Graduate Studies

Business Administration
2021-2022

Please refer to the Business Administration graduate program section for information including departmental contact information, a list of graduate faculty members, program description, and course descriptions. The Business Administration graduate program offers several integrated programs in business disciplines including:

Bachelor of Business

Accountancy
Economics
Finance
Human Resource Management
Management
Marketing
Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Science

Agriculture
Computer Science
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration

Integrated Bachelor of Business/Master of Business Administration programs require the following:
  • A minimum of 90 semester hours completed
  • A minimum 3.4 Cumulative GPA
  • A Bachelor of Business major listed above with a minimum 3.0 in the MBA Foundation Courses including:

    ACCT 307: Accounting for Managers
    or
    ACCT 201: Principles of Financial Accounting and ACCT 202: Principles of Managerial Accounting;

    ECON 408: Economics for Decision Makers
    or
    ECON 231: Principles of Macroeconomics and ECON 232: Principles of Microeconomics;

    FIN 331: Financial Management
    IS 340: Introduction to Information Systems
    MGT 340: Principles of Management
    MKTG 327: Marketing Principles
    STAT 171: General Elementary Statistics

Integrated Degree Program Description

Students in the Bachelor of Business integrated programs are allowed to use six semester hours of bridge (B) courses to satisfy both the BB degree and MBA degree requirements. Eligible bridge courses are listed below. Please work in consultation with your undergraduate and MBA advisor in selecting the courses best suited for your degree plan.

Select two of the following bridge courses, which may be used as either directed electives or concentration courses in the MBA degree:

ACCT 442G/B, ACCT 445G/B, ACCT 457G/B, ACCT 471G/B, AGEC 437G/B, AGEC 442G/B, AGEC 443G/B, AGEC 447G/B, AGEC 455G/B, AGEC 457G/B, AGEC 460G/B, DS 435G/B, DS 485G/B, DS 489G/B, DS 490G/B, DS 510B, DS 521B, DS 523B, ECON 420G/B, ECON 425G/B, ECON 440G/B, ECON 445G/B, ECON 465G/B, ECON 470G/B, ECON 471G/B, ECON 487G/B, FIN 445G/B, FIN 496G/B, FIN 497G/B, HRM 441G/B, HRM 444G/B, HRM 446G/B, MGT 445G/B, MGT 474G/B, MGT 481G/B, MGT 483G/B, MKTG 411G/B, MKTG 441G/B, SCM 457G/B, SCM 465G/B, SCM 470G/B

Integrated Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration programs require the following:
  • A minimum of 90 semester hours completed
  • A minimum 3.4 Cumulative GPA
  • A Bachelor of Science major listed above with a minimum 3.0 in the Pre-MBA minor
  • Completion of at least six semester hours of Pre-MBA minor courses at the time of admission for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration.
Integrated Degree Program Description

Students in the Bachelor of Science integrated programs are allowed to use six semester hours of bridge (B) courses to satisfy both the BS degree and MBA degree requirements. Eligible bridge courses are listed below. Please work in consultation with your undergraduate and MBA advisor in selecting the courses best suited for your degree plan.

Select two of the following bridge courses, which may be used as either directed electives or concentration courses in the MBA degree:

ACCT 457G/B, AGEC 442G/B, AGEC 443G/B, AGEC 447G/B, AGEC 457G/B, CS 470G/B, DS 435G/B, IS 524B, LEJA 509B, MKTG 576B

Integrated Degree Requirements

I. Core Courses: 18 s.h.

ACCT 547 Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis (3)

DS 533 Applied Business Forecasting and Planning (3)
or
MGT 540 Applied Business Research(3)

ECON 538 Economics for Managers (3)
FIN 565 Financial Management: Theory and Practice (3)
IS 524 Corporate Management Information Systems (3)
MKTG 576B Decision Making for Global Markets (3)
BAT 611 MBA Outcomes (0)

II. Directed Elective: 3 s.h.

III. Concentration Courses: 9 s.h.

Nine hours to be chosen in consultation with the MBA advisor.

IV. Integrative Course: 3 s.h.

MGT 590 Strategic Management (3)

TOTAL PROGRAM: 33 s.h.