October 2022

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The School of Business Administration is offering several in-person one-credit elective classes. If you are a full-time undergraduate student and have fewer than 18 credits, you can likely take one of these courses as part of your regular tuition. Classes are open to all majors.

These classes can be added by calling the Registrar at (509) 313-6592. Or by emailing Registrar@gonzaga.edu from your Zagmail account and including your student ID number and the CRN of the class. For example: Dear Registrar, I would like to register for CRN 12345 and my ID number is 123456789. Thank you. {Your name}

BCSS 201 Business Leadership
Business leadership refers to how people in an organization set objectives and influence others to achieve those objectives. Topics include leadership styles, theories of leadership, and case studies of leaders.
Instructor: Brian Newberry, CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho
April 1-2
9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Sunday

BCSS 221 Excel Skills
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet software program that allows the user to analyze and visualize data. This course will introduce students to Excel concepts that allow them to analyze and present data in a format that will inform business decisions. This project-based course will use hands-on exercises to cover practical Excel skills used every day in business.
Instructor: Jenn Klein, assessment coordinator, Academic Technology Applications Support
April 1-2

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

BCSS 234 Career Preparedness
Career preparedness refers to knowledge, skills, and abilities that allow workers to enter the workforce with success and create a foundation on which to build a productive career. Topics include professionalism, communication, leadership and management, critical thinking, and belonging.
Instructor: Erin Standley, Learning and Development Consultant
April 21-22
4-10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday

BCSS 240 Be More Like You & Find the Job of Your Dreams
What do you want to do with your life?” This question has daunted college students for generations. How can you possibly answer without the life experience to know? What if there’s a way to uncover your passions, align your unique skills and personality to an industry you love, and build a network of people who can help you along that path!? Based on Tyler Lafferty’s book, Be More Like You, this class provides you the “playbook” and teaches how to answer that question using the IDEAS Framework (Introspection, Design, Exploration, Adaptability & Service). You’ll learn what matters to you, which career paths support who you are as a person, and leave the class with practical strategies and tactics to find the job of your dreams – “that’s more like you.”
Instructor: Ed Reese, founder of Sixth Man Marketing
April 14-15
Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

BCSS 241 Discover & Land Your Dream Job in Marketing & Advertising
Find your dream job in marketing & advertising! This class exposes you to a variety of roles available in marketing & advertising, helps determine which are best suited for you and provides strategies and tactics to land the job itself. In this class we help you find a career that matches your skills and passions, identify the skills needed to get noticed, create a body of work that provides evidence that you can do the work and teach the networking essentials needed to get interviews as well as guidance to land the job itself. This course combines lectures, guest presentations and real-world work to put yourself in the best position possible to land your dream job in marketing & advertising.

Instructor: Ed Reese, founder of Sixth Man Marketing
April 28-29
Friday 4-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

BCSS 242 Create your Development Plan and Build your Self Confidence
Creating a development plan to build your career and life will help you reach your potential. Topics include how find your “Why”, crush your inner critic, have difficult conversations, start your financial freedom journey, handle criticism in a new way, and build an advisory team.
Instructor: Karen Cash, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Consultant
Aspire – DEI&B Consultant Services

April 29-30
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

BCSS 260 Intercultural Business Communication
Intercultural business communication refers to how people in organizations communicate in intercultural and cross-cultural business contexts. Whether the context is regional or global, intercultural business communication skills are a strategic advantage. This course explores how to develop intercultural competence and communication skills that will allow students to thrive across multiple contexts.
Instructor: Julie Silbar, Ph.D., Service Delivery Quality Manager, Expedia Group, Inc.
April 14-16
4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday.

BCSS 262 Equity and Storytelling
Storytelling allows a leader to engage listeners by structuring information as a story instead of talking about facts. This course develops individual and collective views of equity through storytelling. Authentic leadership will be a focus of the course as storytelling is explored as a way to impact individuals, organizations, and society.
Instructor: Stephanie Elie-Martin, leadership/business consultant, SE Consulting
April 22-23
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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 Spring 2023 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 Spring 2023 classes will fulfill that requirement?

  1. ACCT 471 Forensic Accounting Lab
  2. BUSN 430 Sustainable Business
  3. BUSN 470 Multidisciplinary Act Projects
  4. BUSN 491 Startup Accelerator
  5. BUSN 494 Small Business Consulting
  6. BMIS 445 Analytics Practicum
  7. MKTG 490 Promotion Project
  8. Internships (See requirements.). (these include ACCT 497, BUSN 497, and ENTR 497, among others)

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 Spring 2023 classes will fulfill that requirement?

MGMT 355 International Management
OPER 440 Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

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

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 Spring courses will have those attributes:

  • Global Studies: MGMT 355 International Management; 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

Since ECON 311 and BFIN 327 are not offered in Spring 2023, what other courses can I substitute for these so I can complete my International Business Concentration (note: this is for the concentration which is NOT the same as the international requirement for the Business Administration degree)?

Answer: For Spring 2023 graduating seniors only, the School of Business Administration will make a one time exception and allow the following courses to count towards the International Business Concentration:

  • OPER 348 (not offered in Spring 2023 but may be counted if already taken)
  • INST 303.03   Ethics, Human Rights & Globalization (crn: 27651)
  • INST 310.01   Third World Development (crn: 26471)
  • INST 344.01   International Organizations (crn: 27674)
  • INST 380.01   Global Social Change (crn: 27571)

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.

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.

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