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Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

Thompson School of Applied Science


Applied Business Management (ABM)


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Professor: William H. Scott
Associate Professor: Benjamin P. Fowler, David E. Tooch, Steven D. Tuttle

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, and student-run businesses. Students may also elect to develop internships with area businesses.

Admissions Requirements
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.

Curriculum Fees
Applied Business Management: Business Management: $117*

*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.

Business Management
Small- to medium-sized businesses represent the largest and fastest growing segment of the state and regional economy. The 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.

Career Opportunities: Office manager, entrepreneur, management trainee programs, 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 cr.
ABM 205, Applied Financial Accounting, 4 cr.
COM 209, Expository Writing and Reading, 4 cr.
MTH 202, Math II, 3 cr.

First Year, Spring Semester
ABM 207, Applied Marketing, 4 cr.
ABM 208, Managerial Accounting, 4 cr.
ABM 226, Business Computer Applications, 4 cr.
COM 210, Public Speaking, 2 cr.
Elective, 4 cr.

Second Year, Fall Semester

ABM 202, Professional Writing, 3 cr.
ABM 206, Human Resource Management, 4 cr.
ABM 214, Applied Sales, 4 cr.
SSCI 201, Human Relations, 4 cr.
Electives, 2-4 cr.

Second Year, Spring Semester
ABM 211, Business Policy, 4 cr.
ABM 232, Business Law, 4 cr.
Social Science Elective, 2-4 cr.
Electives, 4 cr.

Elective Courses
ABM 210, Seminar Production/Operation, 2 cr.
ABM 213, Applied Micro-Economics, 4 cr.
ABM 215, Business and the Community, 4 cr.
ABM 217, Web Page Programming and Design, 4, cr.
ABM 240, Ethics in Business and Society, 4 cr.
ABM 242, International Trade Applications, 4 cr.
ABM 291/292, Independent Studies, 1-4 cr.

At least one of the above is required during one of three semesters where an elective may be taken, as offered in the Time and Room Schedule.

Total: 64-66 credits

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