In this area of focused study, Pitt-Johnstown students have the freedom to diversify their educational progress across a path of functional areas, including marketing, accounting, finance, and management information systems. They may also develop a more directed selection of studies in the field of human resources management.
All students complete introductory coursework in the functional areas of business to include: principles of management, principles of marketing, principles of accounting, principles of finance and business information systems. The required upper-level coursework includes a course in organizational behavior and human resources management.
The operations and supply chain management course provides understanding of important system relationships involving design, operations, control (analytics), and ongoing improvement necessary for an organization to create and deliver their products and services. The student gains an understanding of leadership concepts and actions within the legal, ethical, and socially responsible environment of business in the leadership in business and society capstone management course.
For their elective offerings, students select from any upper-level course, given that they meet prerequisites. Working with their advisors, students can take a multidisciplinary approach or concentrate their work in the field of human resources management.