What are UoPeople Foundations and MBA Foundations, and do I have to complete it?

UoPeople Foundations and MBA Foundations consists of courses all students must successfully complete. They are designed to equip students with the necessary skills needed to thrive in their academic degree studies at the University.
Once students complete their online application, they will be considered for admission to the UoPeople Foundations or MBA Foundations Courses, and may begin studying in the upcoming term. After students have successfully passed the UoPeople Courses, and sent proof of high school and/or Bachelor's degree completion, they may continue on to their desired degree program. Credits earned in the Foundations Courses count towards the associate and bachelor’s degree credit requirements, while MBA Foundations Courses count toward the MBA credit requirements.