Accelerated Four-year BS/MBA Degree

Freshmen business candidates entering in the School of Business who rank in the top 20 percent of their high school class and have combined critical reading and math SATs of 1200 or a composite ACT of 27 are invited to consider the unique opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in three years and the MBA in the fourth. Here’s how:


Fall Year 1

Spring Year 1

QU101 The Individual in the Community (3) EN102 Elements of Composition II (3)
EN101 Elements of Composition I (3) EC271 Applied Statistical Methods (3)
MA118 Introductory Calculus (3) EC112 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
EC111 Principles of Microeconomics (3) AC211 Financial Accounting (3)
SB101 The Business Environment (3) SB211 Business Communications (1)
SB111 Personal Effectiveness (1) LW121 Business Law & Society (3)
CIS 101 Principles of Information Tech (3) Humanities (3)
Total Credits Fall Year 1: 19 Total Credits Spring Year 1: 19
Summer Year 1: UC Core Elective (3)


Fall Year 2

Spring Year 2

QU201 National Community (3) IB201 International Business (3)
AC212 Managerial Accounting (3) MG210 Essentials of Mgmt & Org Behavior (3)
FIN201 Fundamentals of Financial Mgmt (3) SB112 Career Planning & Development (1)
MG211 Operations Management (3) Major course (3)
MK201 Marketing Principles (3) Major course (3)
SB212 Ethics & Diversity (1) Fine Arts Core (3)
Open Elective (3) Humanities Core (3)
Total Credits Fall Year 2: 19 Total Credits Spring Year 2: 19
Summer Year 2: Internship (3) 


Fall Year 3

Spring Year 3

SB450 Strategic Management Seminar Capstone (3) Major course (3)
Major course (3) Major course (3)
Major course (3) Major course (3)
Major course (3)  Science Core with lab (4)
Science Core (3) MBA620 Accounting for Decision-makers (3)
MBA601 Foundations for Decision Making (1) MBA625 Organizational Behavior and Leadership (3)
MBA615 Managing the Decision Making Process (3)
Total Credits Fall Year 3: 19 Total Credits Spring Year 3: 19
Winter Year 3: SB360 Nicaragua Micro-Loan Experience (3)

Summer Year 3: MBA688 MBA Internship (3)


Fall Year 4

Spring Year 4

MBA635 Decision Making for Business Operations (3) MBA690 Decision Making Capstone (3)
MBA640 Financial Decision Making (3) MBA Elective (3)
MBA645 Marketing Decision Making (3) MBA Elective (3)
Decision Making Tools Elective (3) MBA Elective (3)

MBA Elective (3)

MBA Elective (3)

Total Credits Fall Year 4: 15

Total Credits Spring Year 4: 15
Summer Year 4: MBA660 Decision Making in a Global Economy (International Experience) (3)

Program Notes:

  1. Program of study may vary depending on AP or other college-level credits.
  2. Continuation requires maintenance of 3.0 GPA; 3.25 GPA required to begin MBA courses.

Unique Program Features

  • Total savings of 30 percent over traditional five-year BS/MBA option
  • Option to live in a two-person room in the same residence hall as other students in the accelerated four-year BS/MBA program
  • Private study lounge in the residence hall reserved for accelerated four-year BS/MBA program participants
  • Welcome/community-building event in August
  • Dedicated Resident Assistant for freshman year
  • Dedicated academic advisor, Professor Sean Reid
  • Special mentorship program
  • Two accelerated four-year BS/MBA program field trips during first year
  • Scholarship carried from year three to year four

This program provides a flat fee that will not increase each year and a substantial savings in tuition and housing.

Students in the Accelerated Four Year BS/MBA Program must select one of the University's housing options. View housing options.

Please visit our FAQs page for more information about this program.

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