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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

  Departmental Honors Advisor:
  Dr. Frank Caliendo
  BUS 619 - 797-2963
  Email: frank.caliendo@usu.edu


Eligibility for Acceptance:
Qualified students will have cumulative GPAs of at least 3.50 and will have been accepted into the college.

Program of Study:
The 15-credit requirement for Honors in Business is met in the following way:

  • ECON 1500H* Introduction to Economic Institutions
  • At least three upper-division courses in the major taken under contract.**
  • 3 credits of supervised Senior Thesis/Project*** work under one of the following (depending on major):
    • MIS 4950
    • ECON 4950
    • ACCT 4950
    • MGT 4950

*Nothing lower than a B grade is acceptable in courses in which an Honors contract is being completed.
**Students who fail to complete a contract, once entered into with a faculty member, will be placed on academic probation for one semester.

Requirements for Completion of Degree:
The successful candidate will graduate with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50, 15 or more credits of Honors coursework in Business, and will complete and present in a public forum an Honors thesis/project. Many students have found it helpful to relate the courses taken on Honors contract to the final thesis/project. The designation on the transcript will read "Graduated with Honors in [name of the major]."

* Students may substitute upper division contract courses for these requirements if necessary. Please contact Dr. Caliendo or the Honors Office for more information.

**Students participating in the Huntsman Scholar Semester Abroad may complete ECON 5150(H) and ECON 4900(H) (Fall 2011 only) in lieu of 2 upper-division contracts.

*** A student may elect to complete an Honors Advanced Internship (BUS 4250) by contract in lieu of the Senior Honors Thesis/Project. For information on this option, contact Krystn Clark, Hunstman School of Business Internship Coordinator, Office - BUS 309, 797-0333, krystn.clark@usu.edu and carefully review the following documents. 

    Honors Business Internship Information Form

    Honors Business Internship Contract