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  • Heavener School of Business

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    The Heavener School of Business offers an educational experience that is nationally recognized for academic excellence. In addition to pursuing a degree, all business majors are encouraged to gain practical work experience through co-ops, internships and community service. The school also offers a variety of professional development and leadership opportunities.

    Established: 1926. In 2012, named for James W. 'Bill' Heavener, an alumnus whose generous gift benefits the school.

    Accredited: The Warrington College of Business is accredited by the AACSB International. The college was the first in the nation to be accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

    Academic Advising and Career Coaching: The Heavener School of Business provides academic advising, career coaching, professional development opportunities and study abroad programs for undergraduate students.

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    Programs: The Warrington College of Business has three schools: The Hough Graduate School of Business, the Fisher School of Accounting, and the Heavener School of Business. The Fisher School of Accounting administers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSAc). The Heavener School of Business administers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (on campus), an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (off campus) and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. The Heavener School of Business also offers minors in business administration (for nonbusiness majors only), entrepreneurship, information systems and operations management, real estate and retailing.

    The table below provides a summary of academic programs in the Heavener School of Business.

    The college also offers combined-degree and one-year master's programs in information systems and operations management (MSISOM), entrepreneurship (MAE), finance (MSF), international business (MAIB), management (MSM, for non-business majors only) and real estate (MSRE).

    In addition to completing a degree, all business majors are encouraged to gain practical work experience through co-ops, internships and community service. The Heavener School of Business also offers students a variety of professional development and leadership opportunities, including study abroad, the Florida Leadership Academy, involvement in student organizations and research activities. For more details on all of these opportunities, consult an academic advisor in 267 Stuzin Hall.

    The school encourages all first year students to take Warrington Welcome - First Year Florida (SLS 1102 for business majors), which serves as an introduction to the school and provides students with the opportunity to connect with faculty, advisors and fellow business students.

    Scholarships: The school offers academic and need-based scholarships to business majors and study abroad scholarships to business majors and minors who study abroad via a Heavener School of Business study abroad program. Applications for summer and fall semester scholarships are due in March and applications for spring semester scholarships are due in October.

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    Computer Requirement: General UF requirements. The school has no additional computer requirements.

    Student Organizations: The school has more than 20 business-related student organizations that provide direct access to employment recruiters, leadership opportunities, work experience and the means to develop valuable business-related skills. All business majors are encouraged to join at least one business student organization during their college career.

    Major/Minor Tracking GPA Requirements Overall GPA Requirements Credits Required for Degree/Minor
    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (on campus)
    Finance 3.0 2.0 120
    Information Systems 3.0 2.0 120
    Management 3.0 2.0 120
    Marketing 3.0 2.0 120
    UF Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (off campus)
    General Business 3.0 2.0 120
    Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
    Business Administration: General Studies 3.0 2.0 120
    Minors
    Business Administration 2.0 24
    Entrepreneurship 2.5 17-19
    Information Systems 2.0 16
    Real Estate 3.0 22-23
    Retailing 2.0 20
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