In preparation for the MBA degree program, this course equips students with basic business skills and a foundational understanding of general business principles and practices. This interdisciplinary course includes undergraduate-level instruction in algebra, accounting, finance, marketing, economics, and statistics, and may be offered in a traditional classroom setting, an online format, or as a course tutorial. A final grade of B (3.0) or better is required to continue in the program. Course may be repeated and must be taken during the first two semesters of the student’s program. This course does not replace a core course to meet program requirements.