Business Administration, B.S. - Marketing M.B.A. Accelerated Pathway

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The B.S. in Business Administration (Concentration: Marketing M.B.A. Accelerated Pathway) provides high-achieving students with the opportunity to complete foundational graduate coursework during their senior year of undergraduate study in order to accelerate graduate degree completion. This competitive program allows admitted students the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degree and the Master of Business Administration in five years. 

The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/marketing/programs 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html.

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (78 Credits)

Business Administration Requirements (33 Credits)
ACC 200 – Principles of Financial Accounting ('C' or better required)
ACC 210 – Managerial Accounting ('C' or better required)
BIS 370 – Business Information Systems ('C' or better required)
ECO 100 - Principles of Macro-Economics (T2CC)*
ECO 101 - Principles of Micro-Economics (T2GA)*
ECO 270 - Applied Business Statistics ('C' or better required)
FIN 300 – Corporate Finance ('C' or better required)
MGT 240 – Legal Environment of Business ('C' or better required)
MGT 305 – Organizational Behavior ('C' or better required)
MGT 450 – Business Policy and Strategy Seminar ('C' or better required)
MKT 200 – Principles of Marketing ('C' or better required)

Marketing MBA Accelerated Pathway Concentration (33 Credits)
MKT 201 - Intro to Market Data Analytics (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 321 - Consumer Behavior (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 325 - Marketing Research (T3)*
MKT 341 - Digital Marketing (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 343 - Digital Marketing Analytics (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 420 - Global Marketing (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 450 – Strategic Marketing (‘C+’ or better required)
MKT 497 - Internship (‘C+’ or better required)
Select 3 classes of MKT courses at the 200-level, 300-level, and the 400-level (‘C+’ or better required). 

Marketing MBA Accelerated Pathway (12 Credits)
'B' or better Required
MBA 500 - Management Process 
MBA 502 - Statistical Decision Making
MBA 503 - Managerial Finance 
MBA 504 - Organizational Behavior

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (6 Credits)

CSC 200 - Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
MAT 125 or MAT 150 - Mathematics Cognate (T1QR)*