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BBA Admission Requirements

  • Proof of high school graduation (transcript required) or GED with battery score of 250 (paper-based) or 500 (computer-based).
  • A 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on previous college or high school credit. Students with a GPA below 2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by an undergraduate review committee. If accepted, the student must earn a grade no lower than a "C" in each of the first four courses (excluding IDS 301).Students entering Averett with fewer than 54 credits may complete a prescribed series of courses to fulfill the university’s general education requirements. Students may begin the major curriculum after they have completed a minimum of 54 credits. Credits may be obtained from a combination of the following:

    • Through Averett University
    • Regionally accredited colleges or universities
    • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or Defense Activity for Non-Traditional
    • Education Support (DANTES)
    • Noncollegiate military, professional, or certificate courses, and military experience as evaluated for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE) guide
  • Transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions attended.
  • Two years of full-time work experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant's character, professional capabilities and capacity to complete undergraduate study. (The person must not be a relative or friend. At least one letter must be from a current or previous supervisor.)
  • Submission of current résumé including months and years of employment.
  • Students whose native languages are not English must have a minimum score of 173 (computer-based), 500 (paper-based) or 61 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Note: All technical credits will be evaluated on an individual basis. Averett University reserves the right todetermine which transfer courses apply toward the various general education requirements.

Graduation Requirements

  • A total of 123 semester hours of credit is required for graduation as follows:
  • Payment of all tuition and fees, including the $100 graduation fee
  • Maintenance of a minimum 2.0 GPA throughout the undergraduate degree program
  • Completion of IDS 301
  • BBA Major...................................................................................................42
    Accounting prerequisite.......................................................................3
    Electives.............................................................................................48
    Total credits................................................................................................123
  • Required general education........................................................................30
    - Social science (3 hours met in the BBA core).....................................9
    - Religion or philosophy (3 hours met in the BBA core)........................6
    - Mathematics (met in the BBA core)....................................................3
    - English...............................................................................................6
    - Humanities........................................................................................9
    - Natural science..................................................................................6

 

MBA Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions attended.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) over the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate study toward a baccalaureate degree. Students who are below a 3.0 GPA may be considered for admission by the Graduate Admissions Committee. If accepted, the student must earn a grade no lower than a "B" in each of the first four courses (excluding IDS 301).
  • Three years of full-time work experience.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant's character, professional capabilities and capacity to complete study at the master's level. (The person must not be a relative or friend. At least one letter must be from a current or previous supervisor.)
  • Submission of current résumé, including months and years of employment.
  • Students whose native languages are not English must have a minimum score of 250 (computer-based), 600 (paper-based) or 100 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

MBA Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of the 41-credit core curriculum
  • Completion of IDS 301
  • Maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA throughout the graduate program
  • Payment of all tuition and fees, including the $100 graduation fee
  • Completion of degree requirements within six years from the start of the student’s program

 

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