Walla Walla University

Candidacy Requirements for all Baccalaureate Degrees in Business

To be admitted into candidacy for all baccalaureate business degrees (not including interdisciplinary business degrees), students must successfully complete pre-candidacy courses and a satisfactory candidacy portfolio.

Pre-Candidacy Courses:

ACCT 201Principles of Accounting

4

ENGL 121College Writing I

3

ENGL 122College Writing II

3

ENGL 223Research Writing

3

MATH 123Survey of Calculus

4

or

MATH 181Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

4

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

CIS 140Computer Business Applications

4

GBUS 161Business Basics

2

GBUS 263Business Statistics

4

GBUS 160 Introduction to Business may substitute for GBUS 161.

Candidacy Portfolio:

  1. Complete an Application for Candidacy.
  2. Write an essay addressing (a) Why did you come to WWU? (b) Why have you chosen a business major? (c) What are your future goals in terms of careers and accomplishments?
  3. Submit a current resume.

Privileges of Candidacy:

After satisfactory completion of pre-candidacy courses and portfolios, candidates are eligible to:

  • Enroll in the following upper division courses: GBUS 463 and MGMT 489.
  • Apply for scholarships and awards granted by the School of Business.
  • Be recommended for entry into Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society in business administration.
  • Run for office in any clubs sponsored by the School of Business.