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MBA Courses and Concentrations

MBA Core Courses (31 Credits)

MBA 501 Management Skills Development*
MBA 503 Financial Reporting and Control
MB 504 Global Business and Economics
MBA 505 Strategic Marketing
MBA 506 Quantitative and Statistical Methods for Management
MBA 509 Financial Analysis
MBA 516 Organization Theory and Management Practices
MBA 518 Management and Information Technology
MBA 519 Strategic Analysis and Integrated Decision Theory**
MBA 536 Business and Ethics and Social Responsibility

* MBA 501 should be taken as one of the first three courses in the program.

** MBA 519 carries credit-hour prerequisites and should be taken toward the end of the program.
Note: The students must complete an additional six credits of electives or a concentration.

Selecting a Concentration

Students may choose a concentration in finance, marketing, or management. A concentration consists of 13 credit hours including the core course in the concentration area, two electives in the concentration area, and MBA 519 (4 credits) with a special assignment in the concentration area.

Alternatively, students may choose to follow a general MBA curriculum and enroll in two electives that do not fall under a single concentration area.

A formal declaration of concentration is required at or before the completion of 18 credits.

MBA Concentration Courses

A finance concentration consists of MBA 509, any two of the following electives, and MBA 519 including a one-credit assignment in finance.

MBA 520 Cases in Financial Statement Evaluation and Analysis
MBA 542 Cases in Financial Markets, Institutions and Policy
MBA 545 Cases in Financial Management
MBA 576 Cases in Investment Management

A management concentration consists of MBA 516, any two of the following electives, and MBA 519 including a one-credit assignment in management.

MBA 530 Cases in Leading the Culturally Diverse Workforce
MBA 533 Cases in Personnel and Human Resource Management
MBA 535 Cases in Organizational Structure, Design, and Culture
MBA 538 Cases in Organizational Behavior
MBA 590 Cases in Leadership

A marketing concentration consists of MBA 505, any two of the following electives, and MBA 519 including a one-credit assignment in marketing.

MBA 577 Cases in Marketing Management
MBA 581 Cases in Marketing Research
MBA 582 Cases in Advertising and Mass Communications


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