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College Core Requirements

All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete foundational courses in the areas of accountancy, mathematics, economics, business law, finance, management, management information systems/computer science, and marketing.

Course Requirements

For a student to complete the Bachelor of Science in Business, the following Business Core courses totaling at least 66.0 hours are required:

ACC, ECO, FIN and MKT majors must take FIN 310
FIN minors must take FIN310
MIS majors and minors must take MIS 140
MKT majors and Sales minors must take MKT 376
MGT majors with an Entrepreneurship Concentration minors must take ICS 394

*Students majoring in accounting (primary or secondary) are allowed to substitute ACC 370 in place of BLW 201. 

**MGT 301-H is required if pursuing the Management Honors Program.

Business Ethics

All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete a course in Business Ethics.  It is recommended students take MGT 248 or PHL 248 in Philosophical Inquiry or MGT 228 or REL 228 in Religious Dimensions in the Liberal Studies Program (or University Honors Program) Requirements.

Second Majors and Minors

The addition of a second major or minor may affect the Business Core classes required for a student. Meet with an academic advisor to confirm requirements.

Math Requirements

  • A student is expected to complete the business math sequence (MAT 135, MAT 136, and MAT 137) in the first year of study
  • MAT 135 and MAT 137 are completed through Liberal Studies requirements
  • MAT 135 may be replaced by MAT 150 or MAT 160 or MAT 170
  • MAT 136 may be replaced by MAT 151 or MAT 161 or MAT 171
  • MAT 135 and MAT 136 may be replaced by the sequence of MAT 147, MAT 148, and MAT 149
  • MAT 137 may be replaced by MAT 348 or MAT 351; if done, an additional Scientific Inquiry course must be added to the degree plan

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