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Advising Suite

CBE Advising Suite
Albertson Building, Room 306
Phone: (208) 885-7141
Toll Free Phone: (800) 960-3033

Karen Gillespie

Academic Advisor
(208) 885-6853
Albertson Building, Room 306A

Debbie Moos

Academic Advisor
(208) 885-5036
Albertson Building, Room 306B
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Current Students

Come prepared to your appointment by following these steps:

  • Step 1 - Example 4 Year Plan
    Review a 4 Year Plan example
  • Step 2 - Be prepared for your advising appointment
    After reading the following steps you will begin to come up with a list of courses to write on the Registration Work Sheet.  Details on this process are described in the steps below.  
  • Step 3 - Freshman Advising
    Note:  If you are planning courses for your sophomore year, go to Step 4.

    You must come prepared to your appointment. 

    If you are planning courses for your second semester freshman year:
    Create a draft of courses from the following list that you have not already taken. 
    The draft will be reviewed during your advising appointment. 
    • Next English (ENGL 101/102)
    • MATH (108, 143, 160)
    • BUS 190 Integrated Business & Value Creation
    • ISEM 101 Integrated Seminar
    • COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
    • *Natural science with lab
    • *Humanities Elective - General Education
    • PHIL 103 Ethics
    • Free elective course, these include any classes that you are interested in.
    * Refer to Degree Audit for the list of courses that meet this requirement.
  • Step 4 - Sophomore Advising
    You must come prepared to your appointment.

    Draft a two semester schedule for the sophomore year. You have two options to draft the schedule:

    1.  If your Degree Audit catalog year is listed as 2014 -2015, create an electronic version using the Planner tab in Degree Audit.
    • To view classes by day and time, use the Class Schedule, select the correct term, All Classes.


    2.  Proceed to Step 5.

  • Step 5- Draft Your Class List
    • Using a pencil, and the information on this website, draft a list of classes on the Registration Worksheet that you printed in Step 2. 
    • Review Degree Audit to help create your draft.
    • We will review your draft during the advising appointment. 
    • To view classes by day and time, use the Class Schedule, select the correct term, All Classes.
    • When do I register?  View the registration schedule.
  • Step 6 - College Prerequisites
      • Before proceeding to upper-division work, students in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) must have junior standing and have good academic standing. 
      • ACCT 202 Managerial Accounting prereq:  Acct 201
      • BUS 290 Leading Organizations and People prereq:  Bus 190, Acct 201, Econ 201 or 202 and sophomore standing
      • BUS 252 Formal Models of Decision Making prereq:  Stat 251 or Stat 301
      • MATH 160 Calculus prereq:  Sufficient score on SAT, ACT or COMPASS Math test, or Math 143 with a C or better
      • STAT 251 Statistical Methods prereq:  Math 108, Math 143, Math 160, Math 170, or 2 years of high school algebra and Permission
      You must meet the prerequisites to enroll in the "junior" year class sequence below:
      • BUS 301 Financial Resource Management prereq:  Acct 201 and 202, and Stat 251 or Stat 301, and Econ 202 or 272, and Bus 252 or Math 330
      • BUS 321 Marketing prereq:  None
      • BUS 350 Managing Information prereq:  Stat 251 or Stat 301, and Bus 252
      • BUS 370 Process Management prereq:  Stat 251 or Stat 301, Acct 202, Bus 252, and Bus 290. prereq or co-req:  Bus 301, Bus 321 and Bus 350
      • BUS 390 Integrated Topics in Business prereq:  Econ 201, BLaw 265, Bus 301, Bus 321, Bus 350, Bus 370 and Engl 207 or Engl 208 or Engl 313 or Engl 317 or Phil 201.  Also refer to College Requirements above.
  • Step 7 - How To Make An Advising Appointment
    You must come prepared, as outlined in the "steps" above, to the advising appointment.  If not, you will be asked to complete the steps and reschedule the appointment. 

    Once your paperwork, or degree audit planner, is complete call 208-885-7141 or stop by the Advising Suite, Albertson Building, Room 306 to make the advising appointment.


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