The Capital Program is a special program designed in cooperation between Arts and Sciences and the Fisher College of Business. The Capital Program is an option for students who would like to complement their liberal arts degree with courses in business. The program consists of six common courses, followed by three or four courses within one of three business specialty areas.
The requirements for the Capital Program are listed below. Candidates for the Capital Program must complete an application with Todd Bitters or Ryan Heitkamp, advisors in the Arts and Sciences Advising and Academic Services office. To apply, students should make an appointment with a Capital Program advisor by calling 614-292-6961.
Note: the following requirements apply to students who were admitted to the Capital program summer term 2012 or later.
Requirements prior to application (6-10 hours):
- Declaration of an Arts and Sciences major
- At least sophomore standing
- Completion of the following:
- CSE 1111 or 2111
- ECON 2001.01
- MATH 1130 or higher, or placement M or L
- Competitive overall grade point average
Additional requirements (9 hours):
Note: with the exception of ECON 2002.01, core courses cannot overlap with your major or minor. Each course requires a grade of “C-” or better, and a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the core course work and the track is required.
- Completion of core course work:
- ACCTMIS 2000
- BUSMHR 3200
- ECON 2002.01
- Completion of an approved internship (may be for credit, non-credit, or documented equivalent experience).
- Completion of a selected track
Choose one of the following 5 tracks. Note: each course requires a grade of “C-” or better, and a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the core course work and the track is required. Not all track courses are offered each semester. Track courses cannot be used on your major, your minor, or the GE.
Note: the following Business "core" prerequisites are waived for track courses: BUSMHR 2291, 2292, BUSMGT 2320, and 2321. ACCTMIS 2000 is substituted where 2200 and 2300 are prerequisites. In addition, BUSML 4202 is waived as a prerequisite for the Marketing electives.
Computer and Information Science (9 hours):
CSE 1223, 2123, 2133
Management and Human Resources (9 hours):
BUSMHR 4320 or ECON 4800 + 2 more: BUSMHR 4321, 4325, 4330
Marketing (9 hours):
BUSML 3250, 4201, + 3 credit hours from: BUSML 4210, 4211, 4240, 4241 (some electives are 1.5 credits each)