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                    CBPA Undergraduate Advising

                                          Rev. 12/08/06
CBPA Undergraduate Advising Staff

  Jennifer Usis, Director/Academic Advisor
  Tambre McClenny, Program Advisor
  Christine Stringfield-Ricks, Student Success
  Mary Ann Canty, Administrative Assistant
  Christina Meliagros, Graduate Assistant
  Elizabeth Stark-Rankins, Graduate Assistant
  Tomasz Napiorkowski, Peer Advisor
  Elease Dennis, Peer Advisor
Advising 101 Overview
  Presentation with common FAQs and issues
    Admission to CBPA
    General Requirements to Graduate
    Curricular information
    General Information
  General Questions
  Individual Questions
Admission to CBPA
  Must have completed: ENGL 110C, MATH
  162M, ACCT 201, and ECON 202S (all with
  C’s or better)
  Students who started any college course at
  any higher education institution before Fall
  2002 do not have to complete the four
  courses before applying with grade
  requirements; however, they must still apply
  Applications are submitted to Dean’s Office
  (Constant 2004) with copy of transcript
  Page 104 of the 06-08 Catalog
General Requirements to
  Completion of all courses established as
  required in the Catalog
  Minimum 120 credits
  2.0 GPA for:
    Overall (Leoonline)
    Major(s) (See Catalog)
    CBK (See Catalog)
    Minor(s) (See Catalog)
  Exit Exam
  Senior Assessment
  Page 106 of 06-08 Catalog is excellent
  starting point
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
  Page 106 of 06-08 Catalog
  Two semesters of English
    Associate’s Degrees do not automatically satisfy
    ENGL 111C; Must transfer in specific course
    Must have transferred in or received a “C” or
    better for ENGL 110C for fall 2002 or later
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
  Foreign Language proficiency through
  102/111 level unless Admissions has record
  of the following:
    H.S. - 3 years of one language, or 2 years of two languages
    Graduated H.S. by Dec. 31, 1985
    Accepted Associates Degree
    Non-native English speaker
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
    Either transferred equivalent of MATH 102M or
    higher or taken math placement test to enroll in
    first math course
    Must complete through 200 level
    Complete as soon as possible
         Many upper level classes require math as a pre-req (i.e.
         DSCI 206 and 306, ECON 201 and 202, ECON 301, etc.)
    If you have credit for MATH 205, 206, 211, 212,
    then MATH 200 is satisfied
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
  Natural Science
    Must complete 8 credits of science. Can
    either be:
      Two semesters of one science series (i.e. OEAS
      106N and 107N)
      Transferred two different science courses
      before starting ODU courses (i.e. Transferred
      PHYS 103N and BIOL 116N)
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
  GEN 101
    Must be taken by all students who:
      Started as freshman at ODU in Fall 2004 or later and
      Transferred in less than 12 credits
      This course is being phased out so look for more details
      to come…
    Can be used as substitution for:
      Fine Arts
Lower Gen Ed Requirements
  Associate’s Degrees
    Must be an accepted Associate Degree on record
    with Admissions
      Associate in Arts (A.A.)
      Associate in Science (A.S.)
      Associate in Arts and Sciences (A.A. and S.)
    Satisfies ENGL 110C, Fine Arts, Foreign Language,
    History, Literature, Natural Science, and
    An Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) is not
    accepted as satisfying some lower gen eds.
CBK – Core Body of Knowledge
  Must have a 2.0
  Must have been accepted into CBPA in order to take
  3/400 level business courses
  IT 360 – not a requirement for ACCT/IT/DSCI majors
  Make sure to pay attention to pre-req requirements
  (i.e. DSCI 206 and 306, ECON 301, MGMT 485)
  Must either have completed either DSCI 206/306 or
  DSCI 231/232/307 series in its entirety. If only DSCI
  231/232 are completed, speak with advisor about
  ECON 200S cannot count for any part of the BSBA
  program at all (It is a duplicate course of both ECON
  Page 106 of 06-08 Catalog
  Finance makes for a wonderful double major as ACCT
  & FIN overlap nicely without too many additional
  Do not take IT 360
  ACCT 317 has become ACCT 460
  If ACCT 411 and ACCT elective have not yet both
  been completed, it is suggested to move to the 06-08
  catalog. (Speak w/advisor to determine best option.)
  All 3/400 level ACCT courses are calculated into
  major GPA
  Effective 06-08 Catalog, must have a “C-” or better in
  all ACCT courses credited towards major
Decision Science
  Can advance the functional area into a
  minor and, more popularly, into a
  double major as well
    Areas include: ACCT, ECON, FIN, MGMT,
  If interested, contact Dr. Carol
  Markowski, advisor for all DSCI majors
 Choice of BSBA or BA
 Effective 06-08 Catalog, must have a “C-” or
 better in all ECON courses credited towards
 If interested, contact Eric Anderson, advisor
 for all ECON majors
 Because ECON is a social science, if decide to
 add an ECON minor with another business
 major the upper gen. ed. courses can be
 satisfied by ECON courses
  Choice of 3 FIN tracks: General, Real Estate, or
  Finance (General) majors may not double “focus” in
  Finance specialty tracks (Real Estate or Insurance)
  Finance specialty tracks (Real Estate or Insurance)
  majors may not double “focus” in Finance (General)
  or minor in Financial Management
  Accounting or Economics makes for a wonderful
  double major as ACCT & FIN and ECON & FIN
  overlap nicely without too many additional courses
Information Technology
  Choice of 4 IT tracks: General, Database, E-
  Commerce, or Networking
  Do not take IT 360 (cannot be used towards
  any elective option within the IT business
  IT 425 cannot be used towards both IT
  elective and International Business elective
  IT 418, 452 have been discontinued; 3/400
  level business elective accepted as a
  substitute for the Database and Networking
  tracks only
International Business
  Choice of 4 INBU tracks: Chinese, European,
  Japanese, and Latin America
  Although foreign language may be satisfied at the
  100 level, still must take higher levels of foreign
  Non-native English speakers do not have to take the
  higher level foreign language requirements but must
  take 3/400 business courses as substitutes towards a
  business minor OR study a third language
  Americans are expected to study abroad
  INBU majors are required to complete the INBU
  clusters regardless of whether they choose a minor
  If interested, contact Bruce Seifert, advisor for all
  INBU majors
 All MGMT courses are calculated into
 major GPA except 325 and 485,
 including those not satisfying major
 requirements (i.e. MGMT 350 which
 could be used to satisfy a Cluster #1
 course will also be used to calculate the
 major GPA)
 Effective 02-04 Catalog, must have a
 “C-” or better in all MGMT courses
 credited towards major
  All MKTG courses are calculated into major
  GPA except 311, including those not
  satisfying major requirements (i.e. MKTG 414
  which could be used to satisfy a Cluster #1
  course will also be used to calculate the
  major GPA)
  Effective 02-04 Catalog, must have a “C-” or
  better in all MKTG courses credited towards
Maritime and Supply Chain

