Management is the study and practice of how to utilize and integrate the knowledge, skills, and talents of individuals for the purpose of achieving superior organizational performance. The management major provides students with a theoretical and practical foundation for effective and responsible leadership in both entrepreneurial and established business enterprises. The Department of Management offers a broad and flexible curriculum based on multiple disciplines that prepares students to develop business goals, strategies, and tactics, and to implement them in well-functioning business organizations.
Through a focus on leadership, the department seeks to prepare students to become responsible business leaders with the potential to achieve both personal and organizational success. The faculty is committed to high-quality teaching and research in management, and is dedicated to creating a supportive student environment for personal development and ethical reflection.
About the Management Department
Loyola University Chicago's Management Department offers a broad and flexible curriculum that prepares students for management positions in a variety of organizations.
The faculty of the Management Department is committed not only to teaching courses that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for serving as a manager, but also to creating a supportive environment for personal development and ethical reflection.
In addition to Core Curriculum and Business Core Curriculum requirements, students pursuing the BBA degree in management must complete 15 credit hours in the following courses:
- MGMT 360. Values-based Leadership
- HRER 375. Principles of HR Management
- Three 300-level management courses
At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business assistant dean, a maximum of one transfer course, taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago, may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. Business school students are limited to double dipping one course between majors/minors, while non-business school students are limited to double dipping two courses between business school minors.