Dear Honors College students,

 

Below you will find information on how to coordinate your capstone project with your major requirements. We have made every effort to keep this information accurate and up to date. However, you should always discuss your course choices and schedule with your major advisor to verify that you are on track to complete all of your major requirements on schedule.

 

Major name:

Finance

 

DUGS Name & Contact Information:

Robert Chirinko

Professor and Department Head

chirinko@uic.edu

 

 

Students working on their Honors Capstone project can enroll in the following course(s):

Course number

Course Name

Number of Hours

Required for major

Elective in major

Required to earn Departmental Honors

When to enroll

FIN 396

Independent Study

1-3

No

No

No

First

semester of capstone

ACCT/ECON/FIN/ IDS/MGMT 495

Competitive Strategy

4

Yes

No

No

Second semester of capstone

 

Requirements for Departmental/College/Major honors:

Department Honors are awarded when a student graduates and are noted on the UIC official transcript. Department honors are awarded if the student meets the grade point average criteria listed below:

Distinction: Overall GPA of 3.25 and major GPA of 3.25

High Distinction: Overall GPA of 3.50 and major GPA of 3.50

Highest Distinction: Overall GPA of 3.75 and major GPA of 3.75

 

Other departmental requirements or tips:

Plan ahead!  Many issues in finance can best be investigated only after taking certain courses that may have prerequisites.  To ensure that you have the proper courses to support your capstone project, it would be best to plan your class schedule several semesters ahead.