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Students Who Need One CLA Course

The following two samples show the recommended curricular paths for BA/MBA students who began the MBA program needing to complete one required CLA course during the first year of the MBA program. 

Sample 1

BA/MBA student completes their one CLA course during fall semester of the first year of the MBA program

BA/MBA students who take their one remaining CLA course during the fall semester of the first year of the MBA program, will generally postpone the course "GSM 5104: Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations (3 credits)"  to the first semester of the second year of MBA study.

1st Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students  (12 MBA credits plus 1 CLA course)

  • GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making (3 credits)
  • GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5108: PACE I:  Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and Achieving Your Career Goals (3 credits)
  • CLA Course

1st Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students   (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 5109: PACE II: Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and  Developing an Entrepreneurial Venture (3 credits)
  • GSM 5110: Economics, Finance and Markets (3 credits)
  • GSM 5114: Operations and Systems Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits)

Summer Between 1st and 2nd Year - BA/MBA Students  (3 MBA credits)

  • GSM 7251: Internships for Management  (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 5104: Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations  (3 credits)  (postponed from first year)
  • GSM 6121: Politics and Public Policy for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 6122: Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 6123: Strategic Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits) 

Sample 2

BA/MBA student completes their one CLA course during spring semester of the first year of the MBA program

BA/MBA students who take their one remaining CLA course during the spring semester of the the first year of the MBA program, will postpone a GSM elective course until the second year of MBA study.

1st Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students  (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 5103: Data Analysis, Modeling & Decision Making (3 credits)
  • GSM 5104: Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations (3 credits)
  • GSM 5105: Accounting for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5107: Marketing: Creating Satisfied Consumers (3 credits)
  • GSM 5108: PACE I:  Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and Achieving Your Career Goals (3 credits)

1st Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students   (12 MBA credits plus 1 CLA course)

  • GSM 5109: PACE II: Consulting for Not-for-Profit & Government Organizations, and  Developing an Entrepreneurial Venture (3 credits)
  • GSM 5110: Economics, Finance and Markets (3 credits)
  • GSM 5114: Operations and Systems Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits)
  • CLA Course

Summer Between 1st and 2nd Year - BA/MBA Students  (3 MBA credits)

  • GSM 7251: Internships for Management  (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Fall Semester - BA/MBA Students (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 6121: Politics and Public Policy for Managers (3 credits)
  • GSM 6122: Leading Ethical, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Organizations (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits) 

2nd Year - Spring Semester - BA/MBA Students (15 MBA credits)

  • GSM 6123: Strategic Management (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective (3 credits)
  • GSM 6___: MBA Elective or MBA Experiential Elective (3 credits)