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Freshman First-Semester Course Selection

Welcome to the University of Miami School of Business Administration.  We are so glad that you decided to become a ‘Cane! 

Part of your transition to college life includes selecting courses for your first semester.  This website is intended to help you with that process.  Please read the information about our degree requirements and course selection process for first-semester Business students.

Business Students: You will have a temporary “Academic Advising Hold” on your Registration. You must follow the School of Business Administration (SBA) first-semester registration process (see below) in order to have your hold lifted and to be able to enroll in classes for your first semester. 

Important Dates:

Friday, May 1, 2015—ALEKS Math Placement Assessment opens

Monday, May 11, 2015—Shopping Carts and Validation Processes Available in CaneLink 

Monday, May 18, 2015—Registration opens. Check your CaneLink "Student Center" for appointment date and time 

Friday, June 12, 2015—Last Day to Change School/Major through the Office of Admission

Tuesday, June 23, 2015—Registration closes at 11:59 PM  

Tuesday, August 18, 2015—International Student Orientation 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015—University Orientation begins  

Friday, August 21, 2015—Academic Dean's Meeting for New Freshman Business Students

Monday, August 24, 2015—Classes begin

How do I select courses for my first semester at the School of Business Administration?

In order to complete the process for New Freshman Registration in the School of Business Administration you will need to follow the steps below:

  1. Review the Registration Tutorial

  2. Take the ALEKS Math Placement Assessment. All incoming School of Business Freshman must take the ALEKS assessment (EXCEPTION: Students who currently have credit for Calculus I, MTH 161 or 171, on the UM Transcript do not need to take the ALEKS.

    • You will report the ALEKS score when you complete and submit the New Freshman Online Course Selection Form below
    • An academic advisor from the School of Business will review your submitted information and approve an appropriate math course for you. NOTE: Math courses that fulfill degree requirements for the BBA and BSBA are particular to the School of Business Curriculum and may differ from the University's math placement advice.
    • YOU SHOULD NOT ENROLL IN MTH 113, MTH 130, OR MTH 140. These courses will not count toward your math requirement for the School of Business. They will be electives.
    • Please refer to the School of Business Math Placement page for specific sequencing.     

  3. Review the School of Business First-Semester Freshman Course Selection webpages for more detailed information about all appropriate first-semester courses for Business students.
  4. Submit your course selection information online through the New Freshman Online Course Selection Form. This is a guided selection process that facilitates appropriate choices for the first semester.

  5. An academic advisor from the School of Business will review your submission and reply by email with specific course approvals.

  6. Access CaneLink, select and place approved classes in your shopping cart, validate, and register. 

    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641