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PBC Courses

Lower-Division Courses

ACCT 201* Financial Accounting
ACCT 202* Managerial Accounting (Prerequisite: ACCT 201)
BUS 202* Business Law
BUS 203* Business Writing (Prerequisite: GEW 101)
ECON 201 Microeconomics
ECON 202 Macroeconomics
MATH 132 Survey of Calculus (Prerequisite: MATH 115)
PSYC 100 or SOC 101 Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology
  • The current Pre-Business Core (PBC) totals 24 units
  • All students admitted to CSUSM as a Business Administration major are initially classified as Pre-Business status
  • The lower-division PBC is a prerequisite for Business Status and upper-division business courses
  • The minimum acceptable grade in every Pre-Business course and business course is a 'C'
  • The minimum acceptable GPA for lower-division PBUS core courses is 2.5

*Any courses completed more than 10 years ago must be repeated.