Undergraduate Business

Honors Program


The minimum requirement to graduate with Honors in Business is a 3.50 grade-point average in each of the following (note that the University Honors Program requires a 3.33 GPA):

  • Cumulative GPA
  • UI GPA
  • Cumulative business GPA
  • UI business GPA


Registration form for completing Honors in Business

Application form for graduating with Honors in Business

Graduating with Honors in Business

To graduate with Honors in Business, a student must satisfy the minimum GPA requirement and complete and present an honors thesis. The honors thesis should represent original research conducted in conjunction with a full-time member of the faculty. Students are required to submit their thesis in .pdf format to Michael Schluckebier. Students must also present their preliminary or complete findings at either the Tippie Research Fair or one of the Undergraduate Research Festivals, hosted by the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). Students can earn three semester hours of credit by enrolling in thesis hours in their departments.

For more information, contact Michael Schluckebier in the Undergraduate Program Office, (319) 335-1037.

Graduating with University Honors

Graduating with Honors in Business will satisfy half of the requirements to graduate with University Honors. For more information, including thesis formatting requirements contact the University Honors Program in 420 Blank Honors Center, (319) 335-1681.