600 Level Courses

MBA 603: Managerial Economics and Decisions of the Firm. 3 credits.
Provides fundamental understanding of applying microeconomics concepts to managerial decision making. Explores principles of microeconomic theory, including market supply and demand, production and cost functions, industry structure, and product and resource pricing. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 612: Managing Costs and Evaluating Performance. 1.5-3 credits.
Examines impact of cost and cost allocation on performance and evaluation. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 613: Financial Reporting and Decision Making. 3 credits.
Foundation course focusing on economics and analysis of business transactions and related financial reporting issues. Topics include introduction to accounting framework used in financial reporting; and analysis of financial statements, economic events and their impact on financial reports, and impact of accounting methods on financial reports. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 623: Marketing Management. 3 credits.
Develops market-based knowledge and skills for effective marketing decision making, strategy design, implementation, and evaluation in wide variety of institutional and competitive situations. Addresses the importance of companies being market-driven and customer-focused. Emphasis on case studies, team work, and projects. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 633: Statistics for Business Decision Making. 3 credits.
Uses statistical methods as analytical tools for understanding and solving business problems and supporting business decision making. Includes descriptive statistics, sampling, inferencing and regression. Extensive use of applied business scenarios to illustrate concepts and computer software for data analysis. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 638: Operations Management. 3 credits.
Focuses on design, planning, and control activities to produce and deliver goods and services in modern organizations. Introduces wide range of operations management decisions, such as operations strategy, process analysis and design, capacity planning, supply chain management, total quality management, and project management. Uses quantitative modeling, case studies, and computer software to analyze and solve operations management problems. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 643: Managerial Finance. 3 credits.
Introduces theory and practice of finance within corporations. Topics include intertemporal choice, valuation, capital budgeting and structure, working capital management, and risk and return analysis. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 653: Organizational Behavior. 3 credits.
Emphasizes development of conceptual tools for understanding and analyzing individual and group behavior in organizations and organizational processes. Considerable focus on developing relevant skills for working in groups and teams. Lectures, discussions, case analyses, and class exercises. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 662: Management of Information Technology. 1.5-3 credits.
The strategic, economic and managerial aspects of managing an organization's IT assets are covered. The business value of IT is understood and assessed in context of its impact on the organization's structure and strategy. The course includes discussion on major issues pertaining management of IT infrastructure. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 678: Strategic Management. 3 credits.
Capstone course focusing on strategy development at business unit and corporate level. Cases, readings, and project format familiarize students with strategic management function and help them develop analytical, organizational, and managerial skills to analyze complex business situations. Provides opportunities to integrate knowledge gained in prior course work. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

MBA 701: Business Valuation. 3 credits.
Develops framework for business analysis and valuation using financial statement data. Analyzes management decisions such as equity valuation, creditworthiness, merger valuation, corporate financial structure, and management communication strategy. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to ACCT 701.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 702: Corporate Financial Policy. 3 credits.
Applies theories and methods of corporate financial management to series of complex cases. Topics include capital projects as real options, cost of capital and capital structure, firm valuation, project finance, and merger and acquisition analysis. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 703: Financial Markets. 3 credits.
Explores relationship among financial markets including global equity markets, U.S. Treasury securities, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter financial derivative instruments such as futures, options, swaps, and asset-backed securities. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 705: Venture Capital and Private Finance. 3 credits.
Considers market microstructure of venture capital and private finance: costs and benefits from employing private financing, interaction between the financiers and entrepreneurs, financial analysis of potential ventures, and investor exit strategies. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 706: Investment Analysis. 3 credits.
Focuses on analyzing equity securities and debt instruments given implications of efficient market hypothesis and modern capital market theory. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 707: Futures, Options and Other Derivatives. 3 credits.
This course focuses on the mechanics of derivatives markets, with a strong emphasis on identifying and managing risks in financial products. Topics include: rationale behind the major pricing models and their application to derivatives securities, arbitrage and pricing, hedging, common trading strategies with options, and the fundamental concepts of risk measures and risk management. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Business Admin degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 708: Taxes and Business Strategy. 3 credits.
Provides framework for making managerial decisions in global tax environment. Examines business decisions such as location of facilities, employee compensation, mergers and acquisitions, capital and asset structure, and business form. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to ACCT 708.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 709: Risk and Portfolio Management. 3 credits.
