Year by Year Curriculum

First year (Fourth Class) – fallCredits
Biology or Chemistry w/Lab* 4
HI 103 - World History 3
ERH 101 – Writing and Rhetoric I 3
MA 101 – Math that Matters I 3
Foreign Language 3
PE 105 - Nutrition/Wellness 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 1
TOTAL 17.5
First year (Fourth Class) – springCredits
Biology or Chemistry w/Lab* 4
ERH 102 - English Composition II 3
HI 104 – World History 3
MA 102 – Math that Matters II 3
Foreign Language 3
PE 102 - Boxing 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 1
TOTAL 17.5

*Physics may be taken in the 3rd class year: MA 123-124 may be substituted for MA 101-102. See faculty advisor.

Second Year (Third Class) – fallCredits
EC 201 – Principles of Microeconomics 3
BU 210 - Financial Accounting 3
BU 220 - Principles of Management 3
EC 203 - Quantitative Tools for ECBU 3
Foreign Language 3
PE 300 - Principles of Physical Cond. 1
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 1
TOTAL 17.0
Second Year (Third Class) – springCredits
EC 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BU 211 - Managerial Accounting 3
BU 230 - Principles of Marketing 3
LEAD344 - Leadership in Organizations 3
Foreign Language 3
ERH 103 - Public Speaking 1
PE 101 – Swimming 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 1
TOTAL 17.5
Third Year (Second Class) – fallCredits
EC 300 - Intermediate Microeconomics 3
EC 304 - Econometrics 3
BU 310 - Business Finance 3
Free Elective 3
Humanities and SS electives 3
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 2
TOTAL 17
Third Year (Second Class) – springCredits
EC 330 - Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Humanities and SS electives 3
BU 339 – Operations Management 3
BU Electives 3
Humanities and SS electives 3
PE Elective 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 2
TOTAL 17.5

Fourth Year (First Class) – fall

Credits
BU 316 - Legal Environment of Business 3
BU 330 - Management Info. Systems 3
BU Electives 3
EC Electives 6
PE Elective 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 2
TOTAL 17.5

Fourth Year (First Class) – spring

Credits
BU 440 - Business Policy 3
BU Electives 3
EC Electives 6
Free Elective 3
PE Elective 0.5
ROTC requirement – AS, MS, or NS 2
TOTAL 17.5

Total Hours: 139 (includes 66 hours of economics and business courses)

All required economics and business courses must be taken at VMI. [Required ECBU courses have specific course number listed above.] Any course not taken at VMI must be approved, before taking the course, by the Department Head.

For all economics and business courses taken in this curriculum, a minimum of 2.0 average must be attained.

The following courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher: BU 210, 211, 220, 230, 310, 316, 330, 339, 440; EC 201, 202, 203, 300, 304, 330; ERH 101, 102; and either (MA 101 & 102) or (MA 123 & 124).