Core Knowledge Areas

The Nuts and Bolts

This accredited 36 semester-hour MBA program consists of five cross-functional required courses (30 credits) and two electives (6 credits) and can be completed in as few as five semesters. View course sequence. Each cross-functional required course integrates core knowledge areas with skills, values and attitudes to enable graduates to build relationships that enhance organizational capabilities, results and agility. The electives offer students the opportunity to focus in greater depth on selected business practices, engage in a highly relevant internship or intensive project, and participate in short-term study abroad.

For further information on courses, review our Interactive Bulletin.

Core Knowledge Areas

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Marketing, production and microeconomics
  • Organizational behavior, human resources, and managing organizational change
  • Macro environment: macroeconomics, regulation and public policy, and global economics
  • Technology and quantitative methods