This Fusion program combines online and face-to-face learning and also recognizes prior college-level learning. The program is designed for students who wish to complete their degree in less time than is possible with traditional courses and class schedules.
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Organizational Management (BSOM) is a unique degree completion program designed to meet the educational needs of working adults with some college credits from accredited institutions or from work or military experience. The program is conducted in a condensed time frame with an instructional schedule tailored to accommodate busy lifestyles. The program will help students develop the relevant skills needed to manage organizations in today’s job market. Students will develop strong communication and leadership skills and develop an ethical approach to business and life.
Program of Study
The BSOM core courses will be conducted in an accelerated format with a sequence of three-credit courses each completed over a five-week period. Most BSOM core courses are in the “hybrid” format with 20 hours of classroom instruction and at least 20 hours of online instruction.
The program courses are offered in a logical sequence and cover most major aspects of organizational management. The program starts with emphasis on organizational behavior, communications, ethics, human resource management skills and business analytics necessary to coordinate the management of these functions. The sequence continues with emphasis on the management skills needed for marketing, finance, global business challenges, and operations and project management. The program concludes with gaining an understanding of current business situations and problems and the completion of student projects designed to develop the skills necessary to identify, analyze and make recommendations to solve organizational problems.
In addition to achieving the Wilmington University undergraduate graduation competencies given in the Academic Information section of this catalog, each graduating student will be able to:
Continuing to Graduate Programs
Students interested in seeking an MBA or MS in Accounting once they have completed their Organizational Management degree must take BAC 101 and BAC 102 prior to graduating for an MBA. For an MS in Accounting, students need to take BAC 101, BAC 102, BAC 201, and BAC 202 prior to graduating.
ENG 121 English Composition I
ENG 122 English Composition II
ENG 131 Public Speaking
ENG 310 Research Writing
BBM 319 Business Ethics
VMG 313 Aesthetics of Film
DSN 110 Fundamentals of Drawing
TEC 215 Basic Photography
COM 245 Writing for the Media
Culinary Arts Elective
Ethnic Studies Elective
Fine Arts Elective
Foreign Language Elective
ECO 101, ECO 102, or ECO 105
Choose (1) course below (See Specific Program Requirements):
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology OR SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
PHI 100 Introduction to Critical Thinking
HUM 381 Contemporary Global Issues
The College of Business programs require a minimum grade of “C” for these program core courses. Students receiving a grade lower than “C” in any indicated program core course must retake that course.
BBM 201 Principles of Management
BBM 320 Business Communications
BBM 325 Intro to Business Analytics
BBM 370 Global Business Management
BBM 400 Current Topics in Business Leadership
BBM 411 Operations and Systems Management
BBM 412 Project Management
FIN 300 Applied Concepts in Accounting and Finance
BLA 303 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
BMK 305 Marketing
FIN 304 Applications of Corporate Finance
HRM 310 Organizational Development
HRM 311 Human Resource Management
BBM 407 Organizational Project
(Upper level 300-400)
Free electives may include transfer credits, courses from the Wilmington University catalog or approved prior learning assessment credits. The remaining credits may be completed at any time prior to, during, or after completion of the core program requirements. Students with less than 16 transfer credits are required to take FYE 101 as one of their electives.
MAT 205 Introductory Survey of Mathematics
FYE 101 First Year Experience Seminar
Social Science Elective
Natural Science Elective
ECO 101 Economics I
ECO 102 Economics II
ECO 105 Fundamentals of Economics
MIS 320 Management Information Systems
Upper Level Business Elective