General Management

General Management Concentration

The General Management concentration provides students with the flexibility to pursue a cross-disciplinary program based on their interests and goals.

How it Works

Students select 2 areas of study.

Each area of study typically requires two courses.

Please note: Students who have elected another concentration within the Carroll School of Management as well as the General Management concentration must select areas different from the student’s other Carroll School concentration as they pursue General Management.


Required Courses:

  • ACCT3301 – Financial Accounting Standards and Theory I
  • ACCT3302 – Financial Accounting Standards and Theory II


Required Course:

  • ACCT3307 – Managerial Cost and Strategic Analysis

Elective (choose one from the following):

  • ACCT3351 – Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACCT4405 – Federal Taxation
  • ACCT6618 – Accounting Information Systems



Business Analytics

Required Course:

  • BZAN3307 Machine Learning for Business Intelligence OR ISYS3360 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Elective (choose one):

  • BZAN3310 Sports Analytics
  • BZAN3385 Applied Statistical Modeling
  • BZAN6604 Management Science
  • BZAN6605 Risk Analysis and Simulation
  • BZAN6614 Quality Management
  • ISYS2160 IOS/Swift Programming
  • ISYS2170 Physical Computing
  • ISYS3350 Data Management for Analytics and Applications
  • ISYS6625 Geographic Information Systems
  • ISYS6641 Cybersecurity
  • ISYS6645 Data Visualization
  • ISYS6655 Introduction to Blockchain and its Business Applications
  • ACCT6640 Dive, Dissect and Decide with Big Business Data
  • MFIN2270 Data Analytics in Finance
  • MKTG2153 Customer Research and Marketing Decisions




Required Courses:

  • MFIN1127 – Corporate Finance
  • MFIN1151 – Investments


Information Systems

Information Systems focus area will end with the Class of 2025

Required: Pick two of the following three areas and choose one course from each area: 

  • Programming: ISYS2157 – Introduction to Programming for Management (discontinued) OR ISYS2160 – Intro to Programming Using Swift OR ISYS2170 – Physical Computing
  • Data: ISYS3257 – Database Systems and Applications OR ISYS3350 – Data Management for Analytics and Applications
  • Analysis and Design: ISYS4258 – Systems Analysis and Design


Management and Organization

Required Course:

  • MGMT2127 – Leadership

Choose one additional MGMT course other than MGMT1021, MGMT3099, MGMT3100, or MGMT2127.



Required Course:

  • MKTG2153 – Customer Research OR MKTG4256 – Applied Marketing Management

Choose one additional MKTG elective course.


Operations Management

Required Course:

  • BZAN3375 – Operations, Strategy, and Consulting

Elective (choose one):

  • BZAN2255 – Managing Projects
  • BZAN3304 – Quality Management
  • BZAN3384 – Predictive Analysis
  • BZAN3332 – Supply Chain Management 
  • BZAN6604 – Management Science
  • BZAN6605 – Risk Analysis and Simulation
  • BZAN6606 – Economic and Financial Forecasting
  • BZAN6610 – Sports Analytics

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