4+1 Accelerated Master's

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The 4+1 program allows students to complete both a BA and an MBA or MS in as little as five years. Students apply for the 4+1 program in their junior/senior year and can take graduate level courses while completing their BA. The graduate credits are in addition to the 120 credits required for graduation with the BA. Upon graduating with a BA and a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours, the student would continue in the MBA or MS program where he/she will complete additional credits.   

MS in Accounting

Pre-requisite courses:

BUS 1310. Financial Accounting

BUS 3314. Managerial Accounting

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I

Graduate classes taken as an undergraduate:

ACCT 5326. Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACCT 5330. Introduction to Taxation

ACCT 5350. Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 5360. Auditing

Graduate Courses taken as MS Student:

BUAD 6330. Business Communication

ACCT 6390. Business Ethics for Accounting

ACCT 6330. Financial Statement Analysis

ACCT 6340. Corporate Tax

ACCT 7340. Advanced Accounting

ACCT 8380. Accounting Research Methods

ACCT 8395. Accounting Theory

MS in Business Analytics

Program Prerequisites:

BUS 4390 Senior Seminar OR MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management and Strategy

BUS 3320 Marketing Theory and Practice OR MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing

BUAD 5350 Data Analysis for Decision Making

Classes taken as an undergraduate:

BUAD 6305 The Effective Leader

BANA 6350: Quantitative Methods

BANA 6380: Advanced SAS Programming

BANA 6H15: Python Programming

BANA 6H30: R Programming Concepts

Graduate Courses taken as MS Student:

BUAD 8310: Business and Society

BANA 6390: Big Data Analytics

BANA 7320: Data Visualization

BANA 7350: Forecasting Methods

BANA 7365: Predictive Modeling

BANA 7380: Applied Business Analytics

BANA 8395: Business Analytics Practicum

MS in Cybersecurity

Pre-requisite courses:

TECH 5F70 Foundations of IT Management

BUS 4390 Senior Seminar OR MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management and Strategy

BUS 3320 Marketing Theory and Practice OR MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing

Graduate Classes taken as an undergraduate:

BUAD 5350 Data Analysis for Decision Making

BUAD 6305 The Effective Leader

CYBS 6350 Data Protection

CYBS 6355 Compliance and Legal Issues

Graduate courses taken as MS student:

BUAD 8310 Business and Society

CYBS 7350 Operational Cybersecurity Management

CYBS 7357 Network Security

CYBS 7355 Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment

CYBS 7359 Digital Forensics

CYBS 8396 Strategic Cybersecurity Practicum

MS in Finance

Pre-requisite courses:

BUS 1310. Financial Accounting

BUS 3314. Managerial Accounting

ECON 1311. Fundamentals of Economics. OR ECON 3312. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON 3320. Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory. OR ECON 5F70. Foundations for Business Economics

Graduate Classes taken as an undergraduate:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I

BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making

FINA 6305. Managerial Finance

Graduate courses taken as MS student:

BUAD 8310. Business and Society

FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance

FINA 7320. International Financial Markets

FINA 7322. Investments

FINA 7327. Corporate Valuation

FINA 7350. Derivatives

FINA 8395. Portfolio Management

MS in Information & Technology Management

Pre-requisite courses:

BUS 4390. Strategic Management. OR MANA 5F50. Foundations of Management and Strategy. 

BUS 3320. Marketing Theory and Practice.* OR MARK 5F50. Foundations of Marketing. 

TECH 5F70 Foundations of IT Management Graduate

Classes taken as an undergraduate:

BUAD 6350 Data Analysis for Decision Making

BUAD 6305 The Effective Leader

TECH 6362 IT Project Management

TECH 6370 Process Mapping and Management

Graduate courses taken as MS student:

BUAD 8310 Business and Society

TECH 7362 IT Project Scope & Time Management

TECH 7372 Enterprise Architecture

TECH 7374 Program and Services Management

TECH 7375 Strategy and IT Governance

TECH 8395 Information & Technology Management Practicum

MBA

Pre-requisite courses taken as an undergraduate:

BUS 1310. Financial Accounting

BUS 3314. Managerial Accounting

BUS 3320. Marketing Theory and Practice

BUS 3330. Operations Management

BUS 4390. Senior Seminar

ECON 1311. Fundamentals of Economics OR ECON 3312. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON 3320. Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory OR ECON 5F70. Foundations for Business Economics

Graduate Classes taken as an undergraduate:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers

BUAD 5350 Data Analysis for Decision Making

BUAD 6305 The Effective Leader

MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing

Graduate courses taken as MBA student:

BUAD 8310. Business and Society

BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience

FINA 6305. Managerial Finance

MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations

MANA 8320. Global Strategy

OPER 6305. Management of Operations

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