Breech School Admission Policy

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Official admission to the Breech School of Business Administration is required to enroll in any upper-division course (numbered 300/400) with prefixes of ACCT, CISQ, ECON, FINC, MGMT, AND MKTG. Once admission policy requirements have been met, students are automatically admitted to the Breech School; there is no application process other than meeting the following criteria..

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

  1. Be officially admitted to Drury University.
  2. Complete an official declaration of major indicating the major, minor, or special program that the student intends to pursue. At this time, students will be required to 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
    • CISQ 170 Computer Proficiency Exam (must achieve grade of ‘S' for admission to Breech School)
    • CISQ 250 Management Information Systems
    • ECON 201 Basic Economic Theory
    • MATH 227 Introduction to Statistics
    • Choose one of the following:

      MATH 230 Business Calculus, or
      MATH 231 Calculus I

  5. Have a 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.

Student Majoring in Non-Breech School Majors/Minors:

Students who must enroll in a Breech School 300 or 400 level offering to fulfill requirements of a program NOT offered through the Breech School of Business Administration may exempt 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.