MBA Prerequisites/Business Foundations Certificate
Accelerate your entrance into the Masters of Business Administration Program. Courses
are being offered specifically for students who did not earn a bachelor's degree in
business to enter the MBA program. Additional undergraduate courses may not be necessary.
Students who successfully complete all four courses will be eligible to receive a
Business Foundations Certificate. Contact the Sorrell College of Business (SCOB)
to have your transcript reviewed and receive advisement on which courses are needed
to help you enter the MBA program.
For advisement on courses required for your transcript contact:
Dr. Robert Wheatley
Director of Graduate Programs/Professor
Sorrell College of Business
257 John Robert Lewis Hall
Troy, AL 36082
For technical assistance in registering for courses contact:
Continuing Education Center
Each course is $210 and must be completed within four months of the start date. A score of 80 is required to pass the module. Students are allowed three attempts to earn the score of 80. If a score of 80 is not achieved on the three attempts, the student must register for the module again.
Understanding Corporate Finance (BUS 508)
This purpose of this module is to provide the basic analytical skills common to all disciplines within the field of finance.
Business Math and Statistics (BUS 501)
Statistics and basic mathematics skills play an important role in understanding key functions within and external to the company. Therefore an understanding of these topics is important for managers. The purpose of the module is to provide the user with a broad overview of the basic math and statistics necessary for business and to introduce the most popular forms of forecasting techniques.
Financial Accounting (BUS 502)
A working knowledge of accounting is critical to success in business. Accounting information underlies most strategic and operational decisions made by management. The purpose of this module is to supply managers with knowledge of the objectives of accounting and to provide the tools necessary to interpret accounting information.
Fundamentals of Economics (BUS 503)
The purpose of this module is to provide managers with fundamental economic principles, which they may use to think critically about micro and macroeconomic events.