Basic Degree Requirements

The following basic degree requirements are common to all business majors:

1. At least 25% of all credit hours applied to the degree must be completed at The University of Mississippi (not transferred from another institution).

2. At least 15 of the last 21 applied credit hours must be completed at The University of Mississippi.

3. At least 50% of all courses applied to your major must be completed at The University of Mississippi.

4. At least 50% of all business and accountancy courses that are applied to your degree must be completed at The University of Mississippi.

5. At least 30 credit hours of business and accountancy courses that are applied to your degree must be at the 300 level or above.

6. GPA of C (2.00) or higher in ALL four of the following:

  • All work attempted at the University of Mississippi
  • All work attempted at any institution of higher learning (UM and transfer work)
  • All Business (BUS, ECON, FIN, MGMT, MIS, MKTG) and Accounting courses taken at the University of Mississippi
  • All Major specific courses* taken at the University of Mississippi
  • All work applied to meet degree requirements (UM and transfer work)

* Major specific courses are bolded on the Program Sheets. Management majors must make a letter grade of "C" or better on ALL management courses.

If you have any questions or need further clarification of how this applies to your situation, please make an appointment with your Academic Counselor.