Sample Course Schedules

With MBA@Rice, you have the flexibility to adjust your course load as work and other priorities demand. You can complete the program in as few as 24 months, or you can take fewer courses per term to earn your degree in 36 months. The first year will consist of all core courses, and the second year will feature a combination of core and elective courses.

The below schedules are examples of what your program of study might look like. They include all required core courses, electives and Intensive Learning Experiences (ILEs). Each term is 11 weeks.

Sample 24-Month Schedule

Term 1

Financial Accounting (3 credits)

Competitive Strategy (1.5 credits)

Organizational Behavior I (1.5 credits)

MBA@Rice Residential (3 Credits)

Term 2

Data Analysis (3 credits)

Strategic Business Communication (1.5 credits)

Operations Management (1.5 credits)

Term 3

Marketing (3 credits)

Managerial Economics (1.5 credits)

Managerial Accounting (1.5 credits)

Term 4

Finance (3 credits)

Economic Environment of Business (1.5 credits)

Business-Government Relations (1.5 credits)

Global Field Experience (1.5 credits)

Term 5

Strategy Formulation and Implementation (1.5 credits)

Leadership (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

MBA@Rice Residential Elective Track (1.5 credits)*

Term 6

Business Law (1.5 credits)

Corporate Social Responsibility (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 7

Enterprise Acquisitions (1.5 credits)

New Enterprise (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 8

Capstone Consulting Project (3 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

*Students are required to attend one MBA@Rice Residential and participate in a Global Field Experience (GFE). Students may attend a second MBA@Rice Residential as an elective, or take an elective course.

Sample 36-month Schedule

Term 1

Financial Accounting (3 credits)

Competitive Strategy (1.5 credits)

Organizational Behavior I (1.5 credits)

MBA@Rice Residential (3 Credits)

Term 2

Data Analysis (3 credits)

Strategic Business Communication (1.5 credits)

Term 3

Marketing (3 credits)

Operations Management (1.5 credits)

Term 4

Finance (3 credits)

Managerial Accounting (1.5 credits)

Global Field Experience (1.5 credits)

Term 5

Economic Environment of Business (1.5 credits)

Managerial Economics (1.5 credits)

Business-Government Relations (1.5 credits)

Term 6

Business Law (1.5 credits)

Leadership (1.5 credits)

Strategy Formulation and Implementation (1.5 credits)

Term 7

Corporate Social Responsibility (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

MBA@Rice Residential Elective Track (1.5 credits)*

Term 8

Enterprise Acquisitions (1.5 credits)

New Enterprise (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 9

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 10

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 11

Elective (1.5 credits)

Elective (1.5 credits)

Term 12

Capstone Consulting Project (3 credits)

*Students are required to attend one MBA@Rice Residential and participate in a Global Field Experience (GFE). Students may attend a second MBA@Rice Residential as an elective, or take an elective course.

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