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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
  • CIS 5520 Management Information Systems
  • DSC 5200 Managerial Statistics
  • DSC 5530 Production and Systems Management
  • ECON 5540 Economic Analysis
  • FIN 5550 Financial Policies
  • MGT 5560 Behavioral and Management Theory and Analysis
  • MKT 5570 Marketing Strategy
  • 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

Foundation Courses

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:

  • ACCT 2400 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 2500 Principles of Accounting II
  • ACCT 3100 Legal Environment of Business I
  • DSC 2010 Elementary Statistics or DSC 3300 Decision Science
  • ECON 2200 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2300 Principles of Microeconomics
  • FIN 3200 Principles of Finance
  • MATH 2000 Calculus
  • MGT 3000 Organization and Management
  • MKT 3210 Principles of Marketing
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