Dr. Gary Young, Acting Chair
111A Business Administration Building
(901) 881-7231


Tommy A. Cates, Robbie L. Green, Kevin L. Hammond, B. Wayne Kemp, John E. Knight, P. Michael McCullough, Festus O. Olorunniwo, John D. Overby, Narender K. Ramarapu, John M. Rayburn, John E. Timmerman, Carolyn L. Tripp


Students may select appropriate specialization electives with the advisor's consent to provide enhanced understanding of concepts of general administration, industrial management, and personnel and human resources management. A special concentration is available in administrative data systems which may replace the specialization electives.

Course Requirements for Major
Acct 311 3 Hours
Mgt 303 3 Hours
Mgt 312 3 Hours
Mgt 320 3 Hours
Mgt 350 3 Hours
Mgt 412 3 Hours
Mktg 410 3 Hours
Upper Division Management Electives 6 Hours
Upper Division Business Electives 6 Hours
Free Elective 3 Hours
Total Hours 36


The Management Information Systems (MIS) concentration within the Management major provides students with both a general knowledge of business management and a specialized technical knowledge of information systems. Students are exposed to the theory and practical application of numerous business information systems areas including management information systems, database management systems, design and development of business information systems, and telecommunications and networking. The program is designed to prepare students for information systems careers in government, nonprofit, business and industry. A concentration in management information systems may be completed by taking courses as designated in the following summary. These courses replace the general education non-business electives, and the management and free electives in the Management major.

Course Requirements for Concentration Hours
Comp Sc 221 3
Comp Sc 222 3
Comp Sc 250 3
Comp Sc 351 3
Comp Sc 410 3
Inf Sys 361 3____ Total Hours 18


The marketing major provides special training for students interested in positions in sales, sales planning, merchandising, marketing management, and research techniques.

Course Requirements for Major
Mgt 320 3 Hours
Mktg 320 3 Hours
Mktg 360 3 Hours
Mktg 410 3 Hours
Mktg 465 3 Hours
Mktg 340 or Mktg 450 3 Hours
300-400 Level Marketing Electives 9 Hours
300-400 Level Business Electives* 6 Hours
Free Elective 3 Hours
Total Hours 36

*Up to three of these hours may be satisfied by courses from Inf Sys 211-249.