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Merrick School of Business

Business Honors Requirements

Helen P. Denit Program Requirements (Effective fall of 2011)

Grade Point Average Requirement: To graduate a student must maintain a GPA of 3.3 overall.

Curriculum Requirements:  All students must complete 21 credits of honors coursework.

Options for Earning Honors Credits:

  • Honors sections of required courses
  • Honors contracts within regular courses
  • An honors capstone experience (often the honors project) *REQUIRED
  • Approved graduate courses taken as an undergraduate
  • Transfer students may have previous experiences count toward this requirement

For more information on these options, visit the Honors website.

Business Honors Requirements

  • 12 hours of business honors courses
  • 3-6 hours of experiential learning:
    • Internship (495)
    • Global Field Study (MGMT 498)
  • MGMT 475 Strategic Management (required Honors capstone)
  • General honors courses, honors contracts, and graduate-level courses may serve as alternatives to fulfill requirements.

Course-level Learning Outcomes:

Students in honors courses at the University of Baltimore will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Applied learning:  through ways appropriate for the subject matter and discipline, students will effectively apply what they learn to new contexts, problems, or questions.
  • Communication:  through ways appropriate for the subject matter and discipline, students will express their ideas, solutions, strategies in a relevant and persuasive manner.
  • Peer-review/teamwork:  through ways appropriate for the subject matter and discipline, students will offer constructive feedback in a collaborative and collegial style.

Additionally, honors courses at the University of Baltimore may ask students to achieve one or more of the following outcomes:

  • Service learning:  through ways appropriate for the subject matter and discipline, students will synthesize course instruction with relevant service to the community.
  • Global positioning:  through ways appropriate for the subject matter and discipline, students will learn attitudes, skills, and knowledge necessary to work across cultures.