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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jun 21, 2024
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

A&S/Business, BA

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A&S/Business Dual Major

The A&S/business dual major is offered jointly by Arts and Sciences (A&S) and the College of Business Administration (CBA). To satisfy the requirements, students must combine the business major with any A&S major. The A&S major will be listed first on the transcript as the degree-determining major (BS or BA), and the business major will be listed second. Students will be required to fulfill all A&S curriculum requirements. Students are admitted by a faculty committee that considers the cumulative GPA, specific courses taken and grades earned, SAT scores, and other relevant credentials. Students who have completed at least one full year of course work are eligible to apply to the program. Students interested in the program should seek assistance from their A&S advisor regarding the application process. For more information about the program, see

Major Requirements

To graduate with an A&S/business dual major, students must complete the following:


Competency in Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet software) is required.


Courses noted with an asterisk (*) are considered non-A&S credits. All other courses are counted toward graduation as A&S credits. A&S students may include only 18 non-A&S credits in the 120 credits required for graduation.

All of the above listed courses must be completed with an average GPA of 2.00. All courses for the business major must be taken on a letter-grade basis. Students who complete the requirements of the A&S/business dual major are not required to complete a minor or A&S related area.

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