BUS 492: Internship in Business. 3 credits.
Required Prerequisites: ((MIS 301B- or 303B-) and (OM 301B- or 303B-)) or (ACCT 301B- or 330B-) or (MKTG 301C or 303C). Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll. Non-Degree level students may not enroll. Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
C Requires minimum grade of C.
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Required Prerequisites: ((MIS 301B- or 303B-) and (OM 301B- or 303B-)) or (ACCT 301B- or 330B-) or (MKTG 301C or 303C).
Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.
Non-Degree level students may not enroll.
Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.
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