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This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

GMP = Global Miami Plan course
IP = Intercultural Perspectives

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
CSE 148 3
GMP 3
GMP 3
GMP 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BUS 101 & 102 4
ISA 235 3
Advanced Writing or STC 135 3
GMP 3
GMP 3-4
Total Semester Hours 16-17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
ECO 201 3
ISA 205 4
MGT 291 or ISA 281 3
Diversity/IP 3
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
ECO 202 3
ISA 245 3
MKT 291 3
STC 135 or Advanced Writing 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 301 3
ISA 281 or MGT 291 3
ISA 301 3
MGT 302 3
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS 342 3
ISA 403 3
ISA Elective 3
GMP 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 387 3
ISA 400-level Elective or
Business Capstone
3
Thematic Sequence 3
GMP 3
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ISA 406 3
Business Capstone or
ISA 400-level Elective
3
Thematic Sequence 3
GMP 3
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16

Departmental Notes:

  • Required courses: ISA 245, 281, 301, 387, 403, and 406.
  • The following courses are offered fall term only: ISA 387.
  • The following courses are offered spring term only: ISA 305, 403, 406, and 414.
  • One 400-level Elective required: ISA 404, 414, or 495.
  • ISA 495 may satisfy the ISA major and Business Capstone requirements.
  • One additional ISA elective is required, select from: CSE 174, ISA 303, 305, 385, 404, 414, 481, or 495.
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • All students must earn 128 hours to graduate; minimum of 64 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • A 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business are required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a thematic sequence outside the School of Business (ISA 2 is the only exception to this rule). You must declare your thematic sequence; contact sponsoring department to do so.
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Most FSB Students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; students must register for ISA 340 to complete this requirement.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2016