George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

ISOM Honors Program

The Information Systems and Operations Management Honors Program provides highly motivated students majoring in ISOM with an enriched academic experience integrating curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular development.

Suggested Benefits

  • Special honors sections/courses
  • Special study-abroad opportunities
  • Invitation-only activities with top employers
  • "Honors in ISOM" notation on the diploma and transcript
  • Scholarship opportunities

Admissions/Qualifying Criteria

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.5 GPA in the major
  • Two academic/professional references
  • Once admitted to the program, students with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 will be dropped from the program

Curriculum Requirements

To successfully complete the Honors requirements, students must have completed:

  • MIS 303 earning a grade of A- or better
  • OM 303 earning a grade of A- or better
  • B or better in SOM core curriculum courses (i.e., the 303 series)
  • One of MIS 462 or OM 462 Honors Seminar

Extra-curricular Requirements

The student must show a high degree of engagement in the MISOMA student organization, or in other student organizations on campus, preferably in a leadership role.

Requirements for students to obtain the honors designation

  • Honors students must graduate with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.5 GPA in the major.
  • Honors students must meet all curricular and extra-curricular requirements mentioned above at graduation.