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  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Brenau University Catalog

Information Assurance (M.B.A.)


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This program is intended to prepare manages to be knowledgeable about cyber security threats and safeguards. With the rapid growth of the Internet and, in turn, the creation of numerous new information channels, the task of securing these channels and their underlying systems has become an industry-wide top priority. This program is not intended to train computer scientists but rather to prepare managers to talk intelligently about information assurance within the context of their companies.

M.B.A. Prerequisite Sequence


There are two options to satisfying the Prerequisite Sequence. Option 1 are two graduate courses that can be taken at Brenau. Option 2 are a series of undergraduate courses which could have been taken at Brenau, or transferred in as appropriate undergraduate classes from a regionally accredited university. For either option, the class must be taken within the last 5 years with a minimum grade of B. Students may use option 1 for one course and option 2 for the other.

M.B.A. Introduction Sequence (6 hours)


To enhance their success in the program, students are required to take the following introduction sequence. All MBA students must pass all introduction sequence courses before moving into the core or global sequence.

M.B.A. Core Curriculum (21 hours)


The M.B.A. curriculum focuses on the key management, economics, financial, marketing, accounting and leadership principles needed in an advanced program of study in business. Students taking core classes can expect a strong emphasis of theoretical methods combined with pragmatic techniques.

M.B.A. total hours:


Total semester hours required for degree, after the Prerequisite Sequence is completed and beginning with the Introduction Sequence:  45

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