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NCCU MBA Curriculum

Foundation Courses (12 Credit Hours)

Before enrolling in the core MBA courses, a student must complete the basic undergraduate-level business courses. Many or all of the foundation-course requirements can be waived for students with prior appropriate course work. The foundation courses should be completed with a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.0. The following comprise the foundation courses (2 credits per course):

  • ACCT 5015 Essentials of Finance & Managerial Accounting
  • BUSG 5100 Essentials of Management & Marketing
  • DSC 5015 Quantitative Methods I
  • DSC 5020 Quantitative Methods II
  • ECON 5015 Survey Economics
  • FIN 5100 Fundamentals of Finance

Core Courses (27 Credit Hours)

The core courses, the heart of the MBA program, focus on organizational decision-making, behavioral factors that drive decision-making, and the environment in which the organization functions. The graduate management core is composed of the following courses:

  • ACCT 5510 Managerial Accounting (FALL)
  • CIS 5520 Management Information Systems (SPRING)
  • DSC 5200 Managerial Statistics (SPRING)
  • DSC 5530 Production and Systems Management (FALL)
  • ECON 5540 Economic Analysis (SPRING)
  • FIN 5550 Financial Policies (SPRING)
  • MGT 5560 Behavioral and Management Theory and Policy (FALL)
  • MKT 5570 Marketing Strategy (FALL) 
  • MGT 5565 Management Strategy and Policy Analysis - Should be taken in the graduating semester

Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)

MBA Elective course offerings vary from year to year.  Possible course offerings include the following:

  • Project Management
  • Financial Information and Control Systems
  • Advanced International Finance
  • Investments: Theory and Practice
  • Topics in International Business
  • Marketing Research
  • Multinational Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Global Small Business Marketing Strategy
  • Creativity, Opportunity Recognition and Feasibility Studies
  • Technological Entrepreneurship and High Growth Ventures
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