Students lacking an undergraduate degree in business from a regionally accredited institution must successfully complete the prerequisite undergraduate course work listed below prior to enrolling in certain M.B.A. courses. The prerequisite course work must be taken at a regionally accredited institution and a grade of "C" or better must be earned. Students admitted to the M.B.A. program can elect to take the undergraduate courses listed below at Piedmont College at the graduate credit hour rates.
Piedmont Equivalent Course:
ACCT 2010. Accounting I 3 hours
ACCT 2020. Accounting II 3 hours
BUSA 2100. Quantitative Methods for Business 3 hours -or- MATH 2100. Elementary Statistics 3 hours
BUSA 2140. Legal Environment for Business 3 hours
A minimum of 36 semester graduate credit hours (12 courses) are required.
The capstone course is a comprehensive program evaluation and the culmination of the M.B.A. program. The capstone culminating individual project is a written industry analysis, a formal presentation, and a critique of both by external evaluators. The M.B.A. program of study with highly structured course offerings makes effective use of resources and allows students to effectively integrate their studies into their professional and personal lives.
Required Courses for M.B.A.
BUSA 6100. Managerial Ethics 3 hours
BUSA 6200. Strategic Marketing 3 hours
BUSA 6220. Global Economic Analysis 3 hours
BUSA 6310. Leadership 3 hours
BUSA/ACCT 6430. Financial Investment Analysis 3 hours
BUSA/ACCT 6500. Corporate Financial Analysis 3 hours
BUSA/ACCT 6530. Managerial Accounting 3 hours
BUSA 6600. Statistics for Value Chain Analysis 3 hours
BUSA 6610. Project Management Analysis 3 hours
BUSA 6820. Legal Environment and Strategic Human Resource Management 3 hours
BUSA 6900. Governance and Strategic Management Analysis 3 hours
BUSA 6910. Capstone of Contemporary Issues 3 hours