Graduate Business Programs

MBA Course Offerings

MBA Course Roadmap

Course Catalogue Descriptions 

General MBA Core (24 Credits)

  • GBA 6050 - Data Analytics and Modeling
  • GBA 6080 - Accounting and Managerial Decisions*** 
  • GBA 6150 - Organizational Behavior
  • GBA 6250 - Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • GBA 6450 - Financial Decision Making***
  • GBA 6520 - Marketing Management Applications
  • GBA 6730 - Information Systems Seminar
  • GBA 6870 - Management Strategies**

Electives (9 Credits)

Three to four GBA electives are scheduled pre-semester and electives taught may change each semester. You may also take 4000, 5000, or 6000-level business electives from the TOM, ACC, FRL, IBM, or MHR departments. Please visit the Course Catalogue Descriptions for potential elective courses. 

  • GBA 5140 - Statistics Essentials for Business Analytics (3)
  • GBA 5500 - Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance (3)
  • GBA 5550 - Fundamentals of Management and Marketing (3)
  • GBA 5620 - Strategic Human Resources Management (3)
  • GBA 5640 - Creativity and Entrepreneurship (3)
  • GBA 5700 - Business Planning (3)
  • GBA 5800 - Introduction to Real Estate Analysis and Valuation (3)
  • GBA 5990 - Special Topics for Graduate Students (1-3)
  • GBA 6100 - Financial Markets and Institutions (3)
  • GBA 6200 - International Business (3)
  • GBA 6280 - Management Science (3)
  • GBA 6310 - Taxation in Business (3)
  • GBA 6330 - Promotional Management (3)
  • GBA 6340 - Sales Productivity (3)
  • GBA 6350 - Motivation and Market Behavior (3)
  • GBA 6360 - Project Management (3)
  • GBA 6370 - Export-Import Management (3)
  • GBA 6470 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (3)
  • GBA 6320 - Fundamentals of Contracts and Administration (3)
  • GBA 6600 - Legal Environment of Information Systems (3)
  • GBA 6650 - Professional Presentations Using Technology (3)
  • GBA 6670 - Organizational Development (3)
  • GBA 6710 - Management Seminar (3)
  • GBA 6800 - Real Estate Finance and Investment (3)
  • GBA 6830 - Business Research Methods (3)
  • GBA 6910 - Directed Research (1-3)
  • GBA 6920 - Independent Research (1-3)
  • GBA 6990 - Master's Degree Continuation (0)

 CPP Elective Policies:

  • A maximum of 9 credits (of the 36) may be 4000-level classes.
  • GBA 6910 “Directed Study” has a maximum of 6 credits.
  • GBA 6920 “Independent Study” has a maximum of 3 credits.
  • Internship classes will not count as an elective.
  • BUS 4950 will not count as an elective.

Terminal Requirement (1-3 Credits)

Each student chooses one of the following two options

  • GBA 6970 - Comprehensive Exam* 
  • GBA 6950 - Business Research Project****

*GBA 6970 can only be taken after all 24-credit units of the General MBA Core are completed. 
**GBA 6870 will be taken during a student's final semester in the program.
***Course requires prerequisites or preparation courses prior to registering. The preparation course can be found here. Please contact your MBA advisor for more information.  

****Requires approval from the MBA director and advisor