UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM - HIGH DEMAND MAJORS

ACCOUNTING (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test -- Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Accounting Knowledge Test -- Multiple choice test that is equivalent to the final examination of ACCT 2101.
  • ADVERTISING (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    ART - CERAMICS (B.F.A.)
  • Completion of two foundation courses(ARST 1050 and ARST 1060) or (ARST 1050 and ARST 1080)
  • Portfolio review
  • ART/ART EDUCATION (B.F.A.)
  • Completion of two foundation courses (ARST 1050 and ARST 1060) or (ARST 1050 and ARST 1080)
  • Portfolio review
  • STUDIO ART (A.B.)
  • Completion of two foundation courses (ARST 1050 and ARST 1060) or (ARST 1050 and ARST 1080)
  • Portfolio review
  • BROADCAST NEWS (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT - EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: PRE-KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 2 EMPHASIS (B.S.F.C.S.)
  • GPA in UGA Core Areas A and D (40%)
  • Essay (30%)
  • References (30%)
  • COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS (B.S.Ed.) -   Grades in ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, MATH 1101, and BIOL 1103 or equivalent
    -   Grades in non-remedial college level courses in algebra, calculus, or a higher mathematics; statistics; writing; linguistics; psychology; physics; or human biology beyond BIOL 1103
    -   Written essay
    CONSUMER ECONOMICS (B.S.F.C.S) Grades in ECON 2105 and ECON 2106 and HACE 2100
    Score on Academic Profile Test
    Application
    CONSUMER JOURNALISM (B.S.F.C.S)
  • GPA of 2.8 or better in Core Areas A, D, and E
  • Essay that states career goals
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • GPA in UGA Core Areas A and D (40%)
  • Essay (30%)
  • References (30%)
  • ECONOMICS (A.B.)
  • Academic Profile Test -- Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grade in Economics course - - Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106 or equivalent.
  • Grades in all MATH courses
  • ECONOMICS (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test -- Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grade in Economics course -- Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106 or equivalent.
  • ENGLISH EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • Academic background (20%)
  • Experience working with learners (30%)
  • Experiences relevant to a career in education (20%)
  • 3-5 page statement of purpose explaining why the candidate wishes to pursue a career in English teaching (30%)
  • EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE (B.S.Ed.)
  • UGA Core Areas A-D (20%)
  • UGA Core Area F (60%)
  • Essay of purpose in Exercise and Sport Science (20%)
  • FINANCE (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test - - Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grade in Economics course - - Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106, or equivalent.
  • Grade in Accounting course - - Final course grades in ACCT 2101, or equivalent, and ACCT 2102, if completed or equivalent.
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in courses in Core Area F (20%)
  • Submission of a resume (30%)
  • Letters of recommendation (20%)
  • Statement of Purpose (30%)
  • FURNISHINGS AND INTERIORS (B.S.F.C.S)
  • Portfolio
  • Application
  • GENETICS (B.S.) Overall minimum 3.0 GPA in the following courses:
    BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010
    BIOL 1107-1107L, BIOL 1108-1108L
    CHEM 1211-1211L or CHEM 1411-1411L, CHEM 1212-1212L or CHEM 1412-1412L, CHEM 2211-2211L or
    CHEM 2411-2411L, CHEM 2212-2212L or CHEM 2412-2412L
    MATH 2200-2200L, MATH 2210-2210L or STAT 2100H or STAT 4210
    *Students must formally apply for admission to the Genetics major.
    HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.) -   G.P.A. in major related courses (EPSY 2020, EFND 2030, HPRB 1710)
        (50% of total score/50 points possible)
    -   Written essay
        (50% of total score/50 points possible)
    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test - - Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grades in foreign language courses - - Final course grades in all completed non-English language courses.
  • Grade in Accounting course - - Final course grades in ACCT 2101, or equivalent, and ACCT 2102, if completed or equivalent.
  • Statement of Purpose in International Business - - A brief essay [300-400 words] in which applicant describes his/her interest in the major and his/her future goals.
  • INSTRUCTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, TRAINING, AND TECHNOLOGY (B.S.Ed.)
  • Submission of a resume documenting relevant work experiences and/or other activities that are related to the objectives of this degree program
  • Submission of an essay stating career goals and relationship to completion of this degree program
  • LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (B.L.A.)
  • GPA in courses within the major completed by the end of the second year in the program
  • GPA in other courses related to the major completed by the end of the second year in the program
  • Students will be ranked on performance in these classes
  • MAGAZINES (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    MANAGEMENT (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test - - Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grade in Economics course - - Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106, or equivalent.
