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1 F RESHMAN O RIENTATION W ELCOME TO THE C OLLEGE OF B USINESS »

2 C OLLEGE OF B USINESS M ISSION OF THE C OLLEGE » »Provide superior value-laden education that motivates and enables students to become ethical and empowered business leaders

3 C OLLEGE OF B USINESS V ISION FOR THE C OLLEGE » »The College of Business is a learning place that A WAKENS, E NLIGHTENS + T RANSFORMS today’s students into the leaders of tomorrow

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7 G ETTING D OWN TO B USINESS Y OUR S PEAKERS T ODAY » Angie Hoffer Associate Dean Lyse Herrera Student Services

8 G ETTING D OWN TO B USINESS Y OUR S PEAKERS T ODAY » Karin Iwasaka Career / Academic Counselor Dr. Kathy Barnett Portfolio Program

9 G ETTING D OWN TO B USINESS B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM » »Student-Centered Professional Development

10 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM O VERVIEW » Your College of Business “in house” career planning / services office (Miller Hall 111): »One-on-one academic and career advising »Info on majors, internships, and careers »Professional skills that employers seek

11 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM P OLICIES » A series of eight, required, non-credit “courses” »Time commitment now (12-15 hrs. / semester) »Investment in your future »Graded pass / fail Find more information at »

12 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM F RESHMAN Y EAR » “Building your Brand” (Portfolio ) »“What’s in a major?” »Executive Mentor Program »Individual academic advising First Portfolio class meeting: »Tuesday, August 28 »4:55 – 6:10 p.m. »Miller Hall 114

13 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM S OPHOMORE THROUGH S ENIOR Y EAR » “Marketing your Experience” (Sophomore, Portfolio ) “Connecting to the Real World” (Junior, Portfolio ) “Launching your Career” (Senior, Portfolio )

14 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM I NTERNSHIPS » Most big-name employers will not consider you without at least one internship on your resume. The College of Business requires one internship toward graduation requirements. We recommend you complete a minimum of two.

15 B USINESS P ORTFOLIO P ROGRAM O NLINE R ESOURCES » Resources by Major: »“What can I do with this major?” »Internships / Career info by major »Diversity-related resources Explore these and more at »

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17 P ROGRAMS OF S TUDY D EGREE P ROGRAMS IN B USINESS » »Bachelor of Accountancy (B.Acc.) »Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) »Economics »Finance »Intl. Business »Management »Marketing

18 P ROGRAMS OF S TUDY O THER P ROGRAM O PTIONS » »Double major-friendly degrees: »Accounting + Finance »Management + Marketing »Minors for Business majors: »Accounting, Intl. Business, Legal Studies »University interdisciplinary minors: »Film studies, Middle East peace, New Orleans, etc

19 L EARNING E NVIRONMENT O UR C OMMITMENT TO Y OU » As faculty and staff, we will commit to providing you with: »Academic rigor in the classroom »Diverse learning opportunities »Experienced + engaging faculty

20 L EARNING E NVIRONMENT O UR E XPECTATIONS OF Y OU » We expect you, the student, to do your part and actively: »Commit to your academic success »Engage in class dialogue + discussion »Take responsibility for your education

21 Y OUR F RESHMAN Y EAR F RESHMAN B USINESS C URRICULUM » BA 100BA 101 Intro to BusinessBusiness Communications »“One” business course for the whole year »Values-based pedagogical approach »Think critically about life, school, and business »Understand importance of being autonomous »Grasp Jesuit philosophy, inform your worldview

22 Y OUR F RESHMAN Y EAR F RESHMAN B USINESS C URRICULUM » ECON 100ECON 101 MicroeconomicsMacroeconomics »Foundational knowledge for higher-level courses »Introduce you to the economic way of thinking »Bring clarity to the business world by analysis »Inspire + invigorate thequest for knowledge

23 A CADEMIC S UPPORT C OURSE S CHEDULING + A DVISING » »Your first semester schedule: »Pre-assigned; pick up today! »See Lyse Herrera, Karin Iwasaka, Dr. Kathy Barnett, or Angie Hoffer »Your choice of business major: »You do not have to declare now! »Consult advisor, faculty, assessments, etc »Your schedule going forward: »Your responsibility! Use LORA + curriculum sheets

24 A CADEMIC S UPPORT T UTORING + O THER A SSISTANCE » Loyola has many student support offices: »Academic Resource Center »Math + computer labs »Writing Across the Curriculum English lab »Center for International Education »University Counseling Center »University Ministry Our own Portfolio advisors are also happy to help!

25 B USINESS C URRICULUM U NDERSTANDING THE C URRICULUM » Parts of the business curriculum: »Common Curriculum»Non-business electives »Business adjunct»Business core courses »Major requirements »Area studies / foreign language [Intl. Business]

26 B USINESS C URRICULUM C URRICULUM S EQUENCING »

27 B USINESS C URRICULUM C URRICULUM S EQUENCING »

28 B USINESS C URRICULUM U NDERSTANDING YOUR S CHEDULE » BA -B INTRO TO BUSINESSMW1030AMMI114Reed K ENGL-T CRITICAL READING/WRITINGMWF0130PMCM302Ethridge B HIST-T WORLD CIV TO 1650MWF0830AMBO214BGerlich R MATH-A INTRO TO FINITE MATHTR0930AMMO533Matei A PFOL-B PORTFOLIO FIRST YEAR IT0455PMMI114Barnett K RELS-T INTRO TO WORLD RELIGIONTR0200PMTBA Staff S Days of Week Time of Day [Start of cls.] Subject Course # Section Building Room

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