Honors Requirements

Students who graduate with University Honors must:

  • Maintain and graduate with a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.5 for students entering Fall 2017 or after.  
  • Complete 16 credits of Honors Discovery courses, of which
    • 4 credits must be in an Honors Inquiry Seminar (with the course number 444) (see Honors in Discovery)
    • 4 credits must be in an Honors Symposium (with the course number 440)
  • Complete the requirements for Departmental Honors, as specified by the major; OR complete the requirements for Interdisciplinary Honors. Students who complete only Discovery Honors do not receive special recognition upon graduation.