Management, B.A.

The management major has a liberal arts core and sets the foundation for graduates to excel and advance as leaders in management careers.

As a management student, you will learn about management theory while also receiving a broad background in all areas of business and leadership. You'll get expertise in specific management fields like production or operations management, human resources management and small business management.

Graduates from the program are well-prepared for postgraduate studies in all areas of business.

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Qualified management students interested in continuing their education through graduate study can easily matriculate into the Master of Business Administration program.

Through LR’s innovative Bridges to Dreams and Alumni Advantage programs, students who complete their undergraduate degrees at Lenoir-Rhyne University are able to complete their graduate degrees in shorter time and at significantly less expense.

Learning Outside the Classroom

Students studying management have many opportunities to learn outside of the classroom through internships with local and regional businesses, corporations and non-profit organizations.

You will gain firsthand experience working alongside experienced leaders and professionals in a wide range of management activities. Management majors have access to the many out-of-class opportunities in business, including conference attendance, student organizations, study abroad, alumni mentoring and community outreach and research (working within a course or independently with a faculty mentor).

Nikolai Patterson

LR believed in me and gave me the confidence to excel in my field by not only saying, “you can do it,” but backing me all the way up to this very moment.

Nikolai Patterson '21, Management

Career Opportunities

Management is an essential skill in any business or other organizational setting. Accordingly, the career opportunities for management majors are extensive. The major also provides excellent preparation for more advanced graduate work or other certificate and/or licensure programs.

As a management major, you learn about organizational structures and behavior, formal and informal, which prepares you to address the many issues that may arise in corporate or other organizational settings.

Examples of career options include, but are not limited to, operations management, organizational analysis and consulting and project management—across private, non-profit and public arenas at all levels of life.

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Major Requirements

Transfer Policy

A student may transfer in the following:

  1. the common Business core courses except for  - Business Policy and no more than 6 credit hours from , , , , and .
  2. no more than 6 credit hours from the required major courses.


Students in the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics may elect to pursue honors work. To be eligible for honors, students must:

  • have a 3.2 cumulative GPA;
  • have a 3.5 GPA in the major; and
  • have completed  and , ,  and  or have been invited to apply by the faculty of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics;
  • have successfully complete  and  as honors courses;
  • have successfully complete  concurrently with , which includes a specific business written analysis report and an oral presentation to the faculty of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics.

A Management major has several opportunities. The major has a liberal arts core as a basis for career-long leadership and provides courses in management theory for opportunities for advancement in a management career, and gives the students background courses in all areas of business. Expertise in specific management fields like Production and Operations Management or Human Resources Management is a part of the major. The major earns a B.A. degree. Course requirements for the Management major are as follows:

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