1) How do I declare a major or a concentration for my Full-Time MBA Program?
For the Full-Time MBA Program, there is no formal policy on declaring concentrations or majors. Instead, the Full-Time MBA Program includes 18 credits of electives which are self-selected. The conferred MBA degree will state MBA General for all graduates.
2) How do I select Electives?
Student may select elective courses from one (1) discipline or from a variety of disciplines within the Zicklin School. The choice of electives is your decision.
Electives courses should be selected based on students’ academic interest and/or professional skills required for the job, function or industry of interest. Electives are to be selected from any 9000-level course offered by academic departments in the Zicklin School of Business (ACC, BUS, CIS, ECO, FIN, IBS, LAW, MGT, MKT, OPM, OPR, STA, RES, and TAX).
3) Where do I find a list of Electives?
A comprehensive list is available via the following link:
Be sure to check CUNYfirst/Schedule Builder for course availability.
4) Are all Electives offered in the Winter and Summer Sessions?
No. Kindly check CUNYfirst/Schedule Builder for course availability.
5) Who do I contact to take a course outside of the Zicklin School?
To fulfill elective requirements, students are allowed to take ONE graduate 3-credit course outside of Zicklin at either the Weissman School or the Marxe School (both schools are a part of Baruch College). See below for the contact information for seeking course approval, if CUNYfirst does not allow for self-enrollment. Please note that the Weissman and Marxe Schools give priority to their own students, if approval is needed for course enrollment.
Weissman School: Wsas.firstname.lastname@example.org
Marxe School: email@example.com
6) Where can I find a list of Faculty Advisors?
Faculty Advisors are a great source of reference for insight into course content and curriculum. The following link displays a comprehensive list of Faculty Advisors listed per discipline: