Jun 07, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concurrent B.S. in Computer Science and Master of Business Administration

Freshman Spring semester (15 credit hours)

  • Math/science elective with laboratory (first of five) Credits: 4

Sophomore Fall semester (13 credit hours)

  • Math/Science elective with laboratory (second of five) Credits: 4

Sophomore Spring semester (16 credit hours)

  • Math/science elective (third of five) Credits: 3
  • Communication elective Credits: 3

Junior Fall semester (15 credit hours)

  • Humanities/social science elective (first and second of three) Credits: 6

Senior Fall semester (15-16 credit hours)

  • Technical electives (second of five) Credits: 3
  • MANGT 820 Managing Organizational Behavior Credits: 3
  • ACCTG 810 Foundations of Accounting Credits: 3
  • Math/science elective (fourth of five) Credits: 3
  • Unrestricted elective Credits: 3-4

Senior Spring semester (12 credit hours)

  • MANGT 810 Operations and Supply Chain Management Credits: 3
  • MKTG 810 Marketing Concepts and Research Credits: 3
  • FINAN 815 Foundations of Finance Credits: 3
  • ECON 815 Economic Analysis for Business Credits: 3

Fifth Fall semester (15 credit hours)

Fifth Spring semester (15 credit hours)

  • Technical elective (fifth of five) Credits: 3
  • MANGT 860 Managing the Triple Bottom Line Business Credits: 3
  • GENBA 890 Business Capstone or 
    GENBA 897 MBA Internship Credits: 3
  • Unrestricted elective Credits: 3
  • Math/science elective (fifth of five) Credits: 3


A grade of C or better is required for all graded courses listed by specific course number above.

All students new to the CS department must complete CIS 015.

Math/science electives must be taken for undergraduate credit and have departmental approval.

Humanities/social science electives must be taken for undergraduate credit from the list approved by the College of Engineering.

Communications Elective Credits: (3) The Communications Elective must be chosen from:

  • COMM 322 – Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3
  • COMM 323 – Nonverbal Communication Credits: 3
  • COMM 326 – Small Group Discussion Methods Credits: 3
  • MANGT 420 – Principles of Management Credits: 3
  • THTRE 261 – Fundamentals of Acting Credits: 3
  • THTRE 265 – Fundamentals of Improvisation I, II Credits: 3

Admission to MBA program

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.

Technical electives must be comprised of the following:

  • C or better in either CIS 520-Operating Systems I, CIS 525-Introduction to Networking Programming, or CIS 625-Concurrent Software Systems.
  • C or better in either CIS 598-Computer Science Project or CIS 642-Software Engineering Project I. Students taking CIS 642 must take it for undergraduate credit and take CIS 643-Software Engineering Project II the following semester as an unrestricted elective.
  • Three courses taken for graduate credit from the following list:
  1. CIS 731 Programming Techniques for Data Science and Analytics
  2. CIS 732 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
  3. MIS 670 Social Media Analytics and Web Mining
  4. At most one of:
  • MIS 665 Business Analytics and Data Mining
  • MKTG 880 Applied Marketing Analytics
  • MKTG 881 Advanced Marketing Analytics

​            4. Other Data Analytics courses, including special topics courses, approved by both the Department of Computer Science and  the College of Business Administration.

NOTE: K-State 8 General Education Requirements

K-State 8 General Education Requirements

Total hours required for graduation (147 credit hours)