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MBA in Financial Planning - Curriculum Map
Student Learning Outcomes
Professional Preparation Field Specific Knowledge and Experience

MBA in Financial Planning

Ethical & Professional Judgment Interpersonal & Teamwork Skills, Principled Leadership Information Literacy and Computer Skills Creative and Critical Thinking Field Specific Knowledge and Experience Planning and Organization Creation of Value Statistical Data Analysis Understanding of Cultural and Global Diversity Written Communication Oral Communication and Listening Skills Evaluation
Course # Course Title Credits
Core Courses (Fa = Fall term; Win = Winter term; Sp = Spring term; Sum = Summer term)
BUS521 Strategic Analysis for Managers 3 1     2 2     3       2
BUS531 Managerial Economics 3 1   2 2 3     1     1-2
BUS551 Managerial Accounting 3 1 1   1-2 3 2   1 2   1-2
BUS567 Behavioral Science for Management 3   3 2 2 3 1       2 2 2
BUS568 Business Ethics 3 2     2       2   2
BUS573 Law for Business Executives 3 2   3 3         2   2
BUS575 Marketing Theory 3 2 2   2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
BUS581 Management Concepts for Information Technology 3 1 2 3 3 1           2
BUS591 Financial Principles and Policies 3 1   2 2 2 - 3   2 2-3       2-3
Program Specific  
BUS501-01 Introduction to Financial Planning (Sp,FA) - Klepper 3 3 2     2 2 2
BUS502-01 Tax Management 3 2   3 3    
BUS505-01 Employee Benefits & Retirement Planning 3 2   3    
BUS506-01 Risk Management & Insurance - Schleien 3     3    
BUS507-01 Principles of Estate Planning - Schuh 3     3    
BUS593-01 Investment & Portfolio Management - Basu 3     3    


Capstone Course (Cumulative Experience)
BUS508 Financial Planning 3 3 3   3 3 3 3
Total Academic Credits in Major 48
Levels of Assessment- Adapted from Bloom's Taxonomy
Definition:
1 Knowledge and Comprehension Knowledge of major ideas, grasp meaning, translate knowledge into new context, predict consequences
Ability to: define, describe, examine, label, summarize, interpret, predict, distinguish, discuss
2 Application and Analysis Use information, use methods, concepts and theories in new situations. Solve problems using required knowledge
Ability to: see patterns and recognition of hidden meanings; analyze, order, connect, explain, infer
3 Synthesis and Evaluation Use of old ideas to create new ones, generalize from given facts, relate knowledge from several areas, predict, conclude, assess value, verify value of evidence, make choices on reasoned and articulated argument
Ability to: integrate, modify, plan, create, design formulate, prepare, generalize, summarize, rewrite, assess, select, judge and explain, discriminate, support, effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations