan major or minor (and including BA Economics majors). All courses must be approved by the Quinlan Undergraduate Dean.

Admission

To apply for admission and scholarship consideration, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission and indicate your interest in this program on your application. For more information, see the following resources:

Contact Us

Department Chair: Cedric Dawkins
Email: cdawkins@luc.edu
Phone: 312.915.7071

Tuition and Financial Aid

The Loyola Quinlan School of Business is committed to helping students secure the necessary financial resources to make their business education at Loyola affordable.