The MBA program requires a total of 36 credit hours for the degree.
Classes consist of nine core courses (27 credit hours) and three elective courses (nine credit hours). Students pursuing the accounting and finance concentration must take three specific accounting and finance courses (nine credit hours) in place of electives.
MBA 500 courses listed below are for applicants without an undergraduate background in these areas. They do not count toward the awarding of the MBA degree.
However, prospective MBA students must have completed either these courses or their equivalent undergraduate courses prior to taking the core courses for which these courses are prerequisites.
Course Name MBA 500 Survey of economics MBA 501 Survey of accounting MBA 502 Survey of finance MBA 503 Survey or management and marketing MBA 504 Quantitative methods for management
All students must take the nine core courses below.
Course Name Prereq's MBA 601 Organizational theory and behavior *503 MBA 602 Financial planning and control *500, 502, 504 MBA 603 Accounting for managerial and decision making *500, 501, 02, 504 MBA 605 Business analytics *504 MBA 620 Financial institutions and markets 602 MBA 622 Marketing management MBA 624 Human resource management 601 MBA 650** Strategy and policy analysis MBA 661 Commercial law
* MBA 500-level prerequisites are only required if they are stipulated as a condition of admission to the MBA program. MBA 500-level courses are provided for applicants without a sufficient background in these areas. They do not count toward the MBA degree. However, prospective MBA students must have completed either these courses or their equivalent undergraduate courses prior to taking the core courses for which these courses are prerequisites.
** MBA 650 is the program capstone course. Students will not be allowed to enroll in the course until the latter half of the program.
Electives and concentrations
Finance and accounting concentration students must choose the three highlighted courses. All other students can choose any three courses provided the prerequisites have been satisfied.
Course Name Prereq's MBA 623 Management information and control systems MBA 625 International management 601,602 MBA 626 Consumer behavior MBA 627 Managerial communications 601 MBA 628 Investment analysis and portfolio management 602, 603, 605 MBA 630 Entrepreneurship MBA 631 Operations management MBA 635 Risk management MBA 663 Accounting measurement and disclosure BA accounting MBA 664 Financial statement analysis for decision making and valuation BA accounting MBA 695 Ethics and society MBA 695a Public/private sector leadership and change MBA 695b Marketing 2.0 MBA 695c Project Management