MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability Course Selection Instructions Summer 2010

 

Credit Limits
Summer 2010 entering MBA students must register for one required course for a maximum of 3 credits in the Summer I semester.

Summer 2009 entering MBA students must register for two required courses for a maximum of 6 credits in the Summer II semester.

Fall 2009 entering MBA students must register for three required courses for a maximum of 9 credits in the Summer II semester.

There are no elective credits required in the MBA program. Students wanting to add elective credits would need permission in writing from the Program Director provided to the Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.

Pre-Course Requirements
Many classes begin with pre-course assignments and/or online work prior to the first scheduled class meeting date found in the course description. Pre-class assignments are posted in their respective course sites in Sakai three to four weeks prior to the first scheduled meeting.

MBA Prerequisites
Prior to enrolling in Finance I and Ecological Economics students in the MBA in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability must be proficient in the following subject areas: use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, financial accounting, and microeconomics.

Excel Competency

Students can achieve competency in Excel through self-study or online coursework at their discretion. Recommended resources include:

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Complete Concepts and Techniques, by Shelly Cashman
  • Mastering Excel by Jim Gip
  • Microsoft Excel Basics: A One-Day Seminar

Financial Accounting Prerequisite

As a prerequisite to Finance I, all MBA students must have completed the financial accounting requirement prior to the start of this course. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Section A). The cost of this course is $400.
  2. Completing a financial accounting course at another college with a B or better and providing transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department.
  3. If you took a financial or managerial accounting course in the last 3 years with a B or better, you must provide transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department.
  4. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting (Section T). The cost to take the exam is $50.

Microeconomics Prerequisite

As a prerequisite to Ecological Economics, all MBA students must have completed the introduction to economics requirement prior to the start of this course. This requirement can be met by one of the options below:

  1. Completing the OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics (Section A) course. The cost of this course is $400.
  2. Completing an introduction to microeconomics course at another college with a B or better and providing transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department.
  3. If you took a micro or macroeconomics course in the last 3 years with a B or better, you must provide transcripts with evidence of completion to the Organization and Management department.
  4. If you have professional experience, you may take the final exam of OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics (Section T). The cost to take the exam is $50.

MBA Course Schedule


First Year Program – Summer I (Summer 2010 entering MBA students)

Friday-Monday, June 4-7
8:30am-5:30 pm

Tuesday, June 8
8:30am-12:00 pm
OMN 508 Introduction to Sustainability
(Section A)


Second Year Program – Summer II

(MBA students who entered Summer 2009 and Fall 2009)

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 8-10
8:30am-12:00 pm

Saturday, June 12
8:30am-12:00 pm

Sunday, June 13
8:30am-5:30 pm
OMN 504 Human Ecology
(Section A)

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 8-10
1:00-5:30 pm

Friday, June 11
8:30am-5:30 pm

Saturday, June 12
1:00-5:30 pm
OMS 515 Marketing
(Section A)


Second Year Program – Summer II (MBA students who entered Fall 2009)

Friday-Monday, June 4-7
8:30am-5:30 pm
OMG 545 Group Dynamics & Diversity
(Section A)