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Prerequisite Guides

Understand your course pre-requisites

 

This sequence chart will help you determine which course sequence you need to follow. Use the chart and the table below to complete your Requirements Checklists and Course Planning Worksheets.

Students may also confer with their academic advisor or an LSB Peer Advisor

 

Course #Course TitlePrerequisite
ACTG 5 Personal Financial Planning BUSN students only (4 units)
ACTG 11 Introduction to Financial Accounting Must be second year student and BUSN 70 or BUSN 170. Restricted to students who need this course to meet program requirements. Seniors who have not completed BUSN 70 may take this class with department permission on a space-available basis.
ACTG 12 Introduction to Managerial Accounting Must be a second-year student and have completed BUSN 70 or 170. Seniors who have not completed BUSN 70 may take this class with department permission on a space-available basis.
ACTG 120  Accounting Data Analysis and Visualization Pre-Requisite: ACTG 11 and OMIS 15; ACTG 120 is a prerequisite to ACTG 130, but can be taken concurrently with ACTG 130
ACTG 130  Intermediate Financial Accounting I Open to business majors only. ACTG 12 and 120, and must have 96 completed units or department's permission prior to enrollment. (ACTG 120 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 131  Intermediate Financial Accounting II Open to business majors only. ACTG 130.
ACTG 132  Advanced Financial Accounting Open to business majors only. ACTG 131
ACTG 134 Accounting Information Systems Open to business majors only. ACTG 11 and 12. (ACTG 12 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 135  Auditing Open to business majors only. ACTG 131. (ACTG 131 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 136 Cost Accounting Open to business majors only. ACTG 130.
ACTG 138 Tax Planning & Business Decisions Open to business majors only. ACTG 11 and 12. (ACTG 12 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 144 Accounting Ethics Open to business majors only. ACTG 11 and 12, and either PHIL 26 or MGMT 6. This course must be taken for a letter grade.  
ACTG 150 Financial Fraud Detection & Investigation Open to business majors only. ACTG 131.
ACTG 151 Financial Statement Analysis Open to business majors only. ACTG 11 and FNCE 121 or 121S.
ACTG 155 Financial Information Systems OMIS 30 or 31, and OMIS 105. (5 units)
ACTG 161 Junior Contemporary Business Seminar Series I Open to accounting and accounting and information systems majors only. ACTG 12 and 20. (ACTG 20 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 162 Junior Contemporary Business Seminar Series II Open to accounting and accounting and information systems majors only. ACTG 12 and 20. (ACTG 20 may be taken concurrently.)
ACTG 171 Senior Contemporary Business Seminar Series I Open only to senior-declared accounting and accounting and information systems majors.
ACTG 172 Senior Contemporary Business Seminar Series II Open only to senior-declared accounting and accounting and information systems majors.
ACTG 191 Peer Educator in Accounting Declared accounting major and permission of Instructor and Chair required prior to enrollment.
ACTG 198 Accounting Internship Declared accounting major and permission of instructor and chair required prior to enrollment. (2-5 units)
ACTG 199 Directed Reading/Directed Research Declared accounting major and permission of instructor and chair required prior to enrollment. ( 2-5 units)
BUSN 70 Contemporary Business Issues Fall ONLY -  Course restricted to incoming freshman business students. After freshman orientation, course will open up to students who need this course to meet program requirements.  Other students may seek department permission to enroll in sections that
BUSN 71 Foundations of Leadership
BUSN 72 Business Leadership Skills -
BUSN 85 Business Law BUSN 70 and completion of 45 units, or permission of instructor
BUSN 132 Co-creative Leadership and Sustainability Program -
BUSN 145 Entrepreneurship Practicum  -  
BUSN 150 Feeding the World   -  
BUSN 151 Food, Hunger, Poverty, Environment Immersion   -  
BUSN 170 Contemporary Business for Non-majors Must have completed at least 87.5 units. You may not take this course if you have completed BUSN 70.
BUSN 179 Effective Communication in Business CTW 1 & 2 and OMIS 40. Must have completed at least 60 units.
BUSN 179S Effective Communication in Business CTW 1 & 2 and OMIS 40. Must have completed at least 60 units. Leavey Scholars
BUSN 180 Effective Presentations in Business

88 units.  LSB Major or Minor.  BUSN 179 preferred.  (Non LSB Students with permission of instructor).

