2017-2018 Catalog 
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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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III. Emphasis Areas—at least 6 hours:

Choose from the following list of emphasis areas and complete coordinated work from a series of related topical courses. Students declaring two emphasis areas may use a maximum of one course to satisfy requirements in both areas of study. Relevant courses may be substituted within an emphasis area with approval of the department chair.

IV. Experiential Learning Options—3 hours:

Choose from one of the following options.


3-hour project-based internship experience completed in MGMT 489. Students choosing MGMT 489 must review the internship program policy (https://mgmtacct.unca.edu/management-internships), attend a mandatory information session, and receive project approval from the Department’s Internship Coordinator prior to enrolling in the internship course.

Undergraduate Research

3-hour undergraduate research project completed in MGMT 499. Students choosing this option must submit a faculty-sponsored research proposal to the department chair for approval, outlining the specific topic, timeline, and purpose of the study per department guidelines (https://mgmtacct.unca.edu/undergraduate-research).

Study Abroad

3 hours of management or global business courses earned as part of a UNC Asheville-approved study abroad experience. Students choosing the study abroad option must review the study abroad policy (https://mgmtacct.unca.edu/study-abroad) and contact the department’s study abroad coordinator for advisement and to obtain course approvals.

Consulting Practicum

3-hour consulting practicum experience completed in MGMT 488. Students considering this option should consult their faculty academic adviser for more information.

V. Other departmental requirements:

A grade of C or higher in ACCT 215, 216, and MGMT 480 is required to graduate. Completing MGMT 480 with a C or higher also satisfies the senior demonstration of major competency in addition to the written communication, oral communication, and information literacy competency requirements. Substitutions for required courses must be approved in writing by the department chair.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

The credit hours listed are the minimum required.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Colloquium 3
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-4
Arts and Ideas 3
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 3
Information Literacy Intensive Fulfilled within the major
Writing Intensive Fulfilled within the major


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