Why Study Strategy, Management, and Operations at The Busch School?

This area focuses on the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes required of leaders in a business. Strategy examines the structural forces that shape competition in a market and the various business models that an enterprise may implement to create value for its stakeholders. Management focuses on the allocation of resources and methods of decision-making within the enterprise to optimize value for stakeholders. Operations explores how processes, procedures, and systems interact within an enterprise to fulfill customer promises and secure value for stakeholders.

What Makes Our Program Different

  • Our graduates learn the art and science of the practice of Management in and outside of the classroom.
  • Our students follow a core curriculum required for the B.S.B.A. degree, but also choose one of these specialties:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Information Management
    • Operations Management
    • Sports Management

Jobs and Internships

Our program gives students an edge in a competitive job market. Many of our students have gone on to work jobs in industries such as hospitality and real estate. Students who have graduated with a Strategy, Management, and Operations degree also work in companies such as NetApp, Enterprise, and the Chamber of Commerce.


Our program prepares students to be the best applicants that they can be with the help of the entire department behind them.


Students majoring in management will complete the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) in Management.

  • Major Requirements

    To earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) in Strategy, Management, and Operations, students must complete 22 business and economics courses. This includes: 11 core courses (in introductory accounting, economics, management, business law, and ethics); 4 management concentration courses; 4 Math/Computer Science/Statistics courses; and 3 business and economics electives.

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  • University Requirements

    Students must also complete the core University requirements, specific to their major, in order to complete their degree. Management students are required to complete 16 courses in addition to their business and economics courses. These courses include: philosophy, theology, humanities, literature, writing and composition, and free electives.

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