The Rohrer College of Business MBA

M.B.A. Master of Business Administration

Foundation Course Requirements

Students are permitted to transfer all Foundation Course credits. The Principles of Finance and Operations Management courses must be taken at a 4-year school to be eligible for transfer. However, the remaining foundation courses may be taken at a junior college (such as a community college). The MBA Program Director will determine, with the assistance of appropriate faculty, foundation course equivalencies.

Foundation Requirements: Students must present evidence of having completed undergraduate college courses equivalent to the Rowan courses listed below, with a grade of C or higher:

• Foundations of Accounting (Equivalent to Financial & Managerial Accounting)
• Principles of Economics: Global Perspectives (Equivalent to Macroeconomics and Microeconomics)
• Calculus Techniques & Applications (or an equivalent)
• Statistics I (or an equivalent)
• Principles of Marketing
• Operations Management
• Principles of Finance

Course Requirements for M.B.A. Program

REQUIRED COURSES………….… 27 S.H.


MGT 01.510 Professional, Legal and Managerial Responsibilities
ACC 03.500 Managerial Accounting
FIN  04.500 Financial Decision Making
MGT 06.500 Designing, Developing and Leading High Performance Organizations
MGT 07.500 Managerial Decision Making Tools
MGT 06.502 International Business and Society
MKT 09.500 Marketing Management
MIS 02.500 Issues in Management Information Systems
MGT 06.629 Managing Organizational Strategy

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BUSINESS ELECTIVES…………… 9 S.H.

Elective courses permit the M.B.A. student to tailor the program to special needs for career development. These elective courses can be focused in areas such as Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, MIS, or Supply Chain & Logisitcal Systems. Optional specializations are offered in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, MIS, and Supply Chain & Logisitcal Systems. Students are also permitted to take related elective courses from other Rowan graduate programs, such as economics, engineering, public relations, and school administration. Electives outside the Rowan M.B.A. program must have the approval of the M.B.A. program director. Approved business elective courses include but may not be limited to:

ACC 03.502 Advanced Managerial Accounting
ACC 03.507 Government & Non Profit Accounting
ACC 03.509 Intermediate Financial Accounting
ACC 03.510 Financial Statement Analysis
FIN  04.512 Capital Budgeting
FIN  04.516 Issues in Finance
FIN  04.600 Investment & Portfolio Analysis
MGT 06.501 Advanced Operations Management & Strategy
MGT 06.503 Organization Development
MGT 07.600 Business Forecasting
MKT 09.600 International Marketing
BUS 01.600 Special Topics in Business Administration
MGT 06.601 Strategic Planning for Operation Managers
MGT 06.605 Strategic Human Resource Management
MIS  02.515 Electronic Commerce
MGT 06.520 Global Leadership and Organization Culture
(Students may elect as many as three special topics courses.)

TOTAL…………………………………………… 36 S.H.

SPECIALIZATIONS

Specializations are provided for students who desire a concentrated area of study related to their career or career objectives. The student must take three courses in the selected area of specialization:

Accounting: Choose three from those courses listed below or as approved by the MBA Director:

ACC 03.502 Advanced Managerial Accounting
ACC 03.504 Seminar in Auditing
ACC 03.507 Government and Non-for-Profit Accounting
ACC 03.509 Intermediate Financial Accounting
ACC 03.510 Financial Statement Analysis
BUS 01.600 Special Topics in Business Administration (accounting topic)
FIN 04.512 Capital Budgeting

Finance: Choose three FIN courses from the approved list of electives:

BUS 01.600 Special Topics in Business Administration (finance topic)
FIN 04.512 Capital Budgeting
FIN 04.516 Issues in Finance
FIN 04.518 Financial Engineering
FIN 04.600 Investment/Portfolio Analysis

Management: Choose three MGT courses from the approved list of electives:

BUS 01.600 Special Topics in Business Administration
HRM 06.605 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT 06.501 Advanced Operations Management and Strategy
MGT 06.503 Organization Development
MGT 06.520 Global Leadership and Organization Culture
HRM 06.598 Special Topics in Human Resources Management
MGT 06.599 Special Topics in Management
MGT 06.601 Strategic Planning for Operating Managers
MGT 07.600 Business Forecasting

Marketing: Choose three MKT courses from the approved list of electives:

BUS 01.600 Special Topics in Business Administration
MKT 09.501 Consumer Analysis
MKT 09.502 Marketing Research
MKT 09.510 Marketing Communication and Promotion
MKT 09.600 International Marketing

Management Information Systems (MIS): Choose three MIS courses from the approved list of electives:

MIS 02.599 Special Topics in Management Information Systems
MIS 02.522 Systems Analysis and Design
MIS 02.525 Project Management
MIS 02.515 Electronic Commerce

Supply Chain & Logisitcal Systems: Choose three SCM courses from the approved list of electives:

MKT 09.575 Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
MKT 09.605 Competitive Advantage through Supply Chain Management
MGTE 06.603 Business Processes and Improvement
MIS 02.522 Systems Analysis and Design

Please see "Information about how to declare a specialization" for a full description of the process.