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University Residency Requirement

To be eligible for a bachelor’s degree, a student must be enrolled in a degree program at NC State, must have completed at least 25 percent of credit hours required for graduation through courses offered by NC State, and must have earned at least 30 of the last 45 hours of credit through NC State courses. In no case shall the proportion of credit hours taken at NC State and applied towards a bachelor’s degree be less than 25 percent. The Poole College of Management has additional requirements outlined below.

College Residency Requirement

Poole College of Management requires that that Accounting and Business Management majors earn at least 30 credit hours while officially enrolled as a degree candidate in either the ACC or BUS curriculum. Students in the Economics majors (EC/ECS) must earn at least 1/2 of their required economic credits while enrolled in the EC or ECS curriculum.  Students must be admitted to the degree program at the beginning of a semester to qualify as being enrolled as a degree candidate during that semester.

Accounting Residency Requirement

For students who enrolled in Poole College prior to summer 2017: In addition to completing 30 credit hours of their major course requirements for the accounting degree at NC State University, students must take their ACC concentration course (ACC 411 for financial analysis, ACC 420 for managerial, ACC 440 for information systems and ACC 451 for internal auditing) and four of the following five courses at NC State: ACC 310, ACC 311, ACC 330, ACC 340 and ACC 450.

For students enrolling in Poole College summer 2017 or later: In addition to completing 30 credit hours of their major course requirements for the accounting degree at NC State University, students must take ACC 450 and three of the following four courses at NC State: ACC 310, ACC 311, ACC 330 and ACC 340.

Business Administration Residency Requirement

All students: To be eligible for a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a student must complete at least 30 credit hours of the major course requirements for the degree at NC State University. In addition, a student must complete at least 30 credit hours (not restricted to courses in the major) while officially enrolled as a degree candidate in either the Business Administration or Accounting program (e.g., students transferring in BUS during their last 2 semesters will not be permitted to graduate).

Economics Residency Requirement

All students: To be eligible for a bachelor’s degree in Economics, a student must complete at least one-half of the required economics credit hours (EC courses) at NC State University.