Available Concentrations

Students in the Full-Time MBA Program must successfully complete one of the concentrations listed below.


ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS CONSULTING
CORPORATE FINANCE
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
GENERAL MANAGEMENT
INVESTMENTS
PRODUCT AND BRAND MANAGEMENT
SUPPLY AND VALUE CHAIN MANAGEMENT




ACCOUNTING
Choose 9 credits from the following:

ACCT 70273 Auditing (3 credits)
ACCT 70303 Advanced Federal Tax (3 credits)
ACCT 70053 Contemporary Issues in Accounting (3 credits)
ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)

And 6 hours from the following:
Any of the above ACCT courses not taken.
FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)
FINA 70533 Portfolio Management (3 credits)
FINA 70563 International Finance (3 credits)
FINA 70520 Risk Management and Financial Engineering (1.5 credits)
FINA 70420 Options and Futures Markets (1.5 credits)
FINA 70513 Securities Analysis (3 credits)
FINA 70970 Special Problems: CFA Exam Prep Class (3 credits)

AND 4.5 additional credit hours from any MBA or MAc electives.

Total Credits = 19.5




BUSINESS CONSULTING
Choose 12 credit hours from the following choices:

ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
INSC 70430 Supply Chain Operations Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70420 Regression Analysis (1.5 credits)
INSC 70520 Time-Series Forecasting (1.5 credits)
INSC 70970 Special Problems: Project Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70970 Special Problems: Program Management (1.5 credits)
FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)
MANA 70760 Transformational Leadership (1.5 credits)
MANA 70780 Management Consulting (1.5 credits)
MARK 70720 Planning & Launching Successful New Products (1.5 credits)
MARK 70730 Strategies for Building Strong Brands (1.5 credits)
INSC 70620 Supply Chain Information Tools and Technologies (3 credits)
INSC 70600 Concepts in Supply Chain Management (1.5 credits)
MARK 70760 Services Marketing (1.5 credits)

AND 7.5 additional credit hours from and MBA or MAc electives

Total credits = 19.5




CORPORATE FINANCE
The student must complete 9 credit hours as specified below:
FINA 70420 Options and Futures Markets (1.5 credits)
FINA 70520 Risk Management and Financial Engineering (1.5 credits)
FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)
FINA 70563 International Finance (3 credits)

AND 6 credit hours from the following choices:
ACCT 70053 Contemporary Accounting Issues (3 credits)
ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
INSC 70420 Regression Analysis (1.5 credits)
INSC 70430 Supply Chain Operations Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70520 Time-Series Forecasting (1.5 credits)
3 of these 6 credit hours may come from the following choices:
FINA 70533 Portfolio Management (3 credits) OR FINA 70513 Security Analysis (3 credits)
MANA 70610 Essentials of Negotiation (1.5 credits)
MANA 70760 Transformational Leadership (1.5 credits)
MARK 70800 Marketing Strategy (1.5 credits)

AND 4.5 additional credit hours from any MBA or MAc electives.

Total Credits = 19.5





ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The student must complete 9 credit hours as specified below:
MANA 70313 Private Equity (3 credits)
MANA 70503 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
MANA 70970 Special Problems in Management: Ventures in Transition (3 credits)
AND 6 credit hours from the following:
ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)
MANA 70610 Essentials of Negotiation (1.5 credits)
MARK 70720 Planning and Launching Successful New Products (1.5 credits)

AND 4.5 additional hours from any MBA or MAc electives.

Total Credits = 19.5




GENERAL MANAGEMENT
The student must complete three credits of elective coursework from at least three of the following areas: accounting, finance, information systems and supply chain, management, and marketing. The remaining electives may be taken in any of the areas.

Total credits = 19.5






INVESTMENTS
The student must complete 9 credit hours as specified below:
FINA 70183 Educational Investment Fund (3 credits)*
OR FINA 70513 Security Analysis (3 credits)
FINA 70420 Options and Futures Markets (1.5 credits)
FINA 70520 Risk Management and Financial Engineering (1.5 credits)
FINA 70533 Portfolio Management (3 credits)

AND 6 credit hours from the following:
ACCT 70053 Contemporary Accounting Issues (3 credits)
ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
INSC 70420 Regression Analysis (1.5 credits)
INSC 70520 Time-Series Forecasting (1.5 credits)
FINA 70193 Educational Investment Fund (3 credits)*
FINA 70543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)
FINA 70563 International Finance (3 credits)
MANA 70970 Special Problems in Management: Private Equity (3 credits)

AND 4.5 additional credit hours from and MBA or MAc electives.

Total credits = 19.5

*Enrollment in the EIF is a two-semester commitment. Both FINA 70183 and 70193 must be taken in successive semesters to receive credit for the EIF.



PRODUCT AND BRAND MANAGEMENT
Students must take 7.5 credits as specified below:

MARK 70630 Demand Forecasting Management (1.5 credits)
MARK 70720 Planning and Launching Successful New Products (1.5 credits)
MARK 70730 Strategies for Building Strong Brands (1.5 credits)
MARK 70800 Marketing Strategy (1.5 credits)
MARK 70810 Strategic Marketing Decisions (1.5 credits)

AND 1.5 credits of other marketing electives (1.5 credits)

AND 3 credits from the following:
ACCT 70153 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits)
FINA 75543 Advanced Financial Management (3 credits)

AND 7.5credit hours of other MBA or MAc electives

Total credits = 19.5




SUPPLY AND VALUE CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Students must take 10.5 credit hours as specified:

INSC 70430 Supply Chain Operations Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70600 Concepts in Supply Chain Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70610 Logistics & Transportation (1.5 credits)
INSC 70620 Supply Chain Information Tools and Technologies (1.5 credits)
MARK 70630 Demand Forecasting Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70650 Strategic Sourcing & Procurement (1.5 credits)
INSC 70660 Supply and Value Chain Strategy (1.5 credits)

And 1.5 credits from the following:
ACCT 70970 Special Problems in Accounting: Supply Chain Accounting/Performance Metrics (1.5 credits)
INSC 70420 Regression Analysis (1.5 credits)
INSC 70520 Time-Series Forecasting (1.5 credits)
MANA 70610 Essentials of Negotiation (1.5 credits)
MANA 70760 Transformational Leadership (1.5 credits)
INSC 70970 Special Problems: Project Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70970 Special Problems: Program Management (1.5 credits)
INSC 70970 Special Problems: Electronic Commerce
INSC 70640 Global Supply Chain Management (1.5 credits)
MARK 70800 Marketing Strategy (1.5 credits)

And 7.5 credit hours of any MBA or MAc elective courses.

Total credits = 19.5