Jan 22, 2022  
Undergraduate Record 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Commerce


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Prerequisites


Before entering the McIntire School of Commerce, students must complete a minimum of 54 credits (including accepted test credits, prior transfer credits, and courses taken at UVA), including the following courses:

  • COMM 1800 - Foundations of Commerce, 3 credits
  • COMM 2010 - Introduction to Financial Accounting, 3 credits
  • COMM 2020 - Introduction to Management Accounting, 3 credits

First Writing Requirement1 – 3-6 credits

Humanities1 or Engagements

  • 6 credits of Humanities for students in the Traditional or Forums Curriculum (students in the Classes of 2019, 2020, and 2021 must complete 3 credits before enrollment and 6 credits before graduation) OR
  • Complete the 8 credits of Engagements for students in the New Curriculum

Statistics2: STAT 2120 – 4 credits

Calculus: MATH 1190 or higher level – 3 credits

ECON 2010: Principles of Economics: Microeconomics – 3 credits

ECON 2020: Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics – 3 credits

Foreign/World Language3: Completion through 2020 level – 0-14 credits

For more information on the prerequisite courses, including Frequently Asked Questions and advising recommendations, see https://www.commerce.virginia.edu/undergrad/prerequisites.

1 First Writing, Humanities/Engagements requirements as defined in the Record, College of Arts & Sciences.

2 Beginning with the Class of 2023, AP or transfer credit for STAT 1120 will no longer satisfy this requirement.

3 Foreign/World language requirements as defined in the Record, College of Arts & Sciences. After admission, foreign language prerequisite courses may be completed by transfer during the summer before enrollment with prior approval, but must be completed before entering the School.

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. 9-13.5 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).

Public Professional Licensure Disclosure


As a member of the State Authorizations Reciprocity Agreement, the University of Virginia (UVA) is authorized to provide curriculum in a distance learning environment to students located in all states in the United States except for California. (34 CFR 668.43(a)(6)& 34 CFR 668.72(n)).

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce, graduates may be eligible for initial professional licensure in another U.S. state by applying to the licensing board or agency in that state.

Please visit the University’s state authorization web pages to make an informed decision regarding which states’ educational requirements for initial licensure are met by this program. (668.43(a)(5) (v)(A) - (C))

Enrolled students who change their current (or mailing) address to a state other than Virginia should update this information immediately in the Student Information System as it may impact their ability to complete internship, practicum, or clinical hours, use Title IV funds, or meet licensure or certification requirements in the new state. (34 CFR 668.402).

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