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Thomas J. Cox, Jr. Honors Program

Entrepreneurial. Experiential. Global.

The Thomas J. Cox Jr. Honors Program at Tobin College of Business prepares students to become global leaders. Students in this program will form a network of exceptional scholars who will navigate the business curriculum at an elevated level.

Thomas J. Cox, Jr. Honors Program Brochure

Our Honors Program provides participants the opportunity to share an academic journey with fellow elite scholars, as well as our distinguished faculty. Enriched curricular and co-curricular activities within this program are designed to stimulate intellectual, professional, and personal growth by combining elements of career development, research, and corporate social responsibility.

Participating students will take a minimum of 21 credits of Honors courses within The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. In addition to the elevated coursework, students will hear from industry speakers, conduct research with faculty within their major, connect with Tobin College alumni, and engage with career counselors in their first year.

Develop a Global Perspective

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We believe a global perspective is critical for graduates to be successful in their careers. To support this vision, students in this Honors Program are offered the opportunity to participate in a unique Global Destination Course (GDC) in Europe that will complement their Honors Program coursework. Students will receive scholarship funding toward the Global Destination Course.

Program Features

  • Study with peers in challenging honors courses
  • Live with other dean’s honors program students in one of the university’s residence halls
  • Travel to Europe on a global destination course
  • Network with industry speakers
  • Conduct research with faculty in your major
  • Work with career counselors during student’s first year

Experiential Programs

  • Tobin Entrepreneurship Experience (TEE)
  • Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
  • Global Destination Course: Athens, London, Dublin, Rome, Paris, or Barcelona


Honors Program Curriculum

Students in this program will be required to take a minimum of 21 honors-level credits within Tobin College.

ECO 1301 Principles of Economics I
MGT 1301 Management and Organizational Behavior
BUA 1333 Modern Statistics I
LAW 1310 Law in a Business Environment

ACC 2370 Financial Accounting and Reporting
MKT 2301 Principles of Marketing
RMI 1301 Principles of Risk Management
FIN 2310 Foundations of Finance

Students focus on major coursework and internship opportunities

MGT 4329 Strategic Management

A Conversation with Thomas J. Cox '82CBA

Contact Information

Niall C. Hegarty, Ed.D., Director
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Email Dr. Hegarty