How to Register

Please read all steps carefully before enrolling in BUSX 460. 


1. Enroll in the course.

Refer to Towson Online Services for your enrollment date. Check the class schedule before enrolling in a course section to ensure attendance. To enroll in the Professional Experience (BUSX 460) course, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Senior standing (at least 90 units)
  • Admitted into the Business Administration, e-Business/Business Systems & Processes or Accounting major
  • Completion of the following courses: BUSX 301, FIN 331, MNGT 361, and MKTG 341
  • Attended a mandatory information session
  • Enrollment in the class is contingent upon approval of your internship.

Note: Students will not be granted permission to register for Professional Experience once the academic term begins.

International students must contact the International Student and Scholar Office prior to beginning this process to ensure that they are aware of all permit requirements.

Information Sessions

Are you a current senior or rising senior looking to take BUSX 460?

Attending an info session will help you get ready for this unique course and is a requirement for registering for the class.

  • Attending an information session is required in order to register for BUSX 460.
  • You're NOT required to register to attend an info session.
  • Arrive early or on time.
  • Bring a pen and paper with you.

Fall 2019 Info Session Dates

Wednesday Sessions

Every Wednesday, Sept. 4-Nov. 20 from 3 to 4 p.m. in ST 211.

Other Dates

Friday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., ST 211
Monday, Sept. 16, 3:30-4:40 p.m., ST 310
Friday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., ST 211
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ST 310
Friday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., ST 211
Monday, Nov. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ST 310
Friday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., ST 211

2. Find an internship.

Keep in mind the BUSX 460 internship requirements when conducting your search. It is important that you start this process early by submitting your application to several openings. Don’t apply to just one internship and hope that it will work out with that company. Be proactive! Take advantage of the numerous university and college resources available to assist you in your search.


Handshake is a free, online job and internship database for TU students, alumni and employers. You can access it easily with your TU net ID credentials by logging in here.


Each semester, the College of Business and Economics hosts events that not only provide a wealth of information on professional development, but serve as a great opportunity to network with local business leaders.


This e-newsletter distributed every Wednesday by the Student Academic and Career Services Office provides a listing of available approved internships among other important info for students. Not receiving CBE CONNECT? Email

Career Center

Take advantage of the Career Center where you can meet with a counselor, practice interviewing, get resume advice and more. The Career Center also hosts several career fairs, event and on-campus interviewing with employers recruiting events throughout the year, which are all posted in Handshake.

Professional development partners

Schedule an appointment with a Professional Development Partner (PDP) who can assist you in navigating the internship search process. Find the PDP for your major or concentration here. 

You also have the option of finding an internship on their own. Be sure to use your network to find out about openings.

3. Submit internship for approval.

You must have your internship for BUSX 460 approved by the college. An internship job description on company letterhead signed by a supervisor is required when submitting the online approval form.


4. Complete first homework assignment.

You are required to complete the first homework assignment by the first day of class. Any student that does not complete it will receive a deduction from the final grade (no exceptions).

5. Attend all mandatory class sessions.

Attendance at all seven class sessions for the BUSX 460 is mandatory. Check the class schedule before enrolling in a course section to ensure attendance. Only an excused absence (hospitalization of student or death in the family) is acceptable.