Purpose: This curriculum is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in business administration with a major in accounting, business management, decision science and management, information systems, finance, marketing, etc.
Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements for the business major, please consult a counselor or academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.
Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 2 units of mathematics (algebra and geometry); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.
1 See HIS courses under the social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 121 or HIS 122 is recommended.
2 May select only from the following combinations of MTH courses: MTH 163 + 271 (6 cr.); MTH 241 + 271 (6 cr.); MTH 166 + 271 (8 cr.); MTH 271 + 272 (6 cr.); or MTH 173 + 174 (10 cr.). Statistics by itself (MTH 241 + 242) is not permitted because business students need calculus.
3 Select from biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.
4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of the transfer institutions.
6 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.
7 Consult an advisor for assistance in selecting general electives that will meet requirements of the transfer institution. BUS 221–222 and MTH 241–242 and ITE 140 will meet GMU business major core requirements.
8 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.