LFGSM has two honors programs recognizing exceptional student achievement: one based on academic standing and another based on demonstrated business impact.
Students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement qualify to be considered for our academic honors programs. The academic honors program is based solely upon student's cumulative overall Grade Point Average (GPA). Please note that elective courses utilizing Authentic Assessment as well as 5847 Global Base Camp, 5846 Business Impact Assessment, 5845 LFGSM Community Leadership are excluded from the cumulative GPA calculation. Academic honors and qualifying GPA are:
LFGSM's business impact-based honors program is the Hotchkiss Scholars, the School's highest Honors designation. Students graduating in June 2014 can earn the Hotchkiss Scholars designation in either of the following two ways:
2. Business Impact Award Basis: June 2014 graduates who have met the following qualifications will earn the 2014 Hotchkiss Scholars designation:
Students graduating in June 2015 and subsequent years will earn the Hotchkiss Scholars designation solely on the Business Impact Award Basis. That is, Hotchkiss Scholars will have met the following requirements:
For more information about the requirements of the new Business Impact Certificate, please contact Chris Perlstrom, Registrar at 847-574-5208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1Elective courses utilizing Authentic Assessment as well as 5847 Global Base Camp, 5846 Business Impact Assessment, 5845 LFGSM Community Leadership2 are excluded from the cumulative GPA calculation
2These courses do not have any academic credit and do not count as electives in meeting graduation requirements. There is no tuition for these courses, although material and technology fees may be charged
3The Business Impact Certificate consists of the following courses