Advising Process

Business Student Services, Grawn 105,  989-774-3124

Academic Advising appointments for business students

  • Degree Maps for business majors highlight the specific sequence of courses required to plan for course prerequisites

16 business majors are available on the BS in Business Administration Degree, which requires students to:

  •  Complete an application to Professional Business Studies in Grawn 105

       (Students who met with business advisors at Freshman Orientation
            or Transfer Orientation most likely already completed the application) 

  • Earn a minimum overall 2.50 CMU GPA and complete 7 specific courses

3 business majors are available on non-business degrees.

    Faculty Advisors - *see location and phone numbers below

    • Major and Minor advising and signing 
    • Double-check the sequence of courses for your program with your faculty advisor. Ask about course prerequisites and courses offered only in fall or spring semester.
    • Major must be signed before completing 56 credits

    Degree Progress  (Advising Workbench)

    • Review all academic and graduation requirements in Degree Progress (link in My Account) each semester.

    Apply for Graduation

    • Submit your application for graduation using the graduation tab on the Degree Progress screen early in the semester you earn 86 credits, or approximately two semesters preceding your expected graduation date. 
    • When you apply before the preferred deadline dates, an audit will be emailed to you prior to your final semester: September 15 for May graduation, January 15 for August graduation, April 15 for December graduation.
    • Direct all graduation questions to the Registrar's Office, Warriner 212, 989-774-3261.


     

    "Signing a major" refers to the process in which you meet with your faculty advisor and sign the Authorization for Major Form before earning 56 credits. Ask your faculty advisor about major requirements and the timing of courses. If you decide to change your major, contact the new department to sign your new major.

    Major

    Location

    Phone

    Accounting
    Grawn 312
    774-3796
     
     
     
    Economics
     
    Sloan 321
    774-3870
    Entrepreneurship
     
    ABSC 164

    774-3270

    Finance
    Sloan 332
    774-3362
     
     
     
    General Business Administration: Applied Bus Com Concentration
    Grawn 305
    774-3554
     
    General Management
     
    Smith 200
    774-3193
    Hospitality Services Administration
    Smith 100
    774-3701
     
     
     
    Human Resource Management
     
    Smith 200
    774-3193
    Information Systems
     
    Grawn 305
    774-3554
    International Business
     
    Smith 200
    774-3193
    Law and Economics
     
    Sloan 321
    774-3870
    Logistics Management
    Smith 100
    774-3701
     
     
     
    Marketing
    Smith 100
    774-3701
     
     
     
    Marketing: Professional Sales Concentration
    Smith 100
    774-3701
     
     
     
    Personal Financial Planning
    Sloan 332
    774-3362
     
    Purchasing and Supply Management
    (MKT) Smith 100 or (MGT) Smith 200
    774-3701 or 774-3193
     
    Real Estate: Development and Finance
    Sloan 332
    774-3362