Class Waivers

Under certain circumstances, students can waive classes in some programs. Please see below for the rules for each program.

Online MBA, Evening MBA, Accelerated MBA 

Students with a bachelor's degree in business administration from this University or from other AACSB-accredited business schools within the last 3 years may have met some of the First Year Core requirements depending on the grades they achieved in certain courses. A grade of "B" or better within the last 3 years is required to meet the criteria. More information about this requirement and waiver exams is available from the Graduate Programs in Business Office.

Students who have not met the entire common body of knowledge requirements prior to admission to the MBA Program will be required to enroll in the appropriate First Year Core Courses to make up any deficiency.

The First Year Core consists of at most four courses (up to 12 units):

  • ACCT 500 Financial Accounting (3 units)
  • FIN 501 Financial Management Concepts (3 units)
  • MGMT 500 Business Policies, Operations and Organizations (3 units)
  • MKTG 500 Marketing Concepts (3 units)

Saturday MBA, MS Accountancy, MS Finance, MS Information Systems, MS Marketing Analytics

Classes in these programs cannot be waived.