Note that only TO 200 and TO 301 are approved for waiver options. Additionally, if a BBA core course was completed at the Ross School of Business prior to entering the BBA program and a minimum grade of "C" was earned, those credits will transfer into the Ross program and the core course may not be repeated for additional credit toward the BBA degree.
TO 200: Waivers will be considered for TO 200 (formerly BIT 200): Business Information Systems. Students who have completed ENGR 101, EECS 181, EECS/SI 182, or EECS 183 at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and have received a “C” or better are automatically waived from TO 200 upon admission to the BBA program. Students who register for ENGR 101, EECS/SI 182, or EECS 183 during the Fall term of their Sophomore year may also opt out of TO 200 initially. If the final grade received in ENGR 101, EECS/SI 182, or EECS 183 is a “C” or better, the student has waived TO 200.
If you have completed other coursework or have non-coursework experience you believe to be equivalent to TO 200, then you must complete the Core Course Waiver Request Form . This is a 'read-only' Word Document. Please save the document to your computer, complete, and submit to our office as an e-mail attachment accompanied by the required documentation (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Attach a transcript showing what you believe to be the equivalent coursework, and include that course description, or clearly outline your non-coursework experience and why you feel it is equivalent to TO 200. Mail or drop off the form with documentation to Academic Services in E2420, no later than August 1 for timely consideration. Waiver requests submitted after this date will be processed as time allows, up to the beginning of class only.
TO 301 Waiver Exam: A waiver exam for TO 301 will be offered on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. for students who believe they have sufficient academic background to possibly waive this Winter term core course. To help assess this, you can view the 2012 TO 301 syllabus as a guideline to the course requirements. For this waiver exam, students are permitted to use a calculator with basic math functions and up to five letter sized "cheat sheets" (both sides of the sheets may be used and must be legible without assistance); no other devices (e.g. laptops, iPods, phones), lecture notes or textbooks are allowed. In addition to the handouts (exam, answer sheet, and tables), students will be able to have a pencil, eraser, cheat sheets and a calculator on the desk during the exam. Everything else must be placed on the floor.
Note: ACC 630: Auditing and Assurance may not be waived.
* ACC 625: Advanced Financial Accounting includes a section on governmental/fund accounting, which is a CPA exam education requirement in many jurisdictions.
To apply for a course waiver, complete a Core Course Waiver Request Form . This is a ‘read only’ Word Document. Please save the document to your computer, complete and submit it to email@example.com as an e-mail attachment accompanied by the required documentation. Course waiver exams are not available for MAcc courses.
If one core course waiver is granted, course hours must be replaced with an additional core elective. If additional waivers are granted, the hours must be replaced with elective study.
**Please note: the deadline to apply for a course waiver is the first day of class in Fall term.