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Department of Management and Marketing

Overview

Management majors and marketing majors complete a 120 hour degree program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree.  Optional concentrations in advertising design (marketing majors), human resource management (management majors) and international business (both majors) allow students to develop specialized expertise in areas of interest.  Many courses feature applied projects, some of which offer real-world experience working with local businesses.   For details on either degree program, or to learn more about any of the subjects introduced below, visit the links at left for more information.

Scholarships
Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships specific to management and marketing students, as well as those available to all business students.

Internships
Students can earn 3 hours of 400-level course credit for gaining work experience in their chosen filed.  GPA and employer restrictions do apply; interested students should apply for an internship at least a semester in advance of when they wish to earn credit.

Student Organizations
SHRM:  An active student chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers provides management students the opportunity to hear HR managers speak and to participate in regional meetings of the National SHRM organization.   SHRM members are also eligible to apply for an annual scholarship awarded by the Northwest LA chapter of SHRM.

ROTORACT:  Business students of all majors are also welcome to join Rotaract, a service club that fosters leadership and ethical business standards.   Rotoract sponsors the annual "Black Tie or Not Ball" which raises $10,000 annually for the Rescue Mission.

AMA:  The LSUS student chapter of the American Marketing Association engages in public service activity on and off campus.  The AMA also sponsors marketing guest speakers, and various social events over the course of the semester.

Honorary Organizations
Students with exceptional academic achievements may be invited to join the Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, or the Sigma Iota Epsilon (management) honorary societies.

CLEP
Students may earn credit for some core business core course ( including MADM 301 and MKT 301) by successfully passing the appropriate College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test.