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1 WELCOME NEW FRESHMEN! Registration Tutorial (2014) for the School of Business Administration

2 Steps to Register for Your First Semester 1. Complete this tutorial! It is designed to ensure that you successfully complete enrollment in fall courses. 2. Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment.ALEKS Math Placement Assessment. 3. Review the School of Business First-Semester Freshman Course Selection webpages for more detailed information about appropriate first-semester courses for Business students. School of Business First-Semester Freshman Course Selection 4. Submit your course selection information online through the New School of Business Freshman Online Course Selection Form.New School of Business Freshman Online Course Selection Form 5. An academic advisor will review your submission and reply by with specific course approvals. 6. Access CANELINK and register for the classes that were pre-approved.CANELINK 7. The deadline to complete your registration for courses is June 15!

3 BBA vs. BSBA: What is the Difference? BBA Students take Quantitative Applications in Business (MAS 110) or Calculus 1 (MTH 161) and two statistics courses (MAS 201 and 202). To graduate with Honors in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), students must pursue Departmental Honors. Graduation requirements include an honors thesis and the minimum GPA of 3.9. BSBA Students take two levels of pure calculus (MTH 161 and 162) and two higher level statistics courses (MAS 311 and 312). An “Introduction to Programming” course and a higher level quantitative course are also required in the Professional Core. To graduate with General Business Honors, students must complete the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a minimum GPA of 3.75.

4 Which courses are typical for a first- semester freshman in Business? A typical full-time academic schedule for a new Business School freshman would include 5 courses (15-17 credits): Required of all full-time academic Business students 1. BUS 101 Unless you have credit from AP/IB, dual enrollment, or a minimum SAT Reading score of 700 or a minimum ACT English score of ENG 105 An appropriate level math course determined by your choice of degree, an ACT/SAT math score, the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment score, and/or previous college credit in a math course 3. MATH BSL 212, BUS 150, ECO 211, ECO 212, MKT BUSINESS FOUNDATION COURSE One additional course of your choice (can be business or general education, based on your interests, academic background, and transcript) 5. CHOICE COURSE (If you are a Foote Fellow or if you intend to follow a pre-health track, and/or if you have college credits for English Composition and Calculus, your schedule will be slightly different.)

5 What do I do about AP/IB/CLEP Exams or Dual Enrollment/Transfer Courses? AP/IB (HL) or CLEP exams: If you do not know the results of AP/IB (HL) and CLEP exams at this time, you will need to make a judgment about the potential for receiving credits. You may check the AP/IB (HL) score tables online in order to determine the exam scores necessary for the awarding of University of Miami credit for specific courses.score tables online Dual Enrollment/Transfer credits: If you took a course for college credit, you must submit official transcripts to the UM Office of Admission from the issuing College or University. A listing on the high school transcript is not sufficient to award college credit. A minimum grade of "C" is required for consideration of credit in all dual enrollment and transfer courses.

6 Evaluation of AP/IB (HL) Scores for UM Credits AP/IB (HL) scores: You must request that your scores be sent directly to the UM Office of Admission from the College Board or from your regional IB office. CLEP scores: You must submit an Official Test Result Report to the UM Office of Admission. DEADLINE: No credit will be awarded for AP/IB courses after December 15, 2014.

7 Dual Enrollment and Transfer Credits Dual Enrollment/Transfer credits: If you took a course for college credit, you must submit official transcripts to the UM Office of Admission from the issuing College or University. A listing on the high school transcript is not sufficient to award college credit. A minimum grade of "C" is required for consideration of credit in all dual enrollment and transfer courses. DEADLINE: All grades earned in these courses are part of your permanent record and should be submitted to UM no later than December 15, 2014.

8 General Education Areas of Knowledge: What is a Cognate? The "Areas of Knowledge" aspect of the university's general education requirements is based on the notion of cognates. A cognate is a group of at least three related courses for at least 9 credits. The courses in a cognate are related in a topical, thematic, interdisciplinary, sequential, or other such fashion, so that completion of a cognate provides coherent depth of knowledge in the area. Students must take three cognates: Arts & Humanities (A&H) People & Society (P&S) Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) As a first semester freshman, we recommend you choose a course in the “Arts and Humanities cognate.” To read more about cognates, go to

9 Can I meet with or speak to an advisor to discuss my course selection? In order to properly enroll in courses, you must fill out the New School of Business Freshman Online Course Selection Form.New School of Business Freshman Online Course Selection Form Once the form is submitted, a School of Business Academic Advisor will: Review your course selection Respond with your first semester courses Release your “Academic Advising Hold” You will then be able to enroll for your first semester courses!

10 Questions? Questions? Please contact Be on the lookout for further correspondence from with more information regarding The School of Business Administration Advising Team looks forward to meeting you at Orientation!


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