Dec 10, 2018  
Spring 2019 Update 
    
Spring 2019 Update

Business of Science Bachelor’s Plus One-Year M.B.A Computer Science Sequence: Game Development Track


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Business of Science Bachelor’s Plus One-Year M.B.A


The combined 5-year Business of Science program is designed to provide students with an exceptional educational experience in science and business.  This flexible plan is designed for students looking for an interdisciplinary experience that provides them with the depth of a BS in Science and the business fundamentals of an MBA.  

 

Students in this plan will pick an undergraduate major in one of the sciences including:

  • Biology, B.S. (123 undergraduate credits)
  • Biochemistry, B.S. (126 undergraduate credits)
  • Chemistry, B.S. (120 undergraduate credits)
  • Computer Science, B.S. (121 - 127 undergraduate credits, depending on track)
  • Mathematics, B.S. (122 undergraduate credits)
  • Physics, B.S. (120 undergraduate credits)

 

Of the undergraduate courses that count toward the Bachelor’s degree, students will need to complete all of the following courses while they are undergraduates and obtain a B* or higher in order to complete the prerequisites of program (the total number of credits depends on the science major and math course as listed above):

  • MTH 141  Calculus I - 4.00 credits OR MTH 110  Precalculus for Business and Life Sciences - 3.00 credits
  • ACC 101   Principles of Accounting I  - 3.00 credits
  • ECA 111   Price System - 3.00 credits
  • ECA 112   National Economy - 3.00 credits
  • DSC 271   Information Technology and Applications - 3.00 credits OR one of the following courses:
    • For Biochemistry: CHE 323  Physical Chemistry Lab I  - 2.00 credits
    • For Biology: BIO 224  Genetics Project Lab - 2.00 credits
    • For Chemistry: CHE 323  Physical Chemistry Lab I - 2.00 credits
    • For CS: CSC 171  Introduction to Comp Programming - 4.00 credits
    • For Math: CSC 171  Introduction to Comp Programming - 4 credits
    • For Physics: PHY 322  Advanced Physics - 4.00 credits
  • BUS 252  Legal & Ethical Environment - 3.00 credits
  • MGT 262  Principles of Management - 3.00 credits
  • MKT 280  Marketing - 3.00 credits
  • DSC 272  Analytical and Statistical Model - 4.00 credits
  • DSC 274  Data Analysis & Decision Making - 3.00 credits
  • FIN 330   Managerial Finance - 3.00 credits
  • DSC 478  Management Information Systems & Business Analytics - 3.00 credits
  • MGT 366  Organizational Behavior - 3.00 credits

 

* If students do not achieve a B or higher in a course, they have the option of taking an optional placement exam to fulfill a waiver for each undergraduate business class except Principles of Management, Legal & Ethical Environment, and Managerial Finance.  To find these exams, please reach out to Michael Minutoli, Director of Graduate Programs in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business in Hagedorn Hall, Room 121.  

 

Upon completion of the Bachelor’s degree, students will have completed 33 credits toward the MBA and possibly one graduate course and will then pursue 33 graduate credits in their fifth year, as listed in the Master’s program.  

 

Advanced Core 33 credits
ACC (0201) 600 Accounting For Managerial Analysis Credits: 3.00
BUS (0204) 689 Negotiation for the Business Professional Credits: 3.00
DSC (0207) 678 Creating Organizational Value with Operations and Supply Chain Management Credits: 3.00
DSC (0207) 770 Management of Technology Credits: 3.00
FIN (0209) 734 Building Shareholder Value Credits: 3.00
MGT (0210) 666 Leadership & Innovation In Complex Systems Credits: 3.00
BUS (0204) 679 Strategic Management Credits: 3.00 (Capstone course)
Either of the following two courses:   
BUS (0204) 662 Entrepreneurship/ Intrapreneurship Credits: 3.00 ; or
HRM (0208) 765 Developing World Class Human Resources Credits: 3.00
  + 9 graduate level business credits of electives for specialization, from the Business school’s website:

 

(9 credits–required for all students)

