Accounting Honors Program

General Guidelines


Requirements for graduating with honors

reflect Commonwealth Honors College's commitment to community, academic excellence, and a breadth of knowledge beyond any single discipline. While cum laude (with honors) may be granted to all students graduating with a 3.2 GPA who complete 45 graded credits in residence at UMass Amherst, only those who complete the College's requirements may graduate as Commonwealth Honors College Scholars, and only Commonwealth Honors College Scholars are eligible for higher Latin honors (magna cum laude and summa cum laude) upon graduation.

Departmental Honors Requirements

To become a student in the Accounting Department Honors Program, you must: 

  1. Become a member of the Commonwealth Scholar Honors Program/ Commonwealth Honors College
  2. Change your major to Accounting HN-CCDEPT, co-signed at Honors Office/ Commonwealth Honors College
  3. Complete 45 graded credits in residence
  4. Interview with Departmental Honors Coordinator

Learn more about the ACCOUNTG HN-CCDEPT honors track program:

Students Graduating 2009 through 2012

Students Graduating 2013 through 2014