Undergraduate Programs

California University of Management and Science Virginia (CalUMS VA), as a degree-granting institution, offers the following undergraduate programs, leading to the following degrees as approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV):

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (B.S.B.M.)

 

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE REQUIREMENTS

    Virginia State public institutions, private colleges, and universities require a certain number of units of General Education (G.E.) prior to the award of undergraduate degrees.

    The minimum number of units required per General Education Course Category for Bachelor’s degree programs are shown below:

Course Category

ASHBA

BSBM, BSCIS

Communications

8 units

16 units

Humanities and Arts

8 units

12 units

Social and Behavioral Sciences

8 units

16 units

Sciences and Technology

8 units

24 units

Total G.E. Units Required

 96 units

68 units

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

    The Bachelor of Science degree is conferred upon satisfactory completion of a minimum of one hundred eighty (180) quarter units. The 180 quarter units shall be composed of 45 courses of 4 units each. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required. The requirements can be summarized as follows:

Courses

Quarter Units Required
General Education Courses 68 units
Major Courses 92 units
Electives Courses 20 units
Total Quarter Units Required

 180 units

    Up to 128 quarter units of coursework can be accepted for transfer credits from another institution. At least 52 quarter units of Major courses must be completed in residency at the University. Deviations and substitutions for the requirements must be approved by the Academic Dean before the start of classes. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Business Management (BSBM)


Program Objectives

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program is to provide students with an understanding of the challenges, concerns, and responsibilities that they will experience in the business world. This is accomplished through: (1) academic courses which cover the functional areas of business; and, (2) infusion of current trends and technologies into business management courses as part of the students’ learning process.

  1. Graduates will have an intimate knowledge of, and practical skills in, modern techniques of management practice that can be implemented in organizations so that those graduates may step into positions of responsibility in any organizational setting.
  2. Graduates will have a clear understanding of ethical and behavioral concerns that manager’s face in the workplace to encourage respect for the individual and the environment.
  3. Graduates will acquire hands-on experience in using a computer as an analytical and managerial tool.

 Course Requirements

General Education Courses (17 courses)

Units

Communications
Humanities and Arts
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sciences and Technology
Total General Education Units
 

16
12
16
24
68
 

Major Courses (23 courses)

Units

BM 281 Mathematics for Business & Economics
BM 311 Principles of Accounting II
BM 321 Business Statistics II
BM 331 Financial Management
BM 332 Investment Theory
BM 341 Human Resources Management
BM 342 Organizational Development
BM 351 Marketing Management
BM 352 Consumer Behavior
BM 361 Management Science
BM 362 Production & Operations Management
BM 371 Strategic Management
CS 211 Computer Applications in Business & Economics
CS 311 Management Information System
EC 201 Principles of Economics
IB 201 International Business Management
IT 201 Introduction to e-Commerce
IT 202 Introduction to Internet Marketing
Total Major Units
 

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
92
 

Elective Course (5 courses)

Units

A total of twenty (20) quarter units from other major program is required.
Total Program Completion Units
 


20
 

Total Graduation Units

180