Department of Foreign Languages

The MBA with a Concentration in International Business

Before beginning the masterÂ’s portion of the program, students must submit an official application for admission to the Graduate School and MBA program and meet all entrance requirements.

MBA Core Courses

  • Preliminary Background
  • MATH 1260 Modern Business Math I 3 hours
  • MATH 1270 Modern Business Math II 3 hours
Basic Core (21 hours maximum)
Basic Core Courses Undergraduate Equivalents
ACCT 5000 (Financial & Managerial Accounting) BUAD 2040 and BUAD 2050
MGMT 5110 (Management of Organizations) BUAD 3030
MKTG 5210 (Economics for Business Decisions) ECON 1150 and ECON 1200
FINA 5310 (Managerial Finance) BUAD 3040
MKTG 5410 (Marketing Systems) BUAD 3010
OPMT 5510 (Bus. Statistics w/ Computer Applics.) BUAD 2060 and BUAD 2070
OPMT 5520 (Anal. of Manu. & Service Systems) BUAD 3020
  • Advanced Core (24 hours)
  • See First Semester below.
  • Specialization Courses (9 hours)
  • See Second Semester below.

Program of Study for Students in the BA/MBA Program

Students who completed the minor in Business as described above will have fulfilled all of the Basic Core requirements for the MBA with a concentration in International Business. Any 5000-level requirements not already met must be completed before 6000-level course work can begin.

Prerequisites

Inorder to minor in Business and also satisfy all 5000-level MBA prerequisites requires 39 hours, as shown here.

 

MBA Requirements

Minor in Business to satisfy all 5000-level MBA prerequisites

(Selected Courses)

Hours

Prerequisites or Co-requisites to courses in Col. 2

Additional Hours

 

Gateway course:
BUAD 1010

3

 

 

MATH 1260

*MATH 1260

3

Placement or ACT score or MATH 1150

 

MATH 1270

*MATH 1270

3

MATH 1260

**

ACCT 5000

#BUAD 2040

3

BUAD 1020

**

 

BUAD 2050

3

BUAD 2040

**

MKTG 5210

*ECON 1150 + 1200

6

None

 

Sub-total

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MGMT 5110

BUAD 3030

3

Jr. Standing

 

FINA 5310

BUAD 3040

3

BUAD 2040, BUAD 2050, BUAD 2060

**

MKTG 5410

BUAD 3010

3

ECON 1880 or 1150 + 1200

**

OPMT 5510

*BUAD 2060

3

MATH 1260 + 1270 or 1850, and BUAD 1010 and BUAD 1010 and basic computer proficiency

**

 

BUAD 2070

3

BUAD 2060

**

OPMT 5520

BUAD 3020

3

BUAD 1020 + 2060 + 2070

**

Sub-total

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand total

 

39

 

 

* Course Prerequisites for Minor in Business
# Foundation Course for Minor in Business
** Already fulfilled in the Minor in Business (as per Column 2)

The BA/MBA program is possible but challenging to complete in five years. However, due to possible conflicts it is more reasonable to complete the MBA program in one calendar year. After satisfying the eight core required courses as well as the three International Business electives a student will graduate from the MBA program.

Fall Semester

Ifstudents have completed or had waived all 5000-level courses for the MBA based on their undergraduate course work, they take 15 hours by selecting 5 courses from the following MBA core courses:

  • BUAD 6100 Accounting for Decision-Making
  • BUAD 6200 Financial Systems
  • BUAD 6300 Strategic Marketing & Analysis
  • BUAD 6400 Results-Based Management
  • BUAD 6500 International Business
  • BUAD 6600 Supply Chain Management

Spring Semester

  • BUAD 6800 Information Technology & E-Business
  • BUAD 6900 Strategic Management Capstone

    Specialization courses - select 3 of the following:
  • FINA 6370 MBA International Financial Management
  • IBUS 6360 Management of Multinational Firms
  • IBUS 6390 International Business
  • IBUS 6490 Global Management Systems
  • MKTG 6080 International Supply Management
  • MKTG 6400 International Marketing
  • IBUS 6100 Study Abroad – with the approval of the department chair

    A maximum of six semester credit hours in an approved Study Abroad Program (IBUS 6100), Independent Study/Research, or Special Topics may be used for the specialization as approved by an international business faculty member


    A sample plan of study for one Calendar Year in the MBA program is as follows: (Assuming continuing through summer after Undergraduate Graduation)

    Summer Semester (Can be completed in one or two sessions)
  • BUAD 6100
  • BUAD 6200
  • BUAD 6300
  • BUAD 6400

    Fall Semester
  • BUAD 6400
  • BUAD 6500
  • BUAD 6800
  • Elective I

    Spring Semester
  • BUAD 6900
  • Elective II
  • Elective III

    Study Abroad
    Students are strongly encouraged to complete a study abroad program that complements and enhances career goals. The adviser must approve all study abroad experiences in advance.
Last Updated: 3/22/15