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Internal Transfer Policy

Helping Bobcats become #BusinessBobcats

The College of Business allows a limited number of students from other Ohio University academic colleges to apply for transfer into the College of Business for the purpose of earning a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree or Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) degree.

 


Information for students transferring into the College of Business from within Ohio University

Transferring After One Semester

  • Your cumulative GPA must be no less than 3.0 with at least 15 Ohio University semester hours
  • You must have successfully completed ENG 1510 or 1610 with a grade of no less than “C”
  • You must have successfully completed ECON 1030 or 1040 with a grade of no less than “C”

Transferring After Two or More Semesters

  • Your cumulative GPA must be no less than 2.75 with at least 24 Ohio University semester hours
  • You must have successfully completed ENG 1510 or 1610 with a grade of no less than “C”
  • You must have successfully completed ECON 1030 or 1040 with a grade of no less than “C”

Additional Transfer Requirements for International Students

You must also provide evidence that you meet the College of Business English proficiency requirements below by completing the following additional requirements: 

  • Successful completion of two courses that demonstrate ability to read and write at the collegiate level. NOTE: Coursework in the following disciplines have been accepted in the past: Psychology (excluding statistic courses), History, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, and Anthropology. These courses must have been completed at a college or university at which English is the language of instruction.

And ONE of the following:

    • A paper-based TOEFL score of at least 525 (5+ on composition). 
    • A grade of no less than “A-” in OPIE D970 “OPIE 8-Hour Bridge A” 
    • A grade of no less than “C” in OPIE D970 “ and a grade of no less than “B-“ in OPIE 980 “OPIE 8-Hour Bridge B” 

After Transferring into the College of Business 

Course Requirements 

  • All students whose first semester of OHIO coursework occurs in or after fall 2016-2017, must enroll in a seven credit-hour COPELAND CORE that includes: UC 1900 (1), BA 1000 (1), BA 1500 (2), BA 1100 (3)
  • Students starting in 2015-2016 and previous undergraduate catalogs must enroll in BA 1000 (1) in their first term of CoB enrollment and should follow the curriculum detailed in their Undergraduate Catalog. 

Residency Requirements 

  • You must be enrolled in the college before your senior year to allow for the CoB 45-hour residency requirement. You must earn at least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the business degree at Ohio University. The College of Business reserves the right to limit transfer admission as necessary to meet enrollment limits. 

Apply for Admission

Current Ohio University students may use the online application to apply for “next-semester” admission to the College of Business according to the following deadlines:

  • Fall: Apply from the third week of each semester until the first day of the following term.
  • Spring: Apply from the third week of each semester until the first day of the following term. 
  • Summer: The online application is open all summer until the first day of fall semester.   

 

Questions about becoming a #BusinessBobcat?

Please contact us at 740-593-2042 or cssc@ohio.edu.