Degree candidates must be students in good academic standing who have satisfied all general education and proficiency requirements; earned at least 60 semester credits in Arts and Sciences academic subjects; satisfied all core and major requirements of the Mason School of Business; and earned at least 120 semester hours of academic credits.
The Undergraduate Business Core Program common to all majors is as follows:
All students are required to complete BUAD 330 and use computer-based approaches within the curricula of the Mason School of Business. Students are required to submit papers and write-ups using current software applications. Students also are required to use spreadsheets in preparing analyses, and presentation software in preparing presentations. It is required that students acquire a laptop computer and appropriate software. Computer labs are also available on campus.
The major in Finance requires 13 credit hours in addition to the Core Program. The following six credit hours must be part of the 13 credit hour requirement:
Students wishing to complete a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship must satisfy the requirements for the major, complete BUAD 340 Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and complete an additional six credit hours as specified below.