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Press Release

Anderson BBA Degree to Now Require 120 Hours

April 12, 2016

The Anderson School of Management is excited to announce that effective fall 2016, the BBA program will require 120 total hours.

Specifically, the reduction of the BBA degree from 128 hours to 120 hours was accomplished in the following manner:

  1. Elimination of 2 hours of free electives
  2. Elimination of 6 hours of Social & Behavioral Sciences electives taking the area from 15 hours to 9 hours

An updated preadmission checklist can be found here. Please note that students who apply to be considered for fall 2016 admission to the BBA program will follow the curriculum as outlined in the 2016-2017 catalog.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.