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2015-16

MBA Curriculum & Program

The MBA program requires 36 credit hours of coursework (12 three credit courses).  Students are expected to complete two courses in each of the six modules listed below. Note that students may use additional courses from any of the modules toward the elective module requirement.

Core Module 1: Analytical Decision Making and Risk Management (Two of the following):6
Information Technology Assurance and Audit (Required for fifth year accounting students)
Advanced Data Analysis
Supply Chain Analysis
Fundamental Analysis For Forecasting, Valuation And Risk
Managerial Economics
Stock Market and Corporate Valuation
Decision Modeling with Spreadsheets
Core Module 2: Leadership and Social Justice (Two of the following):6
Reading/Cases in Financial Reporting
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Designing and Operating Sustainable Business
Employment Law
Core Module 3: Organizations and the Competitive Environment (Two of the following):6
Going Global
Supply Chain Analysis
Innovation Management
Industrial Organization
Managing/Marketing Service Business
Global Economic Environment
The Credit Market Crisis
Employment Law
Experiential Module (Two of the following):6
Internship
Accounting Theory and Research (Required for fifth year accounting students)
Research
Entrepreneurship
Business Plan Project A & B
Doing Business: Study Trip
Business Plan Project
Elective Module (Two of the following): *6
International Marketing Field Project
Employment Law
Special Topics in Business
Capstone Module (The following two courses are required):6
Professional Ethics
Advanced Strategic Management
Total Credits36
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Also courses not used to fulfill experiential or core requirements may be used as electives.

MBA Foundation Courses

The MBA Foundation Courses are a set of six intensive online courses that are meant to prepare non-business students for the MBA program. Credits earned for MBA Foundation Courses cannot be applied toward the 36 credits required for the MBA program.

MBAF 510Foundations of Business Statistics3
MBAF 520Foundations of Financial and Managerial Accounting3
MBAF 530Foundations of Economics3
MBAF 540Foundations of Organizational and Operational Management3
MBAF 550Foundations of Marketing and Global Business3
MBAF 560Foundations of Finance3

MBA Program Learning Goals

By the completion of the MBA program, students will:

  • Gain experience in analytical decision making and risk management
  • Develop an understanding of leadership
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for ethical behavior in business
  • Gain knowledge about organizations and the competitive environment
  • Partake in experiential learning for career development
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