Breech School of Business CCPS Admission Policy

Official admission to the Breech School of Business Administration is required* to enroll in any upper-division course (numbered 300 or 400) with prefixes of ACCT, ECON, FINC, MGMT or MKTG.

To be admitted to the Breech School of Business Administration, a student must:

  1. Be officially admitted to Drury University.

  2. Complete a declaration of major for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. At this time, students will be required to read and sign the Breech Student Honor Code.

  3. Have completed at least 42 hours of college-level credit, including a minimum of 12 semester credit hours at Drury University.

  4. Have completed all of the following preparatory courses (or their transfer equivalents) with a minimum grade of “C-” in each of the following courses:
ACCT 209: Principles of Accounting
3 credit hours

Introduces the student to the role of accounting in a global society. Principles and concepts of financial accounting. Analysis of accounting statements. Accounting cycles and procedures: receivables, inventories and fixed assets.

GSTU 210: Desktop Applications
3 credit hours

This course focuses on the use of advanced software applications using the latest Microsoft Office software. Students will produce comprehensive, real-world solutions to solve business related problems. Students will utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications and Internet resources. Meets BBA degree technology requirement.

ECON 210: Principles of Microeconomics
3 credit hours

An introduction to the theory of markets. The course will examine the determination of product and resource prices; the theory of the firm, the role of competition, the impact of monopoly, externalities and government regulation; international economic relations.

ECON 211: Principles of Macroeconomics
3 credit hours

An introduction to the theories that explain the performance of the overall economy. The course will explore the determination of the level of employment, output and the price level; the monetary and banking systems; problems and policies of economic instability, inflation and growth and principles of economic development; other economic systems.

MATH 201: Mathematics for Social Sciences
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: MATH 109. 
Topics from finite mathematics and calculus with applications in the social sciences.

MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra. 
A course to acquaint the student with the basic ideas and language of statistics including such topics as descriptive statistics; correlation and regression, basic experimental design, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, estimation, and tests of hypotheses and analysis of variance.

MGMT 250: Management Information Systems
3 credit hours

An introduction to the study of the design and application of management information systems in business.

5. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on all Drury University coursework.

Conditional Admission

A student not achieving the 2.75 overall GPA, or not achieving the required grades of “C-” in the preparatory courses listed above, or not completing at least 42 hours of college-level credit, including a minimum of 12 semester credit hours at Drury University, may be granted up to two (2) semesters of conditional admission to the Breech School. Conditional admission cannot be granted to a student not achieving both the required GPA and a minimum grade of “C-” in the specified preparatory courses.

During the semester(s) of conditional admission, the student will be expected to meet all requirements for full admission. The student, subject to advisor approval, may enroll in a total of 13 hours of upper-division Breech School coursework during the terms of conditional admission. Prior to registration, students are required to complete the Permission to Enroll in Upper-Division Breech School Courses form with their academic advisor.

Students Majoring in Non-Breech School Majors/Minors

Students who must enroll in a Breech School 300- or 400-level offerings to fulfill requirements of a program NOT offered through the Breech School of Business Administration may be exempted from this admission policy, provided they have completed all other specific prerequisites for the course. Prior to registration, students are required to complete the Permission to Enroll in Upper-Division Breech School Courses form with their academic advisor.