Business Pre-Core Courses

College of Business students must complete all business Pre-core, or Common Prerequisite, Courses, or equivalent coursework.

Student must earn a GPA of 2.50 for the set of all Common Prerequisite Courses.

Each Pre-core, or Common Prerequisite, Course cannot be attempted more than twice. Drops after the add/drop period, which result in a DR grade, constitute an attempt in the course and count as an unsuccessful enrollment.

A grade of "C" or higher is required in all business Pre-core, or Common Prerequisite, Courses.

  • ACG 2021 Accounting for Decisions
  • ACG 3301 Managerial Accounting
  • CGS 2100 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications for Business or
    PHI 2600 Introduction to Ethics (Logistics and Supply Chain Management students only)
  • ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
  • STA 2023 Statistics for Business and Economics
  • MAC 2233 Calculus for Business

Students are expected to make satisfactory progress toward completion of Business Pre-core Courses during their first 60 credit hours following benchmark indicators noted below. Students not making good progress, may be redirected to another degree program. Benchmark indicators include the following:

By End of Term / Credit Hours EarnedCoursework (or equivalent) Completed
1st term / 15 hoursCGS 2100 (or PHI 2600 Logistic majors only)
2nd term / 30 hoursECO 2023 and MAC 2233
3rd term / 45 hoursACG 2021 and ECO 2013
4th term / 60 hoursACG 3301 and STA 2023