School of Business

The MBA Curriculum


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

Phase I Foundation Knowledge (18-21 cr.) 

Complete 18-21 credit hours in the following course areas, depending upon equivalent preparation.

Note: All Phase I Foundation 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 Phase I course to count as completed and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-K 321 Management of Information Technology (3 cr.)
  • BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.) or ECON-E 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.) 

MBA Courses (30 cr.)

MBA Phase II Courses (27 cr.)

  • BUKO-C 599 Project Demonstrating Expertise or a Business Analytics course approved by the School of Business (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-J 561 Advanced Integrated Business Simulation (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-L 512 Law and Ethics in Business (3 cr.) or BUKO-J 542 Ethical and Regulatory Environment of Business (3 cr.) or another Leadership course approved by the School of Business
  • BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading, and Maintaining High Performance Organizations (3 cr.)

MBA 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.

MBA Concentrations in Accounting, Finance, and Human Resources Management

Students wanting to complete an MBA with a concentration in either Accounting, 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.

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