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Carroll School Curriculum

The following course categories comprise the Boston College University Core Curriculum and are required of all undergraduates entering Boston College. Please note that single courses are one semester in length. Be sure to review the "Course Information and Schedule" section of Agora Portal for the most current course offerings. 

 UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM
 NUMBER OF  COURSES
 Arts (Fine Arts, Music, Theatre)
 1 course
 Cultural Diversity*
 1 course
 Foreign Language  2 courses
 History (Modern History)
 2 courses
 Literature (Classics, English, Germanic
 Studies, Romance Language & Literatures,  Slavic & Eastern Languages)
 1 course
 Mathetmatics (Fulfilled by MATH1100 for Carroll
 School students)
 1 course
 Natural Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth
 & Environmental Science, Physics)
 2 courses
 Philosophy
 2 courses
 Social Science (Fulfilled by ECON1131 &
 ECON1132 for Carroll School students)
 2 courses
 Theology
 2 courses
 Writing
 1 course

*This requirement may be fulfilled by an appropriate course taken to fulfill another core requirement, major requirement, or an elective

The following courses comprise the Carroll School curriculum and are required of all Carroll School students. Students should note the changes that resulted from the new Carroll School curriculum.

Prerequisites listed in course descriptions must be met and, with the exception of MGMT3099, all Carroll School requirements should be completed by the end of junior year. Students who have transferred, studied abroad, or who have had deficiencies may have to modify their schedules somewhat.

 CARROLL SCHOOL CURRICULUM
 RECOMMENDED 
 YEAR
 Portico - PRTO1000
 freshman, first  semester
 Business Statistics - OPER1135
 freshman
 Calculus - MATH1100
 freshman
 Computers in Management - ISYS1021 
 freshman or  sophomore 
 Principles of Microeconomics - ECON1131
 freshman or  sophomore
 Principles of Macroeconomics - ECON1132
 freshman or  sophomore
 Financial Accounting - ACCT1021
 sophomore
 Managerial Accounting - ACCT1022
 sophomore
 Math for Management Science - OPER2235*
 sophomore
 Introduction to Law - BSLW1021
 sophomore or  junior
 Organizational Behavior - MGMT1021  sophomore or  junior
 Operations Management - OPER1021  junior
 Basic Finance - MFIN1021  junior
 Principles of Marketing - MKTG1021  junior
 Strategic Management - MGMT3099  senior
 4-6 Carroll School concentration courses  junior & senior
 12 Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences  elective credits (Advanced Placement credit may
 not be used to meet this requirement) 
 all years?

*In addition to Calculus, all students must take a second math course. This course can be chosen from among a "bucket" that includes Math for Management, Calculus II, LInear Algebra, and Econometric Methods. All Carroll School students must take at least one math course at BC.


INCENTIVES FOR PURSUING STUDIES IN
THE MORRISSEY COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES


  • A student pursuing a minor in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences may elect to eliminate one of the Carroll School core management courses, if this is necessary to complete the minor. Selection of the eliminated course must be done with advising from the Associate Dean’s office. No one may eliminate Portico, Financial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomic or Macroeconomic Principles.
  • A student pursuing a major in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences may elect to eliminate two of the Carroll School core management courses, if this is necessary to complete the major. Selection of the eliminated courses must be done with advising from the Associate Dean’s office. No one may eliminate Portico, Financial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomic or Macroeconomic Principles.

Students should consult with the Undergraduate Associate Dean's Office with any questions regarding the Carroll School curriculum or graduation requirements.