BA/MBA Students Who Need One CLA Course

This page shows two options for the curricular path for BA/MBA students who begin the MBA program needing one CLA course during the first year of the MBA.

Option 1: CLA Course Fall Semester, First Year

BA/MBA students, who take their CLA course fall semester of the first year of the MBA, will generally postpone "GSM 5104: Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations" to the fall semester of the second year of MBA study.

1st Year - Fall Semester - 12 MBA credits plus 1 CLA course

  • Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers
  • PACE I: Consulting & Achieving Career Goals
  • CLA Course

1st Year - Spring Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • PACE II: Consulting & Entrepreneurial Venture
  • Economics, Finance and Markets
  • Operations and Systems Management
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective

Summer Between 1st and 2nd Year - 3 MBA credits

  • Internships for Management

2nd Year - Fall Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations
  • Politics and Public Policy for Managers
  • Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective

2nd Year - Spring Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • GSM 6123: Strategic Management
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective

Option 2: CLA Course Spring Semester, First Year

BA/MBA students, who take their CLA course spring semester of the the first year of the MBA, will postpone an MBA elective course until the second year of MBA study.

1st Year - Fall Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making
  • Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers
  • PACE I: Consulting & Achieving Career Goals

1st Year - Spring Semester - 12 MBA credits plus 1 CLA course

  • PACE II: Consulting & Entrepreneurial Venture
  • Economics, Finance and Markets
  • Operations and Systems Management
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • CLA Course

Summer Between 1st and 2nd Year - 3 MBA credits

  • Internships for Management

2nd Year - Fall Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • Politics and Public Policy for Managers
  • Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective

2nd Year - Spring Semester - 15 MBA credits

  • Strategic Management
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective
  • MBA Experiential Elective or MBA Elective