Landon Undergraduate SchoolAcademic Standards

To earn an undergraduate degree from the College of Business, all students must comply with the following:

  1. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in each of the lower-division Common Prerequisite Courses. Each of these courses cannot be attempted more than twice. Drops after the add/drop period, which result in a DR grade, are considered an attempt in the course and count as an unsuccessful enrollment.

  2. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all upper-division major courses.

  3. Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all upper-division Business Core Courses. Each of these courses cannot be attempted more than three times. Drops after the add/drop period, which result in a DR grade, are considered an attempt in the course and count as an unsuccessful enrollment.

  4. As a student within the College of Business, each student get two drops after the add/drop period, which result in “DR” grades, in their first 60 credits attempted. Each College of Business student get two additional drops after the add/drop period, which result in “DR” grades, in the second 60 credits attempted. Unused drops after the add/drop period, which result in “DR” grades, do not carry over from the first 60 credits attempted to the second 60 credits attempted. Students entering the College of Business as transfer students with an A.A. degree from a Florida public college or with 60 or more transfer credits earned from another college or university only get two drops after the add/drop period, which result in “DR” grades. Students with disabilities who need to drop a course due to disability-related reasons are allowed to petition for additional drops after the add/drop period, which result in “DR” grades. Students who can document extenuating circumstances may petition the College for additional drops. Approval to drop additional courses in excess of those allowed must be obtained from the College of Business.

  5. Students must satisfy the requirements of their respective programs of study and satisfy all university requirements for graduation.

  6. Students not pursuing a double major are limited to pursuing (a) a maximum of two certificates, or (b) a maximum of two minors, or (c) a maximum of one certificate and one minor. Students pursuing a double major should refer to the “Undergraduate Double Majors” sections.

  7. Students must declare certificates and minors prior to 90 credit hours earned.

  8. Student who (a) have 60 credit hours earned, but (2) have not completed the seven Common Prerequisite Course for Business majors, may register for, and/or complete, no more than 15 credit hours of upper-division Business courses

Individual degree programs may have additional requirements detailed within the respective Department's section of the Undergraduate Catalog, see http://catalog.fiu.edu.
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