Undergraduate Programs
Finance Honors Program

Finance Honors students around a conference table

Questions to Ask Yourself

Do you want to take a step toward becoming a financial leader that's ready to handle tomorrow’s challenges and shape the future of global markets?

Do you want to work with and learn from world-class faculty while surrounding yourself with tremendous peers who share and will contribute to that same mission?

About the Program

Finance Honors is a two-year holistic program that educates and develops future business leaders. The program attracts high-performing, driven, and diverse students in the finance specialization. Students expand their qualitative and quantitative skills, while sharpening their abilities in areas such as data modeling and analysis, real-world business problem solving, critical thinking and influencing, global markets, and service driven leadership. The Finance Honors Program will prepare you to land – and thrive in – the highest-quality internships and prestigious post-graduation employment.

Students are selected through a competitive application process during Spring semester of their sophomore year.

A Diverse and Dynamic Community

Have exposure to and benefit from diversity in classmates and alumni’s background.

  • Smaller class-size with highly motivated peers
  • Challenging coursework with experiential learning
  • Exclusive networking opportunities
  • On-site visits with business leaders and engaged alumni
  • Multiple opportunities to strengthen leadership skills
  • Unique opportunity to be mentored by financial professionals
  • A rare Wall Street experience to gain insights into the financial industry plus exposure to a multitude of cultures
  • Community service opportunities through a Capstone Project


  • French
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Turkish
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Marathi
  • Chinese
  • English


  • Economics
  • Chinese
  • History
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Business Analytics
  • Political Science
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Professional Writing

Fall Semester of sophomore year, students majoring in Finance with at least a 3.5 GPA are sent an e-mail from the director indicating that they are invited to apply to the Finance Honors Program. If you did not receive this invitation but believe you meet the qualifications for the program, send an e-mail to Finance Honors Director, Prof. Pirim.

Finance Honors Contact Information


Birsel Pirim, Ph.D.

Finance Honors Faculty Director
Fisher Hall 242