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Leavey School of Business Santa Clara University

First Year Course Planning Guidelines


First Year Guidelines for Business Students

  • We have created this guide for you to navigate what courses you should take your first year. 
  • Required Courses to Complete Your First Year: 
    • BUSN 70: Contemporary Business Issues (Required Fall Quarter) 
    • Critical Thinking and Writing I 
    • Critical Thinking and Writing II
    • Cultures and Ideas I
    • Cultures and Ideas II
  • By the end of Spring Quarter, first year, you should have completed a minimum of 44-46 units.
  • The School of Business strictly enforces prerequisites. It is your responsibility to plan your schedule accordingly.

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