  • Grade in Accounting course - - Final course grades in ACCT 2101, or equivalent, and ACCT 2102, if completed or equivalent.
  • Statement of Purpose in Management - - A brief essay [300-400 words] in which applicant describes his/her interest in the major and his/her future goals.
  • MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test -- Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • International Programming Aptitude Test (IPAT) - - Composed of seven multi-part problems that measures programmer analyst aptitude.
  • MARKETING (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test -- Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grades in English courses (level of course will be considered)
  • Grades in Math courses (level of course will be considered)
  • Statement of Purpose in Marketing - - A brief essay [300-400 words] in which applicant describes his/her interest in the major and his/her future goals.
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • GPA in Core Areas A and F (30%)
  • Resume (30%)
  • Essay (40%)
  • MUSIC COMPOSITION (B.Mus)
  • Portfolio review of compositions that demonstrate a talent for and understanding of the constructs of music composition.
  • Grade no lower than "B" in prerequisite courses in basic musicianship, including the equivalents of MUSI 1100, MUSI 1110, MUSI 2100, MUSI 2110 and a seminar in the introduction to music composition.
  • MUSIC EDUCATION (B.Mus)
  • Entrance audition for first year students that selects students with very high music performance skills in a set instrumentation.
  • Passing subsequent music performance skills exam in the first and second years that demonstrate increasing musical maturity and skill in at least one performance medium.
  • Recommendations of Music Education faculty through a formal interview at the end of the second year that evaluates the student's personality and communication skills as they pertain to a career in elementary and secondary music education.
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE (B.Mus)
  • Entrance audition of first year students that selects students with the highest music performance skills in a set instrumentation.
  • Passing subsequent music performance skills exam in the first and second years that demonstrate superior musical maturity and skill.
  • Recommendations of Music Performance faculty through a formal audition at the end of the second year that evaluates the student's potential as a professional performer.
  • MUSIC THEORY (B.Mus)
  • Portfolio of essays and/or analyses that demonstrate a thorough understanding of the constructs of music composition.
  • Grade no lower than "B" in prerequisite courses in basic musicianship, including the equivalents of MUSI 1100, MUSI 1110, MUSI 2100, MUSI 2110 and a seminar in the introduction to music composition.
  • MUSIC THERAPY (B.Mus)
  • Entrance audition for first year students that selects students with very high music performance skills in a set instrumentation.
  • Completion of first and second year seminars and practica in Music Therapy
  • Passing subsequent music performance skills exam in the first and second years that demonstrate increasing musical maturity and skill in at least one performance medium.
  • Recommendations of Music Education and Therapy faculty through a formal interview at the end of the second year that evaluates the student's personality and communication skills as they pertain to a career in elementary and secondary education.
  • NEWSPAPERS (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    PUBLIC RELATIONS (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    PUBLICATION MANAGEMENT (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay
    REAL ESTATE (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test - - Multiple choice examination that measures academic achievement during the first two years of college programs.
  • Grade in Economics course - - Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106, or equivalent.
  • Grade in Accounting course - - Final course grades in ACCT 2101, or equivalent, and ACCT 2102, if completed or equivalent.
  • Statement of Purpose in Real Estate - - A brief essay [300-400 words] in which applicant describes his/her interest in the major and his/her future goals.
  • RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE (B.B.A.)
  • Academic Profile Test
  • Grade in Economics course - - Final course grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106, or equivalent.
  • Grade in Accounting course - - Final course grades in ACCT 2101, or equivalent, and ACCT 2102, if completed or equivalent.
  • Statement of Purpose in Risk Management & Insurance - - A brief essay [300-400 words] in which applicant describes his/her interest in the major and his/her future goals.
  • SCIENCE EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • GPA in courses of the student's science content specialization of 2.5 or better (40%)
  • GPA in Core Area F of 2.5 or better (20%)
  • Essay on experiences (40%)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • Application form (academic preparation (GPA in Areas E and F) 60%)
  • Written essay prepared in ESOC 2450 (40%)
  • SOCIAL WORK (B.S.W.)
  • Completed 50 hours of volunteer work in a social service agency approved by the BSW program
  • Reference
  • Complete required set of pre-professional course work with minimum grades
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION (B.S.Ed.)
  • Quality of documented pre-professional service learning experiences
  • Quality of essay
  • GPA in courses selected from the core requirements
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • SPORT STUDIES (B.S.Ed.)
  • GPA in courses in Core Area F
  • Responses on the Sport Studies admission questionnaire
  • TELECOMMUNICATION ARTS (A.B.J.) -Combined G.P.A. from Core Areas A-E
    -Written statement of interest essay