Degree Requirements

81 credits to completion

I. Prerequisites

  • Programming
  • Business Calculus
  • Statistics

Students with previous comparable course work with a B- (2.70) or better have the option of waiving these courses.

II. Co-Requisites

  • Professional Writing*
  • Fundamentals of Accounting**
  • Microeconomics**
  • Managerial Finance**
  • Introduction to Marketing**

Notes:
*Writing requirement may be satisfied with a 25% or higher on the GMAT verbal and writing section.

**Course work covered in MBA Core, or to be satisfied before BUAN 5260. Accounting required before MBA 5220.

III. Required Core

a. Business Administration

21 credits, including:

Behavioral core

(10 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5205 Teams, Creativity, & Decision Making 4
MBA 5210 Building Stakeholder Relationships 3
MBA 5215 Strategy & Innovation 3

Analytical core

(9 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5220  Identifying & Accessing Markets 3
MBA 5225 Delivering Growth 3
MBA 5230 Managing Risk 3

Professional Development Core

(2 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5235 Professional and Interpersonal Communications 1
MBA 5240 Business Career Planning and Development 1

a. Business Analytics

(30 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
BUAN 5210 Communicating and Visualizing Data 3
BUAN 5260 Mathematical Models for Decision Making 3
BUAN 5281 Law for Business Analytics 1
BUAN 5305 Data Management for Business Analytics 3
BUAN 5310 Statistical Learning for Business 3
BUAN 5315 Big Data Tools for Analysis 3
ECON 5100 Statistical Applications and Quantitative Methods 3
ECON 5300 Applied Econometrics 3
IS 5201 Programming for Business Analytics 3
MGMT 5200 Boardroom Analytics 3
SEGR 5800 Ethics and Professional Issues in Computing 2

IV. MBA Capstone

(3 credits)
Choose one from the following three courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5500* Competitive Strategy 3
INBU 5315 International Policy and Strategy
MGMT 5340 Business Consulting

V. MSBA Capstone

(6 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
BUAN 5510 Capstone Project in Business Analytics 6

VI. Required Electives

(21 credits)

ElectivesCredits
International Electives 3
MBA General Electives 9
MSBA General Electives 9