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School of Business

Pre-Business Program

Application to the School of Business (Pre-Business Program) (pdf)

All students entering LSSU beginning Fall 2007 wishing to study business will enter into the Pre-Business Program. You will be placed into courses that will introduce you to business concepts and business careers. In addition, you will be placed into appropriate general education courses based on placement test or ACT/SAT scores. These general education courses are important for students to take and to succeed in as they give students the academic background to be successful in upper level business courses.

Being successful is the goal of the faculty of the School of Business, Economics, and Legal Studies. Having the appropriate academic background, especially in math, reading, writing, and speaking, is critical to student success.

As a freshman majoring in a four-year business degree, you’ll take the following classes as part of your Pre-Business Program:

  • ENGL110 Freshman Composition I - 3 Credit
  • ENGL111 Freshman Composition II - 3 Credit
  • COMM101 Speech Communications - 3 Credit
  • BUSN231 Business Communication - 3 Credit
  • MATH111 College Algebra - 3 Credit
  • ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I- 4 Credit
  • ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II - 4 credit
  • BUSN 121 Introduction to Business - 3 Credit
  • ECON 201 or ECON 202 Macroeconomics or Microeconomics - 3 Credit
  • DATA235 Spreadsheets - 3 Credit
  • General Education - 8 Credit
  • 1 Lab Science or 1 Humanities Course
  • OFAC112 Keyboarding - 1 Credit

During the semester that you complete these courses, you’ll apply for admission to the School. Your advisor will help you with this process.

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