May 20, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management, BA

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BA in Management
AU Santa Barbara 
Credits for Degree: 180 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Classroom
Standard time to completion: 36 months

Program Overview

The BA in Management is for people who want to explore the roles, responsibilities, and ownership needed to build a positive working environment, develop as an emotionally conscious leader, and explore ways to advance social and human justice ideals. Students will explore the application of business principles needed to build and strengthen human and social enterprises; provide a foundation to understand and lead change in a diverse and complex culture; and develop skills for innovative leadership.

Within the Management major, students can add optional emphases in the following areas: Communication, Entrepreneurship, Globalization, and Marketing. Students can also design their own emphasis provided that appropriate coursework is available on that topic. Adding emphases give students the opportunity to focus on studying areas within Management that might be of particular interest to them. 

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

Interdisciplinary Core Courses (18 quarter credits)

Complete the following courses and at least one course from each section listed below:

Major Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management

54 quarter credits in Management needed in total (at least 27 of those credits need to be from upper-division courses).

*Check with your advisor for details on which courses count for this area.

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