Sample Two-Year Plan for Pre-Business Majors: Schedule 4 Success

Students who test below College Algebra on the ALEKS Math Placement exam should be prepared to take multiple prerequisite math courses before starting Pre-Business Foundation Courses.  Students will likely be applying for Professional Admission during the first semester of their Junior year.

This is only a sample plan and requirements are subject to change and may vary based on catalog year, placement tests, AP/CLEP credit, transfer work, summer school, etc.

The official degree requirements are found in the University General Catalog  and all University of Arizona students should refer to their Academic Advisement Report through UAccess for their specific requirements for graduation.

Freshman Year

First Semester
Course  
Units

ENGL 101* First Year Composition 
MATH 100AX Preparation for University-Level Mathematics (Part I)
SAS 100AX Math Success Strategies
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education 

Students are limited to 14 credits in the first semester to allow them the necessary time to focus on math abilities.  A student's performance in MATH 100AX and SAS 100AX will determine future UA MATH courses.  Students testing into MATH 100AX should plan to take MIS 111 and MIS 111L in the Spring of their Freshman year and focus on improving their math confidence in the Fall semester.  

Attend Eller Career Expo and UA Fall Career Days





3

Total  
12
Second Semester
Course
Units

ENGL 102* First Year Composition 
MATH 100 Preparation for University-level Mathematics
MIS 111* Computers and Internetworked Society
MIS 111L* Computers and Internetworked Society Lab 
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education 
BNAD 100 Language and Context of Business 

   
Attend Career Showcase and UA Spring Career Days

3
3
1
3
3
1
Total
17
Summer

MATH 109C or 112 College Algebra Concepts and Applications 

Students who wish to accelerate their semester plans must be prepared to take math courses in an accelerated format in Summer.  Please speak with an academic advisor for more information.  


 

Sophomore Year

First Semester
Course
Units
MATH 116* Calculus Concepts for Business Majors  
ECON 200* Basic Economic Issues 
Tier I General Education 
Tier I General Education
Second Language
BNAD 200 Career Management in Business 
   
Attend Eller Career Expo and UA Fall Career Days





1
Total
17
Second Semester
Course
Units
BNAD 276* Statistical Inference in Management 
ACCT 200* Introduction to Financial Accounting 
Second Language
Tier II General Education 
Ethics** 
   
Attend Career Showcase and UA Spring Career Days. Apply for Professional Admissions.




3
Total
16
Summer
We highly recommend that students participate in a study abroad and career-related experience.

 

Junior Year

First Semester
Course
Units
ACCT 210* Introduction to Managerial Accounting 
BNAD 277* Analytical Methods for Business 
BCOM 214* Fundamentals of Business Communication
Tier II General Education 
Tier II General Education
   
Attend Eller Career Expo and UA Fall Career Days.  Apply for Professional Admissions.
3
4
3
3
3
Total
16

 

Students have the opportunity to review and retest on the ALEKS Math Placement Exam.  Students wishing to accelerate their semester plans should speak with an academic advisor.  

This sample plan is designed with roughly 30 credits per year.  Students Students can meet the Second Language requirement by demonstrating second semester proficiency through examination or taking any of a variety of second semester language courses. Additionally, one course in the student's degree program must focus on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Non-Western Area Studies. Some General Education classes are designed to fulfill this requirement. Each student needs to meet a minimum of 120 total credits. Students are strongly encouraged to take BNAD 100 and BNAD 200 to develop their professional knowledge and competencies required for success in the upper division. Please consult with your Advisement Report and your academic advisor.

* Eller Foundation Courses: Required to apply for professional admission into the professional program. Professional admission is required in order to take all 300 and 400-level professional core and major courses.

** Business Emphasis Areas: Students are required to take one Ethics course. This courses must be completed priort to graduation; it does not need to be completed before applying for Professional Admission.


 

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