May 27, 2020  
Catalog 2020-2021 
Catalog 2020-2021

4 + 1 M.B.A. Program with Clarkson University

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In this program, students earn a baccalaureate from Skidmore and a master’s degree in business administration from Clarkson in the year following Skidmore graduation. Normally, the M.B.A. requires two or more graduate years to complete.

Under special agreement, students plan their undergraduate programs to include certain foundation courses normally taken in the first year of study in an M.B.A. program.

Foundation requirements include satisfactory completion of a total of twenty-seven semester hours in each of the following subjects:


Foundation Requirements Skidmore Courses  (or Clarkson equivalent)
Law and Society MB 333 - Business Law I 
Economics EC 103 - Introduction to Macroeconomics 
EC 104 - Introduction to Microeconomics 
Management Principles MB 224 - Foundations of Organizational Behavior 
Accounting MB 234 - Foundations of Financial Accounting 
MB 235 - Foundations of Managerial Accounting 
Computer Programming MB 319 - E-Commerce and Management Information Systems 
Statistics and Probability EC 237 - Statistical Methods ; or
MA 204 - Probability and Statistics 
Operations/Production Management MB 371 - Independent Study 
Marketing MB 214 - Foundations of Marketing 
Finance MB 338 - Foundations of Finance 

In addition to completing the foundation equivalents, students will meet Clarkson’s prescribed admission standards.

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