Francis Bush, Ph.D.

Graduation Requirements

  1. GPA and Grade Requirements for Graduation 
  1. GPA of 2.00 in all courses taken at VMI
  2. GPA of 2.00 in all EC/BU taken at VMI
  3. A minimum grade of C in EN 101, EN 102, MA 118, MA 121, EC 201, EC 202, EC 203, EC 300, EC 304, EC 330, BU 210, BU 220, BU 230, BU 310, BU440
  4. Total hours equal 136 hours

II.    Curriculum Requirements for Graduation

  1. General Education Requirements
    EN101 (with a minimum grade of C), EN102 (with a minimum grade of C), HI103, HI104, CH131, CH111 (lab), CH132, CH112 (lab), SE300, MA118, MA121

  2. Liberal Arts Requirements
    2 EN/FA electives, 2 HI electives, 1 PO elective, 1 PH/PS elective
    Demonstrated competency if a foreign language equivalent to an Intermediate II-level

  3. VMI Requirements
    PE101, PE102, PE200, PE201, PE211, 3 PE Electives (not including PE 330)
    R.O.T.C. (including R.O.T.C. or LS labs) for eight semester
    2 writing-intensive classes (at least one of which must be within the Economics and Business Department)

  4. Economics and Business Core Classes
    EC201, EC202, EC203, EC300, EC304, EC330, BU210, BU220, BU230, BU310, BU440 (ALL EC/BU Core courses must be taken at VMI.)

  5. Economics and Business Electives
    4 Economics Electives (EC405 for those cadets electing the Financial Management Concentration [FMC])
    4 Business electives (BU314, BU411, BU415, and either BU305, BU412 for those Cadets electing the Financial Management Concentration)

III.    Recommended Sequence

  1. First Semester; First Year - RATS
    EN101, HI103, CH131, CH111, MA118, PE101/2, ROTC, Foreign Language 101
  2. Second Semester; First Year - RATS
    EN102, HI104, CH132, CH112, MA121, PE101/2, ROTC, Foreign Language 102
  3. First Semester; Second Year  -  Third Class Year
    EC201, BU210, BU220, Liberal Arts Elective, PE 200/11, ROTC, Foreign Language 201 
  4. Second Semester; Second  Year - Third Class Year
    EC202, EC203, BU230, Liberal Arts Elective (FMC take BU 314), PE 200/11, ROTC, Foreign Language 202, SE 300
  5. First Semester; Third Year - Second Class Year
    EC300, EC304, 3 Liberal Arts Electives, PE201, ROTC
  6. Second Semester; Third  Year - Second Class Year
    EC330, BU310, Liberal Arts Elective, BU Elective (FMC take Liberal Arts Elective), PE Elective, ROTC
  7. First Semester; Fourth Year - First Class Year    (FMC - see note below under I.)
    2 EC Electives, 2 BU Electives, 1 Free Elective, PE Elective, ROTC
  8. Second Semester; Fourth  Year - First Class Year
    BU440, 2 EC Electives, 1 BU Elective, 1 Free Elective, PE Elective, ROTC
  9. For FMC only:  Due to scheduling constraints, cadets electing FMC may 3 EC electives in the first semester and two BU electives in the second semester.
  1. Any cadet who wishes to take a course away from the Institute MUST HAVE THE TRANSFER APPROVAL COMPLETED BEFORE taking the class.   ALL EC/BU Core courses must be taken at VMI.
     
  2. Check-Off List
    1. First Semester; First Year - RATS
                      _____    EN 101       
                      _____    HI 103         
                      _____    CH 131        
                      _____    CH 111        
                      _____    MA 118       
                      _____    PE 101/2    
                      _____    ROTC         
                      _____    Foreign Language 101
  1. Second Semester; First Year - RATS
                    _____    EN 102
                    _____    HI 104
                    _____    CH 132
                    _____    CH 112
                    _____    MA 121
                    _____    PE 101/2
                    _____    ROTC
                    _____    Foreign Language 102
     
  2. First Semester; Second Year -  Third Class Year
                    _____    EC 201
                    _____    BU 210
                    _____    BU 220
                    _____    Liberal Arts Elective
                    _____    PE 200/11
                    _____    ROTC
                    _____    Foreign Language 201
     
  3. Second Semester; Second  Year - Third Class Year
                    _____    EC 202
                    _____    EC 203
                    _____    BU 230
                    _____    Liberal Arts Elective (FMC take BU 314)
       
                 _____    PE 200/11
                    _____    ROTC
                    _____    Foreign Language 202, SE 300
     
  4. First Semester; Third Year - Second Class Year
                    _____    EC 300
                    _____    EC 304
                    _____    3 Liberal Arts Electives
                    _____    
                    _____    
                    _____    PE 201
                    _____    ROTC
     
  5. Second Semester; Third  Year - Second Class Year
                    _____    EC 330
                    _____    BU 310
                    _____    Liberal Arts Elective
                    _____    BU Elective (FMC take Liberal Arts Elective),
                    _____    PE Elective
                    _____    ROTC
     
  6. First Semester; Fourth Year - First Class Year    (FMC - see note above I.)
                    _____    2 EC Electives
                    _____   
                    _____    2 BU Electives
                    _____   
                    _____    Free Elective
                    _____    PE Elective
                    _____    ROTC
     
  7. Second Semester; Fourth  Year - First Class Year
                    _____    BU 440
                    _____    2 EC Electives
                    _____   
                    _____    BU Elective
                    _____    Free Elective
                    _____    PE Elective
                    _____    ROTC