Individualized IMA POEs must include: the core course requirements, 45-63 credits including a CW course, and at least 18 credits at the 300 or 400 level.

Core Courses

IMA + Marketing Individualized Pathway

In partnership with ABE Department (Example POE title: Marketing Design, Multimedia Design and Marketing)

Individualized POEs in business will have at least 29 credits related to the traditional areas of business.

EB-131 Financial Accounting
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S
Introduces fundamental principles and assumptions of accounting as they relate to transaction analysis and basic financial statements.


EB-236 Managerial Accounting
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 4.00 Credits; S,QM,CW
Emphasizes accounting concepts for the internal use of management in planning and control. Course focuses on spreadsheet applications to analyze management policies. Prerequisite: EB131.


EB-100 Introduction to Management
Fall & Spring; All Years; 3.00 Credits; S
This course develops an understanding of management principles in the areas of planning, organizing, staffing and control, including but not limited to the aspects of strategy, legal environment, operation/supply chain management.


EB-202 Behavioral Analysis of Organizations
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 4.00 Credits; CW,S
The broad focus of the course is to examine how individuals come together to form a successful organization. The course is broken into three major sections: people, organizations, and leadership. The course emphasizes student involvement and engages students in a variety of in-class exercises, case analysis role playing exercises, small group exercises, and an off-campus class experience or two. One or more off-campus experiences are required for the course. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.


EB-211 Business Statistics
Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; QS,S
This course covers basic descriptive and inferential statistics, normal curve and z-score computations, and addresses hypothesis testing using Chi-Square, T-Test, ANOVA, and linear regression modelling.


EB-480 Senior Seminar
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S
A capstone course for POE in Business. Through the use of readings, case studies and simulations, students in the course will formulate corporate strategy and implement it in a competitive environment. How firms may gain and sustain competitive advantage with the formulated strategy will be examined. In addition, students will also be trained to craft business reports on corporate strategies. The evaluation of performance will mainly depend on the content and the quality of the business reports.


And one of the following Economics courses:


EB-105 International Economic Issues
Fall & Spring; Variable; 3.00 Credits; S,I
Understanding international economics is increasingly important for private and public decision-makers. In a world of growing economic interdependence, the ability of policy makers to provide a stable environment for business is a key issue. Accordingly, this course develops the principle topics of international economics, including trade theory, the balance of payments, the cause and consequences of exchange rate movements, the flow of capital, currency crises and regional trade issues. The applied topics emphasized will be based on the most pressing current issues.


EB-222 Principles of Macroeconomics
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S
Macroeconomic conditions affect individuals and businesses in numerous ways: employment opportunities, the purchasing power of wages and salaries, the cost of borrowing money, sales, profits, and competitiveness against foreign businesses. This course develops the theories relevant to understanding thebusiness cycle, inflation, unemployment, deflation, exchange rates and balance of payments problems. It also examines the options and tradeoffs governments face as they seek to provide a stable macroeconomic environment through monetary and fiscal policies. Case studies of the macroeconomic performance and policies of diverse countries provide a comparative orientation. Prerequisites: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing


EB-223 Principles of Microeconomics
Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S
The optimizing behavior of households and firms serves as the focal point in this study of market-based resource allocation. Supply and demand analysis, spending and saving decisions of households, production and employment decisions of firms, alternative market structures, and environmental economics are among the topics covered. Prerequisite: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing.


And at least six additional EB credits at the 300-level or above based on POE title and description