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Pre-Business Core Courses

Lower-Division Coursework

  • The completion of the lower-division Pre-Business Core is required for Business Status.
  • The lower-division Pre-Business Core are prerequsites for all upper-division Business courses.
Lower-Division Courses
Course ID Course Name
ACCT 201* Financial Accounting
ACCT 202* Managerial Accounting (Prerequisite: ACCT 201)
BUS 202* Business Law
BUS 203* Business Writing (Prerequisite: GEW 101B)
BUS 204* Business Statistics
ECON 201 Microeconomics
ECON 202 Macroeconomics
MATH 132 Survey of Calculus

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

Important Things to Know:

  • These courses may be taken at a Community College.  Please refer to to find course equivalents.
  • The minimum acceptable grade in every Pre-Business and Business course is a 'C'.
  • The minimum acceptable Pre-Business Core GPA is a 2.65. 
    • If your GPA falls between 2.5 and 2.65, you may be subject to a waitlist for business status.  Students who have been placed on the business status waitlist are encouraged to repeat courses in which a C was earned in order to raise your GPA.
    • The minimum Pre-Business GPA is subject to change each academic year. 
  • Your Degree Planner will display requirements in the University‚Äôs recommended sequence.