August 2022

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Please visit your advisor to be cleared to register, review your mid-term grades, and talk about your future. Tips from the Registrar are available here.

Frequently asked questions about registering for Fall 2022 courses include:

I want to get “signed in” to a closed section of a course. What should I do?
Answer: Download a Course Authorization form from this page and follow the instructions on the page for having it approved. (Hint: You can do this before your register and be pre-approved for when you do register.)

How do I declare my major/concentration or change my major/concentration?
Answer: Download a Declaration of Major from this page and follow the instructions on the page for having it approved.

I need a course that meets the experiential requirement for my business concentration. Which Fall 2022 classes will fulfill that requirement?

  1. ACCT 471 Forensic Accounting Lab
  2. BUSN 470 Multidisciplinary Act Projects
  3. BUSN 491 Startup Accelerator
  4. BUSN 494 Small Business Consulting
  5. BMIS 445 Analytics Practicum
  6. Internships (See requirements.)

More courses may be added to this list, please check back.

I need a course that meets the international requirement for my business concentration. Which Fall 2022 classes will fulfill that requirement?

MGMT 355 International Management
MKTG 417 International Marketing
OPER 440 Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

I need a course with the core designation Global Studies, Writing Enriched, and/or Social Justice. How do I find out which courses have those attributes?

Answer: Instructions on finding attributes are available here. In the SBA, the following Fall courses will have those attributes:

  • Global Studies: MKTG 417 International Marketing; OPER 440 Global Supply Chain Management
  • Writing Enriched: MGMT 350 Principles of Management (all sections), MKTG 315 Consumer Behavior; BFIN 423 Financial Management Cases (when taught by Morscheck)
  • Social Justice: BUSN 480 Senior Seminar Business Ethics

How do I know which classes I need to take?

Answer: Run a degree evaluation. Instructions for how to do so are available here.

How do I change advisors?

Answer: Download a Change of Advisor from this page and follow the instructions on the page for having it approved.

Can I count my internship for academic credit?

Answer: Juniors and Seniors can get up to three credits for internships but must meet the criteria. More information on how to register for an internship is available here.

I am a senior and plan to take business ethics. I thought I had to take BUSN 480 and BUSN 485, but I only see BUSN 480.

Answer: BUSN 480 (2 credits) and BUSN 485 (1 credit) have been combined into BUSN 480 (3 credits).

Can I take any section of BUSN 480 that I want or are sections restricted by concentrations?

Answer: BUSN 480 sections are no longer restricted by concentration. All sections are available to all concentrations.

I think I want to do an individualized concentration. How does that work?

Students may design an interdisciplinary concentration of courses related to their individual goals and interests. Use this link to learn more.

When is my registration window?

Answer: You can find this information under the Registration tab on ZAGWEB:
1. Log into ZAGWEB
2. Select “Student”
3. Select “Student Profile”
4. Ensure the term you are registering for is selected in the upper left corner
5. Select “Registration Notices” in the upper right corner
6. You will see your time ticket indicated at the bottom of the “Registration Notices” section

I plan to take classes at another university in the summer. How can I make sure those classes will transfer back to Gonzaga?

Answer: Instructions are available here.

Junior-level business and accounting students,

Are you interested in non-profits? Do you want hands-on experience in the banking industry? Want to make industry connections before you graduate? Numerica Credit Union is again looking for one junior to serve on its Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 academic year. Being on a board of directors is a prestigious post. This is an opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a financial institution and to network with people in the industry. The opportunity is open to all business students. Accounting and finance students may find it most in line with their course work, but I would encourage any business student who is looking for experience in non-profits, community organizations, or servant leadership to consider applying. Gonzaga has had several students earn this prestigious position over the years. It is a great way to build your resume and apply your classroom learning.

To qualify, you must be a junior-level business or accounting major and be able to commit to two years of service to the Board as a non-voting member. You will be expected to contribute to the board including attendance at meetings on the fourth Monday of each month at 5 p.m. You must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 and a GPA of at least 3.0 across all your business courses (or their equivalent).  You cannot be on any type of university probation. You also must meet with the approval of the Numerica Board, as they are making the final decision. You must also join/be a member of Numerica Credit Union, pass background checks, and sign confidentiality and ethics agreements.

If you are interested, please email Dr. Pepper – – a current resume, an unofficial transcript, and a 300-word statement of interest that includes a section on how you would best serve and fulfill your duties as a student director. You must also receive two recommendations from Gonzaga faculty/staff using this form. (Form requires user to be signed into a Gonzaga account.) Send your application packet to Dr. Pepper via email. The due date is Sept. 2.

BMIS 445

Analytics Practicum (Fall 2022: It is offered from 1:50 – 3:05 p.m. TR. The CRN is 17123)

This is a project-oriented analytics class, in which students will be working on datasets provided by a local charity organization, Mid-City Concerns Senior Center/Meals on Wheels Spokane (MoWSpokane). CEO and associates of MoWSpokane will kindly and generously work with students in this class. 

You may want to consider taking it this fall for the following reasons:

* You want to earn experiential learning credits: Due to its extensive engagement with practitioners, the course can be counted as experiential learning. 

* If you are looking to gain more experience doing “hands on” business analytics for real organizations, this is your class.

* There are currently no prerequisites for the course (other than being a business student)

* This is a required course for the new Business Analytics concentration. If you plan to concentrate on BA, you should take it soon because it will be not offered in the Spring. 

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