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Transfer from Other Areas at the University

Transfer credits are acceptable for degree programs to the extent they represent course requirements in the appropriate curriculum.


Transfer from Other Colleges or Universities

Students transferring from other approved colleges or universities must meet the general University requirements, the requirements and the requirements of students transferring from other areas of the University.

The College of Business may decline to accept transfer credits for any course when the grade earned is lower than “C” or for business courses completed at the lower-division level, when the course is offered at the junior or senior level in this college. Transfer credit will be granted for courses taken at an in-state institution based on state transfer and articulation criteria. Transfers from all other institutions will be reviewed on a case by case basis for academic equivalency only when the courses involved and the level of the transfer applicants achievement in them permit the student to complete satisfactorily remaining upper division professional work.



Academic advisement is conducted through the department or school administering the major field. Students are assigned advisors when admitted to the College of Business. They are encouraged to consult with their advisors regarding all relevant aspects of their academic matriculation.



Students in the College of Business are responsible for selecting academic programs and adhering to all published regulations and requirements of the college and the University. It is the students responsibility to learn these regulations and to satisfy degree requirements. A students academic advisor may not assume that responsibility. Students must meet with academic advisors for a final degree checkout during the semester immediately preceding graduation.



See University General Education Requirements section of this catalog for English, natural sciences, arts, humanities, African American Experience (students are encouraged to take ENGL 203 or HIST 311 to satisfy the AAE requirement), and Community Service. Please note the Natural Science Section which requires nine hours of course work in the biological and physical sciences. Three of the nine hours required in the natural sciences must be biology and six hours must consist of a science sequence. Other requirements for business majors include:



  • Mathematics and Statistics


Six credit hours as follows:

College Algebra, MATH 135 (a grade of “C” or better)

Calculus for Business and Social Sciences, MATH 203 ( a grade of “C” or better)

Other higher level calculus courses (a grade of “C” or better) may be substituted for MATH 203.

Enrollment in advanced mathematics courses is encouraged.



  • Computer Science


Microcomputer Applications in Business, Advanced Techniques Using Spreadsheets, COMPS 291, 3 hours.  Enrollment in advanced computer science courses is encouraged.



  • Social Sciences


Six credit hours in the social sciences. Courses are to be taken from the disciplines of economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology. However, business students are required to complete Psychology 210.



  • Communications


Six credit hours in communications, including three credit hours in written communication and three credit hours in oral communication.

Written communication may be selected from: Technical Writing, ENGL 362 or

Advanced Writing, ENGL 401

Oral Communication, General Speech, SPTH 210