School of Business

The M.B.A. Curriculum

Satisfactory background in calculus, finite mathematics, English composition, and statistics

Core Foundation Knowledge
Complete 18-21 credit hours in the following course areas, depending upon equivalent preparation:
Note: All of Core course requirements may be completed at the undergraduate level. Any or all may be waived if equivalent background is in evidence. A minimum grade of a C- is required for a core course to count as completed.

  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management
  • BUS-K 302 Introduction to Management Science
  • BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations
  • ECON-E 300 Survey of Economics OR ECON-E 201 Principles of Microeconomics AND ECON-E 202 Principles of Macroeconomics

M.B.A. Courses (30 cr.)
M.B.A. Core Courses (27 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 599 Project Demonstrating Expertise
  • BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics
  • BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management
  • BUKO-L 512 Law and Ethics in Business
  • BUKO-J 560 Organizational Strategy, Policy, and Innovation
  • BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management
  • BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management
  • BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading and Maintaining High Performance Organizations

M.B.A. Electives (3 cr.)
A range of electives is available to students. These electives help deepen the skills and knowledge needed in the student's area of interest. Electives are generally offered in the summer.

       M.B.A. Concentrations in Finance and Human Resources Management

Students wanting to complete an M.B.A. with a concentration in either Finance or Human Resource Management may do so by completing the 27 credit hour core requirement and an additional 9 credit hours in the area.

       Finance (9 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 567 Issues in Financial Management:  Seminar/Variable Topics  (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 567 Issues in Financial Management:  Investments (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 571 International Corporate Finance (3 cr.)
       Human Resources Management (9 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 570 Issues in Human Resources Management:  Seminar/Variable Topics (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-C 570 Issues in Human Resources Management:  Organizations and Organizational Change (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-L506 Employment Problems and the Law (3 cr.)

      PLEASE  NOTE:  Some courses at the 500 level may be offered as 400 level courses.  Graduate students are required to do additional work.  A course taken at the 400 level may not be repreated at the 500 level.

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