Business, Economics and Hospitality Guide

The following is the academic advising information for the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics (Paul College).

Choosing First Semester Courses

  • A sample selection of courses is listed below for each major. In most cases, there is an opportunity for choosing some courses that satisfy the university’s general education requirement (called the Discovery Program).
  • A semester course load usually consists of four 4-credit courses and possibly two 1-credit courses, totaling 18 credits.
  • First-year students usually take courses numbered in the 400s and 500s.
  • If you have AP credits, please visit the Advanced Placement credit transfer chart.
  • If you took a course in high school for college credit, you need to contact that college/university to have an official transcript sent to the UNH Admissions office.

MATH 422 or MATH 424A

When you sign up for an Orientation session, you will be required to choose a math course from either mathematics for business applications (MATH 422) or calculus for social sciences (MATH 424A). Please review the course information overview and make your selection.

PHIL 431

All students are required to complete Business Ethics (PHIL 431) during their first year. Due to the availability of PHIL 431, only half of the first year class will take this course during the first semester. Students will either take MATH 422/424A or PHIL 431 during their first semester.

ENGL 401

All students are required to complete ENGL 401 during their first year. Due to the availability of ENGL 401, only half of the first year class will take this course during the first semester. Therefore, all students will choose alternative Discovery Program courses as needed during Orientation to complete their schedule.

NOTE: If you have received AP credit or transfer credit for ENGL 401 you must submit an official transcript to UNH in order to satisfy the requirement. Failure to provide documentation will result in you taking ENGL 401 at UNH and receiving no credit for your English AP credit.

Language Placement Test (French/Spanish)

If you plan to take French or Spanish, you'll need to take an online language placement test before your June orientation. Your advisor will receive the results of your test.*

*A foreign language is only required for the Economics B.A. degree

Take the French/Spanish Placement Test

Select a major below to learn specific major information for first-year June orientation. 

  1. ADMN 400 (Introduction to Business) or ADMN 410 (Management Information Systems
  2. ECON 401 (Macroeconomics) or ECON 402 (Microeconomics)
  3. ENGL 401 (First Year Writing) or Discovery course
  4. MATH 422 (Math for Business Applications)/ MATH 424A (Calculus for Social Sciences) or PHIL 431 (Business Ethics)
  5. PAUL 405 (Freshman Academic Experience I) (1 credit)

 

  1. ADMN 403 (Computing Essentials for Business) (1 credit)
  2. ECON 401 (Macroeconomics) or ECON 402 (Microeconomics)
  3. ENGL 401 (First Year Writing)
  4. Foreign Language or Discovery course
  5. MATH 422 (Math for Business Applications)/MATH 424A (Calculus for Social Sciences) or PHIL 431 (Business Ethics)
  6. PAUL 405 (Freshman Academic Experience I) (1 credit)

  1. ADMN 403 (Computing Essentials for Business)(1 credit)
  2. ECON 401 (Macroeconomics) or ECON 402 (Microeconomics)
  3. ENGL 401 (First Year Writing) or Discovery course
  4. MATH 424A (Calculus for Social Sciences)
  5. PHIL 431 (Business Ethics) or Discovery course
  6. PAUL 405 (Freshman Academic Experience I) (1 credit)

  1. HMGT 401 (Introduction to the Hospitality Industry)
  2. HMGT 404 – (Professional Development I) (1 credit)
  3. ECON 401 (Macroeconomics) or ECON 402 (Microeconomics)
  4. ENGL 401 (First Year Writing) or Discovery course
  5. MATH 422 (Math for Business Applications)/MATH 424A (Calculus for Social Sciences) or PHIL 431 (Business Ethics)
  6. PAUL 405 (Freshman Academic Experience I) (1 credit)