Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accelerated CAS Bachelor's/MBA Program

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

An undergraduate student may make formal application to the accelerated program following the completion of at least 60 semester hours and at least by the end of the fall semester of the junior year. Application forms can be found Students must satisfy all admission requirements a minimum GMAT of 500 and that he/she:

  • Has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in all coursework, and
  • 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, and
  • A 3.00 cumulative GPA in all graduate coursework.