Specialty Programs and Student Resources

UH Bauer College offers unique specialty programs within several of our standard business majors to enhance your business degree. Get your experience by taking things to the next level through these special learning opportunities.

Rockwell Career Center

The Rockwell Career Center offers a wide variety of career development, job search and networking services to degree-seeking students at the Bauer College, including the Bauer Career Gateway (job postings/events/workshops), online tools (industry research/job postings/interview prep), on-campus recruiting, internship information, business career fairs (spring & fall fairs, MBA career mixers) and individual career counseling. Visit www.hirebauer.com for more information.

Bauer Honors Program

The Bauer Business Honors Program is a specialized program for business majors and minors that combines a solid liberal arts foundation from The Honors College with specialized business curriculum. Through intimate classroom settings (max of 24 students per class), personalized academic services and social networking events, Bauer Honors students receive a first-rate education and gain a competitive edge in the job market. Visit www.bauer.uh.edu/honors to learn more.

Ted Bauer Leadership Program

Named for the college’s benefactor, this program allows students to earn this prestigious certificate within one year among a community of fellow leaders. The first semester focuses on leadership within the individual, while the second semester focuses on external influences when leading others. Students gain a deeper understanding of their strengths and ability to lead through a series of interactive workshops and experiences. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/leadership/tblcp/.

Learning Abroad

The University of Houston learning abroad programs are designed to give students an opportunity to learn about local business practices “on the ground” by immersing students in local culture, learning from on-site visits with local businesses, and meeting with government officials. Each of these learning abroad programs follows a similar model, whether you’re in Berlin, Chile, Paris or Prague. To learn more, visit www.uh.edu/learningabroad.

Bauer in D.C.

The Bauer in D.C. Internship Program is an experiential and academic program in which the Bauer College sends outstanding undergraduate students to Washington, D.C. for a semester long internship. Our participants work full-time for the organization of their choosing while taking classes through UH. They live in the heart of Capitol Hill, a short walk from the U.S. Capitol Building, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. Bauer in D.C. Interns have worked for organizations such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Financial Services Roundtable, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Learn more at www.bauer.uh.edu/undergraduate/bauerindc.php.

Bauer Student Organizations

Bauer’s over 25 student organizations—from the Finance Association to the Hispanic Business Student Association to the Women’s Energy Network— provide wonderful opportunities for personal and professional development. The yearly LeaderShape Institute also imparts the values of leading with integrity, while developing a healthy disregard for the impossible. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/bsa.

The Professional Program in Accounting (PPA)

A five-year undergraduate to graduate program offering special networking colloquiums, full-time paid internships, and special access to graduate Accounting courses while pursuing your undergraduate degree. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/departments/accy/undergraduate/ppa/.

Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE)

Develop your own business plan from the ground up and learn from experienced entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/centers/wce/academics.php.

The Sanchez Program for Excellence in Selling (PES)

An award-winning business-to-business marketing/sales training program offering hands-on training and a competitive edge for students interested in careers in sales. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/sei/undergraduate/.

The Global Energy Management (GEM) program

A unique finance degree plan designed by UH Bauer College and Houston energy companies to train students how to be effective business leaders in the energy industry. For more information, visit www.bauer.uh.edu/departments/finance/global-energy/.