All students must complete the seven prerequisite courses listed in the chart below.
For admission to the accounting major and for access to registration in restricted courses, students must meet the minimum criteria in the chart below. All students applying to the business administration major who meet the preferred admission standards below will be guaranteed admission to the major. Admission consideration will be given to business administration applicants who are below the preferred standards but still in good academic standing on a space available basis.
Important note: High school students interested in accounting or business administration majors are encouraged to apply early for admission to the University at Buffalo. Due to the quantitative nature of these majors it is recommended students complete precalculus and be calculus-ready prior to enrollment to UB.
Cumulative GPA in seven management prerequisite courses
The prerequisite courses are:
|Overall transfer GPA at entry to UB
This transfer GPA cannot be improved once you start attending UB.
This GPA is all courses completed at UB
|Cumulative overall GPA
This GPA is all courses completed at UB and all transfer credits
|Class standing (units)
Junior standing achieved by completing 60 units
|Junior standing||Junior standing|
|Minimum grades in MGA 201 and MGA 202 (each course) for accounting majors.
Business administration majors must complete MGA 201-202 as part of prerequisite requirement.
|Semester admission and application deadline:
Deadline to gain admission to junior-year curriculum in the major.
Accounting major can only start junior-level courses in a fall semester.
March 1 or
|Fall: March 1 or
Spring: October 1
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