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Graduate Programs : MBA : Course Requirements : Advanced Courses

MBA Advanced Courses

The advanced portion of the MBA Program consists of 10 graduate courses (30 units). Five are required core courses and five are chosen from electives in accounting, decision sciences, finance, informations systems, international business, management, or marketing. While it is not necessary to choose one area of emphasis in the MBA program, a concentration may be declared from one of the program's specializations.

Core Courses

Quantitative Track Courses (Select 2 out of 4):

Course Title Units
ACCT 831 Seminar in Financial Reporting 3
DS 852 Managerial Decision Making 3
FIN 819 Financial Analysis and Management 3
ISYS 814 Information Systems for Strategic Advantage 3

Qualitative Track Courses (Select 2 out of 4):

Course Title Units
IBUS 815 Seminar in International Business 3
MGMT 842 Seminar in Organization Design and Change 3
MKTG 860 Strategic Marketing 3
BUS 884 Political, Social & Legal Environment of Business 3

Additional Core Course:

Course Title Units
BUS 890 Culminating Experience- Strategic Management 3


Five elective courses for a total of 15 units, chosen from the graduate business curriculum with advisor approval.

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