Mathematics/Pre-MBA Area

This area program is designed primarily for students that anticipate entering a graduate finance, economics or management (MBA) program in the future, and wish to get an excellent mathematical foundation for it.

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts Degree

University Studies Requirements: 43-53 hrs
(see Academic Degree Programs in Bulletin)

University Studies selections must include:

  • Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies and Quantitative Skills:

    • MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

    • MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

  • Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship:

    • ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics

  • University Studies Electives:

    • ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics

    • MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III

Required Courses: 39 hrs

  • ACC 200   Principles of Financial Accounting

  • ACC 201 Principles of Managerial Accounting

  • BUS 355 Information Systems and Decision Making     

  • CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology
    CSC 199 may be taken as a University Studies elective.

  • FIN 330 Principles of Finance

  • LSC 343 Fundamentals of Operations and Technology

  • MAT 100T Transitions

  • MAT 312 Mathematical Reasoning
    MAT 312 is a University Studies writing intensive course.

  • MAT 335 Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra

  • MGT 350 Fundamentals of Management

  • MKT 360 Principles of Marketing

  • STA 540 Mathematical Statistics I
    STA 540 is a University Studies technology intensive course. 

  • STA 565 Applied Statistics I

Required Limited Electives: 12-13 hrs
Four courses (3 or 4 credit hour) selected from MAT 338 and MAT or STA courses numbered 400 or above.

Co-requirement: 3 hrs
One course in computer programming selected from CSC 145, 232, 233, 235 or EGR 140.

Unrestricted Electives: 12-23 hrs

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120 hrs

Four-year program plans starting with: MAT 150 , MAT 250

Academic plans for this program: B.S. Applied Math Area Pre-MBA , B.A. Applied Math Area Pre-MBA

Take the next step

© Murray State University Department of Web ManagementWe are Racers.