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Carson College of Business Work Experience Petition

Work Experience Petition Form

Carson College students come with a wide variation of professional work experience. Students with three (3) or more years of full-time professional work experience may be eligible to satisfy some degree requirements with work experience.

Students who have been in the workforce and have several years of professional work experience and/or management experience, and can clearly articulate how a Carson College degree helps them in the pursuit of career goals may apply for this curricular modification.

Based on the extent of your professional work experience, you will select one of the following:

OptionEligibility Requirements
(must meet all requirements for the option you select)
Curricular Modification
1
  • Minimum of 5 years of verifiable, full-time management or professional work experience post high-school (military experience that shows leadership can count as “management” experience.
  • Sophomore standing (30+ semester credits)
  • 2.80 Cumulative GPA
  • HBM 101 or BA 102 is not already satisfied
If approved, the following requirements will be satisfied with your work experience:
  • B_A 102 Exploring Careers in Business (1 cr)
  • HBM 101 Professional Development for the Business World
  • Carson Career Amplifier Program
2
  • Minimum of 3 years of verifiable, full-time work experience (post high-school)
  • Sophomore standing (30+ semester credits)
  • 2.80 Cumulative GPA
*This option is not available to HBM, SLM, and WBBM majors
If approved, the following requirements will be satisfied with your work experience:
  • HBM 101 Professional Development (1 cr)
  • Carson Career Amplifier Program
3
  • Minimum of 3 years of verifiable, full-time work experience (post high-school)
  • 2.50 Cumulative GPA
If approved, Carson Career Amplifier Program requirements will be satisfied based on your experiences explained in your application below.

If you are petitioning to satisfy Amplifier Program requirements only, please use Option 3.

Apply