Why study Management at MC?

Business Program Overview

Do you enjoy directing others in their efforts to excel? Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Management is the art of assisting people and organizations in effective performance. As a manager or entrepreneur, you have the opportunity to guide others in accomplishing important goals and watching the fruits of your labor catapult a business to successful heights. Students interested in this adventure will experience coursework in financial management, strategy, organizational behavior and leadership development so that upon graduation they are ready to embark upon that exciting career or continue their studies in graduate school.

Maryville College Works is a comprehensive career preparation program that is integrated into the College’s four-year liberal arts curriculum. Key components include assessment, advising, networking and professional experiences.

Meet a current student

Thomas Lambertucci ’18
Hometown: Maryville, Tenn.

Thomas met alumnus and DENSO executive Chris Ramsey ’98 at a Maryville College Career Fair in his freshman year and joined the team soon thereafter. DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc., one of the largest employers in the region, manufactures parts for major automotive companies. Thomas started as a cost accountant for one plant and soon was given responsibilities for three others. Recently his responsibilities have grown to include submitting reports to executives in Japan. “I am honored to be in the position I am in and to be going to a school that provides a well-rounded education,” he said. “I thank my professors and coworkers at DENSO for helping me grow as an individual and reach my goals.”

Outcomes of Recent Grads

Featured Graduate

Chrissy Newton Brooks ’99
Currently: Senior Director of National Accounts at DeRoyal Industries

After studying business at MC, Chrissy began working for DeRoyal Industries as a systems improvement group consulting analyst. Since then, her work has led her to earn multiple national awards, increase business revenue, co-invent products and work as a negotiator in the acquisition of Waterstone Medical. Today, Chrissy is a key leader in one of the country’s largest global purchasing organizations, but she also gives back to the College that gave her a strong foundation in business. She currently serves as chair of the Business Advisory Board and volunteers with the Maryville College Orchestra.

Job Placements

Bally Technologies
Bandit Lights
Clayton Homes
First National Bank
First Tennessee Bank
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Knox County Schools
Nissan North America
National Service Associates
Regions Bank
Tennessee Valley Authority
US Bank

Graduate School Placements

Belmont University Jack C. Massey School of Business
Carson-Newman University College of Business
Clemson University College of Business
East Tennessee State University
School of Business
University of Richmond Robins School of Business
University of Tennessee-Knoxville Haslam School of Business
Western Carolina University College of Business

Course Offerings

The Major in Management consists of a minimum of 49 hours in business and related fields. Required courses include:

BUS 201: Principles of Management (3 hrs.)
BUS 215: Principles of Accounting (3 hrs.)
BUS 305: Organizational Behavior (3 hrs.)
BUS 329: International Business (3 hrs.)
BUS 333: Human Resource Management (3 hrs.)
BUS 341: Business Law (3 hrs.)
BUS 342: Marketing 3 hrs.)
BUS 344: Principles of Finance (3 hrs.)
BUS 351-352: Senior Study (6 hrs.)
BUS 401: Strategic Management (3 hrs.)
ECN 201: Principles of Economics (4 hrs.)
PLS 232: Public Policy (3 hrs.)
SLS 299: Issues in Professional Development (2 hrs.)
SOC 101: Introductory Sociology (3 hrs.)


One course in economics at the 300-level.

One course from the following:
MTH 125: Calculus I (4 hrs.)
MTH 221: Inferential Statistics (3 hrs.)
MTH 222: Regression Analysis (3 hrs.)

A double major is not permitted in any combination of two of the following majors: Finance/Accounting, Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, and Management.