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  • Brigadier General Wilma Vaught was the first female, US General, and graduated from the College of Business at Illinois.

Sample Freshman Schedule

Fall
BUS 101
ECON 102 or 103
MATH 012, 016, or 125 (depending on ALEKS Math Placement Exam score)
Composition I or CMN 101
CS 105, Language, General Education, or Elective

Spring
ECON 102 or 103
MATH 234*
Composition I or CMN 101
CS 105, Language, General Education, or Elective

*Students who have earned credit for calculus I (MATH 220 or MATH 221) do not need MATH 234 to complete the math sequence requirement. Students who have earned credit for calculus I and II have completed the math sequence requirement.

Students planning to take additional advanced math courses should consult with their academic advisor to select an appropriate first year math sequence.