Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree in Business
The business concentration includes 18 credits comprised of five required business courses and one required elective business course. Students in the business concentration are also required to take two ISLS courses and either one 4000-level ISLS or one 4000-level ISIN Special Topics in the Conduct of Inquiry (either in Humanities or Social Sciences) course.
To be admitted to the Business Concentration, students must have completed four courses at other institutions: micro- and macroeconomics, financial accounting, and statistics (not business statistics).
Students may apply a maximum of 29 credits of business-related courses toward the total 120 credits required for the degree, including the Capstone Project, and business courses that were transferred to UVA prior to enrollment in BIS. Apply today!
Required Business Courses
ISBU 3410 Commercial Law
ISBU 3451 Fundamentals of Marketing
ISBU 3610 Organizational Behavior
ISBU 3710 Managerial Finance
ISBU 3840 International Business
Business electives vary by semester.
Students in the business concentration are also required to take 24 credits of degree electives outside of business courses. These vary by semester and may include courses in disciplines such as anthropology, art, art history, architectural history, classics, drama, economics, history, literature, music, philosophy, politics, religion, and sociology.
* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.
Charlotte Matthews is a well-regarded poet with three full-length poetry collections to her name. Also an associate professor in the BIS program, she delivers rigorous instruction in writing and revision while encouraging students to develop their own voice. In 2018, Charlotte received the Adelle F. Robertson Award, the school’s highest honor, for sustained excellence in providing new knowledge, instruction, and public service to the people, organizations, and institutions served by the University.Read more
Stephen is an associate professor in BIS, and also serves as the program director. He has been teaching courses on U.S. cultural history since 2006, and, in addition to his work as an instructor, strives to increase access and flexibility at UVA to help adult learners reach their academic goals. Under his leadership, students are now able to complete the BIS degree entirely online.Read more
As a part-time student and working mother of three, Marisela took advantage of flexible learning opportunities and employer reimbursement to earn her bachelor’s from SCPS. After completing her associate’s degree at a local community college, she enrolled in the BIS program part-time. She completed her degree online after relocating from Charlottesville to California, and now works as an accounting manager for Tri-Dim, who sponsored her SCPS studies.Read more
When Clifton began his academic career at UVA, it was as a biomedical engineering student in the rigorous Engineering School. Three years in, however, he realized that this field was not for him. He left Charlottesville to enter the workforce, and started applying his talents at a youth arts organization in Washington, DC. Now returning to UVA as a BIS student, Clifton is completing his undergraduate degree in his true area of interest, and is collecting skills that will help him advance his creative career.Read more
Jesús came to SCPS by way of his home city of Córdoba, where he developed a passion for photography as the co-founder of a bimonthly arts and culture magazine. When he relocated to the United States for his wife’s job, he decided to advance his photography and advertising career with an undergraduate degree. Now a bachelor’s student at BIS, he’s making connections, developing expertise, and gaining experience in pursuit of his dream job.Read more