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Undergraduate Record 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Record 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED RECORD]


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Admission Prerequisites

Prior to enrolling in the McIntire School, a student must complete the following courses:


Students transferring from other colleges and Universities should consult with the McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission regarding appropriate transfer courses, generally an Introduction to Business course or similar course.



Note: English Composition, Humanities and Foreign Language requirements as defined in the Record, College of Arts and Sciences chapter, area requirements section. Three humanities credits are required prior to enrollment. Three additional humanities credits (which may include additional ENWR) will be required before graduation and may be taken either before or after entering the McIntire School.

Students planning to concentrate in Finance are encouraged to complete additional elective coursework in mathematics particularly if they received AP or transfer credit for the Math requirements.

Third-Year Core Curriculum

During the third year a student must complete the following core curriculum in sequence during the fall and spring semesters:

Spring Semester

Commerce Electives

Students are required to earn 3-6 credits in Commerce electives from among 3000- and 4000- level courses after enrollment in The McIntire School of Commerce.

Non-Commerce Electives

After enrollment, students may take any courses necessary to complete the 57-credit requirement.

Credit Requirements

Students must earn 120 credits for the Bachelor of Science in Commerce. Of these:

  1. 48 credits must be in Commerce courses 
  2. 57 credits must be in non-Commerce courses (including ECON 2010 and ECON 2020);
  3. 15 credits may be in either Commerce or non-Commerce courses.

Students must earn the following minimum credits after enrollment at McIntire:

  1. 57 total credits;
  2. 39 credits in Commerce, including:
    1. 24 credits of core courses;
    2. 9-12 credits of courses in a concentration;
    3. 3-6 elective credits 

Grade Requirements

Students must achieve at least a 2.000 grade point average for:

  1. All course work completed;
  2. All course work within the concentration;
  3. All Commerce courses;
  4. Course work taken during the semester immediately preceding graduation. This semester must be completed in good academic standing (see Probation).

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