Honors in the Major – College of Business

Accounting
Economics, Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management (EFIRM)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Marketing and Management

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Accounting

Contact Information

Stephanie Watson, Chair
Associate Professor of Accounting
swatson@uca.edu
(501) 450-5311
COB 204J

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Accounting GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of ACCT 4390

Economics, Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management (EFIRM)

Contact Information

Tammy Rogers, Chair
Associate Professor of Finance
trogers@uca.edu
(501) 852-7467
COB 211B

Honors in Economics Requirements

For honors in the major in economics, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and must complete an independent study (ECON 4390) under the supervision of a faculty member. The independent study shall result in a research project which produces a paper suitable to submit for possible publication. The independent study course can be used as a major elective.

Honors in Finance Requirements

For honors in the major in finance, a student must have a minimum of a 3.25 cumulative GPA and complete an independent study (FINA 4390) under the supervision of a faculty member. The independent study shall result in one of the following:

  • A research project which produces a paper ready to submit for publication,
  • A research project which provides a detailed stock analysis of at least 3 companies,
  • Competition at a minimum in the regional level in a significant finance related competition such as the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge or the Governor’s Cup,
  • Or a significant consulting project for a company or government agency that is pre-approved by the finance faculty.

Honors in Insurance Requirements

For honors in the major in Insurance & Risk Management, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 and complete the UACIC designation, the Collegiate Studies for CPCU program, and an internship (INSU 3382).


Management Information Systems (MIS)

Contact Information

Jim Downey, Chair
Professor of MIS
jdowney@uca.edu
(501) 450-5327
COB 305J

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of MIS 4370 or MIS 4390

Marketing and Management

Contact Information

Michael Rubach, Chair
Professor of Management
mrubach@uca.edu
(501) 450-5346
COB 312B

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of departmental independent study course