Advising Information for Business Majors

Harrison College of Business

FAQs

How do I declare a business major?
Complete a declaration of major form in the Academic Advising Center in
Polytechnic Building Room 301.

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How do I declare a business minor?
Complete a declaration of minor form in the Academic Advising Center in Polytechnic Building Room 301.

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Who is my advisor?
Students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree are assigned to the Academic Advising Center until all admission requirements to the College have been met. Students are assigned to a faculty advisor in the department of their major upon admission to the College. Students who do not remember the name of their advisor may check with the Advising Center or look up advisor information at http://portal.semo.edu.

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What is a DegreeWorks? 

DegreeWorks is a web-based tool to help students and advisors monitor progress toward degree completion. DegreeWorks looks at the degree requirements of the Southeast Missouri State University Undergraduate and Graduate BULLETINS and the coursework completed to produce an easy-to-read audit. The audit is divided into block requirements of how courses, taken or proposed, count toward degree requirements. Checkboxes exist within each block to easily outline what courses and requirements are complete or in-progress.  DegreeWorks also allows students and their advisors to plan for future coursework.

 

How do I access DegreeWorks?

http://www.semo.edu/president/images/Registrar_DegreeWorksStudent_2010.pdf

 

What are the admission requirements to the Harrison College of Business (HCB)?
Completion of all lower level core and support courses (SC105, AD101, EN140, MG252, BL255, AC221, AC222, EC215, EC225, MA134, QM257, and QM258) with a 'C' or better and a minimum 2.25 overall GPA.

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Do I have to apply for admission to the Harrison College of Business (HCB)?
No. The Advising Center evaluates student records upon completion of 60 hours.

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When can I enroll in classes for the next semester?
Priority registration for the spring semester begins in early November. Registration for summer begins in February and in late March or early April for the fall semester. Students must have their alternate pin number to be able to enroll on their priority registration date. Students should check for holds on their account through the portal prior to their registration date, as holds such as those by Student Financial Services can prevent schedule changes or enrollment.

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How do I get my alternate pin number?
The alternate pin number is provided during the advising appointment. 

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When should I schedule an advising appointment?
Contact the Advising Center in early February for an advising appointment for summer and/or fall registration. Advising for the spring semester begins in mid September.

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How do I enroll for classes?
Enrollment may be done through the portal at http://portal.semo.edu on or after your priority registration date as long as you have obtained your alternate pin number from your assigned advisor.  Enrollment instructions and priority enrollment dates are available at
http://www.semo.edu/registrar.

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How do I know if a course is full?
You may check seat availability by course
in the registration system at Look Up Classes at http://portal.semo.edu.

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Where can I find a semester calendar outlining semester breaks?
At http://www.semo.edu/registrar/academic_calendar.htm or http://www.semo.edu/registrar.

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Where do I go to get a student ID?
Redhawk Card Services, 3rd Floor University Center

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Where do I go to get my textbooks?
Textbook Services, Kent Library Basement

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Where can I apply for a parking permit?
On the web at http://portal.semo.edu.
Questions can be addressed to
the Department of Public Safety at (573) 651-2310.
Parking Services is located at 1401 North Sprigg Street, in front of the Show Me Center.

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Who do I contact with questions regarding billing, financial aid, or scholarships?
Student Financial Services, Academic Hall 019
573.651.2253               

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Where do I go to get free assistance with math?
Math Learning Center, Johnson Hall 112
573.651.2164

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Where do I go for free writing assistance?
Center for Writing Excellence
Memorial Hall
573.651.2159

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How do I get a tutor?
Contact the Learning Assistance Programs (651-CARE) on the 2nd floor of the University Center for a listing of courses with tutoring assistance.

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What are the Career Linkages (CL001-CL004) requirements?
Career Linkages are 0 credit hours and are graduation requirements for students who started at, or returned to, Southeast in fall 2005 or later.

 

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Where do I go for career counseling or resume assistance or mock interviews?
Contact Career Services in Academic Hall 057 or 573.651.2583 or careerservices@semo.edu.

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What is the MAPP exit exam?
The Measure of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP) exit exam is a graduation requirement to be taken after completion of 90 hourst.  0 credit hours; no fee involved; please allow 2.5 hours for the exam; students register through Testing Services at www.semo.edu/testing

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What is the WP003 75 Hour Writing Proficiency?
The WP003 is a graduation requirement for any bachelor's degree at Southeast.  The exam is 0 credit hours.  Students must pass the WP003 for graduation.  Students enroll in WP003 through the enrollment system after completion of 75 hours and EN140.  The exam is offered two times during the fall and spring semesters and once in the summer.

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Who do I contact to learn about Study Abroad or international trips?
International Business Programs / MBA Office
Dempster Hall 246    651.5116   
ibp@semo.edu
 

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Where do I have transcripts sent if I have taken courses from another university or college?
Southeast Missouri State University
Office of Admissions
One University Plaza MS3550
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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Who do I contact with additional questions?
Academic Advising Center, Polytechnic Building 301
(573) 651-5090 or advisingnorth@semo.edu
 

      Academic Advising Center | Polytechnic Building 301
advisingnorth@semo.edu  | tel: (573) 651-5090
last updated 7/31/15
 


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