The Kogod School of business was founded in 1955, hence the name 1955 club.
Robert Kogod, front lobbyCharles Kogod, front lobbyArthur Kogod, New Student Lounge
Robert Kogod, front lobby
Robert Kogod is the founder of the Kogod Business School and a painting of him and his wife can be found in the front lobby.
Business Admin, Finance, Accounting, Business Language and Cultures, and Business and Entertainment
The BSBA has so many students because there are so many specializations to choose from
Business Admin and BLCBusiness Admin and SISFinance and Accounting
Business Admin and SIS
This is the most common double major as a lot of SIS students decide to add business to their degree.
Classes are guaranteed to not be more than 40 students.
Students can bring whichever laptop they would like. Students will need specific programs for classes like ITEC, but those programs are available for download.
NotebooksLaptopsDepends on the person
Depends on the person
It depends person to person and can also depend on the professor. Whatever you feel comfortable taking notes on
Presentations and writingInterviews and resumesMajor information and course selection
Presentations and writing
Kogod students can schedule to meet with someone from the CBC and they will help with your papers to make sure they are grammatically correct and are following the rubric. Additionally, the CBC will help with public speaking.
Around campusIn KogodOff campus
Kogod is the only school on campus that has all of their professor offices within the school.
semesterly, by Kogod staffannually, by an artistseasonally, by Mr. Kogod
Paintings are changed seasonally by Mr. Kogod
All the paintings are from Kogod's personal collection and where they are placed is determined by Kogod.
End of Freshmen year, its a difficult process to change majorsEnd of Sophomore year, it is an easy process to change majorsEnd of Sophomore year, it is a lengthy process
You have to declare your major by the end of sophomore year, which is an easy process.
All students must declare by sophomore year and changing your major is as easy as clicking a button in the computer. You can email an advisor, and as long as you are on track to graduate, they will switch your major without even needing to meet.
public speakinggroup projectpaper
Kogod classes are application based, meaning group projects in almost all Kogod courses.
Kogod students typically complete two internships in their time at AU. Either during the semester or during the summer.
Kogod students do not need to complete an internship, but are encouraged. They can of course do internships for credit.
Yes, but not recommended toNot typically, but recommended toNo, and recommended not to
Yes, freshmen can do internships their first year, but are not recommended to
For freshmen, it's their first year and Kogod would rather the students acclimate to AU and DC than find an internship. Students can of course do internships at any point.
Kogod students' first job typically pays them $55,000 for their starting salary.
CBC, KCCD, Behavioral Research labKCCD, CBC, Kogod AdvisorsKCCD, FSIT lab, and Kogod advisors
KCCD, FSIT lab, and Kogod advisors
When Kogod donated all the money to build the business school, he wanted the students to have their own advisors that they could pick, their own career service, and the FSIT lab.
Check stock and bond prices, run economic analysis, and perform financial analysis on companies.Take classes
Check stock and bond prices, run economic analysis, and perform financial analysis on companies.
The FSIT lab (financial services and information technology lab) The software installed in the lab allows faculty and students to access real economic and The data allows students to access financial data, analyze economic data, practice analytical finance methods, conduct simulations and develop financial models.
Place where students can conduct studiesPlace where professors and grad students conduct studiesPlace to receive information on behavioral studies.
It's a place where professors and grad students conduct studies.
The lab allows for about 10 students to do a study at once. If you take a management course, you are required to participate in two studies. Some examples of studies include negotiation simulations, advertisement placement, etc.
Help you with classesHelp you write papersHelps you find a job
Helps you find a job
It's their job to help you get a job. They will help you look for jobs and internships, do interview prep, and look over your cover letter and resume.
Yes, of course!
Kogod students can study abroad to study languages, business, or languages and business. Additionally, Kogod has programs that go abroad during breaks and surveys businesses in that country.
The BLC takes more business classesIBUS has to study abroadBLC and IBUS have to study abroad, but the BLC has to take the classes in the host language
BLC has to take the classes in the host language, and can sometimes take less business classes.
BLC allows students to be proficient in a language and the ability to do business in another country. BLC is focused more on the language, while the IBUS specialization spends more time on business.
DifficultyAmount of finance creditsAbility to get a job
The amount of finance credits
Finance majors will take more finance courses, while finance specializations will take a couple less.