Management Program

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BPS Baccalaureate Program
Division of Allied Health and Professions | Management Program

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Management career opportunities exist in every organization. A Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Management from Trocaire College provides you with the core knowledge, skills, and abilities to be a successful manager and leader in any organization. As a program graduate you will be able to think and act comprehensively and strategically while leading your organization to success.

Our curriculum is designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars and includes courses in Management, Leadership, Team building and Strategic Planning. You’ll apply theory to practice and use your knowledge and experience to advance on the job right away. A flexible curriculum is perfect for the working professional looking to advance their career.

Program Format
Time of Program: Variable; Program is online seven (7) week course format for major coursework with online and in-class elective options

Mode of Delivery:  Online

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Program Requirements
Admission Requirements:
  • This BPS in Management Degree program is a flexible transfer completion program.
  • Applicants must meet the College’s general admissions requirements. Applicants may enter with any amount of transfer credit.
  • Applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in their prior coursework and must have earned a minimum grade of “C” in all transfer courses. Special consideration will be given to applicants who do not meet these criteria as evidenced by their most recent academic performance and/or professional experience.
Minimum Degree Requirements:
  • The BPS in Management program requires a total of 120 academic credits for completion.
  • The thirty (30) credits required for the minimum residency requirement will typically consist of the following:
    • Twenty-seven (27) credits of major coursework consisting of:
      • Twenty-four (24) credits of Major coursework
      • Three (3) credits of required Liberal Arts for the major (PSY 303)
    • Three (3) credits of Elective
  • Thirty (30) credits of Liberal Arts consisting of:
    • Completion of the Trocaire General Education requirement: a minimum of fifteen (15) credits
    • A minimum of fifteen (15) additional Liberal Arts credits
  • Sixty (60) credits of Electives
  • A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required for all coursework.
  • Students must complete a total of at least 120 credits and maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.0

*Up to ninety (90) credits may come from approved transfer credit

Graduation Requirements:
Please Note:

MGT440 Externship Seminar should be taken during the student’s last semester. The course is typically offered every semester in a 15 week format. Students should only register for this course after consulting with their Program Director.

GS100 – 1 credit waived for transfer students with 12 or more credits

Courses
  • Semester 1
    15
    Basic Communication
    3

    Course description can be found in our current College Catalog.

    College Seminar*
    1

    The College Seminar is a course designed to provide students strategies for successful learning in college and beyond. Topics in the course include: learning styles, learning and study strategies, cognitive strategies, time management, goal-setting, note-taking, test-taking strategies, overcoming test anxiety, cultural diversity, and other issues that focus on enabling students to become better achievers.

    The course is one credit with a one hour laboratory. Students are requires to take this course in their first semester at Trocaire College. (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester)

    *Students must receive a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher to pass this course.

    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    2
  • Semester 2
    15
    Natural Science Elective
    3
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
  • Semester 3
    15
    Quantitative Analysis
    3

    Course description can be found in our current College Catalog.

    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
  • Semester 4
    15
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
  • Semester 5
    15
    Management Theory and Practice
    3

    This course presents the principles, techniques, and concepts needed for managerial analysis and decision-making. It highlights the effective management of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling related to the internal and external environment and issues of ethics and social responsibility.

    Diversity and Team Building
    3

    Students in this course learn how to foster and maintain an effective diverse workforce, starting from building an effective team, to managing for results, through to the ultimate goal of achieving greater organizational success through improved teamwork.

    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Ethics Elective
    3
  • Semester 6
    15
    Critical Management Communications
    3

    This course teaches critical skills including how to manage the complex dynamics in the workplace by improving interpersonal communications, and effectively addressing the challenges that are presented across various industries.

    Managerial Finance
    3

    This course provides an overview of the preparation, analysis, and understanding of financial statements and how the information is also used for internal planning, control and decision making. This course stresses the importance and usefulness of relevant accounting information and topics of financial statement presentation and analysis, costing methods, short- and long-term decision making, budgeting, and variance analysis.

    Organizational Psychology
    3

    Organizational Psychology attempts to understand and explain human behavior in organizational settings, including culture, structures, and communications. This course will introduce the methods, practices, theories, and research, which includes the psychological aspects such as work attitudes and motivation, as well as group dynamics, organizational communication, and structures. This course requires a research project.

    Free Elective
    3
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
  • Semester 7
    15
    Leadership and Change Management
    3

    This course is designed to provide you with the information you need to successfully lead organizations. It covers topics such as change management, leadership characteristics, and what it takes to be an effective leader. Emphasis will be on contemporary challenges facing leaders in the workplace today.

    Project Management
    3

    This course covers essential concepts and framework of project management. The tools and methodologies will be introduced to help with the project execution and achievement of strategic organizational goals.

    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
  • Semester 8
    15
    Externship Seminar
    3

    This course will allow students to demonstrate integration of baccalaureate management knowledge into practice.  All students complete 115 practicum hours. Emphasis is on critical thinking, communication, leadership, management, and evaluation. Application of core concepts pertaining to corporate social responsibility and ethics will be highlighted. Students will work with the advisor and instructor to secure externship placements.

    Strategic Planning
    3

    Students in this course will explore leading-practice models and approaches for strategic planning. These models will include environmental scanning, establishing strategic goals and priorities, developing implementation strategies and change initiatives, performance measurement and evaluation, and communicating strategy and performance to diverse categories of stakeholders.

    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3
    Free Elective
    3