Sample Two-Year Plan for Pre-Business Majors

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
MIS 111* Computers and Internetworked Society
MIS 111L* Computers and Internetworked Society Lab
MATH 109C or 112 College Algebra Concepts and Applications
Tier I General Education and/or Second Language
  
Attend UA Fall Career Days in September
3
3
1
3
3-7 
Total  
13-17
Second Semester
Course
Units
ENGL 102* First Year Composition
MATH 116* Calculus Concepts for Business Majors
Tier I General Education
Tier I General Education and/or Second Language
BNAD 100 Language and Context of Business
  
Attend Career Showcase in February and UA Spring Career Days in April
3
3
3
3-7 
1
Total
13-17
Summer
Use summer to catch up on math if behind in sequencing based on placement results prior to freshman year.

 

Sophomore Year

First Semester
Course
Units
BNAD 276* Statistical Inference in Management
ACCT 200* Introduction to Financial Accounting
ECON 200* Basic Economic Issues
Tier I General Education
Tier II General Education or Ethics**
BNAD 200 Career Management in Business
  
Attend UA Fall Career Days in September
3
3
3
3
3
1
Total
16
Second 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 or Ethics**
  
Attend Career Showcase in February and UA Spring Career Days in March. Apply for Professional Admissions.
3
4
3
3
3
Total
16
Summer
We highly recommend that students participate in a study abroad and career-related experience.

 

This sample plan is designed with 15-16 credits per semester, and it may be necessary for a student to complete General Education courses in their final two years. The Second Language requirement is not represented in the advised sequence above. Students can meet this 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 and a minimum number of Non-Eller Elective credits offered outside the Eller College. 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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