Jun 06, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Success Center

Julie Galloway, Director/Advisor

Advisors: Melissa Creek, Katharine Kumar, Rebecca Leimer
Program Manager: Amy Jo Carpenter

Mission Statement:  To support, guide, and empower students for academic and social success in their college, professional and life experiences.

All students entering into the College of Business are initially admitted as Basic Business majors and receive support services through the College of Business Student Success Center.  The Center offers academic advising to Basic Business majors to ensure that preparation for upper-division students is both thorough and properly sequenced.  Freshmen who begin their studies at TTU, as well as those students who transfer to the College from other majors or from other schools, are advised by the Center.

The Center also offers workshops, seminars, and special events through the Student to Career program.  The purpose of the Student to Career program is to provide programming that enhances the academic and social elements of our student’s college experiences as they transition from business student to business professional.  Students participate in resume and interview workshops, dining etiquette training, and special events including career fairs.

The Basic Business curriculum is structured as two-years of full-time study and is the required foundation curriculum for all business majors.  Transfer credits are evaluated and applied as appropriate.

Students satisfactorily completing the Basic Business program may affiliate with an upper-division major. Students must complete at least 60 semester hours, including mathematics, English, science, history, humanities, communications and all required sophomore-level business courses, with at least a 2.0 quality point average (QPA). Students should apply for affiliation with the upper-division major through the COB Student Success Center during the last semester of the sophomore year.

Transfer students remain in the division until they complete the required program. If their evaluated transcripts reveal that they have the necessary credits and QPA, they may affiliate with a major immediately. Basic Business students must complete the  required program of studies before enrolling in upper-division business courses.