Business Advising


College of Business
College of Business, Room 24 (Atrium) |Map
502.852.7439
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Advising Requirements

In the College of Business, advising is required for students who:

  • Have completed less than 24 credit hours (excluding AP credit)

  • Have a break in enrollment of two or more years

  • Are new transfer students (internal and external)

  • Are on academic probation

Advising Availability

Depending on the time of year, advising can occur on a walk-in basis or by appointment. A student must be admitted to the College of Business to meet with an advisor in the College. Please call (502) 852-7439 for further information.

Who is my Advisor

Students in the College of Business are assigned a professional advisor according to the major selected.


Accountancy

The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major through the School of Accountancy. The Accountancy program is accredited by the AACSB, the international association for management education. Only 13 percent of all accounting programs are AACSB accredited.

Kathleen Raisor, Senior Academic Counselor
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-7439
E-mail Kathleen

Computer Information Systems

The University of Louisville offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major in computer information systems through the College of Business. The CIS programs offers a unique blend of technical and management perspectives.

Linda Smith, Senior Academic Counselor
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-7439
E-mail Linda

Economics

The College of Business offers both the Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE) and the Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics. All economics faculty are housed in, and all economics courses are offered by the College of Business.

Students may choose to pursue a major in economics in one of two ways. Students wishing a more liberal arts background can earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Those desiring more of a business background may elect to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. This allows students considerable flexibility in selecting an educational background suitable for their career aspirations. The curriculum within the department is broad and covers many important areas within economics.

TBD
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-7439
E-mail Wendell

Equine Business

The Equine Industry Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in equine business. The opportunity that business students at the University of Louisville have to choose equine business as a major is unique among all accredited business schools. The intent of the major is to prepare students to apply business school principles and insights to the development and management of horse enterprises of all types, from farms and stables to arenas and tracks.

Terri Burch, Program Coordinator
College of Business
Room W114, Equine Industry Program
(502) 852-4859
E-mail Terri

Finance

The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major in finance. It also offers a minor in finance. The finance minor is chosen most frequently by students majoring in accounting, economics, management, marketing, computer and information systems, mathematics or actuarial science.

Required courses for finance majors include corporate finance, financial statement analysis, international finance, investments, economic analysis and forecasting, the first intermediate accounting course, and a finance capstone course.

Finance electives offered include banking and financial administration, risk and insurance, business valuation, security analysis and portfolio management, money management and personal finance, and capital budgeting. In place of an elective finance course finance majors may choose to complete a cooperative education course with an employer to build financial skills. Alternatively, students may take a coop or petition the department chair to substitute a course in economics, accounting, or mathematics that relate to finance and one's career objectives.

Jane Bell, Senior Academic Counselor
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-7439
E-mail Jane

Business Undecided

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship has suspended the Management major. Students currently enrolled in the major must complete the degree requirements no later than Spring 2014. Students admitted to the University prior to Spring 2009 should consult the management advisor about program offerings to ensure timely completion of degree requirements.

Kaitie McGregor, Academic Counselor, Sr.
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-4803
E-mail Kaitie

Marketing

The University of Louisville offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in marketing through the College of Business. The Department of Marketing offers a variety of elective courses suitable for a wide spectrum of marketing careers. We also have an excellent sales curriculum for those interested in a sales career.

Dolores Calebs, Senior Academic Counselor
College of Business
Room 24, Atrium
(502) 852-7439
E-mail Dolores