Undergraduate Course Catalog 2010-2011
Thompson School of Applied Science
Professor: William H. Scott, David E. Tooch
Associate Professor: Benjamin P. Fowler, Steven D. Tuttle
Lecturer: John MacMillan
The Applied Business Management program combines classwork and practical experience to give students a thorough understanding of the business field. The core curriculum includes accounting, marketing and sales, human resource management, computer applications, communications, business law, and strategic management for small business. Students may select from a variety of UNH electives.
Practical experience is gained through projects with local industries, municipalities, and state agencies, as well as student-run businesses. Students also may elect to develop internships with area businesses.
Students entering the business management program must have a minimum of two years of college preparatory mathematics. Several ABM courses require a strong background in basic mathematics and algebra.
Applied Business Management $129*
*This one-time, nonrefundable curriculum fee is required to cover lab materials, specialized equipment maintenance, and transportation that is unique to the applied nature of the specialization. The curriculum fee covers the entire two-year course of study for one specialization. Any non-TSAS student may be assessed specific course fees, details of which are included in each semester's Time and Room Schedule. All fees are subject to change.
Small- to medium-sized businesses represent the largest and fastest-growing segment of the state and regional economy. The Applied Business Management program is specifically designed for students who wish to seek entry-level management positions in existing firms, prepare for management of a family-owned business, or start a new business. Business management students gain practical exposure to essential topics in business management that prepares them to seek further specialization in a business area or to prepare for transfer to a baccalaureate program.
Office manager, entrepreneur, management trainee, assistant manager, purchasing and inventory controller, bookkeeper, domestic and international sales professional, business owner.
Business Management Program of Study
First Year, Fall Semester
|ABM||204||Principles of Management||4|
|ABM||205||Applied Financial Accounting||4|
|COM||209||Expository Writing and Reading||4|
|MTH||20__||Math I or II (determined by assessment)||3|
First Year, Spring Semester
|ABM||226||Business Computer Applications||4|
Second Year, Fall Semester
|ABM||206||Human Resource Management||4|
|Elective(s)||2 - 4|
Second Year, Spring Semester
|Social Science Elective||2 - 4|
|Elective(s)||2 - 4|
Elective Course Options (when offered)
|ABM||215||Business and the Community||4|
|ABM||217||Web Page Programming and Design||4|
|ABM||240||Ethics in Business and Society||4|
|ABM||242||International Trade Applications||4|
|ABM||291/292||Independent Study||1 - 4|
Total: 64 - 66 credits