2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Business/Pre-Business Students

Entering First-Year

  • 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.

First Year Fall

ENGL 10803Introductory Composition: Writing as Inquiry

3

 

MATH 10283Applied Calculus

3

OR

MATH 10273Applied Precalculus

3

 

ECON 10223Introductory Microeconomics

3

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

First Year Spring

MATH 10283Applied Calculus

3

OR

INSC 20153Statistical Analysis

3

 

ECON 10233Introductory Macroeconomics

3

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15
MATH 10283 has a prerequisite of MATH 10273 or MATH 10053. Students who have high school credit for pre-calculus and at least a 600 SAT math score are exempt from MATH 10273 or MATH 10053.

Sophomores

  • Students continue taking lower-division sequence requirements.

Suggested sequence of courses:

Sophomore Year Fall

ENGL 20803Intermediate Composition: Writing Argument

3

INSC 20263Business Information Systems

3

MANA 20153Legal and Social Environment of Business

3

BUSI 20173Foundations in Business

3

 

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

OR

INSC 20153Statistical Analysis

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year Spring

ACCT 20353Fundamentals of Accounting

3

MARK 30153Marketing Management

3

INSC 30313Supply Chain Management

3

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Core Curriculum Requirement 3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Students formally apply for admission to a specific major(s).

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 Academic Advising 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 two semesters.

Contact the Neeley Academic Advising Center for suggested sequence of courses by major.