Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

Applied Management, Bachelor of Science (BSAM)*

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) is designed as a degree completion pathway for students who have earned an Associates of Applied Science degree. The BSAM curriculum augments the in-field technical knowledge and experience students have already gained with the core business knowledge necessary to advance in an existing career or branch out and start a new business. With courses in business ethics, communication, finance, human resource management, leadership, project management, supply chain management students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to lead successfully in their current organizations, industries, and beyond.

Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 additional credits of general education coursework, which may be taken through concurrent enrollment.

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 or better in their major and a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 or better in all courses taken in residence at Walsh.

120 credits is required for Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree with a minimum of 30 credits in residence and a minimum of 30 general education credits.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

General Education Courses

ACC 100**SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING

COM 210PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

3

Note: ACC 100 must be taken at the transfer institution prior to attendance or through concurrent enrollment

Professional Core Courses

COM 300*COMMUNICATION ESSENTIALS

1

IT 305BUSINESS COMPUTING TOOLS

3

MGT 201PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 303BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT

3

MKT 202PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3

Program Core Courses

COM 320BUSINESS COMMUNICATION METHODS

3

MGT 402BUSINESS ETHICS AND LEGAL ISSUES

3

MGT 403INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 404HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 406SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL AND TAX ISSUES

3

MGT 453ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

3

MGT 454PROJECT MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 461BUSINESS STRATEGY AND POLICY (CAPSTONE)

3

MGT 465SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 471SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3

 

Note:
*COM 300 is required for all students that obtain a score of 1-3 on the Walsh Communication Assessment. The Communication Assessment must be completed within the student’s first semester of enrollment at Walsh.

COM 320: Students are required to take COM 320 within their first 9 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.

**ACBSP requires new programs to be in place for two years and have graduates from the program to be eligible for accreditation review.

Fast Track Option

Walsh Fast Track allows undergraduate students the ability to complete a maximum of four graduate-level courses as part of their undergraduate degree requirements. Graduate level courses successfully completed with a grade of “C” (2.000) or higher will be considered for advanced standing credit in the chosen graduate degree, if applicable. A maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing credit is allowable for graduate degree programs. A student must be in good standing to pursue the Fast Track program.  Completion of graduate level courses does not guarantee admission to graduate level programs.

The following graduate level courses can be taken to replace undergraduate level courses:

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - APPLIED MANAGEMENT MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER OF SCIENCE - MANAGEMENT MASTER OF SCIENCE-MARKETING 
MGT 403 FIN 500 MGT 611  
MGT 404    MGT 555  
MGT 406 BL 556    
MGT 453 MGT 600 MGT 600  
MGT 454   MGT 604  
MGT 465 MGT 601 MGT 601 MGT 601

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree from Walsh, students must meet general and program-specific graduation requirements. All students must:

  • Complete a program of study within 60 calendar months (five years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). A student’s program of study is the specific curriculum required by the institution at the time of the student’s matriculation as an undergraduate degree candidate at Walsh unless the student changes majors or degrees while attending Walsh. If a student changes majors or degrees, the program of study is the specific curriculum required by the College at the time the student officially changes the major or degree.
  • Earn 30 semester credit hours of general education coursework of which 15 credits may be taken through concurrent enrollment. The following courses taken in residence at Walsh will count towards the General Education requirement:
    COM 210
    COM 300
    MTH 300
    QM 202
    QM 301
  • Earn a minimum of 120 semester credit hours toward a bachelor of applied science degree, including a maximum of 90 semester credit hours transferred to Walsh.
  • Complete 30 semester credit hours toward a bachelor of applied science degree in residence at Walsh.
  • Achieve a grade point average of 2.000 (“C”) or better in the major.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 (“C”) or better in residence at Walsh.
  • Complete all communication courses (COM 210 and 320 with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better. If COM 300 is required, the course must be completed with a grade of P (Pass).
  • Limited to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of allowable graduate level coursework. All courses completed at the graduate level need to be completed with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in residence at Walsh.
  • File an official Application for Graduation form with the Records and Registration office. An appointment with an advisor can be made to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their degree completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”

Major Requirements

Students must complete all courses in their major and all communication courses (COM), to include any approved or required course substitutions, with a grade of “C” 2.000 or better.

COM 320BUSINESS COMMUNICATION METHODS

3

MGT 201PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 303BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 402BUSINESS ETHICS AND LEGAL ISSUES

3

MGT 403INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 404HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 406SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL AND TAX ISSUES

3

MGT 453ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

3

MGT 454PROJECT MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 461BUSINESS STRATEGY AND POLICY (CAPSTONE)

3

MGT 465SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 471SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3