Depending upon interests and career objectives, students can make the focus of their M.B.A. program as broad or as narrow as they wish. Those seeking a broader course of study can select from advanced elective courses that span the entire spectrum of the business curricula. Specialization is available to those whose interests lie in one of the more traditional management spheres. Students opting for a specialization choose their electives from a prescribed list of courses relating to that specific discipline. Specializations are available in the following areas: Accounting; Finance; Health Services Administration; Human Resource Management; Management; Management Information Systems; Marketing; Sport Management. [Note: The linked pages display the complete set of requirements for the M.B.A. degree with a particular specialization; the courses specific to each specialization are shown at the end of each page].

 

Students are welcomed to contact:

  • Assistant Professor Matthew Wright, Director of the Business of Science*
  • Michael Minutoli, Director of Graduate Programs in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
  • Professor Andrea Ward, Biology Department Chair
  • Associate Professor Melissa VanAlstine-Parris, Chemistry
  • Associate Professor Salvatore Petrilli, Mathematics and Computer Science Chair
  • Assistant Professor Zach Johnson, Decision Sciences and Marketing

* Dr. Matthew Wright is available to answer general questions about the program as well as physics specific questions.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S​
 Credits Required for Major: 121
 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
CSC (0145) 171 Intro to Comp. Programming 4              
CSC (0145) 190 CS Orientation Seminar 1              
MTH (0144) 141 Calculus 1 4              
GEN (0925) 100 Freshmen Experience 4              
ECA (0203) 111 The Price System 3              
CSC (0145) 156 Discrete Structures 3              
CSC (0145) 175 Intermediate Computer Programming 4              
ECA (0203) 112 The National Economy 3              
ENG (0122) 122 Art & Craft Writing 3              
ACC (0201) 101 Principles of Accounting I 3              
MTH (0144) 142 Calculus 2 4              
MTH (0144) 225 Statistics and Data Analytics 3              
CSC (0145) 263 Database Mgt Sys 3              
CSC (0145) 270 Survey of Prog Lang 3              
CSC (0145) 273 Data Structures 3              
CSC (0145) 237 Game Programming 3              
MTH (0144) 250 Multivariable Calculus 4              
CSC (0145) 233 GUI Programming 3              
MGT (0210) 262 The Art, Science and Practice of Management 3              
BUS (0204) 252 Legal & Ethical Environment 3              
CSC (0145) 333 Comp.Graph. & Img Proc 3              
CSC (0145) 450 Networking 3              
Liberal Arts Elective 3              
Liberal Arts Elective 3              
DSC (0203) 272 Analytical And Statistical Modeling 3              
CSC (0145) 302 Artificial Intelligence 3              
Liberal Arts Elective 3              
Liberal Arts Elective 3              
DSC (0203) 274 Data Analysis and Decision Making 3              
MGT (0210) 366 Organizational Behavior 3              
CSC (0145) 481 Senior Seminar 1 1              
CSC (0145) 440 Software Engineering 3              
FIN (0209) 330 Managerial Finance 3              
MKT (0210) 280 Marketing 3              
Free Elective 3              
Liberal Arts Elective 1              
CSC (0145) 482 Senior Seminar 2 3              
CSC (0145) Elective or Internship 3              
DSC (0203) 478 Management Information Systems & Business Analytics. 3              
Free Elective 3              
Free Elective 3              

 

5th Year Graduate School Sequence


Course Credits Fall Spring
0204-689 Negotiation for the Business Professional  3  
0201-600 Accounting For Managerial 3  
0207-678 Creating Organizational Value with Operations and Supply Chain Management 3  
0207-770 Management of Technology 3  
0210-666 Leadership & Innovation In Complex Systems 3  
Specialization** 3  
0204-679 Strategic Management 3  
0204-662 OR 0208-765 Entrepreneurship/ Intrapreneurship or Developing World Class Human Resources 3  
0209-734 Building Shareholder Value 3  
Specialization 3  
Specialization 3  

** Students may elect to take 2 specialization courses in Fall based on chosen specialization.

 

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