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Courses for a Degree in Management and Leadership

A major in management and leadership teaches you the skills you need to become a manager or leader in a business.

For this major you’ll take lots of management and leadership classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in management and leadership.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in management and leadership:

Management and Leadership Courses:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Personal Skills Managing People
  • General Management Processes/ Change
  • International Management
  • Management and Leadership Electives

Core Business Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science and Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology