, Grew up in Canby, Oregon Accepted into the Art Stonehill International Exchange Program Studied abroad in Bad Mergentheim, Germany 6 month internship for Würth Group in Germany Currently graduating as an Honors Scholar with an Degree in Business with an option in International Business Words of wisdom: "People need to follow what they really love. Don't worry about the job at the end of the road. It's good to experience new situations and get involved in things you wouldn't normally do.“ Jacob Cramer Jacob CramerSummer 2009 graduateBusiness Major with International Business option and majors in International Studies and German
Agenda Successful College of Business (COB) Alumni Review Handouts Success slide Opportunities available to you as a business student Exchange program Internships COB Student organizations Austin Family Business College of Business Requirements Business degree requirements OSU Bac Core requirements Pro-school information COB Progression Standards COB Communication Scheduling – for fall term and for tomorrow Freshman schedule Math placement tests Fall registration Ice-Breaker Activity START Check List
Handouts Review START Handouts – found in the packet you got this morning Registration Information Handbook OSU Catalog START Check List On-line Registration Overview Review COB Handouts – what you just received from us Pre-business classes OSU degree requirements College of Business Handbook Common Terminology COB START Homework assignment START Quiz Student Organization Flyer
What contributes to success… KNOW YOURSELF Recognize your strengths and weaknesses Believe in yourself Be passionate – do the work you love Be creative and open minded Enthusiastic KNOW YOUR RESOURCES Ask quality questions Listen Be persistent and follow up Network, network, network HAVE A PLAN Set goals Work hard Show value Don’t give up Act responsibly and ethically
ExperientialLearningInternational Exchange Int’l Exchange Why study abroad? Footin the Door forjob interviews Understanding ofdifferent cultures; international business New Perspectives, new friends Why Select a COB Program? Classes taught in English Satisfies IB option Pre-departure class Financial Aid applies Fits easily into schedule TALK TO YOUR ADVISOR EARLY IN YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE!
Internships An internship is a combination of work & learning experience. You’ll work but will also have some or all of these opportunities: –Tour the facilities and meet with company executives –Complete a supervised project or specific assignment –Receive guidance, support and/or performance feedback –Participate in professional development and networking opportunities Compensation and Schedule: –Some internships are paid –some are not –Some are full time –some are not –Some are during the summer – some during the year –Locations vary (OSU, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, overseas) Academic Credit –You can get elective credits. Sign up BEFORE you start work! –Internships are not required, but are HIGHLY recommended. Check your handbook for more info on work & internships!
Employment! Companies that hire our interns/grads include: Gallo Wines Hitachi Consulting Target Corp. PWC NIKE Weiden & Kennedy Cintas Intel Stryker Moss Adams OSU AFLAC Verizon Weyerhauser KPMG WBTV Boeing Jeld-WEN
Get Involved! COB Student Organizations will help YOU… COB Student Organizations:
Stand out to future employers
Meet College of Business Faculty and establish relationships
Decide on which COB discipline(s) you will pursue
Develop new skills, gain leadership experience & make lifelong friends!
Provide many exciting opportunities to business students
Accountancy Fraternity Beta Alpha Psi Dean of the College of Business Ilene Kleinsorge, Ph.D. OSU Investment Group OSU Marketing Club
Austin Family Business Program For students from families that own their business Classes, conferences, and activities with premier family business leaders Unique leadership opportunities Great networking events Since 1985 Familybusinessonline.org
Degree Requirements Required Pre-business courses for all Business/Accountancy majors Required Pro-School courses for all Business/Accountancy majors Pro-School Business Core Pre- Business Core Electives Business Disciplines Baccalaureate Core (BAC Core) Minor 2nd Bus Discipline Study Abroad Internship Etc…. B.S. Accountancy B.S./B.A. Business Admin.
(secondary only) General Education Required of all OSU Students.
