The following text is taken from The University of Findlay's current undergraduate catalog.

Transfer Students

Transfer students wishing to earn a bachelor’s degree in business must complete at least 15 upper-level hours in their major at The University of Findlay.

Competency Requirements

Students in the College of Business are strongly encouraged to take CSCI 149, Computer Concepts for Business, to fulfill their computer science competency.


All prerequisite courses must be completed with at least a grade of “C.” Some courses require a higher grade than a “C” for the prerequisite. The course description will list the required grade if different from a “C.”

Prerequisite Requirements

All students enrolling in upper‑level business courses (other than core courses) are required to:
1. Successfully complete ACCT 220 and 221 and ECON 200 and 201.
2. Meet all other prerequisites for the course(s).

Experiential Learning

The College of Business believes that student learning outcomes and self-motivation are enhanced through experiential, as well as classroom, learning. Therefore, the College of Business encourages all students to engage in internships, student organizations, reseach and class projects, publications, and conference presentations.

Student Organizations in the College of Business

Enactus, formally known as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), is a student-directed free market economic education program at The University of Findlay. Enactus is a community of student, academic, and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. Enrollment in Enactus is open to all full-time students of the University. The University of Findlay has participated in this program since 1977 and has won several national championships and regional competitions.

In addition, there are clubs for students interested in accounting, hospitality management, human resource management, investments, marketing, operations management, and health care management.

The Dana Scholars Program

Outstanding junior-level business students may be selected for the Dana Scholars Program upon the recommendation of their faculty adviser. Participation in the Program is limited to no more than 12 students who are mentored by a distinguished business executive (the holder of the Dana Chair). Selected students will sign up for a special section of BUAD 495, Seminar in Business Administration and will have the opportunity to personally learn from a variety of business executives from throughout the region. Additional details on the Dana Scholars Program may be obtained from the office of the dean in the College of Business.

Business Core Courses

Core courses serve as a common body of knowledge. These core courses expose students to different areas of business so students can understand the many areas of expertise used in small to big businesses.

The following core courses are required for four‑year programs (45 semester hours):
ACCT 220 Principles of Accounting I BUAD 390​ Business Research
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting II BUAD 493 Business Policy/Strategic Management
ECON 200 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 400 ​Managerial Economics
​ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics FNCE 320 Corporate Finance
BUAD 220 ​Principles of Management MRKT 326 ​Principles of Marketing
​BUAD 310 Business Law SYSA 340 Management Information Systems
BUAD 311 Business Communications SYSA 360 Operations Management
BUAD 350 International Business
The following core courses are required for a minor (18 semester hours):
​ACCT 220 Principles of Accounting I ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
​ACCT 221 ​Principles of Accounting II ​BUAD 220 Principles of Management
ECON 200 ​Principles of Macroeconomics MRKT 326 ​Principles of Marketing
A major in business management consists of the 15 core courses plus BUAD 395, 400, 492; MRKT 377; ECON 320; and FNCE 360.

A minor in business administration consists of the business minor core and two business electives other than the following: BUAD 110, ECON 199, or FNCE 200.

A minor in business management consists of the business minor core and two of the following: BUAD 400, 492, or FNCE 360.