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Merrick School of Business

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Note: To meet accounting undergraduate equivalency requirements, students may be required to complete some or all of the following courses:

ACCT
405
Income Taxation (3)
ACCT
504
Introduction to Accounting (3)
ACCT
510
Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ACCT
511
Intermediate Accounting II (3)
ACCT
512
Auditing/Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCT
513
Intermediate Accounting III / Advanced Accounting (3)
ACCT
640
Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3)
ECON
504
Economics (3)
FIN
504
Financial Management (3)
OPRE
504
Data Analysis and Decisions (3)

Fundamental Course "Waivers": Information pertaining to course waivers can be viewed on the UB/Towson MBA website.

Degree Requirements [30 credits]

Required Accounting Courses [12 credits]

ACCT
630
Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting (3)
ACCT
720
Design of Managerial Cost and Control Systems (3)
ACCT
740
Advanced Topics in Assurance Services (3)
ACCT
752

Advanced Topics in Accounting Systems (3) or INSS 640 Information Technology for Business Transformation

Required Finance Courses [6 credits]

FIN
640
Financial Analysis and Strategy (3)
FIN
715
Security Analysis (3)

Required Information Technology Courses [6 credits]

INSS
651
Database Management Systems (3) or AIT 632 Data Management Systems* (3)
INSS
671
Systems Analysis (3) or AIT 610 Systems Development Process* (3)

Electives [6 credits]

Select two courses from the following:

ACCT
655
Tax Policy (3)
ACCT
680
Taxation of Entities ** (3)
ACCT
770
Seminar in Current Topics in Accounting ** (3)
ACCT
797
Special Topics in Accounting (3)
AIT
600
Information Technology Infrastructure* (3)
AIT
612
Information Systems Vulnerability and Risk Analysis * (3)
AIT
614
Network Security * (3)
FIN
705
Financial Analysis and Forecasting (3)
FIN
720
International Finance (3)
FIN
725
Derivatives and Risk Management (3)
FIN
735
Portfolio Management (3)
FIN
750
Real Estate Investment (3)
FIN
770
New Venture Financing (3)
FIN
780
Corporate Valuation and Restructuring (3)
FIN
797
Special Topics in Finance (3)
INSS
641
Leadership of the IT Function (3)
INSS
650
Networking and Telecommunications (3)
INSS
765
e-Commerce Technologies and Applications (3)
INSS
797
Advanced Topics in Information Systems (3)
*These courses are offered by the College of Business and Economics at Towson University.
**available as electives only for students who have not taken equivalent courses in
their undergraduate program