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MBA Curriculum

Curriculum  Summary

Core MBA Curriculum 24 units
Elective Courses    6 units
Culminating Experience: MBA Consulting Project   3 units 
MBA Program Total 33 units

  


ECON 500       SURVEY OF ECONOMICS
 
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. 

ACCT 501        FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Prerequisite: Admission to a David Nazarian College of Business and Economics graduate program or consent of instructor.

FIN 502        MANAGERIAL FINANCE
  
Prerequisite: ACCT 501. 
 
BLAW 508       BUSINESS LAW
 
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. 
 
SOM 591         BUSINESS ANALYTICS FOUNDATION
  
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. 

Core Courses (24 units)

600 - Level Courses


GBUS 600        ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY ORGANIZATIONS (must be taken in the first semester)

ECON 600       ECONOMICS OF STRATEGY

Prerequisite: Economics 500 or equivalent. 

GBUS 607         DATA MINING & ANALYTICS

Prerequisite: SOM 591 or equivalent. 

MGT 620         ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

Prerequisite: GBUS 600 (may be taken concurrently with MGT 620). 

FIN 635            CORPORATE FINANCE

Prerequisite: FIN 502 or equivalent. 

MKT 640         MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: ECON 500, SOM 591, and GBUS 600. 

SOM 686         OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: SOM 591. 

MGT 693         STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Prerequisite: Last semester of course work for MBA students or advisor’s consent. 


Culminating Experience (3 units) and Electives (6 units)

600 - Level Courses


GBUS 698A        MBA CONSULTING PROJECT

Prerequisite: All MBA core courses and MGT 693 completed or concurrent enrollment, classified status or applied for classified status.

ELECTIVES (6 UNITS)

BLAW 653      GRADUATE SEMINAR IN NEGOTIATIONS

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing

GBUS 695L     ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

Prerequisites: Permission of department chair and director of graduate programs.

MKT 644       MARKETING RESEARCH SEMINAR

Prerequisite: MKT 640

MKT  647      MARKETING RESEARCH SEMINAR

Prerequisite: MKT 640; SOM 591 or equivalent. 

MGT 630      HR STRATEGIES

Prerequisite: GBUS 600

MGT 635      HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 

Prerequisite: MGT 620

FIN 636   SEMINAR IN INVESTMENT ANALYSIS 

Prerequisite: FIN 502 


 *For non-business undergraduates, an additional 15 units of coursework may be required in Foundation Courses. These courses may be waived if the student has completed equivalent coursework with grades of “C“ or better at a regionally accredited university.
 
*Foundation Courses (15 units)

500 - Level Courses

Undergraduate course equivalents can be found here