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College Change Process

BS, Business and Economics Degree College Change Information Sessions

 

For undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), College of Health (COH), 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, August 28: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom: REGISTER HERE

Friday, October 2: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom: REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, October 28: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom: REGISTER HERE

Friday, November 6: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom: REGISTER HERE

Friday, December 4: 4:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom: REGISTER HERE

 
* 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 Sabrina Jedlicka
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
 
Health:
Associate Dean Halcyon Skinner
For meeting, contact Sherry Buss
 

4. Beth Pelton, Robin Armbruster, or Sherry Buss 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

August 6, 2020  (end of summer term)

Fall 2020

December 4, 2020 (end of fall term)

Fall 2020

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

Spring 2021

May 24, 2021 (beginning of summer term)

Summer 2021

July 1, 2021 (end of first summer session)

Summer 2021

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. 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.
  3. 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 Sabrina Jedlicka
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
 
Health:
Associate Dean Halcyon Skinner
For meeting, contact Sherry Buss
 
 
  1. The Associate Dean will process your college change.

Changing INTO the Computer Science and Business Program

 

  1. Schedule an appointment with Assistant Dean Emily Ford through Carla Jenkins-McDonald, Coordinator, at (610) 758-3400.
  2. Meet with Dean Ford via Zoom. She will sign the Petition to Change Colleges.

Changing OUT OF the Computer Science and Business Program

 
  1. Schedule an appointment with Assistant Dean Emily Ford through Carla Jenkins-McDonald, Coordinator, at (610) 758-3400.
  2. 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. If you are interested in changing from CSB to BS, Business and Economics, Dean Ford can sign for both CSB and BS, Business and Economics.
  3. 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 Sabrina Jedlicka
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
 
Health:
Associate Dean Halcyon Skinner
For meeting, contact Sherry Buss