MBA Courses & Concentrations for students starting MBA in Fall 2017

Degree Requirements

MBA students who start the MBA program in the Fall 2017 semester, or afterward  will complete the following course requirements. 


To earn a concentration in accounting, data analytics,  finance, healthcare administration, international business, leadership, or marketing, a student must take 9 credit-hours selected from several one- to three-credit hour courses.


Foundation Course Requirements (6) One-Credit Hour Courses
ECON 501 Foundations in Economics
MGMT 502 Foundations in Management
ACCT 503 Foundations in Accounting
QUAN 504 Foundations in Statistics
BLAW 505 Foundations in Business Law
FIN 506 Foundations in Finance
Core Course Requirements (25 credit hours) + Capstone (3 credit hours)
MGMT 601 Gateway Practicum  (1 credit hour)
MGMT 602 Leading People and Organizations
ECON 603 Economics of the Firm
ACCT 604 Accounting for Managers
MGMT 605 Financial Management
MKTG 606 Marketing Management
MGMT 607 Management Information Systems
BETH 608 Business, Ethics and Society
MGMT 609 Operations Management for Competitiveness
MGMT 699 Strategic Management (capstone course)

Electives (Complete 12 credit hours total; concentrations require 9 credit hours.)

Accounting Concentration
ACCT 710 Cost Management
ACCT 711 Federal Taxation of Individuals
ACCT 712 Federal Taxation of Corporations and Parnerships
ACCT 713 Financial Reporting I*
ACCT 714 Financial Reporting II*
ACCT 715 Advanced Accounting
ACCT 716 Audit and Assurance Services
ACCT 717 Advanced Auditing
ACCT 718

Business Law for Accountants

ACCT 790

Special Topics in Accounting

ACCT 810

International Accounting

ACCT 811 Government and Non-Profit Accounting
ACCT 812 Research in Accounting

*required for concentration

Data Analytics Concentration
MKTG 711 Marketing Research
FIN 725 Forecasting and Simulation
LIS 754 Systems Analysis and Design*
QUAN 755 Predictive Analytics*
QUAN 756 Data Mining and Data Warehousing
LIS 884 Big Data and Competitive Intelligence
*required for concentration


Finance Concentration
FIN 720 International Finance Management
FIN 721 Investment Analysis*
FIN 722 Options and Derivatives
FIN 724 Health Care Finance
FIN 725 Forecasting and Simulation
FIN 790 Special Topics in Finance
*required for concentration
Healthcare Administration Concentration
FIN 724 Health Care Finance
HLTC 750 Health Care Managment*
HLTC 751 Health Care Law
HLTC 752 Contemporary Issues in Health Care
MGMT 761 Negotiation
MGMT 762 Strategic Human Resources Management
*required for concentration
International Business Administration Concentration
FIN 720 International Financial Management
MKTG 770 Global Marketing Management
INTB 780 International Residency
INTB 781 International Business*
INTB 790 Speical Topics in International Business
*required for concentration
Marketing Concentration
FIN 725 Forecasting
ENTR 730 Entrepreneurship
QUAN 755 Predictive Analytics
MKTG 770 Global Marketing Management
MKTG 771 Marketing Research*
MKTG 773 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 774 Marketing Strategy*
MKTG 775 Brand Management
MKTG 790 Special Topics in Marketing
*required for concentration
Leadership Concentration
ENTR 730 Entrepreneurship
MGMT 760 Leadership Development*
MGMT 761 Negotiation
MGMT 762 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGMT 763 Cross-culutral Managment and Diversity
MGMT 790 Special Topics in Leadership
INTB 780 International Study Experience
* required for concentration