Fundamental Business Requirement Courses

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) requires that you take the majority of the professional course work in your degree program during your junior and senior years.

All College of Business majors must pass the following courses with a C or better. Note: bolded courses are required prior to enrollment in MGMT 335.

  • ACCY 206 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACCY 207 - Introduction to Cost Management
  • ECON 260 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 261 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENGL 203 - Rhetoric and Composition II or ENGL 204, Rhetoric and Composition
  • FINA 320 - Principles of Finance
  • MATH 211 - Calculus for Business and Social Science or MATH 229, Calculus I
  • MGMT 217 - Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT 335 - Managing Individuals, Teams and Organizations
  • MGMT 468 - Strategic Management in a Global Economy
  • MKTG 295 - Principles of Marketing
  • OMIS 259 - Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • OMIS 338 - Principles of Operations Management
  • OMIS 351 - Information Systems in Organizations or ACCY 310, Accounting Information Systems (Accountancy students are required to take ACCY 310)
  • PSYC 102 - Introduction to Psychology
  • UBUS 100 - Career Compass (Required for Freshman only)
  • UBUS 110 - Business in Action
  • UBUS 200 - Passport Introduction
  • UBUS 223 - Introduction to Business Statistics
  • UBUS 288 - Introduction to Business Data and Analytics
  • UBUS 400 - Passport Culmination

Limited Retention Requirements

Registration for MGMT 335 requires multiple Fundamental Business Requirement courses as prerequisites, a corequisite of UBUS 200, a, minimum of 45 earned credits, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Please see your advisor each term to develop an efficient course plan.

Additional retention requirements for each major can be found under Department Requirements in the undergraduate catalog, which may include a departmental transcript review and a cumulative GPA higher than 2.5.

To enroll in 400-Level business courses, students must earn a C or better in FINA 320, MGMT 335, MKTG 295 and OMIS 338.

*Effective beginning 2022-2023 catalog year.

Major-specifc Requirements

Learn more about each major's specific graduation requirements.

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