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Admissions Process

Business Administration Program


The purpose of the admissions process is to ensure that only students who are prepared to be business administration or accounting majors are admitted.  Admission to Elizabeth City State University, while obviously required, does not constitute admission to the School of Business & Economics.


General Process

Students enrolled at either Elizabeth City State University or transferring from other institutions may be considered for admission to the School of Business & Economics. Students will complete an "intent to major" form in business as the first step and will be assigned a business faculty advisor. To be eligible for admission to the School, however, students must satisfy the following admission requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 45 semester hours at ECSU or at a regionally accredited College or University.
  2. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. (Transfer credits of students from other institutions will have satisfied the grade of "C" or better).
  3. Completion of the following courses or equivalent courses with a minimum Grade  of "C" or better in each:

    GE 115 College Algebra
    ACCT 210 Financial Accounting
    BUAD 190 Management Information Systems I
    BUAD 115 Introduction to Business
    ECON 201 Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)

    Upon completion of the above, students must submit an application for official admission to the School.  Students not accepted may retake courses to meet eligibility requirements and reapply.

    Once admitted to the School, the student's progress will be monitored and subject to the School's Retention Process.

    Pre-Business Major Application
    Application to Matriculate into Business Major