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Declare a Major

The David Eccles School of Business offers nine undergraduate majors. Students interested in the Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain majors must follow the steps below.

Quantitative Analysis of Markets & Organizations (QAMO) majors have a different path to declaration. Visit this page for information.

Have questions? Make an appointment with an academic advisor.

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Apply for Admission to the University of Utah

If you are not already a University of Utah student, you must apply for admission and be accepted to the University of Utah. Visit the Office of Admissions website to view application deadlines and apply for admission.

Complete Prerequisites/ Core Curriculum

There are two paths to complete your pre-business courses. Click here to see which one applies to you.

Advanced Placement (AP) or transfer credit may cover these requirements. For more information, students should consult the the Transfer Equivalency Guide and meet with their academic advisor.

Apply for Admission to the Eccles School

Students should apply for admission to the Eccles School (Upper Division) when they are taking their final pre-business courses. There are four different paths to admission (see below).

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Declare a Major

Admission to the Eccles School is also admission to the Business Administration major. Admission to the other majors (Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain) requires the completion of certain prerequisites and an additional major-specific application. More information can be found on each program page.

There are four different paths to admission to the Eccles School:

Direct Admission for Business Scholars

Are you a Business Scholar who has maintained a 3.2 or higher University of Utah GPA? Submit your declaration form when you are finishing up your pre-business courses.

Conditional Admission*

  • C- or higher in 4-5 pre-business courses
  • Currently enrolled in final 1-2 pre-business courses
  • 3.4 or higher total GPA
  • 3.4 or higher business GPA

Automatic Admission

Temporary Automatic Admission criteria for 2020 Summer and Fall Semesters [read more]

  • C- or higher in all 6 pre-business courses
  • 3.2 or higher total GPA
  • 3.2 or higher business GPA

Committee Review**

  • Not eligible for Conditional Admission or Automatic Admission
  • C- or higher in all 6 pre-business courses
  • 3.0 or higher total or business GPA

*Students who are conditionally admitted must meet certain grade and GPA requirements to maintain their admission.
**Submitting an application does not guarantee admission. A committee will review students’ full academic records and admit on a case-by-case basis.