Business Administration - General (M.B.A.)

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Program Requirements

Please note that M.B.A. students who have not earned a B- grade or higher in prior academic coursework in Accounting, Statistics and/or Finance may need to successfully complete online foundation modules in one or more of these key subject areas before they will be allowed to register for M.B.A. courses. Students will be contacted by the M.B.A. office with specific information upon admission.

Students in the combined B.A./M.B.A. or B.S./M.B.A. program may only complete the General M.B.A. requirements.

Fixed Core Courses
ACCT 561Financial Accounting for Managers1.5
ACCT 562Accounting for Business Managers1.5
BCOM 560Storytelling with Data1.5
ECON 565The Global Economy1.5
FINC 560Accelerated Corporate Finance1.5
FINC 561Investments: Principles and Practice1.5
INFO 561Business Statistics1.5
INFO 562Operations Management Analysis1.5
INFO 564Supply Chain Management1.5
INFO 565Strategic Information Systems1.5
INFO 566Data Mining and Analytics1.5
MGMT 562Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership1.5
MGMT 567Advanced Business Strategy1.5
MKTG 561Strategic Marketing Management1.5
MKTG 562Data Driven Marketing1.5
MKTG 563Global Business Impact1.5
Flexible Core Courses
Complete two courses from the following:3
Business Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking
Project Management
Negotiation in the Workplace
Business Communications
Business Essentials
General Program or Concentration
Students in the combined B.A./M.B.A. or B.S./M.B.A. program may only complete the General M.B.A. requirements.
Students in the General MBA Program will complete 6 credits of electives. Students pursuing a concentration will complete 9 credits of concentration coursework. See listings below.6-9
Total Credits33-36

General MBA Program Electives

ACCT 510Advanced Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 512Fundamentals of Federal Taxation3
ACCT 515Ethics in Business, Accounting, and Finance3
ACCT 519Fair Value Analytics3
ACCT 520Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting I3
ACCT 521Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting II3
ACCT 523Financial Statement Analysis3
ACCT 524Auditing Concepts and Techniques3
ACCT 526Fraud Examination3
ACCT 527Forensic Accounting3
ACCT 528Business Valuation3
ACCT 539Advanced Audit Analytics3
ACCT 540International Accounting and Auditing3
ACCT 575Independent Study in Accounting1-3
ACCT 577Special Topics in Accounting1-3
BSLW 503Business Law I3
BSLW 506Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting3
BUGN 570Business Consulting Experience1-3
BUGN 572Co-Op Experience1-3
BUGN 574Career Management for the MBA Candidate1.5
BUGN 577Special Topics in Business/General1-3
ECON 571Globalization and the Developing World1.5
ECON 575Independent Study in Economics1-3
ECON 577Special Topics in Economics1-3
ENTR 561Business Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking1.5
ENTR 577Special Topics in Entrepreneurship1-3
FINC 571Currency Fundamentals and Currency Hedging1.5
FINC 572Financial Technology Innovations1.5
FINC 573Cross Borders Investing and Financing1.5
FINC 574Advanced Corporate Finance1.5
FINC 575Independent Study in Finance1-3
FINC 577Special Topics in Finance1-3
FINC 578Futures, Forwards, and Swaps1.5
FINC 579Options Markets1.5
FINC 580Short Term Financial Management1.5
FINC 581Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions1.5
FINC 588Advanced Investments1.5
FINC 595Student Managed Fund1-3
HSET 574Sport Marketing1.5
HSET 581Hospitality Management1.5
INBS 575Independent Study in International Business3
INBS 577Special Topics in International Business1-3
INBS 581International Marketing Management1.5
INFO 570Data Wrangling and Analysis3
INFO 571Discovering and Leveraging Emerging Technologies1.5
INFO 572Business Requirements Analysis1.5
INFO 573Practicum in E-Commerce1.5
INFO 574Database Systems and Management3
INFO 575Independent Study in Information Systems for Business1-3
INFO 576Enterprise Systems Management1.5
INFO 577Special Topics in Information Systems for Business1-3
INFO 578Systems Development Life Cycle Management1.5
INFO 579Agile Systems Development Management1.5
INFO 582Optimization Methods3
INFO 583Data Mining for Business3
INFO 584Data Visualization3
INFO 585Advanced Data Mining for Business3
MGMT 566Negotiation in the Workplace1.5
MGMT 569Business Communications1.5
MGMT 570Strategic Human Resource Management1.5
MGMT 571Leadership1.5
MGMT 574Business Leader Perspectives1.5
MGMT 575Independent Study in Management1-3
MGMT 576Advanced Project Management1.5
MGMT 577Special Topics in Management1-3
MGMT 578International Strategic Management1.5
MGMT 582Contemporary Developments in Project Management1.5
MGMT 583Managing Global Workforce1.5
MGMT 584Talent Mangement1.5
MGMT 585Human Resource Analytics1.5
MGMT 586Contemporary Themes in Human Resource Management1.5
MGMT 587Risk Analysis and Management1.5
MKTG 571Marketing Metrics1.5
MKTG 572Strategic Brand Management1.5
MKTG 573Social and Mobile Media: Fundamentals and Analytics1.5
MKTG 575Independent Study in Marketing1-3
MKTG 576Delivering Service Excellence1.5
MKTG 577Special Topics in Marketing1-3
MKTG 578Pharmaceutical Marketing and Health Care Services1.5
MKTG 580Digital Customer Experience Management1.5
MKTG 581Integrated Marketing Communication: Crisis Management1.5
MKTG 582Integrated Digital Advertising Planning across Multiscreen, Hyper‐targeted Media1.5
MKTG 583Omni-Channel Retailing1.5
MKTG 585Digital Marketing Strategy and RODMI (Return on Digital Marketing Investment)1.5
MKTG 586Sales Management1.5
MKTG 587New Product Development1.5
REAL 570Real Estate Finance and Securitization1.5
REAL 571Real Estate Development Legal and Regulatory Issues1.5
REAL 572Commercial Real Estate Investment3
REAL 573Real Estate Development3

Recommended Roadmap to Degree Completion

This plan is provided as an outline for students to complete their degree requirements within two years.  This plan is a recommendation only and students should meet with their Graduate Advisor to develop a more individualized plan to complete their degree.

First Year
MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
Flexible Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 6 6 6
Second Year
MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5Elective course1.5
MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5Elective course1.5
MBA Core course1.5Elective course1.5 
Flexible Core course1.5Elective course1.5 
 6 6 3
Total Credits 33