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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2003

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Special Programs

Internships

The internship program, an off-campus experience involving varied, nonroutine work projects, is available for interested students who qualify. Internships are designed to allow students to synthesize the academic theory they have learned with "real world" experiences. The program places primary responsibility on the student in conjunction with a faculty sponsor to develop a project proposal and carry out its requirements. Internships are available during the fall and spring semesters. Three business elective credits are granted for each internship. An internship may not be repeated for credit with the same employer. A maximum of 6 credits may be earned in any combination of internship and experiential learning (see below). London Center internships are for 3 credits per semester only. Internships in the School of Business are graded on a pass/fail basis only. To qualify, students must have attained a minimum of 2.70 cumulative GPA and must have completed the appropriate principles course in their respective major or concentration.

Students interested in the internship program should obtain a copy of the internship guidelines at the School of Business office. Please note carefully the application deadlines for each term, usually near the end of the add/drop period.

Experiential Learning

This program allows students after the first year in college to investigate specific business disciplines through placements in business organizations. The student is expected to keep a log of activities and have frequent contact with a faculty sponsor. For each experience, the student may earn 1 credit. Students may repeat the program for up to 3 credits, provided each experience is with a different employer. Experiential learning credits may be used only for open credit, not for a business elective. The combination of experiential learning and internship may not exceed 6 credits.

Independent Study

Students may pursue an independent study with the guidance of a faculty member. Its purpose is to enable students to pursue personal academic interests in an area not covered in or beyond the scope of existing courses.

Independent study projects normally involve research into a topic with a written report as the final product, but variations are accepted when appropriate.

A variable amount of credit may be earned toward the degree. Guidelines are available at the School of Business office. Please note carefully the application deadlines for each term, which usually occur at the end of the add/drop period.

The London Program

Business majors are encouraged to participate in the London Center study abroad program during the sophomore year (see p. 510). We recommend that discussion and planning begin in the student's first year. Students can obtain descriptive literature from the Office of International Programs. Course planning should be worked out with the faculty adviser and the Office of International Programs staff.

Other Study Abroad Opportunities

Business majors are encouraged to study abroad during their sophomore year. Both affiliated and nonaffiliated programs offer opportunities for students to learn about another culture, improve their foreign language skills, and, in some cases, fulfill business course requirements. Course planning can be worked out with the faculty adviser. More information about study abroad options is available at the Office of International Programs, 214 Muller Center, 607-274-3306, fax 607-274-1515, or e-mail intlprog@ithaca.edu.

M.B.A. 4+1 Programs

The School of Business at Ithaca College offers a 4+1 M.B.A. program and has established graduate articulation agreements with Clarkson University, the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), and the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). These agreements allow Ithaca students to plan their undergraduate programs to include courses that will serve as a foundation for graduate business study. These foundation courses include material required in the first year of study in M.B.A. programs elsewhere. Students who plan their undergraduate programs carefully can earn their undergraduate degree at Ithaca College and their M.B.A. degree at Ithaca

College, Clarkson, RIT, or Thunderbird within as little as five years. Students are subject to the normal admission policies of the respective graduate school. Because the graduate schools review core "articulated" courses on an individual basis, students desiring to pursue this option are encouraged to earn high marks in those courses.

Interested students currently enrolled in related programs or in the management minor can also complete most of the foundation courses as a part of their undergraduate program by selecting appropriate electives. If necessary, any remaining foundation courses may be taken before beginning the graduate program.

Further information is available through the dean's office in the School of Business.

Articulation Agreements with Community Colleges

The School of Business has established agreements with four community colleges (Tompkins-Cortland, Cayuga, Corning, and Monroe) to allow students to plan their first two years in preparation for transfer to a business major at Ithaca College. (See p. 526 for more information on articulation agreements.) The agreements delineate transfer course equivalents and transfer admission standards.

Students interested in transferring to Ithaca College under an articulation agreement are encouraged to contact the associate dean of the Ithaca College School of Business.

Peer Advising Program

Peer advisers are students trained in academic policies and procedures and in skills to help first-year students in matters relating to academic programs. Each year a selection process is conducted for interested and competent students. The availability of this service encourages students to view advising as an ongoing process that involves more than just registering for a course.

Honors

Dean's Award

Each year the dean, in consultation with the school's faculty, selects one or more graduating seniors for the Dean's Award. The award is given in recognition of superior scholastic achievement and extracurricular service to the College, school, and student body.

Accounting

The graduating senior accounting major with the highest GPA in accounting courses is given an award by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Two students are selected by the accounting faculty to receive awards for excellence by the Southern Tier chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. One award is for excellence in accounting, the other for excellence in auditing.

Finance

Each year the top senior finance major is selected by the finance faculty to receive the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.

Delta Mu Delta

Students may become eligible for membership in the Rho chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society in business administration. Candidates for admission must have completed a minimum of 30 credits at Ithaca College; have completed a total of 24 credits in business, accounting, and economics; have completed 50 percent of the work for the degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.40 in the school; be in the top 20 percent of their class in cumulative GPA; be of good character; have written approval of the dean; and be elected by the society's membership.

Sigma Iota Epsilon

Students enrolled in management-related programs throughout the College are eligible for membership in the Zeta Iota chapter of Sigma Iota Epsilon, the national honorary/professional management fraternity and student division of the Academy of Management. Candidates for admission must have completed 30 credits at Ithaca College, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, and have completed at least one management course with a grade of B or better. Candidates must also complete additional coursework in management and be of good moral character.

Dean's List

In order to earn a place on the dean's list in the School of Business, students must satisfy all of the following criteria:

1. Have a minimum semester average of 3.50

2. Have completed at least 15 credits, not more than 3 of which may be on a pass/fail basis

3. Have no final grades of D, F, or I

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