Frequently Asked Questions

Deciding which business major to earn

  • I am unsure which business major is best for me. How can I decide?
    • There are a number of suggestions a business advisor or faculty advisor can provide to help you learn about majors and options available to you. We suggest you first meet with a business advisor and then determine if you want to complete a self-assessment and appointment with a CMU Career Coach. 

B.S. in B.A. Degree Admission Requirements

  • I am changing my major to business and have questions about the sequence of courses that have prerequisites.  What should I do?
    • Be sure to schedule an appointment with a business advisor in Business Student Services, 989-774-3124, Grawn 105 at your earliest convenience so we can help you plan your sequence of classes.
  • I see the minimum overall CMU GPA for admission for the B.S. in Business Administration Degree is a 2.50.  What happens if I don't have that GPA?
    • The minimum 2.50 Admission GPA is a requirement. That means that a 2.49 for example, does not round up.  Students below a 2.50 GPA are not able to enroll in ACC 255, BIS 255, and MGT 258, in addition to numerous other courses. We encourage you to meet with a business advisor or the CBA Success Coach to explore strategies to raise your GPA.

Problems Registering for Courses

  • I am trying to register for co-requisite courses (ACC 255 & BIS 255) or (FIN 302, MGT 303 & MKT 304) and am getting an error message.
    • Once your courses are selected in blue in Course Search and Registration online, click the My Schedule Builder Tab on the right-side of the screen. This will open up a box so you can select the courses and click on the green register button. See illustration:ACC BIS Instructions for web.PNG