Mba Curriculum Proposals Feb 2010

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Mba Curriculum Proposals Feb 2010

  1. 1. MBA Curriculum Proposals ZGCC 5-February-2010
  2. 2. Three Proposals <ul><li>Ferns Proposal : Presented to Zicklin Graduate Curriculum Committee by Professor Bill Ferns of the Stats/CIS Department. </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Proposal : Presented to Zicklin Graduate Curriculum Committee by Professor Chris Hessel of the Eco/Finance Department. </li></ul><ul><li>Martell Proposal : Presented to Zicklin Graduate Curriculum Committee by Professor Terry Martell of the Eco/Finance Departement. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ferns Proposal
  4. 4. Ferns Proposal <ul><li>Cuts every core course to 1.5 credits; everyone shares the pain </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures coverage in most business areas, including law </li></ul><ul><li>Radically frees up elective space. </li></ul><ul><li>The extra elective space provides students greater opportunity to take double majors </li></ul><ul><li>The proposal allows for fewer preps and possibly fewer night schedules </li></ul>
  5. 5. Finance Proposal <ul><li>Summary of a Suggested MBA Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Core : 4.5 credits (required for everyone) </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Core : 16.5 to 21 credits (selected by the students) </li></ul><ul><li>Total Core : 21 to 25.5 credits (student flexibility) </li></ul><ul><li>Capstone Course 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Electives </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Single Major of Specialization </li></ul><ul><li>(a) Single Major: 21 in core, 12 electives in specialization field and 24 free electives </li></ul><ul><li>(b) Single Major 25.5 in core, 12 electives in specialization field and 21.5 free electives </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Dual Major of Specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Major 21 in core, 12 elective in first specialization field, 12 elective in second specialization and 12 free electives (leaving the possibility of a third major created from the 12 free electives) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Core (Every student must take these courses) </li></ul><ul><li>Communications I 0 credit </li></ul><ul><li>Communications II 0 credit </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Core (Student chooses a minimum of 16.5 credits to a maximum of 21 credits) </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Economics 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Finance 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Management “Strategy and Leadership” 3 credits </li></ul><ul><li>CIS 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>International Business 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Law 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Management 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Service Operations 1.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>This gives the student flexibility to choose to take from 21 (4.5 + 16.5) to 25.5 (4.5 + 21) core credits..The added core courses reduce the student’s free electives. </li></ul><ul><li>Single Major 12 credits in Field of Specialization </li></ul><ul><li>The student takes a minimum of 21 credits in core, 12 in field of specialization and has 24 free elective credits for a total of 57 credits. </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Major 12 credits in each of the two Fields of Specialization . </li></ul><ul><li>The student takes a minimum of 21 credits in core, 12 in each field of specialization and has 12 free elective credits for a total of 57 credits. </li></ul><ul><li>Departments are free to create non-core 1.5 or 3 credit courses. This gives the student more course choices and allows the student to take 1.5 credit courses in January as well as summer and regular semesters. </li></ul>Finance Proposal
  7. 7. Martell Proposal
  8. 8. Proposal Comparison

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