Applied Studies – Management (Bachelor's Completion) (B.S.)

Applied Studies – Management (Bachelor's Completion) (B.S.)
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  Online Program

This online Bachelor's Completion program requires an earned associate degree. Learn how to apply the business skills needed to succeed in your career. Building upon what you’ve learned through your associate program, you’ll grow your management abilities and potential.

 Credit Hours: 120  |   Transfer: Up to 90 Credits  |   Tuition Cost


Bachelor’s Completion

Learn how to apply the business skills needed to succeed in your career. Building upon what you’ve learned through your associate program, you’ll grow your management abilities and potential.

Admissions Requirements

This degree is specifically designed for students with an associate degree from a regionally accredited college in a technical or specialized field. Professional licensure, certification or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by academic affairs.

Course Highlights


  • Principles of Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Accounting
  • Integrative: Applied Studies in Management

…and more!

Why UNH CPS?


  • Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE).
  • Available fully online with select on-campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Nationally ranked online programs.
  • About 89% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career advising is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts and share their real-world expertise, helping you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
  • We’re experts at assessing credit toward your undergraduate degree – not only from previous college coursework, but also for other college-level knowledge demonstrated outside the traditional classroom.

Students pursuing an associate degree at their local community college are encouraged to explore our Transfer Pathway! This resource lists the courses your associate degree should contain at your community college, as well as the remaining courses you’ll need to take at UNH College of Professional Studies to complete your bachelor’s degree!

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  • Completion of our free, online application for admission
  • High school diploma, completion of a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency.
    • Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC
  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited college in a technical or specialized field. Professional licensure, certification or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by academic affairs

For motivated undergraduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree, you can pair this program with an accelerated M.S. in Leadership option that allows you to streamline the completion of your educational goals. This option allows students to complete their bachelor’s and graduate degrees in a fast-tracked five-year timeline.

Qualifications:

If you're interested in enrolling in an accelerated graduate program, contact your advisor

Curriculum & Requirements

This transfer-friendly program is designed for students with an Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited college in a technical or specialized field who already have the “hands- on” skills and want to develop the business competencies that will help them advance in their field in a management capacity. The program integrates the technical and general skills developed in an associate degree with the business competencies needed to succeed as a manager in their chosen profession. The focus is on the application of business skills to the student’s professional field. Professional licensure, certification or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by academic affairs.

This degree plan is a sample and does not reflect the impact of transfer credit or current course offerings. UNH CPS Online undergraduate students should develop individual academic plans with their academic advisor during their first year at UNH.

Sample Course Sequence - For students with conferred associate degree.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
APST 405 Career Development and Planning 2
CMPL 402 Excel 2
CRIT 501 Introduction to Critical Inquiry 4
MGMT 410 Principles of Management 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Spring
ACCT 532
or MGMT 569
Financial Accounting
or Budget Management
4
Select one of the following: 4
HRM 580
Change Management
HRM 635
Managing Conflict
LD 600
Becoming an Effective Leader
LD 660
Leadership Theory
PSY 646
Psychology of Occupational Stress
Select one approved management elective 4
Elective 4
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
FNC 665 Financial Management 4
IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar 4
Select one of the following: 4
MGMT 608
Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
MGMT 634
Contemporary Management Issues
MGMT 625
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business Management
Elective 4
 Credits16
Spring
MGMT 797
or MGMT 795
Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Project
or Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Internship
4
Elective 4
Elective 4
 Credits12
 Total Credits60

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at UNH
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.0 is required for conferral*
Core Curriculum Required: General Education Program
Major, Option and Elective Requirements as indicated.
*GPA: Major and any state certification GPA requirements may be higher and are indicated in program details.
 
A minimum grade of C- is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor, and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor. Please note that Option requirements are considered part of the Major. Students must complete 16 upper-level credits in majors within the College of Professional Studies, Online.

General Education Program Requirements

A minimum grade of D- is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.

All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar, must be taken prior to the capstone.

ENG 420The Writing Process4
COM 460Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics4
COM 480Visual Communication4
CRIT 501Introduction to Critical Inquiry4
Select one of the following:4
MTH 402
Math for Our World
MTH 504
Statistics
MTH 510
Pre-Calculus
Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems4
Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World4
Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression4
CRIT 602Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking4
IDIS 601Interdisciplinary Seminar4
Total Credits40

Writing Program Requirements

All bachelor's degree candidates are required to complete four writing intensive courses as part of the University Writing Program Requirements as follows:

ENG 420
The Writing Process
One Writing Intensive course in the Major
One Writing Intensive course at the 600-level or above
One Additional Writing Intensive Course

Writing Intensive courses are identified with the label "Writing Intensive Course" in the "Attributes" section of the course description and/or a W following the course number.

Major Requirements

Prerequisite: Must have completed an Associate Degree or equivalent in a related applied discipline aligning with Management applied discipline aligning with Management.

Prior to capstone enrollment, students are expected to complete the majority of their required major courses along with CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar. Students should consult with their advisor regarding specific major courses that may be completed with their capstone. Academic Advisor approval is required for registration to be processed.

Major in Applied Studies - Management
Foundation Courses
APST 405Career Development and Planning2
CMPL 402Excel2
MGMT 410Principles of Management4
Intermediate Courses
ACCT 532Financial Accounting4
or MGMT 569 Budget Management
Advanced Courses
FNC 665Financial Management4
Leadership Elective
Select one of the following:4
HRM 580
Change Management
or HRM 635
Managing Conflict
or LD 600
Becoming an Effective Leader
or LD 660
Leadership Theory
or PSY 646
Psychology of Occupational Stress
Legal/Ethical Issues Elective
Select one of the following:4
MGMT 608
Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
or MGMT 625
Legal and Ethical Issues in Business Management
or MGMT 634
Contemporary Management Issues
Management Elective
Select one of the following:4
Any upper level course with MGMT prefix
Any course with HRM prefix
Any course with OPS prefix
MKT 618
Sales Management
PADM 500
Introduction to Public Administration
PSY 646
Psychology of Occupational Stress
Integrative Capstone
MGMT 795Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Internship4
or MGMT 797 Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Project
Total Credits32

Electives

Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, option or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree from the Online Division of the College of Professional Studies.

  • Identify patterns of individual and group behavior in organizations and apply management theories and approaches that enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of organizations.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills that enhance organizational performance through application of theories of leadership, motivation, change management, conflict management and managing diversity.
  • Apply accounting and finance skills and best practices to enhance the effectiveness of financial decision-making in organizations.
  • Integrate legal and ethical principles into decision-making to assure organizational and individual adherence to corporate ethics and social responsibility.
  • Integrate and apply management theories and techniques to a specific applied field through an in-depth capstone experience.

Your Prior and Current Learning Counts


Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are experts at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Finish Your Bachelor's Degree With the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)

The AU-ABC partnership between Air University and the UNH College of Professional Studies allows you to apply your CCAF Associate in Applied Science toward this online bachelor's degree. All CCAF degrees are transferable into this program. 

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Career Outcomes

Talk with your advisor to discuss how your program, experience, and goals align.