May 27, 2024  
Undergraduate Record 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Record 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED RECORD]



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

Artistic, Interpretive, & Philosophical Inquiry1 - 3 credits

Statistics: 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

World Language2: Completion through 2020 level – 0-14 credits

For more information on the prerequisite courses, including Frequently Asked Questions and advising recommendations, see

1 First Writing, Artistic, Interpretive, & Philosophical Inquiry requirements as defined in the Record, College of Arts & Sciences.

2 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).