BUSN 182 Global Experience Practicum   -  
BUSN 183 LSB Community Fellows Seminar   Must be a Leavey School of Business Community fellow. 
BUSN 188 Field Studies: Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative BUSN 188 is a continuation of a winter quarter course.  Only students enrolled in BUSN 188 in the winter quarter are eligible to enroll in spring.
BUSN 189 Ethics and Practice of Offers in Compromise ACTG 11, Junior or Senior standing, permission of instructor
BUSN 190 LSB Peer Advising Practicum   Must be a Leavey School of Business Peer Advisor. 
BUSN 195A The Global Fellow Experience   Must be a Leavey School of Business Peer Advisor. 
BUSN 196 Leadership Practicum Requires approval of the Assistant Dean of the Leavey School of Business.
BUSN 197 Business/Engineering Project Collaboration Must be a Leavey School of Business Student and a Junior or Senior to enroll.
BUSN 197B Business/Engineering Project Collaboration Must be a Leavey School of Business Student and a Junior or Senior to enroll. Prerequisite Busn 197A.
BUSN 198 Internship/Practicum Requires approval of assistant dean or dean.  May be included as fulfilling a requirement for a major only with permission of that department chair.
ECON 1 Principles of Microeconomics None
ECON 1E Principles of Microeconomics None
ECON 2 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 1
ECON 3 International Economics, Development, and Growth ECON 1 and 2
ECON 3H International Economics, Development, and Growth ECON 1 and 2
ECON 41 Data analysis and econometrics a grade of C- or better in ECON 1 and 2, and MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 8, or MATH 122, or OMIS 40, or AMTH 108, or equivalent. Economics majors only, or by permission of instructor. Must enroll simultaneously in ECON 42.
ECON 42 Data analysis applications a grade of C- or better in ECON 1 and 2, and MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 8, or MATH 122, or OMIS 40, or AMTH 108 or equivalent. Economics majors only, or by permission of instructor. Must enroll simultaneously in ECON 41.
ECON 43 Data Wrangling and Visualization grade of C- or better in ECON 41 and 42; or OMIS 30, 40, and 41. (2 units)
ECON 101 Resources, Food, and the Environment
ECON 111 Economics of the Environment a grade of C- or better in ECON 1
ECON 113 Intermediate Microeconomics I Additional prerequisite: a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30.
ECON 114 Intermediate Microeconomics II a grade of C- or better in ECON 113 and MATH 11 or 30.
ECON 115 Intermediate Macroeconomics a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30.
ECON 120 Economics of the Public Sector -
ECON 122 Money & Banking -
ECON 126 Economics & Law -
ECON 129 Economic Development -
ECON 134 African Economic Development a grade of C- or better in ECON 41 and 42 or by permission of instructor.
ECON 135 Gender Issues in the Developing World a grade of C- or better in ECON 41 and 42 or permission of instructor.
ECON 136 20th-century Economic History a grade of C- or better in ECON 115.
ECON 137 World Economic History a grade of C- or better in ECON 115 or permission of instructor.
ECON 138 History of Economic Thought -
ECON 139 American Economic History a grade of C- or better in ECON 115.
ECON 142 Economics of Sports a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, 113, and 114.
ECON 150 Labor Economics a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, and 113.
ECON 155 Economics of Immigration ECON 3 and OMIS 41 or MATH 8
ECON 160 Economics of Poverty and Inequality ECON 3
ECON 165  Economics and Justice

Additional prerequisite: a grade of C- or better in ECON 113.

ECON 166 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the US Economy 

a grade of C- or better in ECON 41 and 42. 

