Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C required for all courses (unless otherwise noted); 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): Two EL courses required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Recommended Natural Science courses: SCI 10300, SCI 10400, SCI 10500, SCI 11200, SCI 11300, SCI 11400, SCI 12200, SCI 13100, or SCI 15000.
Note 1: Finance Major (Elective Courses) – Choose 2 From FIN 44000, FIN 44100, FIN 44200, FIN 44400, FIN 44700, FIN 44800.
Note 2: Business Elective – Any College of Business course 30000 level or higher. College of Business subject codes include: ACC, BIZA, BUSM, CIS, ENTR, FIN, ISM, MKG, and OBHR.
Note 3: Free Elective – Any course 10000 level or higher except for CHM 10000, GNS 29000, MA 11100, and MA 11500.
Note 4: BUSM 45000 must be taken in the semester during which a student expects to graduate.
Experiential Learning Requirement (EXL) – Any course that has been officially designated as experiential learning. The approved College of Business EXL courses are: BUSM 45000, CIS 40000, CIS 42600, ENTR 40000, ENTR 40100, ISM 48600, MKG 420000, MKG 42800, MKG 43300, OBHR 43600, and OBHR 44400. Students should check the course schedule for courses which may have newly received EXL designation.
Milestone Courses: Failure to master the subject matter in milestone courses may impact your ability to progress in your degree program. This may entail achieving higher grades than just the minimum noted in this plan of study. Review program requirements with your academic advisor to stay on track for graduation.
Residency Rule: Complete at least 32 credit hours at the 30000 course level or higher at Purdue University Northwest
Credit Hours: 120 credit hours required. For example, students starting a 120 credit hour program in Fall 2018 must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester, 30 credit hours per academic year, to earn a Bachelor’s Degree on time in 4 years and graduate by May 2022.