2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

60 Curriculum Foundational Courses BSAD 6310 Issues in Management and Marketing (waived for students with BBA)…….3 BSAD 6311 Business Reporting & Finance....................................................................... 3 ISCI 6320 Advanced Business Analytics ............................................................................3 BSAD 6330 Legal and Ethical Issues in Business (waived for students with BBA) ............3 ECON 6330 Economic Analysis (waived for students with BBA) ......................................3 Core Courses ACCT 6311 Managerial Accounting ...................................................................................3 BSAD 6322 Quantitative Research Methods ......................................................................3 ECON 6331 Managerial Economics....................................................................................3 FINA 6341 Financial Management .....................................................................................3 MKTG 6364 Marketing Strategy.........................................................................................3 MGMT 6357 Management Strategy OR BSAD 6355 Entrepreneurial Strategy..................................................................................3 Core Curriculum ................................................................................................................33 Non-Thesis Program Core Curriculum ................................................................................................................33 Approved Electives ............................................................................................................12 Total Hours.......................................................................................................................45 Thesis Program Core Curriculum ................................................................................................................33 Thesis ...................................................................................................................................6 Approved Electives ..............................................................................................................6 Total Hours.......................................................................................................................45 For a student with an undergraduate degree in business, nine hours of coursework may be waived: ECON 6330, BSAD 6330, and BSAD 6310.Some students without an undergraduate degree in business may have completed some business course work or have extensive experience in various areas of business. The program director may waive one or more foundational courses or substitute electives as deemed appropriate. Graduation Requirements A student is eligible for graduation from the MBA program when the student has achieved: 1. Successful completion of all course work required for the program. 2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with no more than 2 C’s and no D, F, or WF. 3. Successful completion of the comprehensive exam. 4. Satisfaction of all other criteria for acceptable academic progress as defined in this catalog under Academic Policies. BBA-to-MBA Early Admission BBA students who are approaching the senior year of undergraduate work are encouraged to apply to the BBA-to-MBA EAGL (Early Admission Graduate Learning) program. Admission requirements are the same as those for full admission to the MBA program, except that the cumulative GPA for all HSU coursework to date can substitute for the overall undergraduate GPA. Admitted students may take up to six hours of MBA coursework in their senior year to apply

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