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Concentrations

All MBA students must take 4 electives. If the student chooses, he/she may specialize in Finance or Marketing by taking 3 related courses. If the student does not wish to obtain a concentration in a specialized area, he/she may take any four electives from the General Business Concentration section below. For the Online MBA electives, please visit onlineGrad.business.siu.edu.

Finance Concentration

Students must complete three of the following 3-credit hour courses:

  • BA 532 Financial Institutions and Markets
  • BA 533 Investment Concepts
  • BA 536 Financial Analysis and Security Valuation
  • BA 582 International Finance

Marketing Concentration

Students must complete three of the following 3-credit hour courses:

  • BA 505 Brand Management
  • BA 551 Product Strategy and Management
  • BA 558 Promotional Strategy and Management
  • BA 581 Global Marketing

General Business Concentration

Students must complete four of the following 3-credit hour courses:

  • BA 505 Brand Management
  • BA 514 Ethics of Business
  • BA 532 Financial Institutions and Markets
  • BA 533 Investment Concepts
  • BA 536 Financial Analysis and Security Valuation
  • BA 537 Intellectual Property and Commercialization
  • BA 548E Project Management
  • BA 551 Product Strategy and Management
  • BA 558 Promotional Strategy and Management
  • BA 560 Management of Information Systems
  • BA 561 Database Design and Applications
  • BA 581 Global Marketing
  • BA 582 International Finance