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Elective Courses

Graduate Electives Within McCombs

McCombs offers an array of electives for MBA students. The variety provides a flexible curriculum that allows you to tailor your education to meet your needs. Below is a representative list of electives that have been offered in the past.

Accounting

Download the Accounting course descriptions (PDF) for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting
  • Financial Accounting Standards and Analysis
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fraud Examination
  • Introduction to Assurance Services
  • Issues in Accounting and Control for Nonprofit Organization
  • Managing Auditing and Control
  • Performance Management and Control
  • Petroleum Accounting

BGS-LEB

Download the detailed BGS/LEB course descriptions for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Business, Government, and Public Policy
  • Employment Law
  • Law, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Law for Entrepreneurs
  • Law for Finance
  • Law of Commercial Real Estate, Finance, and Development
  • Strategic Corporate Communications

Finance

Download the detailed Finance course descriptions (PDF) for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Energy Finance Practicum
  • Financial Management of Small Business
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Strategies
  • Fixed Income Analysis
  • Global Finance
  • Investment Theory and Practice - Investment Fund
  • Portfolio Management and Security Analysis
  • Real Estate Markets
  • Real Estate Practicum
  • Seminar in Real Estate Finance
  • Special Topics in Investment - MBA Investment Fund
  • Special Topics in Investment - Real Estate Investment Trust
  • Valuation
  • Venture Capital Fellows Program

IROM

Download the detailed IROM course descriptions (PDF) for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Business Analytics and Decision Modeling
  • Data Mining for Business Intel
  • Decision Support Modeling
  • Energy Law
  • Financial Modeling and Optimization
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Large-Scale System Optimization
  • Managing Complexity
  • Managing International Risk
  • Managing Projects
  • Operations Practicum
  • Pricing and Revenue Optimization
  • Supply Chain Management

Management

Download the detailed Management course descriptions (PDF) for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Advocacy
  • Art and Science of Negotiation
  • Art of Leadership
  • Business Law and Innovation
  • Creating and Managing Human Capital
  • Energy Technology and Policy
  • Enterprise of Technology
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Entrepreneurial Growth
  • Entrepreneurship and Incubation
  • From Idea to Intellectual Property
  • Global Management
  • Introduction to Consulting
  • Leading People and Organizations
  • Management Consulting Practicum
  • Managing Corporate Diversification and Renewal
  • Managing and Marketing in the Global Arena
  • Managing Crises
  • Managing Innovation and Analysis
  • Politics and Process
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Texas Venture Labs Practicum
  • Topics in Sustainable Development
  • Management Sustainability Practicum

Marketing

Download the detailed Marketing and International Business course descriptions (PDF) for more information on classes available during the upcoming school year.

  • Brand Management
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Business and the Environment
  • Business in Emerging Markets
  • Business in Latin America
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Corporate Governance
  • Creativity and Leadership
  • Customer Strategy
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • International Business Fellows Seminar
  • Invisible Global Marketing
  • Marketing High Technology Products
  • Marketing Information and Analysis
  • Marketing and Customer Insight Practicum
  • Marketing Metrics
  • Pricing Channels
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Analysis of Markets
  • CCIMS Marketing Fellows Practicum
  • Marketing Analysis and Decision Making in the Information Age

Graduate Electives Outside McCombs

Texas MBA students are strongly encouraged to explore coursework offered by the many renowned graduate programs at The University of Texas at Austin. Per program approval, you may integrate up to 6 hours of UT graduate-level elective coursework outside the McCombs School of Business into your MBA degree. Some of the most popular electives include courses in communications, community and regional planning, public affairs, engineering and law.