All students must complete the seven prerequisite courses listed in the chart below.
In order to continue to the upper division accounting courses and for access to registration in restricted courses, you must meet the minimum criteria in the chart below. You will be guaranteed admission to business administration major if you meet the preferred standards below. If you are below the preferred standards but still in good academic standing, you will be given consideration for admission on a space available basis
Important note: High school students interested in the
accounting or business administration major 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 pre-calculus and be calculus-ready prior to enrollment to
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