Business

For students interested in Business and starting in the UK College of Arts & Sciences exploratory major, we have a first-year curriculum that can help you reach your goals of earning a business degree.

Requirements

A&S exploratory students wanting to declare a major in the Gatton College of Business & Economics must meet the following selective admission requirements:

  • 2.8 or greater cumulative GPA
  • 2.8 pre-major GPA (pre-major courses include: English, Calculus, Accounting and Economics courses)
  • Must be non-APP status

For questions about the Gatton College of Business & Economics and its programs, please contact the Gatton Undergraduate Resource Center at (859) 257-4627 or gattonURC@uky.edu.

First-Year Schedule

Below, is a typical first-year schedule for exploratory students interested in business-related fields. Your courses may be slightly different, based on placement testing and courses you've already taken through dual enrollment or Advanced Placement (AP).

Fall Semester 16 Credit Hours Spring Semester 15 Credit Hours

UK Core Humanities

UK Core Social Sciences

UK Core Quantitative Foundations*

UK Core Global Dynamics

UK 101: Academic Orientation

WRD 110: Composition & Communication I

3

3

3

3

1

3

ECO 201: Principles of Economics I

UK Core Arts & Creativity

UK Core Natural, Physical, Mathematical Sciences

UK Core US Citizenship

WRD 111: Composition & Communication II

3

3

3


3

3

*Many degrees in this area require a math sequence leading to the completion of MA 123/162 or MA 113. Speak with your professional advisor about math placement and course sequencing.

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