The Management Major


Associate Professor Laura Dwyer is among the talented faculty in UE's Schroeder School of Business helping mentor students in the management major.

The management major in the Schroeder School of Business develops students’ understanding of the complex issues involved with managing people and technology in a global business environment. The emphasis is on conceptual knowledge as well as its practical application for improving organizational effectiveness. Management majors engage with faculty in exploring topics ranging from human resource management, leadership, and decision making to management information systems, operations, and supply chain management.

  • Schroeder School of Business graduates have a 98 percent job placement rate.
  • Recent employments: Accuride, Angie's List, Atlas, BNSF, Cisco Systems, Disney, Hewlett-Packard, KSM Consulting, Mead Johnson Nutrition, NSWC Crane, Old National Bank, PriceWaterhouseCooper, SS&C, TQL, Yelp, among others
  • Graduate placement in MBA programs or Indiana University School of Law

Management majors can apply to the LEAD Forward program and have special access to executive leaders and leadership development.

This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:

General Education – 41 hours: including Quantitative Methods 227; Management 497

Common Core – 45 hours: The purpose of the common core is to provide students with careful preparation in the fundamental tools of decision making and leadership. All management majors complete the following courses: Accounting 210, 211; Business 398, 400; Economics 101, 102; Experiential Education 90; Finance 361; Interdisciplinary 150; Law 201; Management 310, 311, 331, 377; Marketing 325; Mathematics 134 or higher; Software Application 110.

Management Major – 18 hours: Management 306; five or more courses selected from Management 380*, 395*, 402, 412, 430, 445, 450, 455; may substitute one course selected from Communication 380, 382, 383, 388. (*Only one independent study or special topics course will be counted in the major.)

Electives – 20 hours

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