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									                            MBA PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


The MBA program consists of 42 credit hours. Included in the 42 credit hours are 27
credit hours of core courses. The remaining hours represent required courses in the fields
of concentration and electives in business subjects.

The requirements for the accounting concentration differ slightly from the requirements
of the other MBA concentrations. The accounting program consists of 45 credit hours
including the core requirements of 27 credit hours

There is no thesis requirement in the MBA program but there is a comprehensive exam at
the end of the program.




MBA CORE REQUIREMENTS


All MBA students are required to take the same core courses prior to taking courses in
their areas of concentration. The courses below represent the MBA core requirements.

Core Requirements – 27 Credit Hours

       MBA 701        3.0     Research Methodology
       MBA 711        3.0     Financial Accounting
       MBA 712        3.0     Managerial Accounting
       MBA 721        3.0     Corporate Finance
       MBA 731        3.0     Managerial Economics
       MBA 741        3.0     Organizational Behavior & Leadership
       MBA 742        3.0     Business Communication Skills
       MBA 743        3.0     Strategic Management & Business Policy
       MBA 751        3.0     Marketing Management




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                   MBA CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS


Accounting Requirements – 18 Credit Hours

       MBA 713       3.0      Intermediate Accounting & International Standards I
       MBA 714       3.0      Intermediate Accounting & International Standards II
       MBA 716       3.0      Accounting Information Systems
       MBA 717       3.0      International Auditing Theory and Practice
       MBA 718       3.0      Advanced Accounting
       MBA 791       3.0      Seminar in International Accounting

Banking and Finance Requirements – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 722       3.0      Money and Capital Markets
       MBA 723       3.0      Derivatives and Financial Engineering
       MBA 724       3.0      Risk Management in Banks and Financial Institutions
       MBA 725       3.0      Investment Portfolio Management
                     3.0      Elective in Business

Human Resources Requirements – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 745       3.0      Human Resources Management
       MBA 782       3.0      Training and Development
       MBA 787       3.0      HR Planning & HR Organizational Systems
                     6.0      Electives in Business

Islamic Business Finance – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 736        3.0     Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions
       MBA 737        3.0     Islamic Banking and Takaful
       MBA 738        3.0     Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments
       MBA 739        3.0     Islamic Commercial Law
    1. Elective in Business

Management Requirements – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 744       3.0      Operations Management
       MBA 745       3.0      Human Resources Management
       MBA 762       3.0      Corporate Governance
                     6.0      Electives in Business

Marketing Requirements – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 752       3.0      Consumer Behavior
       MBA 753       3.0      Marketing Research
       MBA 754       3.0      Marketing Communication
       MBA 755       3.0      Global Marketing Strategy
                     3.0      Elective in Business


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Quality Management Requirements – 15 Credit Hours

       MBA 771       3.0     Total Quality Management – Concepts & Applications
       MBA 773       3.0     Supply Chain Management & Quality Procurement
       MBA 776       3.0     Quality Tools and Techniques
       MBA 777       3.0     Operations and Quality Management
                     3.0     Electives in Business




                           MBA SEQUENCE OF COURSES

Students are required to take courses in the sequence that is shown in the table on the
following page.




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                                               CAPSTONE COURSE
                                                   MBA 743



                                          CONCENTRATION COURSES

                 BANKING                           ISLAMIC
    ACCOUNTING     AND             HUMAN           BUSINESS      MANAGEMENT        MARKETING     QUALITY
                 FINANCE          RESOURCES        FINANCE                                     MANAGEMENT



     MBA 713     MBA 722           MBA 745         MBA 736        MBA 744          MBA 752     MBA 744
         714         723                781             737           762              753          771
         716         724                782             738        Elective            754          772
         717         725                783             739        Elective            755          773
         718      Elective          Elective        Elective       Elective         Elective    Elective
         791



                                          SECOND LEVEL COURSES
                                        MBA 712  MBA 721  MBA 742




                                           FOUNDATION COURSES
                             MBA 701    MBA 711  MBA 731  MBA741         MBA 751




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                            MA IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


The Master of Arts (MA) in Intellectual Property is designed to prepare candidates with skills
to allow them to understand the various aspects of Intellectual Property and the dynamics of
Intellectual Property management and innovation with a focus on business strategy.
Graduates will obtain a thorough foundation in the fundamental principles of Intellectual
Property law and will be able to address legal intellectual property issues such as the
development of intellectual assets, licensing, copyright, trademark, and patent laws.

The Master’s program in Intellectual Property was developed to meet the growing need in the
Arab world for professionals to tackle the development and protection of intangible assets in
the economy of globalization. Admission to the program is open to candidates with
bachelors’ degrees in any field of study. Preference will be given to graduates of law schools
and to individuals who work in the field.

Graduates of this program are granted the Arab Certified Intellectual Property Practitioners
certificate issued by the Arab Society for Intellectual Property.

Curriculum Requirements –36 Credit Hours

       Required Courses – 27 Credit Hours

       IP 711         3.0     Introduction to Intellectual Property
       IP 716         3.0     Industrial Designs and Models
       IP 721         3.0     Intellectual Property Licensing
       IP 731         3.0     Copyrights
       IP 741         3.0     Trademarks & Unfair Competition
       IP 751         3.0     Patents & Trade Secrets
       IP 760         3.0     Intellectual Property Management
       IP 761         3.0     Legal Writing
       MBA 735        3.0     Business Law

       Electives – 9 Credit Hours

       A minimum of 6 credit hours of electives have to be in IP courses.


A comprehensive exam is required at the end of the program.




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