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The undergraduate program in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Business Law prepares students for careers in the public, private, government and nonprofit sectors in accounting, finance, insurance, and/or real estate. The programs provide students with a basic and broad knowledge of business and administrative practices including analytical problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Pre-Business Program Courses

All students, regardless of their major, who intend to earn a B.B.A. degree are required to take each of the following courses:

* These courses may also be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements for the B.B.A degree in accounting and finance majors and the college recommends they be used in this way.

Graduation Requirements

Students must have an overall grade point average GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses taken at Radford to graduate with the B.B.A. degree.  In addition, students must have at least an overall 2.0 major GPA. For the purpose of computing the major GPA, the major is defined all Prebusiness and Business Core courses and the 18 to 30 hours prescribed for the major by the department.  In addition, at least 50 percent of the business courses required for the B.B.A. degree must be taken at Radford University. Business courses are defined as those having the prefix ACTG, BLAW, FINC, MGNT, or MKTG.

Students earning a business minor must earn a GPA of at least 2.00 in the courses comprising the minor. Courses in a minor are defined under each category. At least 50 percent of the business courses required for a minor must be taken at Radford University.