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Pre-Major in Business, A.S.

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Students majoring in business management may receive a Certificate of Completion, an Associate in Applied Science in Business Management, an Associate in Science with a pre-major in Business, a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, or a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a specialization in one of the following four areas: Entrepreneurship, General Business, Hospitality Management, or International Business. An Associate in Science Woodbury School of Business transfer degree is available for students planning to transfer to another college or university in Utah.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  
  An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I   3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 15 Credits
Choose 15 credits from the following list: 15
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I (3)  
  ACC 2120 Principles of Accounting II (3)  
  ENTR 2500 Creativity and Entrepreneurial Thinking (3)  
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus (3)  
or MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus (4)  
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I  (3)  
  MGMT 2400 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business Professionals (3)  
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE (3)  
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations (3)  
  IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3) 1  
or IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications (3) 1  
Elective Requirements: 10 Credits 
Complete an additional 10 credits of any course numbered 1000 or higher. 10

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA in Business courses. No grade below "C-" in Business courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
* Students will be required to complete IM 2010 or IM 2600 with a grade of B- or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010/ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing/Literacy and Composition 3 or 5
Elective (MAT 1000/1010 recommended) 4
Fine Arts   3
American Institutions  3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health & Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing-Academic Writing & Research 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 OR MATH 1090 College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries or College Algebra for Business 3
Pre-Approved Business Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Physical Science  3
General Elective 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
Pre-Approved Business Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Pre-Approved Business Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Pre-Approved Business Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
General Elective (IM 2600 preferred) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Humanities   3
Social Science (ECON 2020 preferred) 3
Pre-Approved Business Course.  See Advisor for list of courses 3
Biology Distribution 3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 60


Strategic Management and Operations

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