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Welcome to the Walker College of Business Academic Advising Center

The Walker College of Business Academic Advising Center is a centralized advising center staffed by professional advisors and records specialists who serve current and prospective BSBA majors, BA-Economics majors and other students taking business courses at Appalachian State University. 

The center is located in 2126 Peacock Hall, which is just inside the Marshall A. Croom Student Services Center. 

Students can visit the center for assistance with

  • Academic planning
  • Registration assistance 
  • Senior checks  

Please review the COB Advising Handbook for further information.

Important Dates

(all dates subject to change)

Last Day of Summer I Classes

June 29

First Day of Summer II Classes

July 5

Last Day of Summer II Classes

August 7

First Day of Fall Classes

August 21

Fall Drop Add Period

 August 21- 27

Fall Break

October 11 - 12

Last Date to Drop a Full Semester Course

October 25

Early Registration

November 21 - 23

Last Day of Class

December 5

 

 

Updates

Click HERE for a more comprehensive list of changes for the 2018-2019 catalog and previous catalogs.

2018 - 2019 Course Number Changes

  • FIN 4600 (Commercial Insurance) changed to FIN 3150; offered fall/spring
  • BE 3340 (Business Communications) changed to CTE 3340; offered fall/spring

2018 - 2019 Update to Existing Course

  • FIN 4660 (Advanced Financial Management) will require FIN 3990 (Financial Analysis using Computer Applications) and FIN 3690 (Financial Management) as prerequisites
  • FIN 4950 (Enterprise Risk and Insurance) will require FIN 3100 (Principles of Risk Management and Insurance) and FIN 3990 (Financial Analysis using Computer Applications) as prerequisites
  • FIN 3030 (Personal Finance) will now require FIN 3680 (Introduction to Finance) as a prerequisite

 

New Courses - Fall 2017

  • FIN 3990 (Financial Analysis using Computer Applications) - This course will be a required course in the F&B major  and the RMI major under the 2017-2018 catalog.  On previous catalogs, it can count as F&B Elective Set 2, RMI Major Elective or substitute for FIN 4660 in the F&B major core (for catalogs that require that course)

Selected Topics Business Courses - Fall 2017

  • FIN 3549 (Entrepreneurial Finance) - counts F&B Elective Set 2 (any catalog) and as elective in Advanced Entrepreneurship minor or Entrepreneurial Studies minor and as a MGT-ENT major elective (catalogs prior to 2014-2015).

2016-2017 Course Number Changes

  • CIS 4840 (Advanced Security) changed to CIS 3440 (Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures) - prereq: CIS 3840 - on demand
  • MKT 3052 changed to MKT 3215 (Professional Selling) - F/S
  • MKT 3210 changed to MKT 3285  (Retail Management) - on demand
  • MKT 3230 (Business to Business Marketing) changed to MKT 3280 (Business to Business Buyer Behavior) - F/S
  • MKT 4100 (Marketing Management) changed to MKT  4650 (Strategic Marketing Management) - F/S
  • MKT 4610 changed to MKT 3270 (Consumer Behavior) - F/S 
  • POM 3650 changed to SCM 3650 (Production and Operations Management) - F/S
     
Selected Topics Business Courses - Fall 2016
  • BUS 3541 (Career Achievement) - prereq: 54 earned hours - counts as COB elective and free elective
  • ECO 3530 (Game Theory) - prereq: 54 earned hours - counts as general ECO elective, COB elective and free elective
  • FIN 3545 (Tycoons, Titans and Founders) - prereq: 54 hours, COB Honors - counts as F&B Elective Set 2, RMI major elective, COB Honors course, COB elective, free elective
  • MKT 3530 (Digital Marketing) - prereq: MKT 3050 with min. grade C - counts as MKT major elective, COB elective, free elective
     

Selected Topics Business Courses - Spring 2017

  • HOS 3532 (Craft Beverage and Tourism - prereq: HOS 2000 - counts as HOS major elective, HOS minor elective, COB elective, free elective