Full-Time MBA Formats

Curricular Path for BA/MBA Students With Zero CLA Courses Needed

The page shows a typical curricular path and registration guide for BA/MBA students who began the MBA program needing to complete zero CLA major requirements during the senior year.

1st Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students  (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 5101: Managing Organizations: Individuals, Teams and Human Resources (1.5 credits)
  • GSM 5102: Managing Organizations: Design and Change (1.5 credits)
  • GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making (3 credits)
  • GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5108: PACE I:  Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and Achieving Your Career Goals (3 credits)

1st Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students   (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 5109: PACE II: Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and  Developing an Entrepreneurial Venture (3 credits)
  • GSM 5110: Economics, Finance and Markets (3 credits)
  • GSM 5114: Operations and Systems Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits)

Summer Between 1st and 2nd Year - BA/MBA Students  (3 MBA credits)

  • GSM 7251: Internships for Management  (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 6121: Politics and Public Policy for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 6122: Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students (12 to 15 MBA credits)
BA/MBA students who successfully completed the 3 credit internship course in the summer in addition to the 45 MBA credits as listed in the semesters described above, may only need an additional 12 MBA credits to meet graduation requirements.

  • GSM 6123: Strategic Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits) 

Choosing Electives for Your Areas of Interest

See the areas of interest web pages to review elective courses recommended for each area of interest.