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Commerce: Commerce Fall

Bachelor of Science

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The Bachelors of Science Degree in Commerce is a unique University of Arizona South degree. The B.S. in Commerce is different from a traditional business program in that the Commerce program at UA South provides a complete overview of the business world rather than a focus on just one aspect of business, such as accounting or marketing. Students learn the theoretical components of commerce, and practice the application of those theoretical components in a simulated commerce environment in order to develop your commerce skills and constantly work on building a commerce persona. The commerce program allows students to finish in just five semesters of coursework. Classes meet one night a week, providing a high degree of flexibility for students enrolled in the Commerce program.

WUE This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at the following location: UA South Campus. Students from Western states who select this major and campus may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition at a rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees.

Major Details

College: University of Arizona South
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Math Required:


    The M-strand is for students who require mathematical facility at the level of at least MATH 110 (Collegiate Algebra). This strand involves reasonable facility with algebra and algebraic functions, graphs, and simple modeling. Students who choose the M-strand are prepared for further mathematical work. This work may include LING 178 (The Mathematics of Language and Linguistics), MATH 114 (Finite Mathematics), MATH 113 (Elements of Calculus), or a statistics class from outside the Mathematics Department, such as ISTA 116 (Statistical Foundations for the Information Age) or SBS 200 (Statistics for the Social Sciences).
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No
Available at:
  • UA Douglas
  • UA South Online
  • UA Santa Cruz
  • UA Sierra Vista
  • UA Tech Park
  • UA South Yuma

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101 3
1st Semester Second Language 4
MATH 116, 124, 125, or 122B 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 3
2nd Semester Second Language 4
MATH 114, 129, or BNAD 277 3
MIS 111 3
ECON 201A 3
Tier I General Education 3
3rd Semester
ECON 276 3
ACCT 200 3
ECON 201B 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
4th Semester
ACCT 210 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
5th Semester
RNCV 301B 1
RNCV 306 3
RNCV 307 3
RNCV 309 3
RNCV 315 3
6th Semester
RNCV 303 3
RNCV 305 3
RNCV 311 3
RNCV 312 3
RNCV 313 3
6th Semester Summer
RNCV 400 3
RNCV 460 3
7th Semester
RNCV 412 3
RNCV 418 3
RNCV 419 3
RNCV 467 3
8th Semester
RNCV 301D 1
RNCV 404 3
RNCV 415 3
RNCV 417 3
RNCV 498 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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