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College Change Process

College of Business College Change Information Sessions

 

For undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) or the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS), the first step in the College of Business college change exploration process is attending a virtual information session. 

 

Upcoming Sessions*:

Friday, June 19: 3:00-3:30 p.m. via Zoom - click here to register

Friday, July 24: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom - click here to register

 
* If you are in a time zone that makes it challenging for you to attend these Zoom sessions at the posted times, please email businessadvising@lehigh.edu, and we will set up a time that works better for you.

 


Changing INTO the B.S. in Business and Economics Program

 

I.             College Entry Requirements:

Students who wish to transfer to the College of Business from CAS or RCEAS to pursue a B.S. in Business and Economics may do so provided they have achieved the following:

  • Successful completion (with minimum grades of C-) of ECO 001 and MATH 081 or 021. Courses considered equivalent to these courses will also satisfy the requirement, such as approved transfer credit (including AP courses), or the successful completion of MATH 075 and 076 or MATH 031, which are equivalent to MATH 021
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at Lehigh University
  • Completion of at least 12 credits in their college of matriculation at Lehigh University
  • Sophomore status (24 credits)

II.           Steps to Make the Transfer:

1. Attend a College of Business College Change Information Session via Zoom (see schedule above).

2. Review the College Change Checklist and deadlines.

3. Schedule an appointment with the Associate Dean of your current program at least two weeks prior to the registration period for signature on the Petition to Change Colleges:

Arts and Sciences:
Associate Dean Susan Szczepanski
For meeting, contact Beth Pelton
 
Engineering:
Associate Dean Gregory Tonkay
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
 

4. Beth Pelton or Robin Armbruster will forward your petition to the College of Business Undergraduate Programs Office.

5. If approved, the Associate/Assistant Dean in the College of Business Undergraduate Programs Office will sign and process your Petition to Change Colleges after the posted deadline (see below).

 

Please note that if you attended a College of Business College Change Information Session but do not yet meet entry requirements, you may meet with Assistant Dean Emily Ford by scheduling an appointment through Carla Jenkins-McDonald, Coordinator, at (610) 758-3400.

 

III.          Deadlines:

 

DEADLINE

EFFECTIVE TERM

May 22, 2020 (beginning of summer term)

Summer 2020

August 6, 2020 (end of summer term)

Fall 2020

December 4, 2020 (end of fall term)

Spring 2021

April 2, 2021 (prior to summer and fall registration)

Spring 2021

May 24, 2021 (beginning of summer term)

Summer 2021

Recommended Laptop Computers for Undergraduate Business Students

 

Changing OUT OF the B.S. in Business and Economics Program

 

  1. Schedule an appointment with Assistant Dean Emily Ford through Carla Jenkins-McDonald, Coordinator, at (610) 758-3400.
  2. Complete the Petition to Change Colleges.
  3. Meet with Dean Ford via Zoom. She will sign the Petition to Change Colleges and forward it to the Associate Dean of the desired college.
  4. Schedule a meeting with the Associate Dean of the desired college for advising and signature:
Arts and Sciences:
Associate Dean Susan Szczepanski
For meeting, contact Beth Pelton
 
Engineering:
Associate Dean Gregory Tonkay
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
 
  1. The Associate Dean will process your college change.