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B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Science/MBA

The Maintenance Management Area of Concentration must be selected as the field of study to prepare the student for this degree option. 

A student who has earned a minimum of 75 credit hours with at least a 3.00 CGPA and after taking the GMAT may apply for admission through the Graduate Admissions office. The application must accompany 2 letters of recommendation from faculty in both the undergraduate and graduate programs to indicate (1) the applicant’s potential to successfully complete graduate-level work, and (2) evidence that the applicant has attained the foundational competencies for graduate degree studies. 

The undergraduate course options shown below are the recommended classes for students to prepare for this degree option. The Business Administration transition courses listed are to be taken in place of the upper level open electives (6 credits) noted in the B.S. in Aviation Maintenance Science undergraduate degree plan. Not following the suggested course of study will require the student to take additional courses to prepare for the MBA.

Suggested Course of Study

Communication Theory & Skills
COM 122English Composition3
COM 219Speech3
COM 221Technical Report Writing3
Computer Science
CS 120Introduction to Computing in Aviation3
Mathematics
MA 111College Mathematics for Aviation I3
College Algebra
MA 222Business Statistics3
Social Sciences
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology3
Maintenance Management Concentration36
ACC 210Financial Accounting3
AMSA 490Aviation Technical Operations3
BA 201Principles of Management3
BA 220Marketing3
BA 225Business Law3
BA 230Advanced Computer Based Systems3
BA 314Human Resource Management3
BA 320Business Information Systems3
BA 324Aviation Labor Relations3
BA 325Social Responsibility and Ethics in Management3
BA 411Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace3
FIN 332Corporate Finance I3
Business Administration Transition
BA 511Operations Research3
BA 520Organizational Behavior, Theory, and Applications in Aviation3
BA 523Advanced Aviation Economics3
Year Five
Students must fulfill the required MBA core classes listed below and any remaining courses from the transitional period that have not been completed:
ACC 517Accounting for Decision Making3
BA 514Strategic Marketing Management in Aviation3
BA 635Business Policy and Decision Making3
FIN 518Managerial Finance3
Specified Electives12
Total Degree Credits **150

If the student chooses to leave the program before the completion of the MBA program and has acquired the minimal hours required for graduation with the BS in Aviation Maintenance Science, any MBA transition courses used to meet graduation requirements will be noted as undergraduate courses for the purpose of graduation.