For more information on the admission process, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. Applications may be submitted via the Common Application.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Suite 100
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions:
gwadm@gwu.edu or 202-994-6040

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 120 credits, including university general education, pre-business courses, and finance major requirements.

General education
UW 1020University Writing
Two Writing in the Disciplines (WID) courses taken after UW 1020 and in separate semesters.
One critical analysis course in the humanities. *
One scientific reasoning with lab course. *
Pre-business courses
BADM 1001
BADM 1002
Business Leader Foundations I
and Business Leader Foundations II **
or BADM 1003 Business Leader Foundations for Transfer Students
BADM 3001Business Leader Career Strategy
BADM 4001Business Leader Launch
DNSC 1001Business Analytics I: Statistics for Descriptive and Predictive Analytics
or STAT 1051 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
or STAT 1053 Introduction to Statistics in Social Science
or STAT 1111 Business and Economic Statistics I
or APSC 3115 Engineering Analysis III
STAT 2118Regression Analysis
or ECON 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
or STAT 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
ECON 1011Principles of Economics I
ECON 1012Principles of Economics II
MATH 1231
MATH 1232
Single-Variable Calculus I
and Single-Variable Calculus II
or
Calculus with Precalculus I
and Calculus with Precalculus II
and Single-Variable Calculus II
Finance major courses
ACCY 2001Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCY 3106Financial Statement Analysis
BADM 3501Financial Management and Markets
BADM 4101Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
or BADM 4101W Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
FINA 3001Intermediate Finance
FINA 3101Investment and Portfolio Management
FINA 4001Advanced Financial Management
or FINA 4001W Advanced Financial Management
Four courses selected from the following:
FINA 3201Exploring Finance with Simulation
or FINA 3201W Exploring Finance with Simulation
FINA 3301Money and Capital Markets
FINA 3401A Brief History of Finance
or FINA 3401W A Brief History of Finance
FINA 4101Applied Financial Securities Analysis
FINA 4201Real Estate Investment
FINA 4301Financial Derivatives
FINA 4900Special Topics
One international field course selected from the following:
ECON 2180Survey of International Economics
ECON 2181 International Trade Theory and Policy
ECON 2182International Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
IBUS 3001Introduction to International Business
IBUS 3101Global Financial Environment
IBUS 3301International Business Finance
IBUS 4302International Banking
IBUS 4303International Monetary and Financial Issues
SMPP 4900WSpecial Topics (Strategy and International Political Economy)
TSTD 3302Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality
Electives
In general, students complete 34 credits of electives or the minimum necessary to reach the 120 credits required for the degree. Elective courses may be numbered from 1000 to 4999. Electives may not include LSPA (Lifestyle, Sport, and Physical Activity) courses.
Elective courses may be applied toward a GWSB concentration or a second major.
Minor requirement
A minor outside of the School of Business is required for the degree. Courses vary by minor and typically require a minimum of 18 credits. Students may pursue a second major in lieu of the minor.

See General Education Requirements for a list of approved courses. 

First-year students take BADM 1001 and BADM 1002. Transfer students take BADM 1003.

Finance as a second major

For students pursuing finance as a second major the following requirements must be fulfilled:  

ACCY 2001Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCY 3106Financial Statement Analysis
BADM 3501Financial Management and Markets
FINA 3001Intermediate Finance
FINA 3101Investment and Portfolio Management
FINA 4001Advanced Financial Management
or FINA 4001W Advanced Financial Management
Four courses selected from the following:
FINA 3201Exploring Finance with Simulation
or FINA 3201W Exploring Finance with Simulation
FINA 3301Money and Capital Markets
FINA 3401A Brief History of Finance
or FINA 3401W A Brief History of Finance
FINA 4101Applied Financial Securities Analysis
FINA 4201Real Estate Investment
FINA 4301Financial Derivatives
FINA 4900Special Topics

Non-GWSB students may declare finance as a second major directly with their home school advisor; a signature from GWSB is not required.