2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 21, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management Major

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Management Overview

Undergraduate Program
Clark’s tradition of challenging convention and changing the world is evident in our undergraduate management programs, and nurtures innovative and socially responsible entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Studying management at Clark exposes you to all functional areas of business, while teaching you the critical thinking and communication skills that are essential in a liberal arts environment and vital to the success of today’s managers. The undergraduate management and graduate business programs are accredited by the AACSB-International -The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


For more information, please visit the Management Department’s website.

Major Requirements

The required curriculum for management majors consists of fifteen course units. Students are encouraged to complete the 100 level courses by the end of their sophomore year. Students must have a minimum 2.0 overall grade-point average to declare management as a major. Students must take courses in the management major for letter grades. A minimum of 2.0 cumulative grade-point average in the major courses is required for graduation.


Management Electives

The Management major also requires two units of Management (MGMT) elective courses at the 200 level or higher. Students can take ENT 245   for one of the major electives.

Students cannot take MGMT 298   or  MGMT 299  for an elective.

Marketing Track

Management majors interested in learning more about the field of Marketing can pursue the Marketing track within the major (Management majors cannot complete the Marketing minor).

The track requires additional coursework beyond the 15 unit major. The Management major requires two units of elective coursework. Students completing the track must complete three marketing electives. Students completing the track must also take one unit of elective coursework from an approved list of electives outside of the Management program that have relevance to marketing. 

Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Barbara Bigelow, Ph.D.
Mary-Ellen Boyle, Ph.D.
Keith Coulter, Ph.D.
Dileep Dhavale, Ph.D., C.P.A.
John Dobson, Ph.D.
Priscilla Elsass, Ph.D.
Donna Gallo, Ph.D.
Laura Graves, Ph.D.
Pankush Kalgotra, Ph.D. 
Thomas Murphy, M.B.A.
Steve Ng, M.B.A.
Will O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A.
Xia Pan, Ph.D.
Sitikantha Parida, Ph.D.
Inshik Seol, Ph.D.
Richard Spurgin, Ph.D.
Zhenyang Tang, Ph.D.
Zhihong Wang, Ph.D.
Jing Zhang, Ph.D.
Xiao Zhong, Ph.D.

Emeriti Faculty

Margarete Arndt, D.B.A.
Robert Bradbury, Ph.D.
Gary Chaison, Ph.D.
Harold T. Moody, Ph.D.
Edward J. Ottensmeyer, Ph.D.
Maurry Tamarkin, Ph.D.


For a full list of faculty, including visiting and adjunct professors, please see the Faculty page on GSOM’s website.


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