Bachelor Degree in Management

City UA partnership with City University of Seattle

Shoreline  Community College and City University of Seattle have a groundbreaking partnership that allows students to earn Shoreline's respected and cost-effective two-year Associate of Arts degree and then have guaranteed placement in CityU's equally respected  Bachelor of Arts in Management program with the classes taught right on Shoreline's campus.

 

Students preparing for the program can chart their own future by receiving dual admission to both Shoreline and CityU. Students start with Shoreline classes, then seamlessly transfer up to 90 credits from Shoreline or another community/technical college for use toward their bachelor's degree. And it all happens right at Shoreline Community College...

 

FAQ

IS THE B.A. IN MANAGEMENT DEGREE PROGRAM FOR ME?

This degree is for those seeking to develop a broad business background and gain management skills. Students develop an understanding of what makes an organization work - specifically, the people - and how to build a strong, successful team.

 

WHAT WILL I LEARN IN THE B.A. IN MANAGEMENT PROGRAM?

Students build on the knowledge gained at Shoreline Community College, then attend CityU classes on what it takes to be an effective manager. Students learn about teams: how to build them, how to play a role and how to lead. Oral and written communication are key to the B.A. in Management degree program. Students learn project management techniques and research skills.

 

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY B.A. IN MANAGEMENT DEGREE?

A bachelor's degree in Management may lead to increased job opportunities with a higher starting salaries. For those already working in management, the degree may lead to advancement.

 

WHY THIS PROGRAM?

  • Transfer up to 90 credits from Shoreline Community College to CityU of Seattle and earn your four-year degree without leaving the Shoreline campus.
  • Complete degree in as little as six quarters once Shoreline courses are finished.
  • Both Shoreline and City University of Seattle  are accredited institutions.

INFORMATION

Whether you are just starting out at Shoreline Community College or getting ready for the next step of your education, contact City University of Seattle today to learn about how we can help you on your path. For more information about the Bachelor of Arts in Management program or for assistance with the application process, please email or call 888-422-4898.

 

Degree Requirements

TOTAL REQUIRED CREDITS: 

180 

LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS: 

90 

Lower-division requirements may be met through coursework that you have completed at Shoreline Community College, or at other community/technical colleges or universities that you have studied at along the way. 

                                

 

UPPER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS: 

90 

     

MANAGEMENT CORE: 

45 

BC 301 

Critical Thinking 

The critical thinking process is
used to analyze today's issues and aid the student in identifying rational solutions. Topics examined include: argument analyzing and building; forms and standards of critical thinking; and evaluating sources of information. 

BC 306 

Ethics and Leadership 

An overview of various philosophical approaches to ethical decision making and practical applications involving ethical problems that arise in contemporary society such as crime and punishment, marriage and the family, biotechnology, and business. 

BSM 304 

Effective Organizational Communication 

This course covers internal and external communication in the contemporary evolving organization. Students will assess their management communication style and identify areas for improvement. Topics include interpersonal and small group dynamics, use of communications technology, motivation, conflict resolution, and communicating with diverse audiences. 

BSM 414 

International Management 

This course introduces students to the global economy. Students will investigate the internal business environment and its complexity in the international setting. Understanding and practical application of concepts and processes of globalization; the political, legal, and technological environment; ethical behavior and decision-making; the role of culture and its impact on behavior; and management of international strategies will be emphasized. Cross-cultural management and problem-solving techniques will be examined. 

BSC 407 

The Effective Organization 

This course investigates dilemmas that routinely plague organizations as well as possible solutions to these dilemmas. Topics include diversity within the organization; conflict and negotiation; perception, motivation and reinforcement; leadership roles throughout the organization; human resource management and team building. 

HR 405 

Strategic Management of Human Resources 

This course is designed to identify the role of human resources; the processes and activities used to strategically formulate and implement human resources objectives, practices, and policies to meet the short- and long-range organizational needs and opportunities; human resources contributions to organizational effectiveness. 

PM 401 

Fundamentals of Project Management 

This course utilizes a real team project to manage a project's life cycle. Emphasis is placed on activity networks, managing resources, and creating control mechanisms that minimize risk. Project leadership is explored in the context of building effective project teams and maintaining stakeholder relationships. Students will learn and apply basic project management concepts including time and resource constraints, planning, scheduling, work breakdown structure, Gantt Charts, network diagrams, and project control. 

MK 300 

Principles of Marketing 

This course provides an introduction to basic marketing concepts. Topics include the marketing mix, new product development, consumer behavior, customer relationship management, strategic planning and e-commerce. Students will develop a comprehensive marketing plan and apply course concepts to real or imaginary products. 

MG 495 

Management Strategy 

Management Strategy is a capstone course that provides the student an opportunity to integrate discrete skills gained from prior coursework in general management, critical thinking; ethics and leadership, marketing, project management, and human resources. 

     

UPPER-DIVISION ELECTIVES: 

45 

Choose 45 credits of upper-division undergraduate level elective coursework from other fields or disciplines including business, psychology, communications, information systems, and general education. Contact an admissions advisor for the current list of available courses.