This course is focused on asset allocation and portfolio construction, with a strong emphasis on measuring performance and managing risk. Topics include: the rationale behind the most commonly used performance and risk measures and models for portfolio construction, stress testing, scenario analysis, derivative securities, trading strategies, and hedging impact those risk measures and models, and the consequences of those interactions. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Business Admin degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 711: Entrepreneurship. 3 credits.
Considers fundamental aspects of entrepreneurship and process of new venture creation. Draws on broad range of business disciplines including management, marketing, finance, and accounting to develop evaluation and execution skills. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 712: Project Management. 3 credits.
Focuses on designing, planning, monitoring, and controlling projects. Involves practical examination of how projects should be managed from start to finish, including specific emphasis on how to avoid common pitfalls. Includes hands-on experience with a common project management software package. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 713: Managing Human Capital. 3 credits.
Effective management of human capital drives values for the firm and, in today's business environment, is a source of competitive advantage. Course prepares managers and entrepreneurs to leverage human capital by aligning practices with strategic objectives. Course provides systems perspective noting interrelationships between practices designed to attract, retain, & motivate human capital. Opportunities provided for personal skill-building on topics; interviewing, providing performance feedback, rewards, career development and termination. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 714: Managing Growth of Small Businesses. 3 credits.
Focuses on unique challenges faced by small and entrepreneurial firms that seek long-term growth. Builds on concepts and knowledge of creating start-up company, and introduces processes and strategies required to become significant player in industry segment. Designed for students interested in understanding opportunities and problems in their own businesses, employment in small or entrepreneurial businesses, or exploring corporate entrepreneurship within large firms. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 715: Advanced Project and Program Management. 3 credits.
Examines advanced topics in project and program management with specific attention to issues and skills that managers needs to effectively manage multiple projects and programs. Topics include project selection, multiple project resource allocation, and organization of project office. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 716: International Business Strategy. 3 credits.
Focuses on the globalization of business activities, the strategic challenges faced by companies in global competition, and how companies strategically respond to these new competitive challenges. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core requirements.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 717: International Finance. 3 credits.
Advanced analysis of managing firm's international financial operations. Topics include currency risk, political risk, returns and funding of international projects, international markets and accounting, and cost of capital. Lecture, discussion, readings, and cases. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 718: International Marketing. 3 credits.
Addresses marketing process for products and services within major international markets. Topics include marketing mix strategies using standardization, localization, or globalization approaches. Emphasizes the introduction of service innovations and new products in the global market. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 720: Marketing Analytics. 3 credits.
Marketing analytics is a systematic approach to harnessing data/ information to drive effective marketing decision making. The objective of this course is to equip you with tools required to address fundamental marketing decision problems using a data-driven approach. It will train students to view the marketing processes and relationships systematically and analytically. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to GBUS 720.
Recommended Prerequisite: MBA 738 or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Business Admin degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 721: Marketing Research. 3 credits.
Develops skills to plan and implement effective marketing research studies. Topics include research design, data collection, statistical analysis, and use of database systems. Offers perspective on how managers can use market data to develop successful product or service strategies. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to GBUS 721.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 722: Consumer Behavior. 3 credits.
An integrated analysis of internal and external influences on consumer decision making, purchase, and consumption behaviors with attention to marketing strategy implications. Emphasizes demographics, lifestyle, situation, perception, learning, and attitude formation and change, focusing on customer segmentation, satisfaction, loyalty, and product-person relationships. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 723: Supply Chain Management. 3 credits.
Examines logistics of supply chain systems, including inventory management, distribution channels, and information systems. Emphasizes strategic alliances and international issues. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 724: Marketing Communications. 3 credits.
Examines all forms of communication and sources of brand or company contacts as potential message channels in building relationship with customers. Focuses on integrated planning process for all communication elements, including consumer and trade advertising, public relations, direct and database marketing, promotions, and sales presentations to achieve synergy in communicating with various constituencies. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of the MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 725: Leadership. 3 credits.
Overview of major conceptualizations of leadership and motivation in organizations. Integrates theory, research, and applications. Students apply principles of leadership and motivation to their own work situations and case evaluation. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 726: Negotiations. 3 credits.
Focuses on theory, processes, and practice of negotiation within and across organizations, including attention to ethical issues. Explores systematic ways to increase quality of negotiated agreements, including methods of preparation, effective communication, and various strategies to increase power. Format includes negotiation exercises, lecture, and discussion. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 727: Management Consulting. 3 credits.
