College of Business and Innovation Honors Program

Jesup Scott Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College is an opportunity for students of high ability and achievement to enrich their regular program of college work. Admission is based on grades, scores on achievement tests and an essay. The College of Business and Innovation’s Honors Program is offered as part of the Jesup Scott Honors College. Students take honors courses in the Honors College, as well as in the College of Business and Innovation. Enrollment in honors courses is limited. Approximately 30 freshman students are admitted each fall to a program leading to receipt of the College of Business and Innovation honors citation upon graduation.

Departmental Honors

Currently enrolled University of Toledo students and transfer students may apply during their last semester in the college’s lower division for admission to the College of Business and Innovation departmental Honors Program if they have completed at least 45 semester hours of college work and have earned a minimum GPA of 3.3 (4.0 scale). Students are admitted to the departmental honors program on a space-available basis.

Program Requirements

College of Business and Innovation College Honors Program

To be eligible for the College of Business and Innovation Honors Program citation, a student must:

  1. Fulfill all requirements for an approved degree program within the college with a minimum overall GPA of 3.3.
  2.  Complete a minimum of 27 hours of honors courses, which must include HON 1010, HON 2010 and HON 3010 (9 hours).  The additional 18 hours of Honors coursework should be selected from the business coursework from following list of courses (subject to availability). Students may need to complete honors learning contracts to complete the necessary honors hours if honors business courses are not available
  3. Completion of an Honors Project or Thesis.
Lower Division Courses
BUAD 1010Introduction To Business (Fall Term)3
BUAD 2040Financial Accounting Information (Fall Term)3
Upper Division Courses
BUAD 3010Principles Of Marketing (Fall Term)3
BUAD 3020Principles Of Manufacturing And Service Systems (Spring Term)3
BUAD 3030Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations (Spring Term)3
BUAD 3040Principles Of Financial Management (Fall Term)3
BUAD 4020Senior Business Policy Forum (Fall Term)3
Total Hours21

College of Business and Innovation Departmental Honors Program

To be eligible for the College of Business and Innovation departmental Honors Program citation, a student must:

  1. Fulfill all requirements for an approved degree program within the college with a minimum overall GPA of 3.3.
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 hours of honors courses that must include the following:
    Upper Division Courses
    BUAD 3010Principles Of Marketing3
    BUAD 3020Principles Of Manufacturing And Service Systems3
    BUAD 3030Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations3
    BUAD 3040Principles Of Financial Management3
    BUAD 4020Senior Business Policy Forum3
    Total Hours15
  3. Completion of an Honors Project or Thesis.

Honors Retention Standards

The Honors College sets the Policy on retention in the program at the University.