Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Common Advising Questions

  • What is my Degree Audit?click for answer
  • What does a 'W' on my transcript mean?click for answer
  • How do I drop a class?click for answer
  • How do I change a course to/from Pass/No Pass?click for answer

Procedures

  • How can I change my major/minor within CBA? How can I change my major/minor to CBA from a different College or vice-versa?click for answer
  • How do I go about adding a minor?click for answer
  • Should I consider a minor?click for answer

General Requirements

  • What courses qualify for ACE courses?click for answer
  • What are ACE courses?click for answer
  • Can I use one ACE course to satisfy two requirements?click for answer
  • What constitutes an elective course?click for answer
  • Do I need to take an International Business course?click for answer
  • Is there a recommended sequence for my coursework?click for answer

Policies

  • What is the difference between a co-requisite and a prerequisite?click for answer
  • What is the difference between course prerequisite and College prerequisite?click for answer
  • How many hours do I need before I am considered Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing?click for answer

Honors and Scholarships

  • How do I know if I am on the Dean's List?click for answer
  • I made the Dean's List, but my name did not appear on the website or in the newspaper.click for answer
  • Will I graduate with Distinction?click for answer
  • How do I apply for scholarships?click for answer

Grades

  • Can I take a course Pass/No Pass?click for answer
  • Do I have to retake a course that I receive a grade of "C-"?click for answer
  • Can I receive a "D" in a course and have it apply toward my degree?click for answer
  • Do I have to have a 2.5 GPA to remain in CBA?click for answer
  • How can I raise my GPA to a 2.5?click for answer
  • Can CBA help me with my academic concerns? click for answer

CBA Contacts

  • How can I contact my professor?click for answer

Transfer Questions

  • Can I take courses at another institution?click for answer
  • How do I know if I can transfer a course from another institution?click for answer
  • How do I get my courses from another institution transferred to UNL?click for answer
  • Can I retake a course at another institution and have it replace a UNL course grade?click for answer

Enrichment Opportunities

  • Should I seek an internship?click for answer
  • How do I find an internship? click for answer
  • How do I get credit for my internship?click for answer
  • How do I find a job?click for answer
  • Why should I consider studying abroad?click for answer

Graduation

  • How will I know if I will be graduating on time?click for answer
  • Will the courses I need to graduate be available?click for answer
  • When do I apply for graduation?click for answer
  • What do I need to know about the graduation ceremony?click for answer
  • Will I graduate with Distinction?click for answer
  • How do I apply for Graduate School?click for answer

Degree Audit

  • I have completed a course at another institution that is not showing as fulfilling a specific requirement on my Degree Audit. Why not?click for answer
  • How do I read my Degree Audit?click for answer
  • I took a class that is not showing up on my Degree Audit. Why not?click for answer
  • Why are hours for my second major showing up in electives?click for answer
  • Where does my minor show up on Degree Audit?click for answer
  • What does Excess Electives mean?click for answer