Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
Curriculum

Major Requirements

Waivable Program Core (Prerequisite Courses) Credits:
ACCT 501 Accounting I 1.5
A study of accounting fundamentals. Topics include the accounting cycle, statement preparation, systems, asset valuations, accounting concepts and principles for the sole proprietorship.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
ACCT 510 Managerial Accounting 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ACCT 501 or a waiver

Special emphasis is placed on the collection and interpretation of data for managerial decision-making purposes. A study is made of cost concepts used in planning and control, cost-profit-volume analysis, and budgeting.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
BUSI 510 Business Research Methods 1.5
This course emphasizes application of quantitative methodologies to support managerial decision making through problem identification, research design including data collection methodologies, analytical techniques for data analysis, and report preparation.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
ECON 501 Principles of Economics I 1.5
A study of basic economic concepts emphasizing analysis of the aggregate economy. The fundamental concepts of national income and its determination, economic fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policies, and economic growth are covered.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
ECON 510 Principles of Economics II 1.5
An examination of the processes of price determination, output, and resource allocation in perfect and imperfect competition. Also covers labor economics, international trade and finance, and alternative economic systems.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
FINC 501 Finance 1.5
An overview of the financial management function in modern business, emphasizing the time value of money and financial analysis. The financial and economic environment and capital markets and securities are covered.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MGMT 501 Principles of Management 1.5
A study of organizations and of the activities of a manager in an organization. The course follows a functional approach, analyzing such management concepts as organizing decentralization, use of staff, human relations, conflict, decision making, planning, supervision, communication, and financial and production control systems such as budgeting and PERT.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MIST 501 Management Information Systems 1.5
This course provides an introduction to information technology and application software. It also introduces students to how information is used in organizations and how information technology enables improvement in decision making at all managerial levels.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MRKT 501 Introduction to Marketing 1.5
Study of the process by which consumers' needs and wants are analyzed and satisfied within the context of a modern marketing system. Investigation of current developments in the external environment affecting the marketing process. The role of marketing institutions in facilitating the flow of goods and services from producers to consumers is analyzed.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
QANT 501 Business Statistics 1.5
This course introduces students to both descriptive and inferential statistics. Coverage includes applications to business and other disciplines and the use of technology as a decision support tool.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
QANT 510 Production and Operations Management 1.5
Addresses concepts and critical activities required in the manufacturing of goods and the delivery of services. Quantitative applications and the use of relevant computer software are an integral part of this course.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
QANT 520 Management Science 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: QANT 501 or a waiver

Quantitative techniques for managerial decision-making are covered. These techniques include linear and integer programming, nonlinear programming, decision analysis, queuing theory and simulation. Problems are modeled and then solved using computer software.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
    Total: 18 Credits
All students must complete this 18-credit core requirement. Courses may be waived in those instances where the undergraduate experience includes course equivalencies. Courses in this core are offered to M.B.A. students in an accelerated format.
 
Non-Waivable Program Core Credits:
ACCT 610 Accounting Analysis 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ACCT 501 and ACCT 510 or a waiver

A required core class in financial accounting analysis, covering a selected number of topics.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
BUSI 610 Professional Development Seminar 0
This preparatory course addresses select professional skills that are requisite to success for the MBA student, and include seminars and workshops in public speaking, business writing, teamwork, critical thinking and business research.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0
ECON 601 Managerial Economics for Decision Making 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ECON 501, ECON 510, QANT 510 or waivers

Application of economic theory and quantitative methods to business decision making. Topics: consumer choice, product demand, marginal pricing, neoclassical and linear production theory, market structure, and choice under imperfect information. Use of empirical techniques and model building for business analysis and forecasting using standard econometric software package is also addressed.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
FINC 601 Financial Management 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: FINC 501 or waiver

Topics covered in FINC 601 span a broad spectrum of financial markets and of corporate financial practices to emphasize the development of a comprehensive framework for the theory and practice of financial decision-making. This course uses data and information technology resources to bridge the gap between abstract theories and managerial practices.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
MGMT 620 International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or a waiver

This course is an inter-disciplinary examination of the international dimensions of organizational behavior. Course content includes topics such as cross-cultural management, cross-cultural communication, and global spects of leadership, motivation, team management, and decision-making.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MGMT 630 Business Enterprise Environment 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MGMT 501 or a waiver

A managerial analysis of the complex enterprise interrelationships arising between legal and governmental regulation, ethical, economic, political, societal, technological, and physical issues characterizing a highly dynamic global business environment.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MIST 610 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems 1.5
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MIST 501 or a waiver

This course provides an overview of modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in use today. It introduces students to how information is used in ERP systems of organizations and how information technology enables ERP systems to support decision making at all managerial levels.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1.5-0-1.5
MRKT 620 Strategic Marketing and Branding 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MRKT 501 or a waiver

This course is designed to prepare the student to approach, structure, and solve complex marketing problem on strategic and tactical levels, with an extension to the other functional areas of business strategy, to align the dynamic capabilities with operations and finance. Analysis of the trends affecting the ever changing customers' wants and preferences, evolving market structures and competitive scenarios will reflect the present complexity of the marketing task, and the imperative of capturing market opportunities via delivery of superior customer value and the brand equity management. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
QANT 630 Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: QANT 510 and QANT 520 or a waiver

This course discusses a wide range of issues from how organizations successfully create and manage its operations and supply chain to how they control operations and supply chain. Using state of the art technologies, this course discusses key drivers and approaches organizations adopt to improve productivity and achieve competitive position. It also addresses major issues in operations and supply chain including inventory management, logistics management, facility location, total quality, material requirement planning (MRP), project management, and scheduling, The innovations and capabilities of these areas that are related to revenues and financial performance of the organizations are discussed .

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 18 Credits
The non-waivable core is an integrated educational experience where courses are delivered in modules and are highly interdisciplinary. Modules in this core may not be waived, nor can credit hours be transferred into the Division of Management as substitutes for these modules. The core must be completed, in its entirety, in the Division of Management.
 
Required Capstone (choose one) Credits:
BUSI 650 Business Analytics and Decision Making 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: FINC 601, MRKT 620, QANT 630

This course discusses the integration of data analytics and modeling to support businesses, non-profits, and governments towards gaining insight and strengthening decision-making ability. Students will develop predictive and prescriptive capabilities using data mining and simulation techniques through case studies and also use optimization techniques to support decision-making in the presence of uncertainty and a large set of alternatives. Focus will be on applying these techniques to different functional areas of business including operations, marketing, finance, and strategic planning.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
MGMT 650 Strategic Leadership Capstone 3
An examination of the operational aspects of high level leadership, including its role in framing the organization's 20 year strategic plan, the making of consequential decisions in an uncertain, complex, and rapidly changing environment, and maintaining excellence in the corporate world.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 3 Credits
 
Elective Coursework Credits:
XXXX 700 Upper-level electives 9
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Students pursuing the general M.B.A. (without a concentration) must complete, in addition to the waivable and non-waivable core requirements, nine credits of elective coursework. Courses may be chosen from the array of 700-level offerings in the school's multiple disciplines.

Students interested in pursuing experiential-based internships may also enroll in our zero-credit internship, BUSIE 650.
 
Total Required Credits = 30–48

The general M.B.A. program may be completed in as few as 30 credits for those students that do not pursue a concentration. The program consists of the waivable program core, the non-waivable program core, capstone course, and electives.