Undergraduate FAQs

We've collected answers to some of the most common questions undergraduate students have and we hope you'll find them helpful. If you don't find the answer you're looking for, email us at aede@osu.edu.

how do i apply for graduation?

It is recommended that students apply to graduate 3 semesters before their anticipated graduation date.
Visit https://advising.osu.edu/applying-graduation for general information.
Agribusiness and Applied Economics students must fill out this Graduation Application.
EEDS must fill out this Graduation Application.

how do i calculate my gpa?

Use this GAP Calculator.

how do i contact my department advisor?

If you are in the Agribusiness and Applied Economics major, your advisor is Kassie Kurzhals
Katie Miller is the AEDE academic advisor for EEDS.

how do i view my degree audit?

To view your degree audit, you will need to sign into your Buckeyelink account, and then follow the directions listed here.

how do i find schedule planner?

To view Schedule Planner, you will need to sign into your Buckeyelink account, and then follow the directions listed here.

how do i get my internship approved/apply for internship credits?

In order to receive credit for your internship, you will need to enroll in FAES 3191 (a 0-credit course) that you will take during your internship and AEDE 3191 (a 2-credit course) that you will take the semester after you complete your internship.
To enroll in these courses, please contact Dr. Parkman for permission to enroll.
For more information on internship requirements and/or FAES and AEDE 3191, see this packet.
If you have questions about whether or not your internship will count for AEDE internship credit, email Kassie Kurzhals or Dr. Parkman
*If you have questions/concerns about your internship related to COVID19, please contact Kassie Kurzhals or Dr. Parkman ASAP*.

Which courses do i need to take to fulfill the agribusiness and applied economics major?

If you enrolled at OSU before summer 2020, see this Curriculum Sheet and this Flow Chart for information on courses are necessary to complete the major. 
If you enrolled at OSU on or after summer 2020, see this Curriculum Sheet and Flow Chart.

how do i stay on track for graduation?

Some courses need to be taken in a sequence. (For example, AEDE 2001 needs to be taken before AEDE 3101 which needs to be taken before AEDE 4106.)
Prioritizing courses during scheduling will be helpful for maintaining your graduation timeline.
Please contact your advisor for additional questions/clarification around this.

how does grade forgiveness work?

Undergraduate students may complete a Grade Forgiveness Petition and should read all of the instructions prior to submiting their request. 

where do i find my minor course list?

For minors within CFAES, view the minor course list.
For Minors outside of CFAES, view this minor course list. 

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