Doermer School of Business

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Students entering Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) declaring Business as a major will be coded as a pre-business major until the admission requirements below have been met.

Bachelor of Science in Business

To be admitted to the Bachelor’s of Science in Business program students must have:

  • completed 45 degree applicable credit hours
  • a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • complete the courses listed, having received a C- or better in each course with an asterisk and having a GPA of 2.50 or better for all the courses combined (ENGL 13100 is not included in the GPA calculation) BUS 10000, BUS 10001, BUS 20001, BUS 20100, BUS 20101, BUS 20401, COM 11400, ECON 20101, ENGL 23301, MA 22900, PSY 12000 or SOC 16101.
  • No more than 6 credits may be repeated and no course may be repeated more than once.
  • Both the original and the repeat grade earned will be used to compute the admission GPA. This includes courses that were taken or repeated at PFW.

Once you have completed all of the pre-business requirements, you must set up an appointment with the staff of the Student Success Center so that myBLUEprint can be reviewed. If approved, you will then be asked to declare a major in the BSB program.