Accounting Honors Program

General Guidelines


We encourage all accounting students to learn more about the Commonwealth Honors College (  Requirements for graduating with honors reflect Commonwealth Honors College's commitment to community, academic excellence, and a breadth of knowledge beyond any single discipline.

Students who complete the full curriculum of Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) - (comprised of General Studies and Advanced Scholarship components) -- are eligible for graduation with one of the College's honors credentials on their diplomas. Partial-curriculum credentials are also possible.  Please see the CHC site for a full discussion of the honors credentials.

Latin Honors is a separate system based on a student's percentile rank within his/her school or college. All students are eligible for Latin Honors regardless of CHC membership.  

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