  471, 472, and all 3/400 MSCM elective
  courses are calculated into the major

  If interested, contact Sara Russell,
  advisor for all MSCM majors
Upper Gen Ed Requirements
  Three choices:
    Double major or minor outside CBPA
    Double major or minor within CBPA
      Must also take two 2/400 non-business
      electives with exception if minoring in ECON
      Nine credits from one specific cluster (can only
      “double dip” one cluster course – i.e. MGMT
      325 from cluster #1 or OPMT 303 from cluster
  Page 60 of 06-08 Catalog
Common Major/Minor Combos
 CBPA students may not minor in Business
 ACCT/FIN (Double Majors)
 DSCI/Business (Functional Area Minors or
 Double Majors)
 MKTG/COMM or MKTG/Studio Arts
 Business/ECON and vice versa
 IT/Business and vice versa
Common Clusters
 Pick nine credits within one cluster
   Most common in CBPA –
      Cluster #1 – Administrative Leadership
      Cluster #7 – Technology
      Cluster #10 – World Citizenship
 Do not mix clusters!
 Can include up to ONE course from either
 CBK or Major
   I.e. Cluster #1 – MGMT 325, Cluster #7 – OPMT
   303, Cluster #10 – MKTG 411/IT 425W/MGMT
Exit Writing Exam
  Can register after completing 58 credits
  (including transfer hours)
  Take it as soon as possible!
  Registration should be in person for
  first-time takers
  Scores are typically reported by 5 P.M.
  the day before the next exam
  Page 63 of 06-08 Catalog
Study Abroad
 CBPA offers students the opportunity to study
 their major courses in England, France,
 Germany, Japan, and Australia, to name a few
 Programs offer holiday breaks (Spring Break!),
 one month, one semester, and one year
 Majority of courses are taught in English
 Required of INBU majors; highly recommended
 for all majors
 Visit the Study Abroad Office website:
Career Management Center
  Satellite Office in Constant 1011
  Assistance with all career issues
   Career exploration
   Resumes, cover letters, interview skills, job search
   strategies, salary negotiation
   Job Fairs in spring and fall
   Electronic job postings (eRecruiting)
   On campus interview program
  Internships and Co-ops (ODU
 guarantees practical experience)
   These can count as electives
Next Steps if interested in an
 Schedule an intake appointment!
  Constant 1011

