College of Business & Economics

Department of e-Business & Technology Management

Applying to the Major

Students are admitted to the combined major in e-Business and information systems on a competitive basis after first being admitted to the university. Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to this combined major. Each term, the college considers applications for admission to the major for the following term. To be admitted to the major, students must satisfy specific screening requirements and complete an application form for admission. To be eligible for admission to the combined major, students must complete each of the six lower-level courses with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher with a minimum average GPA of 2.7 for ALL six lower-level courses. They must also pass the CBE Computer Proficiency Exam with a score of 70 percent or higher.

Lower-Level Required Courses (18 units)

Course Number Course Names
ACCT 201 or
ACCT 211
Principles of Financial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 202 or
ACCT 212
Principles of Managerial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Managerial Accounting
ECON 201 or ECON 203 Microeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Microeconomic Principles
ECON 202 or
ECON 204
Macroeconomic Principles (3) or
Honors Macroeconomic Principles
LEGL 225 Legal Environment of Business (3)
ECON 205 or
MATH 231 or 233
Statistics for Business and Economics I (3) or
Basic Statistics (3) or Honors Basic Statistics (3)
Completion of the Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) with a passing score of 70% or higher.

Degree candidates intending to pursue the combined major in e-Business and Information Systems are designated as "pre-e-Business" (PEBU) and Information Systems (IS) until admitted into the major. Students are encouraged to meet each term with their assigned faculty adviser to evaluate their progress in completing the requirements for admission to the e-Business major and the degree.

Application Procedure

Students who meet the admission requirements at the end of the term must complete an Application for Admission to the e-Business major before registering for upper-level "majors only" College of Business and Economics courses. The form is available here or in the CBE Student Academic and Career Services Office located in Stephens Hall, room 301.

>> Application for admission into the e-Business Major (PDF)

Important Dates

Application deadlines for the e-Business and information systems major

Nov. 1: Applications due for spring admission

April 1: Applications due for summer and fall admission

College of Business & Economics

Phone: 410-704-3496
Fax: 410-704-2300

Office Location

Stephens Hall, Room 218
Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address

College of Business & Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001