ECON 170 Mathematical Economics I: Static Optimization a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 12 or 31, and ECON 113, or permission of instructor.
ECON 171 Mathematical Economics II: Dynamic Optimization a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 12 or 31, and ECON 113, or permission of instructor.
ECON 172 Game Theory a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 12 or 31, and ECON 113, or permission of instructor.
ECON 173  Econometrics  a grade of C- or better in MATH 11 or 30, and MATH 12 or 31, and ECON 41 and 42, and ECON 113.
ECON 174  Time Series Analysis  a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, and 115.
ECON 181 International Trade a grade of C- or better in ECON 113.
ECON 182 International Finance & Open Economy Macroeconomics Additional prerequisite: a grade of C- or better in ECON 115.
ECON 185 The Economics of Innovation and Intellectual Property Additional prerequisite: a grade of C- or better in ECON 113 and 114.
ECON 186 Economics of Digitization a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, 113 and 1.
ECON 187 Dynamic Macroeconomics a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, 113, and 115.
ECON 188 Advanced Macroeconomics: Theory and Empirics Additional prerequisites: a grade of C- or better in ECON 41, 42, and 115. 
ECON 190  Economics Seminar Admission by invitation only. 
ECON 199 Directed Reading/Directed Research Written proposal must be approved by instructor and chair at least one week prior to registration. 
FNCE 115 Quantitative Methods for Finance FNCE 121
FNCE 116 Mathematical Finance   FNCE 115 or MATH 122 or AMTH 108. MATH 53 or permission of the instructor is required if FNCE 115 has not been taken. Cross-listed with MATH 125 and AMTH 367.
FNCE 118 Real Estate Principles 88+ units (junior/senior standing) or ACTG 11.
FNCE 121 Financial Management ACTG 11, OMIS 40 and proficiency with spreadsheets.  Restricted to students who need this course to meet program requirements
FNCE 121S Financial Management Enrollment in the Leavey Scholars Program, ACTG 11, OMIS 40, and proficiency with spreadsheets.
FNCE 124 Investments & Investment Institutions FNCE 121 or 121S.
FNCE 125 Corporate Financial Policy FNCE 121 or 121S and 124.
FNCE 126 Money & Capital Markets FNCE 121 or 121S, 124.
FNCE 127 Introduction to Real Estate Transactions  FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 118
FNCE 128 Real Estate Finance FNCE 121 or 121S and 124.
FNCE 129 Real Estate Development  FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 118.
FNCE 130 Ethics in Finance FNCE 121 or 121S and 124.
FNCE 132 Financial Derivatives FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124.
FNCE 134 Fixed Income Securities   FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124.
FNCE 135  Applied Portfolio Management  FNCE 121 or 121S, FNCE 124, and OMIS 41. 
FNCE 141 New Venture Finance FNCE 121 or 121S and 124.
FNCE 143 Entrepreneurial Finance  FNCE 121 and 124 
FNCE 146 Introduction to Risk Management  FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124.
FNCE 148 Principles of Risk Management & Insurance  FNCE 121or 121S and 124. 
FNCE 149 Financial Institutions and Services  FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 1.
FNCE 151 International Financial Management  FNCE 121 or 121S and 124 
FNCE 155 Family Business Financial Management Prerequisites: FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124 
FNCE 163 Investment Practice  FNCE 121 or 121S, FNCE 124, and instructor approval.
FNCE 170 Business Valuation FNCE 121 or 121S and 124.
FNCE 172 Corporate Treasury Management FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124.
FNCE 174 Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Governance FNCE 121 or 121S, and FNCE 124.
FNCE 180 Open Book Management FNCE 121 or 121S, FNCE 124, and FNCE 1.
FNCE 186 Applying Financial Models to Financial Data   FNCE 121 or 121S, FNCE 124, and FNCE 125 (or permission of instructor). 
FNCE 191 Peer Educators in Finance Enrollment is by permission of the instructor. 
FNCE 197 Special Topics in Finance FNCE 121 or 121S
FNCE 198 Internship Finance major, junior or senior standing, successful completion of FNCE 121 or FNCE 121S, and permission of instructor and chair required one week prior to registration. Anything less than 5 units will not count toward major requirements. 
FNCE 199 Independent Study Declared finance major, junior or senior standing, and written proposal must be approved by instructor and  chair one week prior to registration.
MGMT 6 Business Ethics Students who take PHIL 26 may not take this course for credit.
MGMT 6H Business Ethics Enrollment restricted to students in the University Honors or Leavey Scholars programs.
MGMT 40 Foundational Knowledge of Managing for Sustainability 
MGMT 41 Foundational Skills of Managing for Sustainability
MGMT 42 Leading from the Triple Bottom Line 
MGMT 80 Global and Cultural Environment of Business BUSN 70 or 170, and ECON 3.  
MGMT 160 Management of Organizations Students must have completed 60 units.
MGMT 160S Management of Organizations - LSP Open only to students in the Leavey Scholars program. Must have completed 60 units.
MGMT 162 Strategic Analysis-The Business Capstone ECON 41 and 42 or OMIS 41; FNCE 121 or 121S; MGMT 80, 160, or 160S; MKTG 181 or 181S; and senior standing.
MGMT 162S Strategic Analysis - Business Capstone ECON 41 and 42 or OMIS 41; FNCE 121 or 121S; MGMT 80, 160, or 160S; MKTG 181 or 181S; senior standing; and a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA.
MGMT 164 Introduction to Entrepreneurship ACTG 11 and MKTG 181.
MGMT 165 Building a New Business MGMT 164
MGMT 166 Human Resource Management MGMT 160 or 160S; or permission of instructor.
MGMT 169 Business and Public Policy
MGMT 170 International Management MGMT 80 (MGMT 160 or 160S recommended).
MGMT 171 Managerial Communication MGMT 160 or 160,; or permission of instructor.
MGMT 172 Soc. Entrep Students must have completed 87.5 units.
MGMT 173 Resources, Food, and the Environment
MGMT 174 Social Psychology of Leadership Student must have completed 87.5 units. Note: This course is required for those completing the Leadership Studies Certificate Program.
MGMT 175 Managing Family Businesses MGMT 160 or 160S.
MGMT 177 Managing with the Internet
MGMT 179 Project Management MGMT 160 or 160S or permission of the instructor
MGMT 180 Negotiation Skills in Business  MGMT 160 or 160S, may be taken concurrently with instructor permission. 
MGMT 181 Conscientious Capitalism
MGMT 197 Special Topics in Management MGMT 160 or 160S.
MGMT 198 Internship/Practicum MGMT160 or 160S, and two other courses from the following list: 166, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 177. The student must have completed 60 units and have approval of the undergraduate committee one week prior to registration.
MGMT 198E Internship in Entrepreneurship MGMT 164 and must have a declared entrepreneurship minor. MGMT 165 may be taken concurrently.
MGMT 199 Directed Reading/Directed Research MGMT 160 or 160S, and written proposal must be approved by instructor and chair one week prior to registration.
MKTG 165 Multi-Channel Retail Marketing ACTG 11 and MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 168 Advanced Retail Seminar MKTG 165, 181, or 181S, and declared retail studies minor. MKTG 168 must be taken prior to 169.
MKTG 169 Advanced Retail Seminar MKTG 165, 181, or 181S, and declared retail studies minor. MKTG 168 must be taken prior to 169.
MKTG 175 Internet Marketing MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 177 Social Media Marketing MKTG 181 or MKTG 181(s)
MKTG 178 Marketing Across Cultures MKTG 181 or 181S and MGMT 80.
MKTG 181 Principles of Marketing Must have 60 units or greater, or permission of instructor.
MKTG 181S Principles of Marketing Enrollment restricted to students in the Leavey Scholars Program. Must have 60 units or greater, or permission of instructor. 
MKTG 182 Market Analysis OMIS 41 or ECON 42 and MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 183 Customer Behavior OMIS 41 or ECON 42 and MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 185 Sales Management Prerequisite: MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 186 Integrated Marketing Communications MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 187 Innovation & New Product Marketing MKTG 181 or 181S.
MKTG 189 Sustainability Marketing MKTG 181 or 181S
MKTG 197 Special Topics in Marketing MKTG 181 or 181S and declared marketing major.
MKTG 198 Internship Declared marketing major, MKTG 181 or 181S, 182, and permission of faculty coordinator.
MKTG 199 Independent Study Written proposal must be approved by instructor and chair at least two weeks prior to registration.
OMIS 15 Introductions to Spreadsheets Students must have less than 87.5 units completed.  
OMIS 30  Introduction to Programming  Students who receive credit for CSCI 10 (formerly MATH 10), COEN 6, COEN 11, or OMIS 31 may not take this course for credit. 
OMIS 34 Science, Information Technology, Business and Society

