The Management option provides a sophisticated general business education and prepares graduates for entry and midlevel supervisory and management positions. Peru State College’s Management Option is unique in its emphasis on the development of advanced computer skills, which in turn gives our graduates an advantage in the job market.

Contact Information

Greg Galardi, DBA

Office of Admissions
1-800-742-4412 option 1
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Impact of the competitive, economic, legal, political, and social environments on organizations;
  2. Concepts, processes, and institutions involved in the production and marketing of goods and services;
  3. Means and consequences associated with alternative approaches to financing organization;
  4. Methods of accounting and quantitative analysis;
  5. Role and utility of current application software and corporate information systems
  6. Principles of organizational theory, behavior, and communications;
  7. Corporate planning process as well as approaches to identify and resolve strategic problems;
  8. Techniques and resources available to research companies, industries, and best practices.

Program Faculty

Dr. Mary Goebel-Lundholm
TJ Majors 241
Dr. Sheri Grotrian-Ryan
Associate Professor
TJ Majors 245
Dr. Christy Hutchison
TJ Majors 244
Dr. Alan Jackson
Assistant Professor
TJ Majors 242
Dr. John Tiner
Assistant Professor
TJ Majors 238

Core Classes:

BUS 214 Introduction to Business Quantitative Methods
BUS 231 Principles of Financial Accounting
BUS 232 Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUS 251 Legal Environment and Contract Law
BUS 328 Principles of Marketing
BUS 335 Production/Operations Management
BUS 339 Business Finance
BUS 373 Organizational Behavior
BUS 480 International Business
BUS 495 Business Policy
CMIS 300 Information Systems Management

Requirements for Management Option:

BUS 260 Entrepreneurship
BUS 380 Human Resources Management
BUS 381 Employee Training and Development
BUS 390 Project Management
BUS 493 Leadership of Teams and Organizations
CMIS 310 Network Administration and Implementation
CMIS 410 Web Page Development and Programming
CMIS 420 Database Development and Programming

General Studies Requirements:

CMIS 101 Information Systems Concepts and Applications
BUS 201 Organizational Communications
ECON 221 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 222 Principles of Macroeconomics
MATH 112 College Algebra
STAT 210 Statistics


General Manager
Operations Manager
Management Consultant
Management Analyst
Project Manager
Marketing Manager
Sales Manager
HR Specialist
Insurance Positions
Banking Positions
Real Estate
Contract Administrator
Market Research
Real Estate Broker
Stock Broker
Venture Capitalist

Professional Organizations:

American Management Association
American Production and Inventory Control Society
DECA, Entrepreneurs’ Organization
Professional Managers Association
American Society of Association Executives
Association of Business Process Management Professionals
Professional Managers Association