Majors

In our part-time MBA program, students may complete a general administration degree or choose among five majors.

General Administration

30 hours of MBA Core classes and
21 Hours of any MBA Electives
Total: 51 Hours

Accounting

30 Hours of MBA Core Classes and

Required Accounting Courses – 12 hours

  • Bus–A510 Financial Accounting Theory & Practice I
  • Bus–A511 Financial Accounting Theory & Practice II
  • Bus–A514 Auditing Theory & Practice or A562
  • Bus–A515 Federal Income Taxes

and 9 hours of any MBA electives

Students with undergraduate majors in Accounting should check with the Graduate Accounting Programs Office for requirements.

Total: 51 Hours

Entrepreneurship

30 Hours of MBA Core Classes and

Required Business Plan Foundations — 3.0 hours

  • W511 Venture Strategy 

Required New Venture Business Functions — A minimum of 3 hours from the list below: 

  • M503 Applied Market Research 
  • F517 Venture Capital - 1.5 hours
  • M506 Marketing Engineering - 1.5 hours
  • (M526 Internet Marketing-last offered Fall 2009)

Field Experience - 1.5 hours from the list below:

  • X524 Enterprise Experience 2 - 1.5 hours* 
  • W525 Venture Club & Community - 1.5 hours
  • D546 China in transition - 3.0 hours

Remaining Electives

If a student's total credit hours in previous Entrepreneurship requirements are less than 10.5 hours, then students choose from the following list so that total credit hours equal 10.5 to qualify for major:

  • J522 Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation - 3.0 hours
  • D595 International Management 
  • P552 Project Management - 1.5 hours
  • W550 Management Consulting
  • *X523 Enterprise Experience 1 may not be applied towards the major

and 10.5 hours of any MBA electives

Total: 51 Hours

Finance

30 hours of MBA Core classes and

Required Finance Courses – 3 hours

  • Bus–F520 Asset Valuation & Strategy
  • Bus–F540 The Firm in the Capital Market

Plus 7.5 hours of Advanced Finance electives from the list below:

  • Bus–F509 Advanced Capital Budgeting
  • Bus–F517 Venture Capital & Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Bus–F525 Corporate Financial Risk Management
  • Bus–F526 Derivative Securities
  • Bus–F528 Fixed Income Investments
  • Bus–F529 Equity Markets
  • Bus–F548 Corporate Governance & Restructuring
  • Bus–F570 International Financial Markets
  • Bus–F571 International Corporate Finance and

10.5 hours of any MBA electives

Total: 51 Hours

Marketing

30 Hours of MBA Core Classes and

Required Marketing Courses beyond the Core – 3 hours 

  • Bus–M503 Applied Marketing Research (3.0 hrs)

Plus 7.5 hours of 500-level Marketing electives with at least 3.0 hours from the list below:*

  • M506 Marketing Engineering
  • M595 Market Tests and Experiments
  • M513 Marketing Strategy Simulation
  • M511 Marketing Performance and Productivity Analysis

and 10.5 hours of any MBA electives 

*Students will be informed on the website and in advising that P510 Service Operations is a useful complementary elective to take beyond the major.

Total: 51 Hours

Supply Chain Management

30 hours of MBA Core classes and

Required Courses – 6 hours

Supply Chain Foundations – 1.5 hrs each

  • Bus–P561 Global Supply Chain Management - Fall
  • Bus–P509 Supply Chain Operations – Fall

Supply Chain Projects & Processes – 1.5 hrs each

  • Bus–P552 Project Management – Fall
  • Bus–P527 Ops Process I – Spring

Field Project – Choose 1.5 hours from

  • Bus–P528 Ops Process II – Spring
  • Bus–X524 Enterprise Project – Summer
  • Bus–P590 Independent Study in Operations (requires faculty approval)

Supply Chain Electives – Choose 3.0 hours from the following:

  • Bus – M550, Bus – W519, Bus – F509, Bus–K510, Bus–P590
  • Bus – W550, Bus – F571, Bus-P510, Bus–M594, Bus – G527   
  • Bus – A511, Bus–K516, Bus – M503, Bus – W516   Bus – D595
  • Bus – A560, Bus-P527, Bus–P528, Bus – M526, Bus – M595  Bus – D546

and 10.5 hours of any MBA elective

Total: 51 Hours