Steps to Admission for Internal Transfers
The information below is for students currently enrolled at Auburn University who are interested in transferring into the Harbert College of Business.
I. Majors Offered in the Harbert College of Business:
Accountancy, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Information Systems Management, Finance, Marketing, Management, and Supply Chain Management
II. Career Opportunities Associated with Business Degrees:
Students who have questions about internship and/or career opportunities may visit the Office of Professional and Career Development in 101 Lowder.
III. Course Requirements for Each Major:
Students with less than 30 hours of earned credit prior to transferring into the Harbert College will enter as ‘Pre-Business’ majors and will follow the Pre-Business Curriculum. Students with 30 or more hours of earned credit before transferring into the Harbert College may 1) enter as 'Pre-Business' majors or 2) enter directly into one of the 4-year majors listed in Section I. Students who enter directly into a major will follow the curriculum model for that major.
IV. How and When Can I Transfer Into the Harbert College of Business?
To initiate the transfer process, students should retrieve their academic file and a transfer form from their current academic advisor and bring both items to 147 Lowder Hall. Students will be able to schedule an advising session with their business advisor within 1-2 business days of initiating the transfer.
Students may transfer into the Harbert College at any time. The Academic Advising Office (147 Lowder Hall) is open Monday-Friday, 7:45-11:45 and 12:45-4:45. Hours are subject to change due to orientation sessions and/or campus events. Call (334) 844-4049 to inquire about office hours for a specific day.
V. Course Transfer Rules:
Students can review the following transfer rules to determine if coursework they have already taken will satisfy Harbert College requirements:
- MATH 1610 or 1617 will satisfy the Harbert College MATH 1680 requirement.
- Any transferred STAT course will satisfy the Harbert College BUAL 2600 requirement.
- Students transferring from ENGINEERING, COSAM or NURSING who have questions about prior completion of their core science credits may email email@example.com with specific questions.
- Per university policy, students cannot receive credit for more than 4 hours of PHED courses.
- Students pursuing a major in the Harbert College cannot receive credit for ACCT 2810, MNGT 3810, MKTG 3810, or FINC 3810.
VI. Planning Courses Before Officially Being Accepted into the Harbert College of
Students should plan according to (1) notes on the printed curriculum model, and (2) Pre-requisites and course descriptions listed in the AU Bulletin. Students can determine which courses they need to take for the upcoming semester by printing a copy of their intended curriculum model, marking through the course work they have completed and are currently completing, and reading course pre-requisite information for the remaining courses that have not been 'marked through'. Students can also access a Degree Works audit to perform a 'What If' function.
Students who have not yet transferred into the Harbert College of Business cannot register for Business course work via AU Access. Non-business students are required to wait until the end of the registration period before requesting seating in business courses. Requests can be made in the appropriate departmental office(s) in Lowder Hall.
Current and prospective Harbert College of Business majors are required to use the AU Bulletin to find course descriptions and course pre-requisites. Click on ‘Courses of Instruction.’ The abbreviation "Pr." stands for pre-requisite.