Suitable and Pathways Support
Here you will find any information related to the use of Suitable in the W. A. Franke College of Business. Suitable is the method of tracking student engagement within the Franke College of Business at NAU.
Frequently asked questions
What Are Pathways? Accordion Closed
The Pathways to Professional Leadership program is a series of out-of-class seminars, workshops, and lectures that complement the Business degree coursework. Events are designed to support students to:
- succeed academically
- choose a major and career path
- develop personal and professional skills
How long does credit take to post? Accordion Closed
Credit usually takes up to one (1) week to post to student accounts. However, it should be noted, that in peak times such as the start of the semester, and enrollment in the spring, and fall, credit can take significantly longer. If you have attended an event and still need help after two (2) weeks, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Programs.
I have completed my Pathways requirements. Why does my progress bar not show 100%? Accordion Closed
Please check your credit manually by selecting the checkbox on the bottom menu, selecting “Completed” under “Your Activities”. There, you should be able to count your total completions to date.
I attended a Pathways. Why does it not show in “Completed”? Accordion Closed
Credit may still need to be approved, please check your pending credit manually by selecting the checkbox on the bottom menu, selecting “Pending Approvals” under “Your Activities”. There, you should be able to count your total Pending Approvals. If you recently attended an event, and nothing appears in “Pending Approvals” or “Completed”, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Programs.
How long does it take for the Career Steps Pathway to post? Accordion Closed
Credit for Career Steps is applied automatically in batches. Please allow up to two (2) weeks for credit to post upon successful completion.
Which Pathways count for Credit? Accordion Closed
Business majors: Only the Pathways presentations coordinated by FCB Office of Undergraduate Programs will fulfill the Pathways requirements for Business students. This does not include HRM pathways, or YourPath Events. Business Students MAY NOT attend HRM pathways for credit, unless they are labeled as a “Shared Pathways”.
HRM majors: HRM Students may attend any Pathways for credit. YourPath events do not count for HRM Pathways Events.
Why was my credit removed? Accordion Closed
If you believe credit was removed from you, please note that the FCB Office of Undergraduate Programs reserves the right to remove credit from any student at any time due to conditions violating University Conduct, guidelines, or FCB Pathways Etiquette. In most cases, warnings will be given prior to removal, and the situation will be documented.
How many Pathways do I need? Accordion Closed
Business students are required to attend six (6) different Pathways before applying to the Business Professional Program. Students will not receive credit for duplicate Pathways events.
All business students benefit from Pathways and are encouraged to attend any event of interest. Pathways Programs are created for all students from Freshmen to Senior level.
Transfer students who have completed all lower-division business core requirements at institutions other than NAU, are required to attend four (4) Pathways. Check with your advisor to verify that you qualify.
Some instructors also use Pathways as regular or extra credit assignments.
NOTE: There are other seminars, workshops, and lectures across campus, these do NOT count as Pathways. Only the Pathways presentations coordinated by The W. A. Franke College of Business Office of Undergraduate Programs will fulfill the Pathways requirements.
Additional help Accordion Closed
If your question cannot be answered by the information on this page, Please contact the FCB Ambassadors. The W. A. Franke College of Business Ambassadors are available to assist with any standard questions related to Pathways and Suitable.
More technical questions such as missed credit, or why credit was removed from you, including why you were removed from a Pathways or asked to leave, can be directed towards the Office Assistant for Undergraduate Programs, Mr. Gabriel Breakstone.