Academic advising in economics
Nearly all first-year UI students are advised in the Academic Advising Center on the second floor of the Pomerantz Center.
Economics Majors: BBA
After completing 24 semester hours of course credit, economics majors earning a BBA through Tippie are advised in the Undergraduate Program Office in C140 PBB.
Economics Majors: B.A. and B.S.
After completing 24 semester hours of course credit, economics majors earning a B.A. or B.S. through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) are advised by economics lecturers Stacey Brook and Jennifer Fuhrman.
Academic Advisor and Student Responsibilities
Your economics advisor will:
- inform you about degree requirements and university/college policies and procedures
- describe course options and useful campus resources
- help you create a plan to achieve your goals
- help you address academic difficulties
- provide an honest assessment of your academic progress
- NOT make decisions for you or plan your schedule
- NOT be able to help you with specific problems if you wait too long to ask for assistance
You are expected to:
- take responsibility for your education and commit to do your best
- make and take responsibility for decisions about your education
- know the graduation requirements for your degree program
- review your degree audit and plan your schedule each semester
- check your @uiowa.edu email account regularly and read all email from your economics advisor
- see your economics advisor as needed and ask for assistance with specific problems immediately
- be prompt and prepared for meetings with your economics advisor