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Submit the following to register for our no-cost B2B Program that provides the resources you need to help insure a smooth and seamless transition from pursuing your associate degree at a community college to earning your bachelor's degree from UAB Collat School of Business.

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Our UAB Bridge to Business (B2B) Transfer Program for community college students assists prospective transfer students in a smooth transition from earning an associate degree at a community college to pursuing a bachelor's degree from the UAB Collat School of Business. There are no associated student costs or commitments.

Program Benefits

Academic Advising Support

  • Transcript review and advising support from the Director of the UAB B2B.
  • Regular curriculum updates from the UAB Collat School of Business.
  • Meetings with faculty, advisors, and students from your chosen business major.
  • Personalized two-year UAB graduation plan.

Access to Collat School of Business Resources

  • Tutoring Lab providing free services to Collat students.
  • Collat Career Center event invitations.
  • Business student organizations' meetings and events.
  • Competitive scholarships for transfer students.
  • Collat School of Business events, including Homecoming and select athletic events.

Smooth Transition to the Collat School of Business

  • Personalized tour of the UAB Campus and Collat School of Business.
  • Opportunity to sit in on a class in your chosen business major.
  • Meetings with current UAB Collat School of Business students.
  • Ways to save time and money on your bachelor's degree.

Eligibility

Students who are entering or currently enrolled at an Alabama community college are eligible to enroll.

Student FAQ

  • General Collat School of Business Information

    Where is the Collat School of Business located?

    The physical address for the Collat School of Business is 710 13th Street South in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Is there parking at the Collat School of Business?

    Parking for the Collat School of Business is only available to staff, faculty, and visitors. Students should park in their specific zone parking assignment. Visitors should talk with the staff or faculty member that extended an invitation to the building for a parking pass.

    How can I visit the Collat School of Business?

    We would love to have you visit the Collat School of Business. We are proud of our building, staff, faculty and students. Come see us! Reach out to James Barlow, our recruitment director at (205) 934-2453 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions that you might have about the school, business programs and/or the admission process. James will be happy to answer questions or schedule a meeting/tour with you!

    How much does it cost to go to UAB?

    Please see detailed tuition and fees opens a new website to learn more about the cost of attendance at UAB.

    Does the Collat School of Business offer online classes? What times are classes offered?

    Classes are available in a variety of formats and times. You can find classes opens a new website offered in the daytime, evening, and online.

  • Experiential Learning Requirement and Internships

    What is the Experiential Learning Requirement?

    All degree-seeking students in the Collat School of Business are required to engage in one of several options for an Experiential Learning credit. You should work with your academic advisor to determine which option is the best fit for you. Learn more about the experiential learning requirement.

    Is an internship required to earn a business degree?

    An internship is not required to earn a business degree. However, an experiential learning credit is required. An internship is a very popular way to satisfy the experiential learning requirement.

    How do I get approved to take the internship class?

    All business majors should contact their departmental internship coordinator to learn about approval for the internship credit.

    What will satisfy the experiential learning requirement?

    There are several options to satisfy the experiential learning requirement such as internships, service learning classes, research, the business honors program, and more.

    Who is my internship coordinator?

    Find internship coordinators for each area.

    When can I start my internship?

    Talk with your academic advisor and Collat Career Services about the best time for you to have an internship.

    How do I learn about internship opportunities?

    The best way to learn about internship opportunities is through the Collat Career Center and Handshake opens a new website, UAB’s official career management tool.

    If I already have a job can I use that as my internship?

    If you already have a job that gives you experience in your career goals, talk with your academic advisor and the internship coordinator to see if that experience can satisfy the experiential requirement. This will vary by department and major. In the Collat School of Business, we believe it is important to graduate with both a degree and practical experience that will make you more competitive in the job market.

  • Collat Student Organizations and Engagement

    What student organizations does Collat offer?

    Each department within the Collat School of Business offers business student organizations to support student networking and engagement. Find business student organizations on Engage opens a new website.

    What events are happening today in the Collat School of Business that I can attend?

    Collat students are welcome to (ADD) attend student organization meetings/events, career services events and any social events happening each day in the building. See Collat's online events calendar. opens a new website

  • Academic Advising

    How to I cancel or reschedule my advising appointment?

    Visit the My Appointment link found in BlazerNet opens a new website. Your academic advisor will be listed there.

    Where is My Appointment?

    My Appointment is found in BlazerNet opens a new website or the UAB app opens a new website.

    Who is my advisor?

    Each major in the Collat School of Business has a major specific advisor. Business majors start seeing their major advisor in their second year at UAB. Collat business freshman work with a freshman success advisor. Transfer students start with a transfer to business advisor. Find your advisor.

  • Collat Tutoring Lab

    Where is the Collat Tutoring Lab?

