Jun 06, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concurrent Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering/Masters of Business Administration

MBA Admission Requirements

A student can apply to the graduate school and be admitted to the MBA program upon earning a >= 3.000 GPA in at least 80 credit hours of their undergraduate degree.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Spring semester (16 credit hours)

Senior Year

Fall semester (15 credit hours)

  • *b - Technical elective Credits: 3
  • *b - Technical elective Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • ACCTG 810 - Foundations of Accounting Credits: 3
  • MANGT 830 - Information Technology Strategy and Application Credits: 3

Spring semester (15 credit hours)

  • *a - Humanities/social science elective Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • FINAN 815 - Foundations of Finance Credits: 3
  • MANGT 810 - Operations and Supply Chain Management Credits: 3
  • MANGT 820 - Managing Organizational Behavior Credits: 3

Fifth Year

Fall semester (15 credit hours)

Spring semester (12 credit hours)

  • *b - Technical elective Credits: 3
  • MANGT 860 – Managing Triple Bottom Business Credits:  3
  • *h – MBA Concentration Elective Credits: 3
  • *i – Culminating Experience Credits: 3


*a - A total of 6 credits of humanities and social science electives are required.  Three of these credits can come from 300-level or above AERO or MSCI courses for students who successfully complete the ROTC program. These are to be selected from the College of Engineering Humanities and Social Science Electives Course List. Students should select these courses such that the requirements of the K-State 8 general education program also are met, thus one of these courses must cover 2 K-State 8 tags not covered by required courses.

*b - Technical Electives: Three technical electives are to be chosen from MNE courses with at least one course 600-level or above.  Another technical elective is to be chosen from 200-level or above College of Engineering (including MNE) classes. The remaining technical electives credits are to be chosen from 200-level or above College of Engineering, Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or Business Administration classes, 400-level or above Statistics classes, or a maximum of 3 credit hours from 300-level or above AERO or MSCI courses for students who successfully complete the ROTC program.  Other classes that strengthen a student’s program of study will be considered and require advisor and department head approval. 

*c - Nuclear Engineering Option: NE 612 will replace ME 535 in the curriculum. The three remaining Nuclear Engineering option courses fulfill the requirement of the three MNE technical electives.

*d - ME 535 and NE 612 may both be taken and one of them applied as a Tech Elective. NE 612 must be taken for the NE Option.

*e - Currently admitted students will only be allowed to transfer in one ME/NE numbered course as required by the curriculum; however, ME 533, ME 574, ME 575 and ME 573 must be taken within the MNE department.

*f - Currently admitted students will be allowed to transfer one of the three required MNE technical electives with the exception of the >=600 level MNE technical elective.

*g - To graduate with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, students must have a >= 2.200 GPA in all ME/NE classes >= 400 level taken for undergraduate credit at Kansas State University.  Course grades that have been removed by the K-State Retake policy will not apply to this GPA calculation.

*h – Classes from within the students chosen MBA Concentration Area, must be taken for graduate credit.

*i – Either GNBA 897 or 890 (Internship or Capstone Class)

Total hours required: 153