The MBA in Accounting Program consists of 40 credits of graduate business study.
This includes 22 credits of non-accounting MBA core courses, plus 6 credits of
accounting MBA core courses, plus 12 accounting concentration credits
Those without an undergraduate business background may need to take up to an
additional 12 credits of Foundation
All courses in
green type are offered
online and on campus. Courses in black type
are offered only on campus. Courses in blue
type are offered only online. With sufficient demand additional courses will
be offered online.
MBA Core Courses--Non-Accounting (22 credits)
The core component is comprised of
required graduate business courses that extend the basic business background
provided in the Foundation Component. The Core Courses1 are:
Graduate Business Communication Applications (3 cr)--see note 2
GEB 6931 Contemporary Issues in the Industry: the Executive Forum
FIN 6806 Advanced Financial Management
MAN 6937 Global Environment of Management
MAR 6815 Strategic Concepts in Marketing
Organizational Behavior (3 cr)
MAN 6501 Operations Management
(3 cr)--see note 3
MAN 6721 Global Business Strategy
MBA Core Courses--Accounting (6 credits)
Advanced Analysis and Application of Accounting Data (for those without an
undergraduate accounting degree or advanced undergraduate work in
ACG 6135 (for those with an undergraduate degree in accounting or
advanced undergraduate work in accounting). (3 cr)
Advanced Accounting Information Systems (3 cr)
Accounting Concentration Courses (12
credits from the following list)
(Also see the projected
schedule of online accounting courses.)
prerequisites for many of the graduate accounting courses are being
changed so that they can be taken with either graduate standing or
after ACG 6085 or ACG 6135.
Taxation Concepts (3
ACG 6275 International Accounting
ACG 6935 Accounting and Internal Controls for eCommerce
Advanced Accounting Theory (3
ACG 6935 Advanced Accounting Concepts
6595 Accounting and Governmental
6625 EDP Auditing
ACG 6656 Advanced Auditing Theory and
6815 Accounting Research (3 cr)
ACG 6175-Financial Statement
Analysis (3 cr)
6367 Advanced Cost Accounting Theory and Practice
6065 Tax Research
6105 Corporate Taxation 1
6405 Estates and Trusts
6114 Corporate Taxation 2
6877 Practices and Procedures
6875 Tax Topics
6525 International Tax
Foundation Courses (for those without an undergraduate business
The Foundation Component introduces the broad
field of business administration and the fundamental quantitative techniques
used in business analysis. Courses in the Foundation Component are:
- ACG 6027 Financial Accounting Concepts
- FIN 6408
- MAR 6055
Marketing Functions and Processes
- ECO 6008 Seminar in Modern Economic Concepts & Theories
Note: We are working on offering
online coverage for MAR 6055, ECO 6008. Contact the School
of Accounting Director if you do not have a business degree and wish to
attend as an online student.
Additional E-college fee per course. Beginning Summer 2002 fee will be
included in tuition.
1Fundamental knowledge of college algebra,
calculus, statistics and software is assumed. It is recommended that all
candidates evaluate their skills in those areas prior to application.
Successful performance in graduate-level coursework will require proficiency in
the use of a personal database software. The capabilities may be developed
through coursework or through self-study in the Stuart-James Research Center.
core courses will change for students who earned undergraduate degrees in
business, depending on past academic experience. Other MBA courses may be
substituted for core courses if a student has had equivalent work.
Therefore, upon entry into the MBA program, each student should contact the Graduate Business Advisor to develop a program of study that reflects past
academic work and that best meets the student's career objective.
2All new business students are required to take
GEB 6215 Graduate Business Communication and GEB 6931 the MBA Executive Forum,
at their first registration in core or elective courses. Students
enrolling in exclusively for foundation courses are not required to register for
GEB 6215 until that point. They must receive credit for GEB 6215 within
one year (three semesters) of enrollment in the first core or elective class.
3Students who have had an undergraduate Operations Management course may
substitute MAN 6525, MAN 6526 or QMB 6603 for MAN 6501.
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