May 25, 2020  
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2019-2020

Master of Science in Global Development

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41 Credit Hours


Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Identify basic terms and concepts in Global Development

2. Identify concepts in the management sciences

3. Examine development projects

4. Analyze problems in Global Development

5. Identify problems and analyze solutions

Managerial Competence – at least 9 Credit Hours

Students must successfully complete at least three courses from the following List:

Development Studies - 32 Hours

Students must take all of the following. Bolded Classes now count as MBA core.

Global Development Concentration

Special Topics Course

Occasionally the department will offer a special topics course which may be counted towards on the categories above.

  • DEV 5XXX Special Topics 3 Credit Hours

Year One

Fall - 9 Credit Hours

Spring - 9 Credit Hours

Summer - 6 Credit Hours

  • DEV 5002  Fieldwork Seminar (2 Credit Hours)

  • DEV 5004 (4 Credit Hours) Fieldwork: Students will spend time in a developing nation, working with NGO’s, GO’s and other entities whose mission it is to deliver sustainable aid to the global poor

Year Two

Fall - 9 Credit Hours

Spring - 9 Credit Hours

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