Baccalaureate Core (Bac Core) * To graduate you will eventually need a total of three science classes ** Pre-business student take both ECON 201 and ECON 202 – typically NOT in freshman year
From Pre-Business to Pro-School Pre-business Pro-School Sophomore Pre-Business Core Junior Pro-Business core and discipline Senior Pro-Business core and discipline Freshman Pre-Business Core Pre Business Core Economics Accounting Intro to Entrepr. Etc. Bac Core Pro-Business Core Finance Marketing Int’l Business Professional Dev’t Discipline courses Bac Core Electives Pro-Business Core Capstone class Discipline courses Bac Core Electives Pre Business Core Math Communication BA 101 Bac Core Apply to Professional Program the term you will complete your last pre-business classes and meet eligibility requirements. Typically this happens spring term of your sophomore year Convocation Ceremony for those newly accepted into Pro-School
COB Progression StandardsRefer to your COB Handbook for additional information Progression GPA: 2.5 Overall Minimum “C-” or higher in COB Business core and discipline classes If need to repeat a class for business GPA? Check w/ an advisor first ! We will use the most recent “take” of a class Transfer classes need “C-” or better to use for COB business core or discipline classes It’s your responsibility to: View and understand the COB Handbook, OSU Catalog, & Academic Regulations. Feel free to ask questions if you don’t understand
How will we communicate with one another? Face to Face - examples Advising appointments Office hours with your professors Meetings with fellow students Telephone - examples Set up advising appointments Registration issues Phone advising appointments when necessary Electronic Communication: Blackboard for your class information ONID email account All communication should be done in a professional manner using proper language, spelling, punctuation, etc
ONID Email Your ONID email is the NUMBER ONE way the College of Business will communicate with you. You are expected to read your ONID email DAILY. Examples of our communication to you:
This fall term registration – we will check all of your schedules and if we see any issues we will email you using your ONID account
Typical Freshman Year Schedule Avoid waitlists, enroll in open classes Freshmen will take BA 101 in winter or spring term
Math Placement and Math Classes It’s important to take Math classes during your freshman year Math placement scores place students into math classes where students are most successful – placement scores are very accurate If you want to take a Math class below where you placed that’s fine If you want to take a Math class above where you’ve placed – this is VERY risky and we STRONGLY advise against it MTH 245 Statistics MTH 241 Calculus MTH 95 or MTH 103 Algebra II MTH 111 College Algebra MTH 65 Algebra I MTH 241 Calculus MTH 245 Statistics Still possible to graduate in a timely manner if placed into Algebra I or II
Fall Registration Tomorrow: Go to 207 Bexell Hall OR 214 Bexell Hall (those that have an appointment with Carol) – come 20 minutes before your appt time Attend advising appointment Create fall schedule GetRegistrationPIN PINs are reissued every May Go to Bexell computer lab Register for fall classes; lab assistants will help you Turn in your checklist at the ID Centerin Kerr Bring your STARTMaterials to your advising appt. Tell advisor if any of these apply to you: NCAA athlete Weatherford Resident Have transfer credits Have AP credits Are in summer school NOTE:Tomorrow’s advising appointment will be short and will focus on Fall term ONLY NOTE: Parent’s will not be joining you for your advising appointment or in the lab when you register – decide where you are going to meet them about 1 hr after your appointment time.
Please show up 20 minutes prior to your appt. Brenda Sallee Carol Leder Nancy Homan Jayne Andersen Tristen Shay
Key Points….The Bottom Line We are a Professional Program You will be taking some Bac Core classesin the fall – review the list and bring some course choices to your advising appointment You must maintain a 2.5 business GPA to stay in the College of Business See an advisor for next appt beforeHalloween Meet with an advisor on a regular basis
How can I be successful ? Read your syllabi and understand course expectations Visit professor during office hours Form study groups with classmates Take a study skills class These classes have “ALS” heading Use other resources on campus on a regular basis EOP, Writing Center , Math Learning Center, Academic Success Center Know how to access your online advising report See your advisor at the first sign of trouble!