MBA American Culture & Language Prerequisite Track Program

Language and Culture Prerequisite Track Program

Purpose and goal:

The Full Time MBA Language and Culture Prerequisite Track refers to a program of American culture and language studies intended for those international students, largely business majors, who have studied business at college in their undergraduate work, but whose English needs strengthening. As part of the learning outcome goals this one-year pre-track is intended to help these Full time MBA students learn American English and culture and equip students with adequate English and cultural knowledge needed for a successful completion of the 42 credit Full time MBA program.  Students will be required to earn a 3.0+ cumulative GPA in the Prerequisite courses in order to continue to the Full Time MBA coursework.

 Admission requirement:

  • College work with GPA 3.0+
  • An English level as supported by a TOEFL score of 70+ or an IELTS score of 6.0+

 Courses for Language & Culture Prerequisite Track (Total 25 credits):

Students must take the following courses and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Course descriptions will not change and remain the same.

ACLA 481 Reading and Vocabulary for Academia 3
ACLA 482 Writing and Research for Academia 4
ACLA 483 Speech and Listening for Academia 2
ACLA 484 Research and Study Skills 4
ACCT 271 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
FINC 260 Business Finance 3
BUSN 290 Business Ethics 3

WRIT 110 College Writing (Along with Writing Tutorial Support as needed)


Upon successful completion of these course with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, students will be admitted into the 42 credit Full Time MBA Program.