Transfer Students

Next Steps (after you are accepted)

Did you receive an acceptance notification from Lourdes University? Congratulations! We are excited to add you to the Gray Wolf Community!

  1. Do you have questions about your transfer credits? Contact your Admissions Coordinator:
    – Last names A through Q, contact Amy Houston: 419-824-3522,
    – Last names R through Z, contact Erin Gibson: 419-517-8884,
  2. Review your Financial Aid Package and accept or deny your awards. If you have specific questions about Financial Aid, you can reach the Financial Aid Office at: 419-824-3732 or
  3. Submit your $100 Enrollment Deposit. The deposit must be paid before you can register for classes. You have three options:
    – Submit your $100 enrollment deposit.
    – Send a check made out to Lourdes University to this address: Lourdes University, Student Accounts Office, 6832 Convent Blvd Sylvania, OH 43560
    – Call the Cashier to pay over the phone: 419-824-3695
  4. Meet with an Academic Advisor to review the transfer of your credits, design a plan of study, and register for classes. As a new transfer student, you must meet with an Academic Advisor to schedule your classes – you cannot schedule your classes online. Please call 419-824-3881 or 3882 to schedule an advising appointment.
  5. Complete Orientation – you will receive more information on orientation after you register for classes.
  6. Are you interested in living on campus? Come for a tour to check out our apartment-style residence halls. Then, fill out a housing application.
  7. Finally, send your official, finalized transcripts to Undergraduate Admissions if you applied with unofficial or in-progress transcripts. You will not be able to register for future coursework without official, finalized transcripts on file at Lourdes.

Bachelor of Science in Sports Administration

Total credit hours: 120

Required Curriculum

All Bachelor of Science Business majors must complete Lourdes University Core and General Education requirements (41-42 credit hours) with the following specifications.

MTH 212 Statistics

Students who complete any Bachelor of Science Business major are required to take the following courses marked with an asterisk (*) to fulfill both a core course and a business core course requirement.

BUS 430* Business Ethics

Cultural Diversity
BUS 320* International Business

Students who complete a Sports Administration major are required to take the following courses marked with asterisks (**) to fulfill both a general education and a major course requirement:

HST 280** Sports in American History

Students who complete any Bachelor of Science Business major are required to take one of the following courses to fulfill both a general education and a business core course requirement:

Social Science
BUS 254* Macroeconomics or
BUS 255* Microeconomics

Business Core Requirements 
BUS 101 Business Principles
CMP 111 Communication & Search Applications
CMP 211 Spreadsheet & Database Applications
BUS 201 Accounting I
BUS 202 Accounting II
BUS 203 Management Concepts
BUS 204 Marketing Concepts
BUS 235 Business Communications
BUS 254* Macroeconomics
BUS 255* Microeconomics
BUS 304 Corporate Finance
BUS 320 International Business
BUS 330 Legal Environment of Business
BUS 340 Business Internship
BUS 430* Business Ethics
BUS 490 Capstone: Business Policy

Allied Requirements (6 credit hours)
MTH 111 Fundamental Concepts of Math II or
MTH 122 College Algebra or
ACT score of 26 or higher or
SAT score of 590 or higher
ENG 352 Professional Writing

Sports Administration Requirements (24 credit hours)
HRM 310 Human Resource Management
HST 280** Sports in American History
SPT 200 Introduction to Sports Administration
SPT 300 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
SPT 301 Leadership in Sports Operations
SPT 302 Sports Communications
SPT 303 Sports Marketing and Promotions
SPT 401 Contemporary Issues in Sports Administration


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Transfer / Adult Orientation is Saturday, August 19.

Day 1: Friday, August 18 (optional)

12 – 3 pm: Move – In,  The Den
5 pm: Dinner
9 pm: Hypnotist – Chris Jones, Franciscan Center


Day 2: Saturday, August 19

9 am – 11 am: Village, Student Services, Campus Ministries, Student Accounts/Finance
12 pm: Lunch
1 – 3 pm: Technology, Advising, ASC, Career Services
3:30 pm: Diversity Talk
4:30 – 6 pm: Dinner, Dining Hall
9 pm: CloseUP, Franciscan Center

Note: Attending scheduled events from 9 am – 5 pm is strongly encouraged.


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