    The Collat Tutoring Lab is located in the Collat School of Business building and inside the Welcome Center on the first floor in CSB 155.

    How can I get tutored?

    The Collat Tutoring Lab is available for walk-in and online tutoring for many business classes. See Collat Tutoring Lab for more information.

  • Collat Career Services

    Do business students have their own career center?

    Yes!  The Collat School of Business is very fortunate to have a dedicated career center just for its business students.

    When do I start interacting with the Collat Career Center?

    It is best to start interacting with the Collat Career Center office as soon as possible!

    Can I attend the career fair my first year at Collat?

    Yes. It is great to get involved and network from the first day that you step onto campus!

    How do I put together my resume?

    The Collat Career Services office will point you in the right direction and help with reviewing your resume.

  • Collat Majors and Business Curriculum

    What are the Collat concentration options?

    It is important to talk with your academic advisor about what concentration might be right for you. Not all majors offer concentrations. Find more information about our majors and concentrations.

    What are the minimum grades required in lower-level business classes?

    Try your best in all classes! However, all lower level business classes require a C or better. These classes are BUS 101/102, BUS 110, AC 200*, AC 201, LS 246, QM 214 and QM 215.

    *Accounting majors must make a B or better in AC 200 in order to continue as a student in that major.

    What are the minimum grades required in upper level business classes?

    Each major has different requirements. It is always a good rule of thumb to know that if you are taking a class that is a prerequisite for another class, the minimum grade is a C or better. Check with your academic advisor or the UAB undergraduate catalog opens a new website for your major requirements.

    What are the minimum grades required in major business classes?

    Try your best in all classes! However, each major has different requirements. Check with your academic advisor or the UAB undergraduate catalog for your major requirements.

    Am I required to have a minor in the Collat School of Business?

    No. You are not required to have a minor in the Collat School of Business. However, if you believe a minor is best for you based on the career you hope to go into, talk with your academic advisor about your options. Find more info on business minors.

    What minors are available for business majors?

    Business majors may minor in anything available to most undergraduate students at UAB. The only minor NOT available for business majors is Business Administration.

    Why can’t I minor in Business Administration as a business major?

    The Business Administration minor is created for students that are not majoring in business and requires classes that are not specific to individual majors in business.

    What classes do I need to take for my major?

    The best way to find out about what classes to take in your specific major is to talk with your academic advisor. Another way to get a good idea of what classes are required for your major is by looking at your degree audit called GPS (Graduation Planning System) found in BlazerNet opens a new website.

  • Transfer Students

    For more information about any of the topics below, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Transfer Student Success Director.

    How do I transfer to UAB?

    To transfer to UAB, you will need to apply to UAB opens a new website and follow the instructions for sending in transcripts from your current institution.

    When can I transfer to UAB?

    You can transfer to UAB at any time. To receive certain scholarships, you will need to meet the requirements for those scholarships.

    How will my classes transfer to UAB?

    The UAB Collat School of Business is here for you! We want to make sure that your transition to UAB is as smooth as possible.

    Can I transfer before I get my Associates degree?

    Yes, you can. You will want to have a discussion with staff in our school to see what your best option would be for transferring.

    How can I get involved if I transfer to UAB?

    There are many ways to get involved in the Collat School of Business, but one of the best ways is to join one of our business-focused student organizations opens a new website.

    How long will it take me to graduate if/when I transfer to UAB?

    Time to graduation will depend on how many hours you transfer in with and how many hours we can apply toward your degree.

    How can I visit the Collat School of Business?

    We would love to have you visit the Collat School of Business. We are proud of our building, staff, faculty and students. Come see us! Schedule a visit opens a new website with our recruitment manager James Barlow.

    Are there scholarships for transfer students?

    Yes, UAB scholarships opens a new website and scholarships through Collat School of Business are available for transfer students. Make sure you fill out the scholarship applications by February 1 each year for the next academic year’s scholarships.

    How much does it cost to go to UAB?

    Please see detailed tuition and fees opens a new website to learn more about the cost of attendance at UAB.

    Does the Collat School of Business offer online classes?

    Classes are available in a variety of formats and times.

    What times are classes offered for business?

    Classes are available in a variety of formats and times. You can find classes opens a new website offered in the daytime, evening and online.

    Can I get an internship as soon as I transfer to UAB?

    Contact your academic advisor and the internship coordinator for your major.

    What is the Bridge to Business? How do I sign up?

    Our UAB Bridge to Business (B2B) Transfer Program for community college students, assists prospective transfer students in a smooth transition from your Associate Degree at a community college to pursuing your bachelor's degree from the UAB Collat School of Business.

    What do I need to submit after I apply for transfer?

    Find more info on the transfer application process opens a new website.

    What GPA do I need to transfer?

    UAB requires that you have a 2.0 GPA from your transfer institution.

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