New Students

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We hope your time at the C.T. Bauer College of Business and the University of Houston is one of academic achievement, rewarding experiences, and leadership development to prepare you for your career. According to research, one of the best predictors of college and career success is involvement inside and outside of the classroom, so get connected!

Special Programs for New Students


Bauer Business Honors Program

Business majors in the Honors College are part of the Bauer Business Honors Program. In addition to honors classes, there are special events, workshops, and a mentor program designed for your academic success and the development of your leadership potential.


Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program

All new business majors are invited to participate in ELASP. It is designed to develop the self-leadership skills needed to excel academically and become a future leader at UH through workshops, special events, and a mentor program. You will meet friends, learn how to excel academically in your classes, and make the most of your time at UH!

Additional Opportunities for All Students


Student Organizations and Leadership Development Programs

There are over twenty business student organizations; special speakers; programs such as LifePilot, LeaderShape, the Ted Bauer Leadership Certification Program, Leadership & Ethics Week; leadership courses, a Leadership track in the Management major, and a Leadership minor; and an e-portfolio to store and profile your Bauer experience.


GENB 3302: Connecting Bauer to Business

An excellent way for transfer students to get connected to Bauer College their first semester (prerequisite: completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1304). This course explores careers in business, engages in team-based projects, develops career skills such resume writing and interviewing, practices ethical decision-making, and introduces the Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program.

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