Master of Business Admin (MBA)

MBA 5010 Independent Study

Prerequisites: Admission to MBA program or consent of MBA director.

Description: Investigation of advanced research topics or directed study under the supervision of a faculty member. Consent of MBA Graduate Studies Committee required. Offered for variable credit, 3-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 3-6

Contact hours: Other: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5100 Professional Development

Prerequisites: Admission to MBA program or consent of MBA director.

Description: Career and professional development of MBA students. A blend of guest speakers, projects, and exercises used to better prepare students for advanced business careers. Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5192 Managing Operations and Decision Processes

Prerequisites: MBA 5172.

Description: Study of concepts of management of production and service operations. Contemporary manufacturing technologies and application of quantitative techniques. Development of analytical skills required to conduct detailed investigations of real-world systems.

Credit hours: 2

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5261 Legal Issues in Business

Prerequisites: Admission to MBA program or consent of MBA director.

Description: Analysis of the basic concepts of public and private law related to business decisions. Overview of the laws affecting private business relationships including employment law, agency laws, and various forms of business organizations.

Credit hours: 1

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5300 Current Business Topics

Prerequisites: Admission to the MBA program or consent of the director.

Description: Examination of selected topics representing the most current academic and business concepts. Previously offered as MBA 5313. Offered for variable credit, 1-6 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-6

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5310 Integrative Decision-Making II: Crossing Organizational Boundaries

Prerequisites: Consent of MBA director and completion of minimum of 24 MBA credit hours.

Description: Identification and analysis of environmental forces affecting an organization's ability to compete and survive. Interaction among all corporate functional units. Development of a comprehensive, integrated plan of action for the firm. Offered for variable credit, 2-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 2-6

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5400 Business Practicum

Prerequisites: Consent of MBA director and completion of 18 MBA credit hours.

Description: Application of knowledge and skills developed in MBA functional courses in an organizational environment. Integration of functional concepts, allowing students to experience the adaptation of concepts to fit organizational reality, and assisting students in understanding ways in which their academic training can help organizations. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 3 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5500 Interdisciplinary Inquiry in Business Administration

Prerequisites: Admission to a SSB graduate program or consent of MBA director.

Description: Investigation of various business problems using an interdisciplinary approach. Courses team taught to ensure problems viewed from varying functional perspectives. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin

MBA 5990 MBA Applied Business Report

Prerequisites: Admission to MBA program or consent of MBA director.

Description: Independent investigation of a business problem under the direction of a supervising professor. Previously offered as BADM 5990. Offered for variable credit, 3-6 credit hours, maximum of 6 credit hours.

Credit hours: 3-6

Contact hours: Other: 3

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean Of Business Admin