Management Consulting is a practice-based course designed to provide a fundamental background in consulting, both from the perspective of the outside management consultant, and the inside (in-house) corporate consultant. Students will examine best practices in consulting to address complex organizational challenges and opportunities within a medium-to-large sized corporate setting. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Business Admin degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 730: Management of Technology and Innovation Processes. 3 credits.
Students will develop a strong conceptual foundation for managing technological innovation. It introduces frameworks for analyzing how firms can create, commercialize and capture value from products and services. Topics covered comprise the formulation of innovation strategies, the process of developing new products and services, and how to create and manage an innovative organization to drive revenue growth. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 731: Business Application and Life Cycle Management. 3 credits.
Studies methods and tools for analyzing and designing business information systems with emphasis on business processes. Topics include data modeling, process modeling, interaction analysis, and user interface. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 732: Knowledge Management. 3 credits.
Examines firms that use knowledge management principles and approaches: intellectual capital, human capital, customer capital, tacit and explicit knowledge, new role of chief knowledge officer, leveraging of knowledge management. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 734: Electronic Commerce and E-Business. 3 credits.
Examines how e-commerce and e-business affect digital economy. Discusses, compares business models, strategies for e-commerce. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 737: Information Technology Governance and Policy. 3 credits.
Considers specific objectives of IT governance and policy, frameworks that help chart roadmap for this function, and tools and techniques used in specific areas of IT governance. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 738: Data Mining for Business Analytics. 3 credits.
Examines data driven decision making. Covers both predictive and descriptive analytics techniques commonly used in businesses. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to GBUS 738.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA core or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 739: Advanced Data Mining for Business Analytics. 3 credits.
This course covers business analytics using advanced data mining methods for the purposes of developing predictive models and forecasting. The course will develop concept of feature selection to identify what dimensions to best use for constructing decision making models. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Grade of B or higher in MBA 738 or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Business Admin degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 742: Corporate Governance and Ethics. 3 credits.
Focuses on developing understanding of corporate governance issues and ethical decision-making. Topics include examination of internal and external and international governance issues, and ethical analysis in current business environment. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to ACCT 742.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 744: Fraud Examination. 3 credits.
Introduces strategies and techniques for fraud prevention and detection. Focuses on financial fraud such as bribery, contract rigging and kickbacks, embezzlement, fraudulent financial reporting, payroll fraud, and misappropriation of inventory and other assets. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to ACCT 636, ACCT 744, GBUS 744.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 745: International Financial Reporting. 3 credits.
Examines accounting from an international perspective, including the study of various functional areas of accounting across countries and the reporting requirements encountered by companies engaged in international trade and making foreign direct investments. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to ACCT 745.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements, or permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 746: Real Estate Analysis and Valuation. 3 credits.
Overview of real estate assets, markets, and decisions. Emphasizes development of analytical techniques and information required for implementation. Includes legal, economic, and public policy perspectives. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to GBUS 746, GSOM 746.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 747: Real Estate Finance. 3 credits.
Examines financing of residential and income-producing real estate from perspectives of both suppliers and users of funds. Focuses on financing alternatives, primary and secondary markets, and decision implications of available arrangements. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to GBUS 747, GSOM 747.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 748: Real Estate Investment. 3 credits.
Develops frameworks for analyzing decisions about investing in real estate assets. Focuses on acquisition and analysis of information required to evaluate potential performance of assets. Applications of theories and techniques through case studies. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits. Equivalent to GBUS 748, GSOM 748.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 752: Turning Ideas into Successful Companies. 3 credits.
An advanced course in entrepreneurship focused on discovery and development of an achievable business concept. The centerpiece of the course is development of the formal business plan and associated presentation materials. Students are assigned to teams and must hypothesize a new business, research and test their hypothesis, and develop a comprehensive written business plan. The plan must be for an actual business that the students intend to start upon the successful completion of the course. Technology-based projects are encouraged, but not required. Because the course is cross-listed with IT&E and the School of Business, most teams will include both engineering and business students. Weekly presentations of the team's progress are required. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 795: Global Business Perspectives. 3 credits.
Applies MBA core courses to global business enterprise through site visits to facilities located outside the United States. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
MBA 796: Directed Studies in Business Administration. 1-3 credits.
Approval by faculty member and MBA program director required prior to registration. Studies specialized topics in business administration not otherwise available in curriculum. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Admin - Fast Track.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
MBA 797: Special Topics in Business. 1-3 credits.
Sections established as necessary to focus on various topical issues that emerge in practice of business administration. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture