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BBA/BSI Dual Degree

I.  Degree Requirements

II.  Degree Details

III.  Advising

IV.  Degree Forms

Specifics regarding dual degrees with Information and Business appear below.  For more general information about dual degrees, including overall dual degree requirements and application procedures, please refer to Ross's web pages for Prospective StudentsApplicants, and Declared Dual Degree Students.

I.  Degree Requirements

Students pursuing a dual degree must apply and be accepted to both the Ross BBA and Bachelors of Science in Information programs.

Complete all BBA degree requirements:

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

  • 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 Information degree requirements:

  • 45 SI credits minimum (all completed SI courses except SI 110 and SI 106), including:
    • SI 206
    • SI 301
    • SI 310
    • BSI Curricular Path (chosen in consultation with SI Academic Advisor)
    • BSI Final Project Course

  Please consult with a School of Information Academic Advisor for complete details regarding Information requirements.  

Maintain minimum 2.0 cumulative Bus Ad grade point average. 

Complete 150 total credits (minimum).  

II.  Degree Details

  • Students may select either the Ross School of Business or the School of Information 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 an advisor from each degree program confirms 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.

  • Information advising is provided by a School of Information Advisor.

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

IV.  Degree Forms

Further Questions?

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

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