Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about Academic Advising or the College of Business? We have answers to the most frequently asked questions our advisors receive, below.
Q: What is CoBA?
A: College of Business Administration About the College | UMSL COBA is home to degrees in accounting, business administration, and information systems and technology. Emphasis areas within Business Administration include finance, international business, management, marketing, and supply chain & analytics.
Q: Are there programs that can be completed online?
Q: Does COBA have any scholarships?
Q: Are there student organizations in COBA?
Q: Does COBA grant credit for “life experience?”
A: No, we do not offer any credits for life experience or previous employment.
Q: How do I get my class schedule?
A: You and your academic advisor will work together to map out your courses. Once a plan is completed, you can follow these steps to add your courses. Be sure to reach out to your advisor with any questions you may have and at the intervals suggested in the Advising Syllabus.
Q: Is there a deadline for adding and dropping courses?
A: Yes! Be sure to check the deadlines found here Enroll/Add/Drop/Change/Withdraw
Q: What is a DARS and where do I find one?
A: MyDegree Login (How to run a degree audit video)
Q: How can I find out more about internships?
Q: What can I do with my degree?:
Q: The dog ate my schedule! Where can I find it again?
A: On your My View Student Center Page!
Q: How do I drop a class?
A: Drop a Class from Your Schedule in MyView
Q: How do I complete a grade modification?
A: You request a grade modification via your academic advisor!
Q: Can I change my major?
A: Yes! You can change your degree by meeting with your advisor!
Q: Are there educational resources available to assist me?
A: Yes! See just a few through the links below!
The U - UMSL Student Radio
Q: How do I apply for Graduation?
Q: What is the 4220 Assessment exam?
A: UMSL Business Assessment Test Mystery Unveiled
Q: My major is not correct on the Graduation Application. What should I do?
A: Reach out to your academic advisor to have your records updated.
Q: Can I double major?
A: Yes! Students can double major and or double emphasis with most areas in business.