Students interested in pursuing a second specialization in Fisher College should keep in mind the following guidelines:
Fisher College of Business offers one degree, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA).
Specialization designations do not appear on the diploma. Only “Bachelor of Science in Business Administration” appears on the diploma along with any formal honors designations. Specializations do appear on the transcript and other University academic records.
Only one area of specialization is required to fulfill requirements for the BSBA degree. Second specializations are optional.
Students should have a clear rationale for how a second specialization will enhance their program of study and career goals. Academic Advisors and Career Management Counselors may be able to assist students in this regard, especially since pursuing a second specialization will increase time to degree.
Students must submit an application for degree one full year in advance of graduation, which shows all intended specializations and minors. Submitting an application with more than one specialization listed does not guarantee that you will receive permission to take courses for a second specialization.
Students who choose to pursue a second specialization are not guaranteed enrollment in course work for a second specialization.
Students who choose to pursue a second specialization are advised to complete one specialization before beginning a second one. Students must submit a “Change of Specialization” form to an academic advisor to change specializations.
Every admission cycle, there are specializations that are competitive. The GPA to get into “closed” specializations fluctuates with each applicant pool.
Students interested in completing a second specialization in Fisher College should schedule an appointment with their advisor to discuss the second specialization option.