MBA in Sustainability Course Selection Instructions Summer 2012

Summer 2012 Weekend MBA Students

Summer 2012 Weekend MBA students must register for the following courses in the Summer 2012 semester:


Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA Students

Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA students must register for following courses in the Summer 2012 semester:


Summer and Fall 2011 Weekend MBA Students

Summer 2011 Weekend MBA students do not need to register for courses in the Summer 2012 semester, as Summer 2012 is the vacation semester.


Electives
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 Sustainability program 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 students in the MBA in Sustainability program must have completed the financial accounting requirement by meeting one of the options below. (Please see the course selection webpage for registration deadlines for the options below):

  1. Completing the Antioch MBA online MNFE 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.
  2. If you have professional experience, you may take the Antioch MBA online MNFE 506 Introduction to Financial Accounting Test. The cost is $50.00 to take this exam. Students must pass the test with 80% or better.

Economics Prerequisite
As a prerequisite to Ecological Economics, all students in the MBA in Sustainability program must have completed the introduction to economics requirement by meeting one of the options below. (Please see the course selection webpage for registration deadlines for the options below):

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