OMIS 40 Statistics and Data Analysis I

MATH 11 or 30, and OMIS 15 or 17. 

OMIS 41 Statistics and Data Analysis II

OMIS 15 or 17, and OMIS 40. 

OMIS 43 Data Wrangling and Visualization

MATH 30 and OMIS 40 

OMIS 105 Database Management Systems

OMIS 30

OMIS 106 Systems Analysis and Design

OMIS 30

OMIS 107 Systems Programming

OMIS 30

OMIS 108 Operations Management

OMIS 41 or ECON 41 and 42. 

OMIS 108E Sustainable Operations Management

OMIS 41 or ECON 41 and 42.

OMIS 108S Operations Management

OMIS 41 or ECON 41 and 42

OMIS 109 Prescriptive Analytics

OMIS 41 or ECON 41 and 42.

OMIS 111 Computer Communications Systems

OMIS 30

OMIS 113 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

OMIS 30, and OMIS 105.

OMIS 114  Data Science with Python

OMIS 30 

OMIS 115 Predictive Analytics  OMIS 114
OMIS 116  Applied Machine Learning  OMIS 30
OMIS 117 Software Development Project

OMIS 30

OMIS 118 Social Media Analytics OMIS 114 and 116
OMIS 120 Web Programming

OMIS 30, and 1. (5 units)

OMIS 135 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

OMIS 105 or COEN 178.

OMIS 137 Object-Oriented Programming

OMIS 30

OMIS 145 Competitive Quality

ECON 1 and OMIS 108/108E/108S.

OMIS 150 Financial Information Systems

OMIS 30, and OMIS 105.

OMIS 198 Internship Upper-division standing and approval of the Undergraduate Committee one week prior to registration Written proposal must be approved by instructor and chair one week prior to registration. 
OMIS 199 Directed Reading/Directed Research Note: A student cannot use a collection of directed reading/directed research courses to satisfy the upper-division course requirement for any of the OMIS department’s major or minor programs. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and approval of the undergraduate committee one week prior to registration. Written proposal must be approved by instructor and chair one week prior to registration.