 Attend Internship Prep Seminars
  See for more information
Advising Every Semester
  It is important to meet with an advisor each semester
     Undergraduate Advising (Constant 1011) – Freshman with
     less than 24 credit hours (applied toward degree); First
     semester transfer and change of major students; Academic
     difficulty students; and seniors with more than 80 credit
     hours completed towards the BSBA
     Faculty Advisors – Students with between 30 and 80 credit
     hours completed towards the BSBA
  A list of faculty advisors can be found just outside our
  office door and is updated every semester (Constant
  Those attending a local Hampton Roads site other
  than the Norfolk campus must come to the Norfolk
  campus for advising.
Graduating soon?
  “Graduating” and “Walking” are two different things
      August candidates are the only graduation candidates eligible to walk in a different
      semester than completing all requirements.
  Schedule an appointment with our office if you are intending to “Graduate” to
  begin preparation
      Do so once you have accumulated 80 credits or more towards your degree program
           DEC candidates
                 Senior appointments through May 1
                 Certification appointments through May 15 – Aug 1
           MAY candidates
                 Senior appointments through Aug 15
                 Certification appointments through Sept 5 – Nov 1
           AUG candidates
                 Senior appointments through Dec 1
                 Certification appointments through Jan 15 – May 1
  You must meet with our office to prepare the paperwork
      Exception: ECON majors only – you must see Eric Anderson (if double
      major, meet with both Dr. Anderson and CBPA Undergrad Advising Office)
  Applications for graduation are available on
      November 30th deadline – MAY candidates
      February 28 deadline – AUG candidates
      April 30th deadline – DEC candidates
New Continuance Policy,
Effective Fall 2006
  Minimum overall GPA requirement: 2.0
  If semester GPA stays above 2.0 while overall
  is below, stay on “Academic Warning”
  If semester and overall GPA drop below 2.0
  after one semester of Academic Warning
  status, suspended for one semester (Summer
  not counted towards suspended semester)
  Page 53 of 06-08 Catalog
Grades suffering?
  Tutoring available – FREE
  Last day to withdraw – See Registrar’s “Guide
  to Enrollment booklet available on their
  website for details of dates.
  Withdrawing after the mid-semester deadline
  can result in a “WF” (withdrawal-fail); doing
  so does impact your grade as if it were an “F”
  Do not take a course required for any course
  requirement in your degree program for
  “PASS/FAIL” unless it is an internship, co-op,
  etc. or something above and beyond what
  you need to earn the degree!
Grade Forgiveness
  Can only retake an individual course
  once to count towards grade
  forgiveness; any other repeats will be
  factored into the GPA as a separate
    Example: ACCT 202 = WF/D-, B- (only the
    D- and B- are factored into the GPA with a
    weight of 6 credits)
  Page 49 of 06-08 Catalog
Personal Emergencies
  If you experience a medical, personal, or
  family emergency which will impact your
  attendance and/or academic performance,
  contact Stella Mims, Student Advocate in
  Webb Center (Suite 1101) at 683-5869
  This is for emergencies only and will require
  Do NOT wait after the semester has passed
Leaving the Hampton Roads area?
  You can still attend ODU if you leave
  the area
    Distance Learning programs
    Contact our office so we can coordinate
    with the Teletechnet office and the site
    director for the site you intend to attend
  Or complete the program by
  transferring in credits left to complete
    Check with our office to ensure proper
    courses are transferred and ODU residency
    requirements are met
  Are you receiving our listserv:
    Curriculum updates
    CBPA Events
    Email to be added (include
    your class standing – freshman,
    sophomore, etc.)
If in doubt…
  CBPA Undergraduate Advising Office
    Jennifer Usis,
    Tambre McClenny,
    Constant Hall, Room 1011

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