Online Master's: Courses and Curriculum | Master of International Business

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Curriculum

The curriculum consists of 30 credits (14 core credits and 16 elective credits). In fall/spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Fall/Spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Summer A/B courses are taught in 6 weeks.

Most graduate business courses are worth 2 credits. The weekly time commitment varies by course. For a two-credit course, students will typically spend between 6-10 hours per week on lectures, readings, and assignments, etc. Full-time and part-time curriculum options are available.

Upon completion of the required curriculum, students are awarded a Master of International Business.

Core Courses

14 Credits:

  • ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy – 2 credits
  • FIN6638 International Finance – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
  • GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business – 2 credits
  • GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip* – 2 credits
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
  • MAN6900 Capstone Project – 2 credits

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Elective Courses

16 Credits. Choose from a variety of business electives:

Fall

Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Business Plan Lab
Module 1
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAN6331 Compensation in Organizations
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management
  • QMB5304 Intro to Managerial Statistics
Module 2
  • ENT6930 Strategic Entrepreneurship (not an option if taking MAN6636)
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAR6335 Building & Managing Equity (pre-req: MAR5806)
  • MAR6667 Marketing Analytics (pre-req: MAR5806 & QMB5304)
  • MAR6930 Marketing Ethics
  • MAN6366 Organizational Staffing

Spring

Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Corporate Entrepreneurship
Module 3
  • ECP5702 Managerial Economics
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6616 Creativity in Entrepreneurship
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAR5806 Marketing Management
Module 4
  • ENT6416 Venture Finance
  • ENT6930 International Entrepreneurship (not an option if taking GEB6366)
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAN5246 Organizational Behavior
  • MAN6355 International Aspects of Human Resources Management
  • MAN6930 Human Capital Analysis (pre-req QMB 5304 or QMB 5305 or QMB 6358 or QMB3250 or managerial statistics course)
  • MAR6833 Product Development

Summer

Summer A
  • BUL6852 International Business Law
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAN6930 Leading Teams
  • MAR6157 International Marketing
Summer B
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics
  • MAR6930 Entrepreneurial Selling

Students also have the option to earn elective credit by participating in study abroad programs or taking graduate-level, non-business electives (up to 9 credits).

Curriculum Plans

Fall Start (Full-Time)

Fall Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – early August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30

Fall Start (Part-Time)

Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 3 and/or Module 4

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May – mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – mid August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 1 and/or Module 2

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30

Spring Start (Full-Time)

Spring Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – early August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30

Spring Start (Part-Time)

Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 3 and/or Module 4

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May – mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – mid August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 3 and/or Module 4

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May – mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – mid August)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30

Summer Start (Full-Time)

Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – early August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30

Summer Start (Part-Time)

Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May – mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – mid August)

CoursesCredits

MAN6636 Global Strategic Management

2

Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business

2

GEB5212 Professional Writing

1

Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

FIN6638 International Finance

2

GEB5215 Professional Communication

1

Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 4 (mid-March – early May)

CoursesCredits

ECO6936 Global Trade & Policy

2

Spring Extended* (March-June)

CoursesCredits

GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*

2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May – mid-June)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Summer B (late June – mid August)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August – mid-October)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 1 and/or Module 2

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Module 2 (late October – mid-December)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January – mid-March)

CoursesCredits

Graduate Business Elective

2

Graduating Term

CoursesCredits

MAN6900 Capstone Project

2

Total Credits: 30