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Business Administration M.B.A. with General Business Option (4061)

Students must successfully complete each of the following courses: (38 Hours Required)

Core Courses (26 hours)

Notes:

*Students must take at least one of these four required courses within the first two semesters of study.

**These three courses must be taken the first time offered unless approved by the graduate coordinator. (9 hours)

Elective Courses (9 hours)

Any 700-level course offered by the College of Business and Global Affairs unless specifically excluded in the course description. Student may apply up to three hours from Agricultural Economics (AGEC). Students without previous coursework in operations management must complete Management 730 or Management 310 (with a minimum grade of C) prior to graduation.

Culminating Course (3 hours)

  • MGT 790 - Strategic Management and Business Policy 3 hrs. must be taken during last semester. (Sample Syllabus)

Business Administration M.B.A. with Agricultural Option (4062)

Students must successfully complete each of the following courses: (41 Hours Required)

Core Courses (26 hours)

  • ACCT 711 - Accounting for Managerial Decisions (Sample Syllabus)
  • * BADM 721 - Critical Thinking **
  • BADM 722 - Leadership, Group Dynamics and Teamwork **
  • BADM 723 - Creativity, Innovation and Design **
  • BLAW 711 - Legal and Ethical Environment of Business *
  • ECON 710 - Managerial Economics
  • FIN 710 - Corporate Financial Management (Sample Syllabus)
  • MGT 710 - Organizational Theory and Design * (Sample Syllabus)
  • MKTG 710 - Marketing Strategy * (Sample Syllabus)

Notes:

*Students must take at least one of these four required courses within the first two semesters of study.

**These three courses must be taken the first time offered unless approved by the graduate coordinator.

Elective Courses (12 hours)

  • AGEC 710 - Commodity Futures and Options Markets
  • AGEC 735 - Seminar in International Agricultural Trade
  • AGEC 750 - Agricultural Risk Analysis and Decision Making
  • AGEC 780 - Project Management Issues in Agriculture

Culminating Course (3 hours)

  • MGT 790 - Strategic Management and Business Policy must be taken during last semester. (Sample Syllabus)

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Graduate Policy on Attendance

Students are expected to attend all class meetings especially considering the limited number of scheduled meetings for a hybrid course. Pending professor pre-approval, a student in a hybrid course may miss up to one class meeting. The student will provide University, work-related or other type of excuse in writing to their professor at a minimum of one week in advance of the absence. Approval of one absence per course may be granted with necessary written professor approval. Alternative arrangements regarding missed content (e.g., projects, presentations, examinations, etc.) will be the responsibility of the student in his communication with his professor in a timely manner.

 

Technology Requirements

Network Connection: DSL or better Network Connection

Hardware Requirements:

Windows Users

  • Pentium IV 2.3 GHz processor (or better)
  • Webcam
  • 2 GB RAM
  • CD/DVD ROM Drive
  • Minimum of 120 GB Hard Disk
  • Audio speakers & a high quality, ambient noise rejecting microphone
  • Windows 7 (Home or Professional) 32 or 64 bit

Mac Users

  • Any Intel-based Mac (MacBook Pro, MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini)
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 120 GB Hard Disk (minimum)
  • CD/DVD ROM Drive
  • Audio speakers and a high quality, ambient noise rejecting microphone (USB-based)
  • Webcam
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later

Software Requirements:

Microsoft Office 365, 2007 (Windows) or 2008 (Mac OS X)

All UTM students are eligible for academic pricing on Microsoft Office software through the UT Martin Computer Store.

 

Please visit the Computer Store Software Downloads page and download and install the latest version of the following free software packages:

University Policies

See Course Syllabi Format, UTM Academic Affairs, 2016.

Academic Integrity:

The University of Tennessee at Martin has chosen as its primary objective quality undergraduate education. Commitment to this objective must include an obligation by all members of the University community to promote and protect the highest standards of integrity in study, research, instruction and evaluation. Dishonesty or unethical behavior does not belong at an institution dedicated to the promotion of knowledge and learning. Integrity of the academic process requires fair and impartial evaluation by faculty and honest academic conduct by students. Specific integrity attributes can be found here.

 

MBA Students can find information regarding Fair Use and Plagiarism issues here: http://www.utm.edu/departments/library/tutorials/plagiarism/

 

Intellectual Property (copyright & plagiarism): UTM resources can be found at http://libguides.utm.edu/c.php?g=164950&p=1083100

Standard of Conduct:

When persons enroll in The University of Tennessee at Martin, they retain the rights and duties of a citizen. Additionally, they must assume the duties and observe the regulations imposed by the University community. Specific conduct attributes can be found here.

 

Student Complaints will be handled in accordance with the University's policy on student grievances, which can be found here: https://www.utm.edu/departments/disabilities/grievance.php

Disability Services:

The University of Tennessee provides reasonable accommodations (academic adjustments and auxiliary aids) to ensure equal access to educational content and university programs for students with disabilities. Students who are eligible for and who request accommodations through the Disability Services office must provide instructors with a letter of accommodation. The Disability Services office is located in the Student Success Center, 203 Clement Hall, 731.881.7605.