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College Change Process

 

CBE College Change Information Sessions for Fall 2017

For undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) or the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS), the first step in the CBE college change exploration process is attending an information session.

Thursday, August 31: 4-4:30 p.m., RBC 91

Friday, October 6: 3:15-3:45 p.m., RBC 171

Friday, November 3: 3:15-3:45 p.m., RBC 161

Friday, November 10: 3:15-3:45 p.m., TBA

Friday, December 8: 3:15-3:45 p.m., TBA

 

Changing INTO the B.S. in Business and Economics Program

 

I.             College Entry Requirements:

Students who wish to transfer to the College of Business and Economics (CBE) from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) or the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS) to pursue a B.S. in Business and Economics may do so provided they have achieved the following:

  • Successful completion (with minimum grades of C-) of ECO 001 and MATH 081 or 021. Courses considered equivalent to these courses will also satisfy the requirement, such as approved transfer credit (including AP courses), or the successful completion of MATH 075 and 076 or MATH 031, which are equivalent to MATH 021
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at Lehigh University
  • Completion of at least 12 credits in their college of matriculation at Lehigh University
  • Sophomore status (23 credits)

II.           Steps to Make the Transfer:

  1. Attend a CBE College Change Information Session (see schedule above).
  2. Complete the CBE College Change Checklist.
  3. Schedule an appointment with the Associate Dean of your current program at least two weeks prior to the registration period for signature on the Petition to Change Colleges:
Arts and Sciences:
Associate Dean Cameron Wesson
For meeting, contact Beth Pelton
Room 223, Maginnes Hall
 
Engineering:
Associate Dean Gregory Tonkay
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
Packard Laboratory Room 310


  1. Turn in your Petition to Change Colleges and CBE College Change Checklist to the CBE Undergraduate Programs Office once you have met all prerequisites and prior to deadlines listed below.
  2. If approved, the Associate/Assistant Dean in the CBE Undergraduate Programs Office will sign and forward your Petition to Change Colleges to the Office of the Registrar after the posted deadline (see below).

Please note that if you attended a CBE College Change Information Session but do not yet meet entry requirements, you may meet with Assistant Dean Emily Ford by scheduling an appointment through Mr. Keith Gustafson, Coordinator, at (610) 758-4498.

Click here for a typical first-year student schedule for students intending to transfer to the CBE to pursue a B.S. in Business & Economics

 

III.          Deadlines:

DEADLINE

EFFECTIVE TERM

September 1, 2017 (end of first week of classes)

Fall 2017

January 26, 2018 (end of first week of classes)

Spring 2018

April 2, 2018 (prior to summer & fall registration)

Spring 2018

May 25, 2018 (beginning of summer term)

Summer 2018

 

Changing OUT OF the B.S. in Business and Economics Program

 

  1. Schedule an appointment with Assistant Dean Emily Ford through Mr. Keith Gustafson, Coordinator, at (610)758-4498.
  2. Print out and complete the Petition to Change Colleges.
  3. Meet with Dean Ford, who will sign the Petition to Change Colleges.
  4. Schedule a meeting with the Associate Dean of the desired college for advising and signature:
Arts and Sciences:
Associate Dean Cameron Wesson
For meeting, contact Beth Pelton
Room 223, Maginnes Hall
 
Engineering:
Associate Dean Gregory Tonkay
For meeting, contact Robin Armbruster
Packard Laboratory Room 310
 
  1. Take the completed form to the Office of the Registrar for processing:
Alumni Memorial Building, basement level
27 Memorial Drive West
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.