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MASTER OF SCIENCE

The following courses make up the MS Foundation courses. The MS Foundation courses do NOT count toward the thirty-three hours needed to complete the Master of Science degree.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOUNDATION
 
  DS 5300 - Business Quantitative Methods
  ECO 5300 - Economic Concepts
  FIN 5300 - Business Finance Concepts
  MGT 5300 - Management Concepts
  MIS 5300 - Information Systems Concepts
  MKT 5300 -   Marketing Concepts
   

Students also have the option of completing the MBA Prep Program including
        BA          5201                Concepts in Finance and Economics
        BA          5202                Concepts in Accounting and Management Information Systems
        BA          5203                Concepts in Management and Marketing




TAMIU Undergraduate Equivalent Courses for MS Foundation Courses:
     
1.
DS 5300 - Business Quantitative Methods:
  DS 2310 - Business Statistics I
2.
ECO 5300 - Economic Concepts:
  ECO 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics, and
  ECO 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics
3
FIN 5300 - Finance Concepts
  FIN 3310 - Introduction to Finance
4
MGT 5300 - Management Concepts
  MGT 3310 - Principles of Management&Organizational Behavior
5
MIS 5300 - Information Systems Concepts
  MIS 3310 - Management Information Systems
6.
MKT 5300 - Marketing Concepts:
  MKT 3310 - Principles of Marketing

WAIVER POLICY FOR MASTER OF SCIENCE FOUNDATION COURSES

Students may be waived from the MS Foundation courses by either:
1. successfully successfully graduating with a business bachelors degree from a university in which the business program is accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International), or
2. providing evidence of equivalent course work at an accredited institution at either the undergraduate-level or graduate-level.

All course work used for waiver from a particular course must have been taken within the past seven (7) years. The student must have received a grade of “C” or better in each course applied towards a waiver. Applications for course waivers must be completed during the first in-residence semester of work on the MS program.

Students requesting a waiver must get approval from the Chair of the division for which the course is assigned. (Faculty advisors are not authorized to give waivers.) The Department Chair has the responsibility for ensuring that the student has the appropriate prior course work and knowledge as set forth in this policy before approving the waiver.

 

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