Student Resources

First-year students and transfer students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, or Marketing enter West Chester University as part of the College of Business and Public Management’s Pre-Business program. As a Pre-Business major, students are assigned a Pre-Business Program Counselor, whose name can be found by checking in MyWCU.

The College of Business and Public Management has four Pre-Business Counselor’s on staff to assist Pre-Business students:

Each of these counselors provide assistance and guidance to students regarding:

  • WCU policies & procedures
  • Referrals to appropriate individuals, offices or resources
  • Understanding general education and program requirements
  • Course registration & enrollment forms
  • MyWCU and website navigation
  • Planning for graduation

Study Abroad

The College of Business and Public Management offers students an incredible opportunity and an unforgettable experience to see another culture, language, environment, and education, while still being able to graduate on time. Being part of a study abroad program allows students to expand their worldview and gain a global mindset while being exposed to different cultures, meeting a diverse group of people, and making lifelong friends.

WCU and the College of Business and Public Management offer study abroad programs during every semester. Our students have studied abroad in China, England, Latin America, Spain, and many other places around the world. If you're interested in studying abroad, we urge you to start by consulting with your academic advisor and visiting WCU's Global Engagement Office.


The College of Business and Public Management is proud to be able to offer many scholarship opportunities to its students. A number of scholarships are supported at the college level and others are supported at the department level. There are also numerous scholarships and awards sponsored by the University. Please visit the WCU Scholarships website to search for what scholarships are available and information regarding the application process. 

Helpful Resources

Advising Guides

Not sure how to schedule your classes in myWCU? Watch this tutorial:

Enrollment Tutorial

Interested in adding another major? Changing your major? Adding a minor?
 Add/Change your Major or Minor

Thinking about taking a course(s) at your local community college or another institution?
Submit this form BEFORE taking a course
Understand how your credit may transfer to WCU

WCU Resources

Student Success Resources

Writing Center

LARC Tutoring

Career Development Center

Ram Resources

Students who are experiencing sadness, stress, or anxiety and feel overwhelmed or unable to cope: 
WCU’s Counseling Center