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Advanced Business Standing


The three components of Advanced Business Standing (ABS) are:

Complete the following courses or their equivalents with a grade of C (not C-) or better in each.
2.50 cumulative UW institution grade point average (GPA) or a 2.50 transfer GPA.1
60 earned hours or junior class standing.

The ten courses are:

Communication 1 (C1) See USP list of approved courses
Communication 2 (C2) See USP list of approved courses
MATH 2350 or MATH 2200 Business Calculus or Calculus I
MATH 2355 or MATH 2205 Mathematical Applications for Business or Calculus II

If you are a Business Economics (CBEC), Economics (ECON) or Finance (FIN) major, you are encouraged to complete MATH 2200 and MATH 2205.

STAT 2010, 2050 or 2070 Principles of Statistics
ACCT 2010 (1010) Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2020 (1020) Principles of Accounting II
ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics
IMGT 1400 Introduction to Business Analytics

 Undergraduate students with majors in the Departments of Accounting & Finance, Management & Marketing, and Economics must meet the ABS prerequisite as indicated on the course listings in the University of Wyoming (UW) Catalog.  Undergraduate students who are enrolled in upper-division (3000/4000-level) business courses without ABS 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.

1Transfer grades are not counted in the UW GPA (See UW Catalog for additional information). Transfer students who have not attended the University of Wyoming, and therefore do not have an established UW institutional/cumulative GPA, and who have completed the required ten (10) courses with a C or better, have 60 earned credit hours, and have a 2.50 cumulative TRANSFER GPA will be awarded ABS.

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