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


ENGL 223Research Writing


SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication


CIS 140Computer Business Applications


GBUS 161Business Basics


General Studies Math Requirement


Candidacy Requirements:

  1. Complete Pre-Candidacy Courses.
  2. Complete an Application for Candidacy.
  3. 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?

Privileges of Candidacy:

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

  • Apply for scholarships and awards granted by the School of Business.
  • Enroll in internship (ACCT 490, FINA 490, GBUS 490, MGMT 490, or MKTG 490)