Academic Honors

Graduation (Latin) Honors

  • Students who qualify based on their cumulative GPA and class rank will graduate with University Honors: cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude .
  • For details consult an academic advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Business Education and the University Honors Program Office.

General Business Honors, School of Business Administration

Graduation with General Business Honors requires:

  • Completion of all of the requirements of the BSBA degree program; and
  • A minimum 3.75 cumulative GPA at graduation.

For details, consult an academic advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Business Education.

Departmental Honors in Business

Graduation with Departmental Honors  requires:

Students who major in two distinct areas of specialization may complete their honors research project in the department of either business major specialization.  Students pursuing the International Finance and Marketing major area of specialization, may complete their research project in either department.  

The 3-credit hour research project class is taken for "credit only" and does not count toward the 120-credit hours required for graduation. Students who begin a research project but do not complete it will be retroactively withdrawn from the research course. Students receive credit for the project only if the work is deemed to be of exceptional quality.  Details related to Departmental Honors are available in the Office of Undergraduate Business Education.

Business Honors Societies

Students may be nominated for or elected into an honor society based on specific criteria. Contact the listed department for additional information.

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