Office of Graduate Programs

MBA Majors

Every MBA student must complete a minimum of three electives at the 6000 level. You can select any combination of the
electives from the lists below and earn your MBA in Administration, or you can specialize in another area by taking the
required electives outlines for that particular major. Your major will be denoted on your official transcript; it is possible to
have up to two majors listed. Your major will not appear on your diploma. One course may double count in two majors if
approved by the appropriate department. In addition, only one independent study course may count per major.

Administration

Choose any three MBA electives at the 6000 level including: BLAW 6100, EFSB 6590, or EFSB 6690


Finance

BUAD 6200 Financial Systems is a prerequisite to all FINA 6000 level courses.

Choose any three courses listed below:

  • FINA 6130 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FINA 6140 Investments & Securities Analysis
  • FINA 6150 Financial Institutions & Markets
  • FINA 6340 Derivative Securities 
  • FINA 6370 MBA International FINA MGMT 
  • FINA 6480 Student Managed Portfolio
  • FINA 6750 Research in Finance (Instructor permission only)


Human Resource Management

HURM 6700 Human Resource Management* 

Choose any three courses listed below:

  • HURM 6710 Employment & Labor Law
  • HURM 6720 Advanced Negotiation & Conflict Management 
  • HURM 6730 Performance Management 
  • HURM 6750 Current Topics in HURM
  • HURM 6760 Talent Management 
  • HURM 6800 Human Resource Information Systems

* The HURM 6700 requirement is waived for students who hold an undergraduate degree in Human Resources from an
AACSB-accredited school or if they hold the PHR/SPHR designation.


Information Systems

INFS 6050 Information Systems Fundamentals* 

Choose any three courses listed below:

  • INFS 6150 Business Intelligence Management
  • INFS 6450 Data Mining
  • INFS 6560 Systems Analysis and Design 
  • INFS 6610 Information Storage and Retrieval Structures 
  • INFS 6710 Management of IS Security 
  • INFS 6790 ERP Sys Configuration & Integration 
  • INFS 6930 Contemporary Topics 
  • INFS 6810 Network Communications

*INFS 6050 is waived for students with an undergraduate degree majoring in IS or Computer Science from an accredited institution.


International Business

Choose any three of the following courses listed below:

  • IBUS 6100 Study Abroad
  • FINA 6370 International Financial Management 
  • MKTG 6400 International Marketing
  • MKTG 6250 Global Sales & Strategic Customer Management 
  • MKTG 6980 Special Topics (Consult with Advisor: appropriate topic in international setting only)


Marketing

The courses below are arranged in two distinct marketing concentrations: Marketing Management or Professional Sales.

Marketing Management

Take both courses listed below:

  • MKTG 6140 Customer Relationship Marketing
  • MKTG 6220 Integrated Marketing Communications 
In addition, choose one of the courses listed below:

  • IBUS 6100 Study Abroad
  • MKTG 6240 Sales Force Leadership & Strategy
  • MKTG 6250 Global Sales & Strategic Customer Management
  • MKTG 6320 Strategic Brand Management
  • MKTG 6400 International Marketing
  • MKTG 6980 Special Topics

Professional Sales

Take both courses listed below:

  • MKTG 6240 Sales Force Leadership & Strategy
  • MKTG 6250 Global Sales & Strategic Account Management

In addition, choose one of the courses listed below:

  • IBUS 6100 Study Abroad
  • MKTG 6140 Customer Relationship Management
  • MKTG 6220 Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKTG 6980 Special Topics

Leadership

Take all four courses listed below:

  • MGMT 6100 Leading Through Ethical Decisions
  • MGMT 6150 Leading and Developing Yourself
  • MGMT 6160 Leading with Power and Influence
  • MGMT 6190 Leading Change and Organizational Improvement 


Operations and Supply Chain Management

Take both courses listed below:

  • OSCM 6680 Quality Management and Six Sigma
  • OSCM 6690 Supply Chain Resources Management 

In addition, choose one of the courses listed below:

  • OSCM 6250 Essentials of Business Analytics 
  • OSCM 6270 Simulation and Waiting Lines
  • OSCM 6780 ERP Systems Process Management 
  • OSCM 6980 Special Topics in OSCM 

Public Health Management

The Public Health Management major is designed for students who intend to seek or continue managerial careers in
healthcare administration. Students are not able to apply any of these courses towards the MBA Administration major.

Students majoring in Public Health Management must complete all of the following courses.

  • PUBH 6010 Public Health Epidemiology
  • PUBH 6020 Management and Leadership in Public Health
  • PUBH 6050 Concepts and Issues in Environmental Health
  • PUBH 6090 Issues in Public Health

Last Updated: 5/18/21