MBA Curriculum

You must choose one of two options in the MBA program:

Both options require students to take core courses to establish a well-rounded base of business knowledge in the functional areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Management. In these seven courses (21 credit hours) you will develop and enhance your critical thinking, analytical, communication, and leadership skills. You will engage in both independent and team learning these courses by collaborating with a diverse student body and faculty.

Professional development opportunities are also available throughout each semester to prepare you for your future career goals. The program accentuates leadership skills, job seeking and career development skills, networking, and additional topic areas that are beneficial to your future career path.

The General MBA

MBA Core (21 credit hours)

  • ACTG 611 - Accounting for Decision Making and Control (3 credit hours)
  • ECON 651 - Managerial Economics (3 credit hours)
  • FINC 631 - Financial Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 622 - Organizational Behavior & Management Skills (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 624 - Operations Management (3 credit hours)
  • MKTG 641 - Marketing Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 685 - Strategic Management (3 credit hours)

MBA Electives (15 credit hours)

  • Five 3 credit hour graduate-level courses
    • Courses can be from the following prefixes: ACTG, BLAW, ECON, FINC, MGNT, MKTG
    • The majority of our electives are focused on analytics and innovation, reflexting the mission of the Davis College of Business and Economics to develop analytical and innovative business professions
    • Credit may also be received for a directed study or internship

 

MBA with a Concentration in Business Analytics

MBA Core (21 credit hours)

  • ACTG 611 - Accounting for Decision Making and Control (3 credit hours)
  • ECON 651 - Managerial Economics (3 credit hours)
  • FINC 631 - Financial Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 622 - Orgniaztaional Behavior & Management Skills (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 624 - Operations Management (3 credit hours)
  • MKTG 641 - Marketing Management (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 685 - Strategic Management (3 credit hours)

Business Analytics Concentration (15 credit hours)

  • MKTG 625 - Business Analytics Foundations (3 credit hours)
  • MKTG 630 - Predictive Analytics & Data Mining (3 credit hours)
  • FINC 651 - Financial Analytics: Applications for Data Analysis & Portfolio Construction (3 credit hours)
  • MGNT 622 - Quantitative Methods (3 credit hours)
  • ECON 694 - Business Forecasting (3 credit hours)