About the SOBA Professional Program
The SOBA Professional Program is comprised of the upper level business courses (300 level or higher) required to receive the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Business Administration students must first satisfy the admission requirements to be admitted into the SOBA Professional Program before they will be allowed to enroll in upper level business courses. Students who fulfill the admission requirements of the university may enroll in any business course at the 100 or 200 level, provided they meet individual course prerequisites.
Professional Program Admissions Process
At the end of each fall and spring semester, the academic records of business students are audited to identify those students who meet the following criteria:
1. Student has declared a business administration major
2. The student has earned at least 45 hours of credit
3. The student has completed the following courses with a grade of C or better: BADM A225, ECON A221 or A222, ENGL A102, MATH A122, and STAT A201
Students who meet these criteria are admitted into the Professional Program. The assessment of academic records of transfer students who enter UofSC Aiken with 45 or more credit hours toward a degree is made at the end of the semester of entry.