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College of Business Academic Advising Office

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Academic Advising Office
BU 175 (West)
Dept. 3275
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2063
Fax: (307) 766-3074
Email: cobaao@uwyo.edu

Advanced Business Standing

Undergraduate students with majors in the Departments of Accounting, Management & Marketing, and Economics and Finance must meet the advanced business standing prerequisite (ABS) as indicated on the course listings in the UW bulletin.  Completion of "Advanced Business Standing" is required to enroll in most upper division (3000-4000 level) courses taught in the College of Business. 

The three components to Advanced Business Standing:

  • Complete the following courses or their equivalents with a grade of "C" or better.
  • 2.50 cumulative UW institution GPA or 2.50 transfer GPA.
  • 60 earned hours or junior class standing.

The ten courses are:           

ENGL 1010 Freshman Composition
WB writing course See USP list of approved courses
   
MATH 2350 Business Calculus
MATH 2355 Mathematical Applications for Business

Or, if you are an ECON, CBEC or FIN major, you are encouraged to complete

MATH 2200 Calculus I
MATH 2205 Calculus II
   
STAT 2010, 2050 or 2070 Principles of Statistics
   
ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics
   
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1020  Principles of Accounting II
   
IMGT 2400 Introduction to Information Management

 NOTE:  Undergraduate students who are enrolled in upper-division courses without advanced business standing or other prerequisites are identified and administratively dropped at the beginning of each semester.  Transfer and re-enrolling students must satisfy the same requirements as continuously enrolled students.  Once you have been dropped from a course, verification of prerequisites does not guarantee re-enrollment if the class is full.

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