Courses & Scheduling Information


TENTATIVE SCHEDULING OF CLASSES


The tentative schedule of course offerings will give you an idea of when the classes are offered at Eastern and Parkland.

REMINDER: APPLY FOR GRADUATION


If you are planning to graduate in Spring 2014, you will need to apply to graduate on PAWS before March 19, 2014. More information is available through the Graduate School's website at http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/students_graduation.php

Apply now--don't wait until the deadline! 

APPROVAL OF ELECTIVE COURSES


For a list of pre-approved elective courses, click here. To be eligible for graduate credit, courses must be numbered 4750 or higher. Students completing the MBA with Accountancy Concentration must take electives with the prefix ACC. Beginning Fall 2010, students completing the Applied Management MBA Option must take one course from our pre-approved list.  Students in the Applied Management MBA Option may take their second elective course from the list of pre-approved elective classes or may choose a course that is not on the pre-approved list of electives. Many of our students take electives in these program areas: CMN, ECN, OPD, PLS, and TEC. In order to count a course that is not on the pre-approved list as an elective in the MBA Program, you need to obtain permission from the Coordinator of Graduate Business Studies before you take the course by completing the following steps:

* Note that students completing the MBA with Research Option are not required to take elective classes.

APPROVAL OF RESEARCH OPTION COURSES

Students in the Research option must obtain prior approval to register for two courses in the Research option core curriculum.  These two courses are MBA 5515: Business Research Proposal and MBA 5905: Business Research Project.  The relevant form is due to the MBA Office by mid-term of the semester prior to which you wish to take the course. Please see attached forms for more information.

MBA 5515: Business Research Proposal Approval Request form
MBA 5905: Business Research Project Approval Request form

TRANSFER CREDIT POLICY


Click here to see the School of Business Policy for Approving Graduate Transfer Credit from other institutions.

MBA PROGRAM MODULES

Click here for information regarding selected modules offered in place of certain Phase I courses. The modules cover the essential prerequisite material and consist of six hours of instruction, taught over two evenings on a pass/fail basis.