Honors Program

About Business Honors

At Appalachian State University, qualified business students can choose to participate in the university honors program, the business honors program, or both. The business honors program is a selective program for students maintaining a minimum of a 3.4 GPA. 

The business honors program offers special recognition at graduation and on the transcript, and it provides access to smaller Walker College of Business classes. Like the university honors program, the business honors program offers extra opportunities to develop mentoring relationships with instructors and fellow students. 

A new business honors cohort begins each spring semester. Sophomores who have successfully completed at least 45 credit hours but have not yet taken their junior and senior core courses by the start of spring semester will get the most benefit out of the business honors experience. To graduate with business honors, a student must complete nine hours of business honors courses and three hours of honors thesis coursework. Questions? Contact us, or read the FAQs.