Students Starting Before Fall 2012 may have slightly different requirements - see your Academic Advisor for details on your particular program.
The orientation courses cover the requirements and expectations for a degree from the Barton School of Business. The main topics of the course content include: the academic requirements for a business degree; business school resources; Advanced Standing information; differences in business majors; study plans and effective study skills; and career opportunities in the field of business.
In-coming freshmen take BADM 101 & 102 - Becoming a Business Student I & II (1 cr.hr. each)
Transfer students take BADM 301 - Transferring to the Barton School of Business (1 cr.hr.)
These courses must be completed in your first 48 credit hours of enrollment with a grade of C- or better.
Foundation Courses are part of the Advanced Standing Requirements.
Transfer students who complete Business Calculus or Calculus with a grade of C- or better do not need to take College Algebra (MATH 111) or Pre-Calculus (MATH 112).
International students who are eligible to take the English Composition Validation Exam (EEE) must complete their EEE in their first semester at Wichita State University. For more information, contact (316) 978-6229.
The general education program seeks to provide each student with a body of knowledge that is both a broad foundation for his or her major field of study, and also the beginning of what is necessary to become a genuinely educated person. The general education program provides the opportunity for all students to grow in knowledge and appreciation of the rich variety of human achievements in the arts, humanities, and sciences.General Education Introductory Courses:
Course (credit hours):
Business Majors are required to take the following as part of their general education program.
Requirements may vary in earlier catalogs. Consult with your advisor for specific requirements.
For degree-seeking students in the Barton School of Business, Advanced Standing is a prerequisite for all upper-division business courses. Upper-division courses are defined as 300-level or above. You should complete the assessments after you finish each corresponding course, you do not wait and take them all at once.
Students must meet ALL of the following requirements to achieve Advanced Standing:
Some majors require minimum grades in certain courses and/or prerequisites--check the major requirements in your catalog or see an advisor.
Advanced Standing Course Requirements (credit hours):
NOTE: ECON 201 & 202 may be used to meet general education requirements for all majors except Economics majors.
Keep track of your Advanced Standing Courses and Assessments with this Advanced Standing Log Sheet.
The following are required by the Barton School of Business for all majors:
The courses listed above are also used to meet General Education requirements.
Accounting majors are also required to take:
•ENGL 210 - Composition: Business, Professional & Technical Writing (3)