Admission to the College of Business admitted in conditional status must register for Students are admitted to the College of Business on required developmental courses immediately either a degree seeking or non-degree-seeking basis. following matriculation and must continue to do so High School visitors, visiting students from other until all deﬁciencies have been removed. Students institutions, auditors, post baccalaureate students, and not admissible under the above criteria, such as students admitted as special students are considered home-schooled applicants, may petition for non-degree seeking. They will be notiﬁed by the admission. Oﬀice of Admissions of their status and of the conditions of their enrollment at the time they are Transfer Students accepted. All other students are considered degree Students who seek admission to the College with seeking. credit for work taken at another institution or in Students planning to earn degrees from the College another college or school of the University of of Business must be degree-seeking in order for the Louisville are transfer students. Such applicants may credits they have earned to apply toward their be admitted in good standing, probation standing, or degrees. Students remain in a degree-seeking status denied admission. until they graduate, transfer to another college or Admission in Good Standing university, or are suspended/dismissed.
Entering College of Business Freshmen Students Admission in Good Standing
Admission in good standing is granted to students meeting each of the following requirements: \ue000 Graduation from an accredited high school with
a minimum 3.0 GPA or successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) test; \ue000 Completion of the Pre-College Curriculum. (See "Minimum Admission Standards for Public Universities in Kentucky/Pre-College Curriculum" in the General Information section of this catalog.); and \u2022 A
composite ACT score of 24 or above.
Admission in good standing requires: \ue000A
grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale based on all work attempted for college credit. (If previously enrolled at U of L, GPA will be calculated only on U of L work attempted for college credit.) (see "Transfer Students" in the General Information section of this catalog); \ue000 Good standing in the institution of last attendance, including eligibility to return to that institution; \ue000 Full disclosure of previous attendance in another school or college of this University and/or any other post-secondary institution; AND \ue000 Transfer students with fewer than twenty-four (24) acceptable degree credits must submit high school transcripts and ACT scores, and must meet the requirements for freshmen.
Admission in Probation Standing
Admission in Conditional Standing Students with an ACT composite score of 22 - 23 and Transfer students with a GPA 2.8 - 2.99 may petition who meet admission requirements above other than for admission. Students with a transfer GPA below the ACT score threshold will be admitted in 2.8 will be admitted only under extenuating conditional standing. Students in conditional standing circumstances. Students with a transfer gpa below 3.0 become students in good standing if their University will be admitted in probation status according to the GPA is 3.0 or above after completion of their ﬁrst academic warning, probation, suspension and semester. The University Grade Point Average dismissal standards (see section on COB Academic (University GPA) is based on all college-level Status in this Catalog). undergraduate courses taken at the University of Louisville. Admission in conditional standing is to be Students admitted in probation standing must be considered the student\u2019s academic warning according advised, and are restricted to 13 credit hours per to the academic warning, probation, suspension and semester. Students admitted in probation standing dismissal standards. Students will be placed on must earn a 3.0 semester gpa following admission to probation if after completion of their 1st semester avoid suspension as consistent with the COB policy their university GPA is less than 3.0. Students
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on Academic Status. Students in probation standing will become students in good standing when their University GPA is 3.0 or above after the next semester completed.
Transfer Credit Practices Guide and state law. Transfer work that is college level, academic in nature, and earned at appropriately accredited institutions will be accepted and posted as credit earned (i.e. with no grade) consistent with policies in Other Applicants eﬀect for resident students. Students must be aware that majors and/or programs may require a minimum Students whose last attendance at U of L resulted in of a "C" or better for certain degree requirements. academic suspension must petition for readmission. Students admitted to the COB from other fully (See section covering COB policy on Academic accredited institutions will receive credit for Status.) Students ineligible for admission in the academic courses, but applicability of transfer credit College because of disciplinary action in another toward a business degree will be determined by the institution or another school of this University may COB Undergraduate Studies Committee. Courses be ruled eligible for admission to the College by will be evaluated not only based on content but also petitioning to the College of Business Undergraduate as to level. Course level is determined by lower Studies Committee. Students who violate the full division (numbered 100-299) and upper division disclosure requirement will be referred to the COB (numbered 300- 499). A transfer business course Undergraduate Studies Committee for determination must have been taken at the same level as the of a mandatory withdrawal from the College for a equivalent course at the University of Louisville to period stipulated by the committee. meet degree requirements.
Additional Transfer Requirements To be eligible for a degree from the College of Business, students transferring must: complete at least 30 of the ﬁnal 36 semester hours applicable to the degree as a student enrolled in the COB. \ue000 complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in the declared major at U of L. \ue000 earn at least sixty (60) semester credit hours at four-year institutions. \ue000 complete at least ﬁfty hours of course work numbered 300 or higher. Work from a two-year or community college usually will not apply to this requirement. For this reason, students planning to transfer to this College from a community college or two-year college are advised to complete only the lower level portion of the College's general education requirements prior to transferring. \ue000
Courses that meet general education requirements may be transferred under course equivalencies established in the Oﬀice of Transfer Services. In cases where no equivalency is established, the Oﬀice of Transfer Services will direct students to the university academic department, school or college where similar courses are oﬀered for evaluation of transfer credits.
Visiting Students Visiting students from other institutions who wish to take courses in the College of Business may enroll in non-degree seeking status and must follow the procedure outlined in the General Information section of this catalog (see "Visitors"). Visiting students are not eligible for COB Co-ops and must meet all prerequisite requirements.
College of Business students will be allowed to visit other colleges or universities only with written permission of the Reinhardt Academic Center, COB \ue000 Must earn a 3.0 gpa in the major and UofL Bldg., Room 024. Considerations include academic cumulative. standing (students must be in good academic standing), residency requirement, course equivalency, Students who have transferred to the College must and number of course credit hours. Total course load meet with an academic advisor of the COB Reinhardt cannot exceed 17 hours. Failure to follow these Academic Center for assistance in evaluating their guidelines may result in loss of credit. records for transfer credit. The College of Business recognizes appropriate High School Visitors course work done at other accredited universities and The College oﬀers to qualiﬁed high school students colleges and accepts that work according to the the opportunity to earn college credits by enrolling in principles set forth in the American Association of selected freshman-level courses (i.e., certain courses Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Oﬀicers College of Business
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at the 100 or 200 level). The program is open to high school seniors, and, in exceptional cases, to juniors. In order to be admitted as a High School Visitor, a student must submit an application, a high school transcript showing a minimum grade point average of 3.0, test scores on the ACT or SAT above the national mean, and a recommendation letter from the high school counselor or principal. High School Visitors may enroll in one or two courses each semester, and may earn a maximum of 24 college credits. All grades earned by High School Visitors will be recorded on an oﬀicial university transcript.
Auditors Persons not eligible for admission to the College, or not seeking admission for the purpose of taking courses for credit, may request permission to take courses as auditors. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll as an auditor. All persons who audit classes must pay the regular fees. Persons whose enrollment in the College was limited to audited courses may not change to a credit basis for any course they are auditing unless they have reapplied for admission to the College and have been admitted prior to the deadline for change of status from audit to credit. Regularly enrolled students may also enroll in classes as auditors. Students may not enroll in audit status during the Early Registration period. (See "Audited Courses" this section of the catalog.)