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Master of Business Administration

Campus MBA Schedule

The exact timeline to finish the MBA program depends on the number of courses waived and the number of courses taken in each semester. Please note that the schedules of study provided below are recommended only and may vary according to work schedule of students.

SCENARIO A

For students who do not have any MBA Core courses waived, the course requirements of the program can be completed in 3 years.

Under Scenario A, a recommended schedule of study for students admitted to the MBA program in the Fall semester is:

FIRST YEAR

  • FALL: BADM 700 and BADM 710
  • SPRING: BADM 701 and BADM 741
  • SUMMER: BADM 730

SECOND YEAR

  • FALL: BADM 720 and BADM 760
  • SPRING: BADM 750, BADM 772 and an elective
  • SUMMER: Breadth Course

THIRD YEAR

  • FALL: Breadth Course and an Elective
  • SPRING: Two Breadth Courses and BADM 781
  • SUMMER: An Elective

Under Scenario A, a recommended schedule of study for students admitted to the MBA program in the Spring semester is:

FIRST YEAR

  • SPRING: BADM 700 and BADM 720
  • SUMMER: None
  • FALL: BADM 710 and BADM 760

SECOND YEAR

  • SPRING: BADM 701 and BADM 730
  • SUMMER: Breadth Course
  • FALL: BADM 741, BADM 772 and a Breadth Course

THIRD YEAR

  • SPRING: BADM 750, Breadth Course and an Elective
  • SUMMER: An Elective
  • FALL: Breadth Course, an Elective and BADM 781

SCENARIO B

Students with an undergraduate degree in business who are waived from the MBA course requirements will only have to take a total of 10 courses to complete the program. They should be able to finish the MBA in two years or less.

Under Scenario B, a recommended schedule of study for students admitted to the MBA program in the Fall semester is:

FIRST YEAR

  • FALL: BADM 750 and BADM 772
  • SPRING: Two Breadth Courses
  • SUMMER: Breadth Course

SECOND YEAR

  • FALL: Breadth Course, Elective and BADM 781
  • SPRING: Two Electives
  • SUMMER: None

Under Scenario B, a recommended schedule of study for students admitted to the MBA program in the Spring semester is:

FIRST YEAR

  • SPRING: BADM 750 and BADM 772
  • SUMMER: Breadth Course
  • FALL: Two Breadth Courses

SECOND YEAR

  • SPRING: Breadth Course, an Elective and BADM 781
  • SUMMER: None
  • FALL: Two Electives

SCENARIO C

Students with a partial waiver from the MBA course requirements will have a schedule of study similar to the one in Scenario A that can be completed in less than 3 years. The details of the schedule of study in Scenario C will be developed in consultation with the MBA advisors.

SCENARIO D

If students opt to do a thesis, they will (1) sign up for a 3-credit independent study, BADM 793, to develop a thesis proposal and to write one or two Chapters of the thesis, and (2) enroll in a thesis course, BADM 797, for 6 credits. The work done in independent study and thesis will be supervised by College of Business faculty. Prior to starting the thesis, students must contact the MBA advisors.

The recommended schedules of study in Scenarios A, B and C will be revised in consultation with MBA advisors if students choose to go for a thesis option.


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