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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Operations Management and Information Systems Honors Program


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The Department of Operations Management and Information Systems Honors Program is designed to provide exceptional students an opportunity to conduct an in-depth exploration of topics pertinent to operations management and information systems. This program is intended to support the general mission of the University Honors Program with the specific goal of providing students a deeper understanding of operations management and information systems. The program is administered by the department chair and coordinator of the Department of Operations Management and Information Systems Honors Program.

Interested students are encouraged to apply for admission to the Department of Operations Management and Information Systems Honors Program. Application forms are available in the department office. Entering freshmen graduating in the top ten percent of their high school classes with a minimum composite ACT score of 27 or SAT score of 1220 are encouraged to participate in the program. Continuing students should have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 in order to be considered for admission.

Graduation with honors in operations and information management requires that the student be a declared major in operations and information management. The student must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative university GPA and a 3.50 or higher GPA in departmental course work. The student must successfully complete at least 12 semester hours of business honors courses including UBUS 499, Introduction to Business Research, with a minimum grade of B and OMIS 495, Independent Study in Operations and Information Management, as a senior honors thesis.

Should the student’s GPA fall below the minimum requirements for an academic term, the student must achieve these standards no later than the end of the following semester to remain in the program.

The senior honors thesis must be approved by a thesis committee consisting of the student’s thesis adviser and at least one other faculty member. For students atempting University Honors, the thesis may be completed in concurrence with the University Capstone project.

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