Business/Pre-Business Students

Entering Freshmen

  • Students begin taking lower-division sequence requirements.
  • Students entering pre-business must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours in the first year at TCU and obtain a minimum 2.5 GPA in order to continue as pre-business beyond the first year.

Suggested sequence of courses: Applies to all pre-business majors. Students considering a special emphasis program should discuss course sequencing with an academic adviser.

Freshman Year
Fall

Freshman Year
Spring

ENGL 10803 Introductory Composition

**MATH 10283 Introductory Applied Calculus or INSC 20153 Statistical Analysis

**MATH 10283 Introductory Applied Calculus or *MATH 10273 Applied Pre-Calculus

ECON 10233 Introductory Macroeconomics

ECON 10223 Introductory Microeconomics

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Total Credits 15

Total Credits 15

*MATH 10283 has a prerequisite of MATH 10273 or 10053. Students who have high school credit for pre-calculus and at least a 600 SAT math score are expempt from MATH 10273 or 10053.

Sophomores

  • Students continue taking lower-division sequence requirements.

Suggested sequences of courses:

Sophomore Year
Fall

Sophomore Year
Spring

ENGL 20803 Intermediate Composition

ACCT 20163 Principles of Managerial Accounting

ACCT 20153 Principles of Financial Accounting

INSC 20263 Business Information Systems

MANA 20153 Legal Environment of Business

BUSI 20153 Ethical Decision Making

BUSI 20173 Foundations of Business

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits) or INSC 20153

Core Curriculum Requirement
(3 credits)

Total Credits 15

Total Credits 15

Students formally apply for admission to a specific major(s) and upper-division business courses by submitting the online application to the Neeley Student Resource Center. To qualify students must:

  • Have a minimum 2.50 cumulative TCU GPA; 3.0 to be competitive;
  • Have a minimum 2.50 lower-division requirement GPA; and
  • Demonstrate computer skills competency based on Neeley School guidelines

See the Neeley Student Resource Center for other requirements and deadlines.

Juniors/Formally Admitted to Upper-Division Courses

  • Students declare one or more major(s) in accounting, business information systems, entrepreneurial management, finance (or finance with a real estate concentration), marketing or supply and value chain management.
  • Students begin upper-division business core courses.

Contact the Neeley Student Resource Center for suggested sequence of courses by major.

Seniors

  • Students complete upper-division business core.
  • Students complete major course requirements.
  • Strategic Management (MANA 40153) must be taken after completion of all the upper-division core requirements. (Students may enroll in MANA 40153 concurrently with only one other upper-division core course by permission of the Department of Management); recommended to be taken in the last 2 semesters.

Contact the Neeley Student Resource Center for suggested sequence of courses by major.

Transfer Students

  • Students must be admitted as pre-business.
  • Students begin taking lower-division sequence requirements.

Contact the Neeley Student Resource Center regarding formal application and requirements for admission to upper-division courses.

Transfer students who have been officially admitted to the Neeley School may:

  • Declare a major in accounting, business information systems, entrepreneurial management, finance (or finance with a real estate concentration), marketing, or supply and value chain management;
  • Begin upper-division business core courses.

Contact the Neeley Student Resource Center for suggested sequence of courses by major.





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