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Coggin College of Business adheres to all academic policies and regulations of
the University. In addition, the policies listed below apply to all
undergraduate students in the Coggin College of Business. Individuals needing
clarification of any of these policies, or an interpretation of how a policy
might apply in a given situation, should contact the Academic Advising Office
of the Coggin College of Business, located in building 10, room 1351, (904)
Transfer students may be admitted into the Coggin College
of Business if they satisfy the following: (note: the conditions outlined below
may be overridden by the universities admissions policy with consideration of
space and fiscal limitations)
Students who have previously been on probation or
suspension may be considered for readmission on probation. The Coggin College
of Business carefully evaluates the students' academic records, may ask for
additional documentation and makes the final decision on admission or denial.
Conditions for readmission are monitored by the student's academic advisor.
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Good Academic Standing
students who possess a total institutional GPA of 2.0 or above.
undergraduate student who fails to maintain good academic standing as stated
above will be placed on academic probation and referred to an academic advisor.
Academic probation is a warning. Transcripts will reflect probations.
Academic Suspension and Dismissal
If the total
institutional GPA falls below 2.0 at the end of a semester in which a student
is on Academic Probation, then the student will be eligible for suspension. If
suspended, the student will be dropped from any course for which he/she is
currently registered and denied the opportunity to re-enroll until released
from suspension by their respective College. Transcripts will reflect
Coggin College of Business Suspension Terms
The Coggin College of Business lower-level prerequisite courses are prerequisites for all upper-level courses in the college. A grade of “C” or better is required in each of these prerequisite courses. tudents should complete all prerequisites before taking Coggin College of Business upper-level course work.
Students enrolled in Coggin College of Business courses are responsible for assuring that they have satisfactorily met the requirements for all prerequisite/co-requisite courses. The student's professor, the department chairperson, or the Director of Student Service Center has the discretionary authority to dismiss any student who has not fully complied with this policy from the related courses. Fees will not be refunded for dismissal from a course by one of the parties listed above if the dismissal is for lack of required prerequisites or co-requisites.
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desiring to enroll in a “directed independent study” must obtain appropriate
approvals from the faculty member, department chairperson, and the Director of
Academic Advising. Traditionally, the faculty member initiates a research
project with a student. The student and the faculty member must complete a
“directed independent study” form, which must detail the work to be done and
grading policy to be used. Please work with your faculty member to complete the
directed independent study form to ensure proper credit is awarded upon
The Coggin College of Business
supports and encourages undergraduate students to study abroad. In all cases,
students must obtain approval regarding anticipated academic credit earned
prior to departure. The Coggin College of Business offers three types of
undergraduate students can only apply TWO upper-level, faculty-led study abroad
courses towards their program of study. This excludes the 4-week summer and
semester programs. Also, Coggin undergraduate students can only use ONE
faculty-led study abroad towards their “major” requirements. Please see the Coggin Study
Abroad office and your academic advisors for specific information
regarding study abroad opportunities.
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Students must earn a “C”
grade or better in all Coggin College of Business courses.
In general, matriculated students who desire to
enter the Coggin College of Business from another college, or those wishing to
change majors within the college, must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
However, there are other stipulations regarding
the Change of Major Policy. Please click
for additional information and meet with an academic advisor to review
required coursework. If students fall within the stipulation of the policy, an
academic advisor will submit the major change request.
circumstances (documentable) when permitted, concurrent enrollment
requires prior approval in advance of taking courses at another
institution. Students must first fill out a “Waiver of College Policy” form for
permission. If permission is granted, students must complete the Transient
Student Admission Application at www.floridashines.org. Go
to Transient Courses or see your advisor for
Students are not allowed to take courses at another institution in their final
semester at UNF. This policy includes correspondence courses and CLEP
examinations. If a student obtains permission to take a prerequisite
course at another institution, permission to take the subsequent course will
not be given until a final grade is provided.
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Any UNF students
working towards a single baccalaureate degree who satisfies all requirements
for two majors within the Coggin College of Business will be awarded two
diplomas and both majors will be indicated on the permanent record. Once the
degree has been awarded, subsequent course work cannot be added to create a
second degree for either major. In order to earn a double major, students must
complete all prerequisites and major requirements for each major. Students must
meet GPA requirements for each major and earn a minimum of 120 semester hours.
Students in the
Coggin College of Business may pursue a dual degree as long as the second
college (for example Arts and Sciences) agrees that the student may seek the
simultaneous degree in that college.
All Coggin College of Business students are expected to complete all
general education and foreign language requirements before reaching senior
standing (90 semester hours).
graduating with a BBA degree must have a minimum 2.0 GPA in both the UNF
overall and UNF upper-level GPA. Students must have a 2.0 GPA in both the
UNF overall and UNF upper level GPA for approval to enroll in Business Policy
Students must complete a minimum of
120 semester hours and 60 upper level hours in addition to all program
requirements. (54 upper level hours are required for International Business
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In order to earn a post-baccalaureate
Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UNF, students who already hold
a UNF bachelor's degree in business must complete a minimum of 30
additional hours of upper-level course work at UNF. If the first degree is not
a UNF business degree then a minimum of 45 additional upper-level hours of
upper level-course work at UNF must be completed. This course work must
be directly related to the new major and new degree.
See an academic
advisor about the limitations of transfer courses. Coggin College of Business
may accept two upper-level business courses if:
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business courses expire after 10 years and will need to be repeated if student
does not graduate before they expire. This
policy applies both to courses taken at UNF and courses taken at other
(Note: Classes that may be in the 10-year window at start of the degree may fall off of the degree evaluation as the 10 year window closes and the courses expire.)
This catalog does not encompass all policies and procedures in the Coggin College of Business. Please contact an academic advisor for clarification or additional information. As a student, you are responsible for any policies and procedures not included on this page or discussed by your advisor.
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