Declaring a Major
Students in the Mendoza College of Business will declare a major in the spring of their sophomore year, based on their experience in the business principles courses. Students may declare one of the following majors:
Sophomores will make their initial declaration using the Major Declaration Form available on the MCOB UG tab on insideND during the declaration window which typically runs for two weeks in February. The Mendoza College of Business is committed to
admit as many students as possible into their chosen
majors. However, should it become necessary to limit enrollment in
certain majors, Mendoza will use minimum college and degree requirements and
cumulative GPA to determine assignment of limited enrollment majors.
To ensure they
are making adequate progress toward the BBA degree, students must satisfy the
following requirements to be eligible to select a limited enrollment business
least 45 degree credits through three semesters; and
completed or be enrolled in at least 25 credits that satisfy MCOB
Earned a grade
of “C” or better in the introductory course (e.g. FIN 20150) of any
limited enrollment major (e.g. finance) to be eligible for that major.
The following criteria will then be used
to determine assignment of “limited
enrollment” majors: Cumulative GPA (at the time of major declaration).
The cumulative GPA cutoff may vary across years. Students whose cumulative GPA
does not meet the cutoff, but who have a GPA of at least 3.50 in the courses
that satisfy Mendoza College of Business requirements may be given special