Foundation Courses (9 credits)
The Business Core (12 credits)
Foundation courses ensure preparation for upper-level courses. Some of these courses for our accredited online MBA program may be waived based on prior schooling and/or work experience
- MBA 515F Quantitative Foundations for Management
- MBA 516F Accounting & Finance Foundations
- MBA 517F Economic Foundations
The business core ensures that you’ll develop an advanced conceptual framework for analyzing and solving business problems.
- MBA 610 Financial Management
- MBA 612 Marketing Management
- MBA 613 Organizational Behavior
- MBA 616 Accounting Practices and Analysis
MBA 639 Behavioral Finance
An introduction to the various types of investment securities such as common stocks, bonds, warrants, options, and investment company shares. Emphasis is placed on the risk-return characteristics of these securities and their use in various investment strategies.
Prerequisite: MBA 516F and 517F.
MBA 628 Managerial Economics
This course is an exploration of the boundaries between traditional finance and economics (both of which rest heavily on rationality) and psychology that examines the human behavior. The course explores the field from both the financial side as well through psychology and the new field of neuroscience. One of the outcomes of this course is the ability to identify and understand key behavioral biases and how emotions can influence decision making.
MBA 611 Legal Environment of Business
Applications of microeconomic theory to business problems. Topics include a review of simple linear and multiple regression techniques, estimation of demand, production and cost functions, and a mathematical analysis of the different market models. Some macroeconomic models may also be discussed. The course is quantitative and utilizes material taught in MBA 608.
The purpose of this course is to recognize the impact of the law on management and marketing decision making. Dealing with government agencies, protecting intellectual property, avoiding antitrust traps, and product liability issues are among the highlights.
2 Electives from the Finance or Marketing track.
The case-based capstone course provides the student with a practical, normative, and integrated approach to top management decision-making. In this course, students draw upon previous coursework and apply their knowledge of accounting, finance, marketing, and management to organizational problems, working with colleagues to develop and present solutions.