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Art & Design/BBA Dual Degree

 

  I.  Degree Requirements
 II.  Degree Details
III.  Advising
IV.  Degree Forms

Students admitted to the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and the Ross School of Business may choose to pursue a dual BFA/BBA or BA/BBA degree program. Specifics regarding a dual degree between Art & Design and Business appear below. For more general information about dual degrees, including overall dual degree requirements and application procedures, please refer to iMpact pages for Prospective Students, Applicants, and Declared Dual Degree Students.

I.  Degree Requirements

Complete all BBA degree requirements:

BBAs Admitted to Ross in Fall 2014 or later:

  • 58 Bus Ad credits (minimum), including core, capstone, and electives (see curriculum)

BBAs Admitted to Ross in Fall 2013 or earlier:

  • 45 Bus Ad credits (minimum), including core, LHC 305 or 306,  and electives (see curriculum)

All BBAs:

  • 54 non-Bus Ad credits 

  • Three of four distribution area requirements.  Refer to the LSA Course Guide to see if a course meets the requirements for a distribution area.  Ross does not accept A.P. credits towards distribution.
    • Humanities Distribution (HU): 9 credits
    • Natural Sciences (NS) and/or Mathematical and Symbolic Analysis (MSA): 9 credits
    • Social Sciences (SS): 9 credits (excluding Econ 101 & 102)
    • Foreign Language Proficiency: Fourth-term proficiency in a foreign language is determined by successful completion of a proficiency examination administered by U-M, or by completion of a fourth-semester college-level foreign language course. A.P. course work which meets fourth-term proficiency fulfills this requirement. See the LSA Bulletin for further details.

Complete all Art & Design BFA degree requirements or BA degree requirements.  Please consult with an Art & Design Academic Advisor for complete details regarding Art & Design requirements.  Note that degree requirements will differ for the BFA and BA degree programs within Art & Design. 

Maintain minimum 2.0 cumulative Bus Ad grade point average.

Complete 150 total credits (minimum). 

II.  Degree Details

  • Students may choose either Ross School of Business or School of Art & Design as their Home School.

  • Students pursuing dual degrees may share a maximum of 9.0 credits of business courses needed to meet BBA degree requirements towards the requirements of the non-business major, per approval.  

  • Students pursuing an academic minor may share a maximum of 3.0 credits of business courses needed to meet BBA requirements towards the requirements of the academic minor.  

  • Consult with your academic advisor(s) for specific policies within your non-business major or minor.

  • Students will not graduate until advisors from each degree program confirm completion of all necessary degree requirements.

III.  Advising

  • BBA degree advising is provided by a Dual Degree Advisor in the Ross Office of Undergraduate Programs. 

  • Art & Design advising is provided by an Art & Design Advisor.

  • Students will not graduate until an advisor from each degree program confirms completion of all necessary degree requirements.

IV.  Degree Forms

  • Use the Dual Degrees Application when you are ready to declare your dual degrees.  Please be aware that additional details can be found on the reverse side.

Further Questions?

Schedule an appointment to discuss your questions with your Ross Academic Advisor. 

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