Prerequisites and Preparatory Workshops

Business Prerequisites

Students must have completed the following undergraduate coursework:

  • college algebra/pre-calculus (three credits with a grade of C or better);
  • probability an d statistics (three credits with a grade of C or better);
  • accounting (six credits with a grade of C or better);
  • economics (six credits with a grade of C or better);
  • finance (three credits with a grade of C or better);
  • management (three credits, with a grade of C or better);
  • marketing (three credits with a grade of C or better); and,
  • operations management (three credits with a grade of C or better).

Applicants who lack undergraduate preparation in any of the courses listed above will be required to successfully complete a non credit workshop for each discipline where preparation is insufficient.

  • Pre-calculus and statistics: 20 hour workshop (BUS 511W)
  • Accounting Principles: 20 hour workshop (BUS 512W)
  • Economics: 20 hour workshop (BUS 513W)
  • Finance: 6 hour workshop (BUS 514W), with accounting, economics, and pre-calculus & statistics as prerequisites
  • Management: 6 hour workshop (BUS 515W)
  • Marketing: 6 hour workshop (BUS 516W)
  • Operations Management: 6 hour workshop (BUS 517W)

Writing proficiency

Applicants who do not demonstrate adequate writing skills will be required to successfully complete a writin g skills workshop before or during the first year of graduate study .

  • Writing for Business: 20 hour workshop (BUS 518W)