2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Whitman Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

The B.S. degree, in any of the 9 areas available, requires at least 122 credits, distributed as indicated below. In addition, all students must complete global diversity, community engagement, and internship requirements before graduating.

Quantitative Skills

Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 9

Total Credits: 9

Arts & Science Electives

  • 27 credits taken through any subject offered by the College of Arts & Sciences

Total Credits: 27

Introductory Core

In addition to management coursework taken within other skills areas, students are required to complete the following coursework in the management core:

Major Field Specialization

  • All students, except those majoring in CPA accounting, take 15 credits in the major area beyond core requirements. Students must contact an academic advisor in the chosen major field to discuss specific requirements.

Total Credits: 15

Business Elective

  • A business elective is any upper-division course in the Whitman School that gives credit but is not used to fill requirements in other groups. This course cannot be from the student’s major area.

Total Credits: 3

Free Electives

  • Students complete additional credits from any credit-bearing course with the following conditions: no more than 3 credits of physical education, health, or music ensemble may be used; and students may not take courses considered to have content that duplicates courses already taken.

Total Credits: 12