Advising and Majors

Pre-Business Courses

To earn admission to the Miller College of Business, you need to complete the following three requirements:
1. Successfully complete the Pre-Business courses (“Rule of Four”) outlined below
2. Earn a minimum 2.50 GPA in the Pre-Business courses (“Rule of Four”)
3. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

Once these three requirements are met, you will automatically be admitted to Miller College and the business major of your choice.
These courses are also commonly referred to as the “Rule of Four” courses:
ACC 201 Principles of Accounting 1
ECON 201 Elementary Microeconomics
• ISOM 125 - Micro Applications for Business 
MATH 132 Brief Calculus
or MATHS 111 Pre-Calculus Algebra (minimum grade of C required for MCOB)

Additional required business core courses (not included in the pre-business GPA calculation):

ACC 202, BL 260, ECON 202, ECON 221, ENG 103, ENG 104, ISOM 135, ISOM 249, MATH 132  

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Business Major/Minor

Click below to view a PDF of the curriculum and recommended four-year plan for each major/minor in business.


Department of Accounting  

Department of Economics  

Department of Finance and Insurance  

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management  

Department of Management

Department of Marketing

Minors in Business  

  • Business minors for business majorscurriculum 
  • Business minors for non-business majorscurriculum


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