MBA Program


The total curriculum is 17 courses, 51 credits, of which a maximum of 7 courses, 21 credits may be waived or transferred. The capstone course BUS 750 is not waivable or transferable.

5 Foundations Courses; 15 credits; 3 credits each.

First, foundation courses encompass the elements of initial knowledge and skills required in management. Students can have some of these courses waived with prior background and coursework.
ACT 501 Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting
BUS 501 Business Communications
ECO 501 Economics for Managers
MIS 501 Management Information Systems
STA 501 Quantitative Decision Making

9 Core Courses; 27 credits; 3 credits each.

Second, core courses explore each of the functional areas of business separately, but always with an eye to their basic interdependence. Each of the nine courses includes values and communications in a global management environment.
BUS 601 Business Ethics
BUS 602 Environmental Influences in Business
BUS 603 International Business
FIN 601 Financial Management
HRM 601 Human Resources Management
MGT 601 Organizational Dynamics
MIS 601 Information Strategy and Management
MKT 601 Marketing Management
OPM 601 Operations Management

2 Elective Courses; 6 credits; 3 credits each.

Third, elective courses, provide focus and in-depth understanding of functional and interdependent areas of management. Two courses (6 credits) are required. Here is a partial list of available courses. Other courses are listed in the Course Description section.
ACT 701 Federal Income Taxation
BUS 790 Special Topics: in Management
BUS 795 Internship
BUS 799 Independent Study
FIN 701 Investment Management
FIN 702 Financial Institutions and Markets
FIN 703 Corporate Risk Management
FIN 705 International Financial Management
HRM 702 Conflict Resolution
HRM 703 Legal Issues in the Work Place
HRM 704 International Human Resource Management
HRM 707 Staffing
HRM 708 Compensation
MGT 702 Total Quality Management
MGT 703 Leadership and Culture
MGT 704 The Business Venture: From start-up to public Offering
MGT 705 International Business Leadership
MGT 706 Leadership, Management, and the Humanities
MGT 708 Lessons in Leadership
MGT 709 Leadership, Power, and Influence
MGT 710 Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Communications
MGT 711 Leading Organizational Change
MGT 712 Self Assessment and Career Development
MIS 701 Database Management Systems
MIS 703 Systems Analysis and Design
MIS 704 Communications, Networks and Teleconferencing
MIS 706 Electronic Commerce
MIS 707 Risk Management in Large Scale Systems
MKT 701 Advertising Management
MKT 702 Marketing Research
MKT 703 Transportation and Distribution Systems
MKT 704 Health Care Marketing
MKT 705 Services Marketing
OPM 701 Management and Control of Manufacturing Systems
OPM 702 Cases in Management Science
STA 701 Forecasting

1 Capstone Course; 3 credits

 Fourth, the capstone management course integrates various aspects of managerial decision making, values analysis, quality, culture, leadership and global management.
BUS 750 Strategic Management

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