Students completing undergraduate programs in the Eli Broad College of Business receive a bachelor of arts degree. Broad undergraduate students are required to complete a core curriculum that exposes them to diverse subjects and develops well-rounded foundational business knowledge. Within the undergraduate program, area requirements include writing, mathematics, integrative studies, basic disciplines and functional fields in business, and elective courses enhancing a student’s course of study.
For students admitted to the Broad College of Business (business-admit code) beginning Fall 2022:
For students admitted to the Broad College of Business beginning Fall 2019:
For students admitted to the Broad College of Business Fall 2018 through Summer 2019:
For students admitted to the Broad College of Business prior to Fall 2018:
MKT310 will change to IBUS310 starting in Fall 2022.
BUS100 will be required for students admitted to the Broad College through the direct admit or the secondary admit pathway starting in Fall 2022.
Any questions regarding degree requirements should be directed to a Broad academic advisor.
Paired with the core curriculum is the major field of concentration (major), which is selected by each student upon admission to the Broad College. Each area of concentration allows students to dive deeper into their specific areas of interest and align Broad’s curriculum with their intended career path. Each major has its own specific requirements to meet.
Because good accountants need to be good business people first, our curriculum is built around a careful balance of business, general education and accounting courses. Our proven education model will provide you with a comprehensive skill set to help you compete and be a leader in today’s marketplace.View Requirements
The finance major field requirements are composed of four required courses introducing the basic concepts that define the field of finance, as well as three elective courses. The degree program offers suggested course combinations to place students on track for their desired career paths.View Requirements
The human resource management major field requirements provide a balance of business and general education requirements, along with foundational courses in human resources areas. Students must complete twelve credits from the elective course selection as well as a required capstone course.View Requirements
The management major field requirements are designed to give students a high degree of flexibility in selecting courses from several departments within the Broad College. Management students must complete four elective courses totaling twelve credits as well as a required capstone course.
For those students admitted to the Broad College prior to fall 2015 and in the general management field of concentration, degree requirements are also listed.View Requirements
Broad’s marketing curriculum stresses understanding of marketing concepts and tools to achieve business objectives using analysis, planning, implementation and control techniques, and integration of marketing with other business functions and societal processes. The marketing major field requirements include four required courses as well as six credits from a selection of elective courses.View Requirements
Supply chain management (SCM) curriculum integrates topics from manufacturing operations, purchasing, transportation and physical distribution into a unified program. The SCM major field requirements include three required courses as well as selections from multiple sets of elective courses.View Requirements
This requirement applies to students admitted to the Broad College beginning Fall 2018.
To foster the development of a global mindset, the Broad College requires an approved course or experience with significant international content. Along with IBUS 310 (formerly MKT 310) & MGT 409, this international requirement assures that Broad undergraduates have sufficient exposure to global issues that affect business decisions. There are two options for fulfilling this requirement.
Students who fulfill this requirement through a non-credit experience must still meet all MSU and Broad graduation requirements, including the minimum requirement of 120 credits.
At least nine credits of elective courses must be completed outside the Broad College. The total number of elective credits needed for graduation will vary based upon the student’s major. View our list of electives popular with Broad students.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 credits (123 credits if credit for MTH 1825 was earned at MSU) to be eligible for graduation.
Students are allowed a maximum of three credits (only two distinct one-credit enrollments for accounting majors) of internship or other work experience to count toward the required electives for graduation.
Students are allowed a maximum of six credits in English as a Second Language (ESL) 220, 221, 222 or 223 to count toward the required electives for graduation.
The Broad College policy statement relating to undergraduate academic programs outlines expectations for students admitted to the Broad College.Learn More
The Honor Code applies to all undergraduate students enrolled in the Broad College or in any course sponsored by the Broad College.Learn More
Although an internship is not required for graduation, work experience in your chosen major field is strongly recommended. Find out more about earning credit for internships and cooperative education.Learn More
Students who are unable to enroll in courses due to certain restrictions or because the class is currently full may request an enrollment system override in order to enroll.
Broad Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) advisors cannot grant overrides. Students must fill out the online request form (for Broad courses) or follow departmental procedures (for courses outside Broad).Learn More
This policy outlines the difference between an additional major (sometimes referred to as a “double major”) and a second degree, and the rules regarding each in the Broad College.Learn More
Information for Broad majors and non-Broad majors on the policies regarding changing into and out of majors.Learn More
Outlines the Broad transfer course/credit policy, including the process for requesting pre-approval and/or re-evaluation of transfer courses at domestic and international institutions.Learn More