Business and Public Management Center
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs
Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean
Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Name: Danah Allen
Position: Communications and Impact Coordinator
Name: Julie Ferris
The Pre-Business program is designed as the entry point for freshmen and transfer students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing. As a Pre-Business major, students will be assigned a Pre-Business Program Counselor which can be found in MyWCU.
After successful completion of the required courses, Pre-Business students may apply for admission to one of five separate degree programs: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, or Marketing. To be accepted into one of these majors, students must:
After acceptance into one of the business majors, students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to continue in the major. By maintaining these requirements, the program graduates students who continue to enhance the reputation of West Chester University's business programs.
The Pre-Business program gives you time to make an informed choice. After completing eight business courses, you will be ready to select the major that is right for you. As a Pre-Business major, advisers in the departments of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, and Marketing will help guide your decision. If you have any questions about the five business majors, you may contact the chairperson of that department to discuss which major is best for you.
Students: Your Pre-Business Counselor's name appears on your MyWCU homepage.