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Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program

CBA Integrated Core Program LogoApplications for the Fall Kwik Trip ICP Program are now open (See application link below)

The Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program (ICP) is a unique learning opportunity sponsored by Kwik Trip. It is designed to enhance students’ understanding of core business functions (Finance, Marketing and Management), as well as their critical thinking, communications, and professional skill in the context of an interdisciplinary business environment. Students apply to the program and if accepted will be automatically enrolled in four of the CBA core courses: FIN 355, MKT 309, MGT 308 and Fin/MKT/MGT 323 - a course in business consulting and communication that can meet the MGT/MKT 301 core requirement or count toward the 120 total credits needed for graduation as a Management elective.

The ICP design utilizes high-impact practices while providing students with real-world business experience early in the academic programming within the college. Students work collaboratively in teams, on three applied interdisciplinary business projects throughout the semester—the final project is client-based. Projects are designed to be unstructured to mimic the business environment and highlight the intersection of finance, marketing and management.

Information Session Information

ICP Video Overview

ICP Video Overview

Fall 2024 Application Information

If you will be in the CBA starting in the Fall and have not yet taken MGT 308, MKT 309, or FIN 355 you are eligible for the program and should consider applying for this opportunity. 

To apply:

  1. Fill out the application link below by Friday, March 29th.
  2. Attend Kwik Trip in the CBA day on Wednesday, March 27th between 9:00am - noon and bring in a hard copy of your resume.

Contact the ICP Fall 2024 faculty with any questions: Prof. Kelly Nowicki (, Prof. Diana Tempski, (, or Prof. Stacy Trisler (

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for the ICP?

Students who are eligible for College of Business Administration coursework and have not yet taken MGT 308, MKT 309, or FIN 355.


Last modified: 03/18/2024

When can I apply?

 Applications for the Fall 2024 Kwik Trip Integrated Core Program are now open.

Last modified: 02/08/2024

How many students are accepted?

There are around 35 students per semester accepted into the program. The 35 students will be taking the four classes in the program together taught by a cohort of three professors. 

Last modified: 03/18/2024

What classes are apart of the program?

The four classes the students will take in the program are:

  • MGT 308
  • MKT 309
  • FIN 355
  • FIN/MKT/MGT 323

Last modified: 07/26/2023

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