Step 2C - MS in Taxation (Irvine)
A student’s status is changed to classified standing when an official Study Plan has been approved. An official study plan is approved once all the pre-classification requirements have been met. It is the student’s responsibility to initiate the request for classified standing by either making an appointment with your Graduate Programs Advisor or filling out a petition for classification.
NOTE: Unclassified students have “restricted enrollment” until they have petitioned for classification and been approved.
What is Restricted Enrollment?
There are a limited number of courses open to students who have not petitioned or been granted classified status. Students who are unclassified are only eligible to enroll in unrestricted courses. Once you have submitted your petition for classification and it has been approved you will then eligible to enroll in restricted courses.
(once Mathematical Qualifying Exam (MQE) is completed through the testing center)
Acct308 Accounting prerequisite
Acct572 Acct575 Acct578 Acct510 Econ515 Fin517 or Fin320 Mgmt518
*Note: Math135 may be completed at a community college. Please check assist.org for equivalencies. If taken at a community college an official transcript must be sent directly to your graduate advisor once grades are posted.
Restricted Courses (classified standing)
All 400/500 Level Electives
When do I initiate a request?
Students will submit a petition for classification once they have enrolled in all required pre-classification courses. In addition the necessary documents must also be submitted from the list below:
Math135 Business Calculus or equivalent
must be completed prior to the start of your first semester.
Acct470 is completed
fulfills the writing requirement
So that you do not run into registration problems keep in mind that it takes 4-5 business days to process your petition for classification. It is required that you petition for classification:
How do I initiate a request?
You are welcome to schedule an appointment using the online calendar. Be sure to schedule your appointment in the calendar titled "Classification". However, the most efficient way to request classification is by email.
Fill out the the TAXO petition for classification.
Submit the petition via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you schedule an appointment use the calendar titled "classification" and bring a completed “Petition for Classification” with you to the meeting. The petition takes 4-5 business days to process.