May 22, 2019  
Graduate Studies Catalog 2014-2015 
Graduate Studies Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated CAS Bachelor’s/M.B.A. Program

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The Accelerated Bachelor’s/MBA Program allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and a master of business administration degree.  Students with a non-business undergraduate degree may be required to take up to 12 credits in qualifying courses and an additional 36 credits of graduate coursework to complete the MBA. degree.  The accelerated program affords students considerable cost and time savings by allowing them to complete graduate course requirements while still enrolled as undergraduates.

Plan of Study

Students should apply for provisional admission.  They should plan a program of study that ensures that all departmental and college requirements are completed by the end of the third year.

Application Process and Admissions Standards

A formal application to the accelerated program should be made by the end of the fall semester of the junior year.  Application forms will be available in the Office of Graduate Admissions.  Students must satisfy all admission requirements.  In addition, admission will require a minimum GMAT of 550 and:

Following the completion of 60 semester hours, any undergraduate student may make application the program provided he/she:

  • Has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in all coursework
  • Has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in his/her major

Once admitted the undergraduate student must maintain:

  • A 3.00 undergraduate cumulative GPA
  • A 3.00 cumulative GPA in the major
  • A 3.00 cumulative GPA in all graduate coursework


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