University of Texas at Austin
BFP Class of 2013

Business Foundations

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Texas Business Foundations Program

The Texas Business Foundations Program (Texas BFP) is designed to give undergraduate students of any discipline a fundamental background in business. We offer three different ways for you to augment your degree:
  • Business Minor - Complete 18 credit hours of required coursework anytime while completing your undergraduate degree to earn a Texas Business Minor. Open only to UT students in the 2016-2018 Academic Catalogue and Forward
  • McCombs Summer Institute (MSI)- Open to any undergraduate student enrolled at any college or university; complete 15 credit hours (5 courses) during a 9 week summer program and receive a crash course in business fundamentals from McCombs--one of the most respected business schools in the nation. These five courses can be used to complete the requirements of the Business Minor or certificate.
  • Business Foundations Certificate - Our most comprehensive offering; satisfy 24 credit hours of certificate requirements anytime while completing your undergraduate degree. Open only to UT students enrolled in the 2014-2016 or earlier Academic Catalogue



Phone: 512-232-6748 

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Walk-In Advising Hours

  • Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • McCombs CBA 3.204

Information Sessions for Organizations:

If you believe your student org, department, or class would benefit from a private Information Session, please let us know at , and we can arrange to have presenters attend your event. Typically these will last from 5 min - 45 min depending on your time constraints. Examples of interested groups include FIGs, clubs, social groups, and parent associations.