Courses that can be substituted for Business requirements:

  • MTH 251, MTH252 or MTH254: C- or better satisfies MTH 241 requirement
    • COB will use whichever math course has the highest grade
    • For Design, MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254, MTH 241, or MTH 112 satisfy the MTH 111 requirement
  • BA 215/315: B or better satisfies BA 211 (business majors)
    • Exception: Accountancy majors

Business/Design required courses that also satisfy Baccalaureate Core categories:

  • Business majors
    • ECON 201 or ECON 202 satisfies Social Processes category
    • COMM 111, 114 or 218 satisfies Speech class (formerly WR III)
    • WR 222, 323 or 327 satisfies WR II
  • Design majors

    • ECON 201 satisfies Social Processes category

    • COMM 111, 114 or 218 satisfies Speech class (formerly WR III)

    • WR 222, 323 or 327 satisfies WR II

    • ART 101 satisfies Literature and Arts category

    • ART 204/205/206 satisfies Western Culture category

    • DSGN 475 satisfies Contemporary Global Issues category

    • ART 367 satisfies Science, Technology & Society category

Talk to your advisor if you have questions about other substitutions or double-counts.

Additional information:

  • We enforce prerequisites including class standing
  • We use the OSU waitlist system
  • Make sure you check your ONID email account on a daily basis
  • Read the e-newsletter called "This Week in Business" each week for important COB information and updates
  • Communicate with faculty, staff and fellow students in a professional, ethical and respectful manner
  • We don’t allow second week adds for ANY College of Business course (COB follows the University calendar for dates; no departmental approvals will be given after the last day to add without department approvals ends)