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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Honors Program


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Business Honors Program Admission Requirements
Students who meet the following criteria will be admitted to the Business Honors Program:

  • Completion of at least 12 semester hours of coursework at EIU with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher;
  • Business major GPA of 3.5 or higher; and
  • Permission of the Dean of the Honors College and the Business Honors Coordinator.

Provisional Admission.  Transfer students who have not completed 12 semester hours of credit at EIU but who meet the following criteria will be granted provisional admission to the Business Honors program:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for coursework undertaken at the transfer institution; and
  • Permission of the Dean of the Honors College and the Business Honors Coordinator.

After completing 12 semester hours of credit at EIU, students provisionally admitted will be granted admission to Business Honors if they meet the Business Honors continuation requirements, below.

Business Honors Program Continuation Requirements
Students in the Business Honors Program must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for all course work undertaken at EIU and a business major GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Students who fail to maintain both a cumulative and major GPA of 3.5 will be dismissed from the program. Students dismissed from the program will be readmitted one time if they:

  • Raise their cumulative and major GPA to at least 3.5 and
  • File a petition seeking readmission with the Business Honors Coordinator.

Students who have been dismissed from the program more than one time are not eligible for readmission.

Business Honors Requirements
Students in the Business Honors Program must complete 12 semester hours of coursework by fulfilling the following requirements:

  • Completion of BUS 4555 Honors Research (or, if approved by the Business Honors Coordinator, completion of BUS 4444 Honors Independent Study);
  • Completion of BUS 4644 Business Honors Thesis; and
  • Completion of two of the following:
  • Business internship approved by the Business Honors Coordinator;
  • Study Abroad approved by the Business Honors Coordinator;
  • Honors course approved by the Business Honors Coordinator;
  • Graduate level business course approved by the Business Honors Coordinator.

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