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The Butler MBA Program

Curriculum and Concentrations

MBA Graduate Core

  • MBA505 Gateway Experience (1 credit)
  • MBA510 Leadership (3 credits)
  • MBA515 Legal and Ethical Operation of Business (3 credits)
  • MBA520 Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • MBA522 Business Practicum* (2 credits)
  • MBA525 Managerial Economics (3 credits)
  • MBA530 Financial Management (3 credits)
  • MBA535 Marketing Management and Research Methods (3 credits)
  • MBA540 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain (3 credits)
  • MBA542 The Entrepreneurial Mindset (3 credits)
  • MBA545 Integrated Capstone Experience** (3 credits)

*May substitute Global Business Experience, but it will not count as elective credit.

**All of the MBA Graduate Core courses (MBA505-MBA542) are prerequisites for MBA545.  MBA545 Capstone may NOT be taken concurrently with or before any other MBA Graduate Core course. 

MBA Concentrations (8 credits)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • MBA556 Developing and Managing Teams (2 credits)
  • MBA558 Perspectives on Leadership (2 credits)
  • MBA559 Venture Planning (3 credits)
  • MBA568 Entrepreneurial Finance (3 credits)
  • MBA571 Global Business Experience (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA576 International Business Strategy (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA584 New Product Development (3 credits)

Finance Concentration

  • MBA561 Financial Institutions and Markets (3 credits)
  • MBA562 International Finance (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA563 Seminar in Investment Management (3 credits)
  • MBA564 Derivatives: Futures, Options, and Swaps (2 credits)
  • MBA568 Entrepreneurial Finance (3 credits)
  • MBA571 Global Business Experience (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA576 International Business Strategy (GGG) (3 credits)

International Business

  • MBA552 Managing People in Global Organizations (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA562 International Finance (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA571 Global Business Experience (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA576 International Business Strategy (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA581 International Marketing (GGG) (3 credits)

Leadership

  • MBA551 People in Organizations (2 credits)
  • MBA552 Managing People in Global Organizations (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA553 Issues in Ethics and Social Responsibility (2 credits)
  • MBA556 Developing and Managing Teams (2 credits)
  • MBA557 Managing Change (2 credits)
  • MBA558 Perspectives on Leadership (2 credits)
  • MBA559 Venture Planning (3 credits)
  • MBA571 Global Business Experience (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA573 Board Fellows (2 credits)
  • MBA576 International Business Strategy (GGG) (3 credits)

Marketing

  • MBA571 Global Business Experience (GG) (2 credits)
  • MBA576 International Business Strategy (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA581 International Marketing (GGG) (3 credits)
  • MBA582 Advertisement and Promotion Management (2 credits)
  • MBA583 Buyer Behavior and Consumer Driven Strategies (2 credits)
  • MBA584 New Prodct Development (3 credits)
  • MBA587 Marketing Research (3 credits)

A General MBA requires students to complete a minimum of 8 credit hours from the above list of electives.
Global Requirement: Students must accumulate a minimum of two G points by completing designated courses. Example: (GG) = 2 G points

Students pursuing a dual concentration may only count one elective course towards both concentration requirements.

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