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School of Graduate Studies Calendar, 2014-2015 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

MBA Courses


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Note 1: Not all courses are necessarily offered every year.

Note 2: Under normal circumstances, a student is expected to complete seven 600-level courses before beginning 700-level courses. Requests to circumvent this expectation are generally not permitted.

Selected Topics Courses

Selected topics courses are special courses offered in the MBA program which are not part of the regular curriculum.

Topics vary depending on recent developments in the subject area and on the research interests of the instructor(s).

These courses are not listed in the MBA Academic Calendar and may change from term to term. Course descriptions are available at http://mbastudent.degroote.mcmaster.ca/courses/courseschedule/

Prerequisites for these courses depend upon the topic offered.

Selected topics courses with a given course number may be repeated for credit if a different topic is offered.

Special Research Projects


There is no thesis requirement for graduation in the MBA program. However, a student in the second year may undertake, with the prior approval of the appropriate instructor, Area Chair, and Associate Dean of Business, to develop an original paper, research study, or project in an area directly associated with their program of study. Special Research Projects must be supervised by a faculty member. Credit for one second-year course will be granted upon satisfactory completion of the project. In order to make best use of this opportunity the student must plan the research and contact a faculty member in the session preceding the one in which they intend to register for the special research project.

Other Graduate Courses


In addition to the elective courses listed, students in Year 2 who wish to take graduate courses in other departments of the University as part of their MBA program may do so provided they secure approval from both the department concerned and from the Manager, MBA Programs.

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