Academic plan for General Business: Freshmen

Fall (16 Units) Spring (16 Units)
English 1A (A2) English 1B:(Business Pool & C3)* 

(or, if continuous enrollment began Fall 2015 or later, English 2)

Oral Communication (A1) MATH 71 – Calc For Bus & Aviation (Business Pool & B4)*
American Institutions(F1-2-3/D2-3) American Institutions (F1-2-3/D2-3)
BUS 10: Discovering Business Human Understanding & Dev. (E)
ARTS (C1) Life Science (B2)**
PE (1 unit) PE (1 unit)
Fall (14 Units) Spring (16 Units)
Bus 20: Financial Accounting(Business Pool)* BUS 21: Managerial Accounting
Bus 80: Legal Environment of Business Bus 90: Business Statistics (Business Pool)*
Bus 91L: Computer Tools for Business (1 Unit) ECON 1B: Microeconomics (D1)
ECON 1A – Macroeconomics Physical Science (B1)**
Letters (C2) Critical Thinking(A3)
Fall (15 Units) Spring (15 Units)
COMM 100W, ENGL 100WB OR LLD 100WB*** General Business Course #
BUS 130: Introduction to Marketing General Business Course #
BUS 160: Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior BUS 140: Fundamentals of Operations Management
BUS2 170 – Fundamentals of Finance BUS 190: Quantitative Business Analysis
BUS 187: Global Dimensions of Business Culture & Civilization (Non Bus Global & Area V)***
Fall (15 Units) Spring (15 Units)
General Business Course # General Business Course #
General Business Course # General Business Course #
BUS4 188 – Business Systems & Policy BUS 189: Strategic Management****
PHIL 186: (Professional and Business Ethics & Area s)*** Earth & Environment (Area R)***
Interdisciplinary Elective (3 Units)***** Interdisciplinary Elective (3 Units)*****

* Must earn from of "C" or better in BUS 20, BUS 90, MATH 70 (MATH 71 for freshmen admitted fall 2010 or later), and ENGL 1B (or, if continuous enrollment began Fall 2015 or later, English 2) beginning in Fall 2009. Prior to fall 2009, grades of "C-" or better are acceptable in most cases. Accounting majors must earn "C" or better in BUS 20 regardless of semester taken. MATH 70 or 71 requires a grade of "C" or better to earn GE credit. 

** One science class must include a lab component.
*** SJSU Studies courses require a passing score on WST & junior level standing.
**** Requires Graduating Senior status.
***** 4 units of interdisciplinary electives may be required to earn 120.0 semester units for graduation.
# General Business majors must earn grades of “C-“ or better in all concentration courses.
MATH 71 is required of freshmen admitted as of fall 2010. Eligibility into MATH 71 requires satisfaction of ELM requirement, passing the Calculus Placement Exam or a satisfactory score on the SAT (550) or ACT (23) or a C- or better in MATH 8. B4 in Core GE is waived only with grade of C or better.

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