MBA in Sustainability Course Selection Spring 2012

Credit Limits

Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 12 credits in the Spring 2012 semester.

Summer and Fall 2011 Weekend MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 9 credits in the Spring 2012 semester.

Summer 2010 Weekend MBA students must register for all required courses for a maximum of 8 credits in the Spring 2012 semester.

Electives
There are no elective credits required in the MBA program. Students wanting to add elective credits in another department 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 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 in Sustainability students must have completed the financial accounting requirement by meeting one of the options below:

  • Completing the Antioch MBA online OMFE 500 Introduction to Financial Accounting course. The cost of this course is $200.00. Students must complete this course and pass the test with 80% or better (available Summer 2012).
  • If you have professional experience, you may take the Antioch MBA online OMFE 506 Introduction to Financial Accounting Test. The cost is $50.00 to take this exam. Students must pass the test with 80% or better (available Summer 2012).

Economics Prerequisite

As a prerequisite to Ecological Economics, all MBA in Sustainability students must have completed microeconomics requirement by meeting one of the options below:

  • Completing the Antioch MBA online OMFE 503 Introduction to Economics. The cost of this course is $200.00. Students must complete this course and pass the test with 80% or better (available Summer 2012).
  • If you have professional experience, you may take the Antioch MBA online OMFE 513 Introduction to Economics Test. The cost is $50.00 to take this exam. Students must pass the test with 80% or better (available Summer 2012).

MBA Course Schedule


Accelerated Program
(Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA students)

Wednesdays & Thursdays, January 18 & 19, 25 & 26 and February 1 & 2
12:00 – 7:00 pm
(Learning Journey – Wednesday & Thursday, January 11 & 12)
OMFE 507 Ecological Economics
(Section B)

Sundays, January 15, February 12, March 4 & 25 and April 22
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMFE 504 Finance II
(Section A)

Wednesdays & Thursdays, February 15 & 16, 22 & 23 and February 29 & March 1
12:00 – 7:00 pm
OMM 503 Supply Chain & Green IT Operations
(Section B)

Wednesdays & Thursdays, March 28 & 29, April 4 & 5, and April 11 & 12
12:00 – 7:00 pm
OMD 550 Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Leading Change
(Section B)

Courses without Scheduled Meetings
ANE 690 SIS: Supervised Independent Study (Sections A & B)
OMN 514 Peru Pre-Trip Work (Section A)


First Year Weekend Program – Spring I
(Summer and Fall 2011 Weekend MBA students)

Fridays, January 13, February 10, March 2 & 23 and April 20
1:00 – 9:00 pm
OMFE 507 Ecological Economics
(Section A)

Saturdays, January 14, February 11, March 3 & 24 and April 21
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMM 500 Developing Human Resources
(Section A)

Sundays, January 15, February 12, March 4 & 25 and April 22
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMFE 504 Finance II
(Section A)

Courses without Scheduled Meetings
ANE 690 SIS: Supervised Independent Study (Sections A & B)
OMN 514 Peru Pre-Trip Work (Section A)


Second Year Program – Spring II
(Summer 2010 Weekend MBA students)

Fridays, January 13, February 10, March 2 & 23
3:30 – 8:30 pm
Friday, April 20, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMC 693 Practicum Implementation
(Sections A1 & A2)

Saturdays, January 14, February 11, March 3 & 24 and April 21
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMS 522 Marketing & Communication Strategy
(Section A)

Sundays, January 15, February 12, March 4 & 25 and April 22
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
OMS 525 Integrative Strategic Management
(Section A)

Courses Without Scheduled Meetings
ANE 690 SIS: Supervised Independent Study (Sections A & B)
OMN 514 Peru Pre-Trip Work (Section A)