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ABLE Internship Pre-requisites Check List by Major

ACCT 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Accounting Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • ACCT 201 – Principles of Accounting I (C or better)
  • ACCT 202 – Principles of Accounting II (C or better)
  • Professional Program Admission Test (Accounting Program Admissions Test - APAT) – Usually completed w/ACCT 304
  • Completed or currently enrolled in ACCT 304 – Intermediate Accounting I
  • Placement approval/permission by department chair (Dr. Ken Smith)
    • Note: For VITA students, VITA approval form signed by VITA program faculty (Dr. George Summers) replaces permission from department chair
  • Completion of BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

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BUAD 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Business Administration, Finance, Management, or Marketing Major Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • Business accounting, information systems, or economics major preferred
  • Placement approval/permission by interim department chair (Dr. Bob Wood, Dean)
  • BUAD -Int'l Business Placement approval/permission by Dir of Int'l Business & Global Programs (Dr. Oliver Roche)
  • BUAD - Econ Track Placement approval/permission by ECON department chair (Dr. Brian Hill)
  • Completion of BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

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ECON 460 (Prerequisites)

Note: Students take ECON 460–Applied Economics Workshop - ECON students only.

  • Professional Program GATE
  • Senior with major, minor or track in economics only
  • Placement approval/permission by department chair (Dr. Brian Hill)

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FINA 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Business Administration or Finance Major Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • FINA 311 – Financial Management (B or better)
  • Placement approval/permission by department chair (Dr. Brian Hill)
  • Completion of BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

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INFO 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Information Systems Major Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • INFO 311 –Business Systems Analysis
  • Placement approval/permission by department chair (Dr. Karen Papke-Shields)
  • Completion of  BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

Note: Students may opt to take INFO 476 instead of ABLE Internship 490 course. INFO 476 – Information Systems Development and Implementation is an experiential project providing applied learning experiences. See catalog for pre-requisites for INFO 476. Chair approval required.

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MGMT 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Business Administration or Marketing Major Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • MGMT 320
  • Placement approval/permission by interim department chair (Dr. Bob Wood, Dean)
  • Completion of BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

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MKTG 490 (Prerequisites)

(Satisfies Business Administration or Marketing Major Requirement)

  • Professional Program GATE
  • MKTG 330
  • Placement approval/permission by interim department chair (Dr. Bob Wood, Dean)
  • Completion of BUAD 300 & ABLE registration requirements

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ACCEPTANCE INTO PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (GATE)

  • Submission of application by 12/1 for spring semester and by 5/1 for fall semester
  • By the start of the next semester:
    • Complete 56 credit hours
    • Complete 22 hours from lower-division pre-professional core including the following with a C or better
      • ACCT 201
      • ECON 211
      • INFO 111
      • MATH 160 or MATH 201
      • MATH 155
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher

For more information about being accepted into the professional program, CLICK HERE.

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