MBA - Master of Business Administration

Courses numbered 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate. (Individual courses may be limited to undergraduate students only.) Courses numbered 800 to 999 = graduate.

MBA 781.  Cooperative Education   (1).

Provides the graduate student with a field placement which integrates theory with a planned and supervised professional experience. Programs must be formulated in consultation with appropriate graduate faculty. May be repeated for credit up to 3 hours. May not be used to fulfill degree requirements. Graded Cr/NCr.

MBA 799.  Professional Development/360   (0).

MBA students conduct self-assessment and go through peer assessment of various competencies. They receive feedback on these competencies through a 360 assessment report. Provides students with the opportunity to reflect on the feedback on competencies, explore improvement options, and outline development goals to challenge themselves over the course of the MBA program.

MBA 800.  Fundamentals of Finance and Financial Analysis   (3).

Provides students whose undergraduate degrees were in disciplines other than business the background accounting and finance fundamentals required for the MBA program. Topics covered include the design and use of financial statements including the balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows, analyzing companies using financial ratios, time value of money theory and calculations, investment decision rules, securities valuation, and fundamentals of capital budgeting. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.

MBA 801.  Management & Marketing   (3).

Highlights foundation knowledge from the disciplines of management and marketing integrated with a strong component of communication skills. Primarily, provides students with a knowledge base in management and marketing from which to build in their MBA coursework. Secondarily, builds oral and written communication skills necessary for success in the MBA curriculum and beyond. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.

MBA 802.  Fundamentals of Accounting   (1.5).

Provides students whose undergraduate degrees were in disciplines other than business the background accounting fundamentals required for the MBA program. Topics covered include the design and use of financial statements including the balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows, and analyzing companies using financial ratios. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.

MBA 803.  Fundamentals of Finance   (1.5).

Provides students whose undergraduate degrees were in disciplines other than business the background finance fundamentals required for the MBA program. Topics covered include time value of money theory and calculations, investment decision rules, securities valuation, and fundamentals of capital budgeting. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.

MBA 804.  Marketing Basics   (1.5).

Highlights foundation knowledge from the discipline of marketing integrated with a strong component of communication skills. Primarily, provides students with a knowledge base in marketing and assists in building oral and written communication skills necessary for success in the MBA curriculum and beyond. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.

MBA 805.  Management Basics   (1.5).

Highlights foundation knowledge from the discipline of management integrated with a strong component of communication skills. Primarily, provides students with a knowledge base in management and assists in building oral and written communication skills necessary for success in the MBA curriculum and beyond. Prerequisites: graduate standing and permission of the MBA director.