Honors Program Requirements

 

DEPARTMENT OR COLLEGE

WHEN TO APPLY

CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS

GPA REQUIREMENTS

HOW TO COMPLETE THE THESIS

Anthropology
(Janet Levy)

1st Semester Junior Year


ANTH 4701 and 4601;
Internship or Study Abroad;
2 University Honors classes
 

Overall 3.2
Dept. 3.5

Completed in ANTH 4601

Art History
(James Frakes)

When registering for ARTH 3115 (Junior Year)


A in ARTH 3115; 
A in “Problems in Art History” Seminar;
ARTH 4700
 

Overall 3.0
Dept. 3.25

Completed in ARTH 4700

Arts & Architecture
(Jae Emerling)

Freshman Year


AAHP 2600,
2 AAHP 3001-6 courses,
AAHP 3900
 

Overall 3.5

AAHP 3900

Biological Sciences
(Didier Dreau)

1st Semester Junior Year


A or B in BIOL 3111;
BIOL 4601;
BIOL 4700;
BIOL 4701
 

Overall 3.2
Dept. 3.4

Completed in BIOL 4701

Business
(Ted Amato)

Freshman or Sophomore Year


FR: BUSN 1101-H01, BUSN 1701-H01: Practicum I 
SO: ECON 2101-H01, ECON 2102-H01, BUSN 2701-H01: Practicum II, BUSN 2702-H01: Practicum III
JR or First Semester SR year: COMM 3160-H01, OPER 3100-H01, MGMT 3140-H01, MKTG 3110-H01
Last Semester SR year: MGMT 3280-H01 (group project option) OR BUSN 4701 (individual thesis option; & at least one Honors College course
 

Overall 3.5

Individual (BUSN 4701) or group thesis option (MGMT 3280)

Chemistry
(Dan Jones)

Junior or Senior Year


CHEM 4900 (H);
CHEM 4696 (H)
 

Overall 3.0
Dept. 3.0
Honors Chemistry 3.2

Completed in CHEM 4696

Communication Studies
(Ashli Stokes)

Sophomore Year or 1st Semester Junior Year


COMM 3890,
COMM 3891
 

Overall 3.3
Dept. 3.3
Honors 3.3

Completed in research COMM 3891  

Computing 
& Informatics 

(Jessica Schlueter)
Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior Year

ITCS 3610 (H),
ITSC 2700,
ITSC 3700,
6 credit hours of Honors Capstone Experience (Options include: BINF 4650, ITCS 4155, 4232, 4238, 4650, 4651, 4990, 4991)

 
Overall 3.2
Dept. 3.5
Completion of a professional portfolio, business plan,
or research report in selected Capstone course

Criminal Justice(Matthew 
Phillips)
 
Sophomore or Junior Year
CJUS 4700
 
Overall 3.2
Dept. 3.5
Completed in CJUS 4700
Engineering 
(Ron Smelser)
Senior Year
ENGR 3790,
ENGR 3791
 
Overall 3.5 Completed in ENGR 3791
English 
(Kirk Melnikoff)
1st Semester Junior Year
ENGL 4750,
ENGL 4751 or ENGL 4752
 

Overall 3.0
Dept. 3.5
Honors 4.0
 
Completed in ENGL 4751 or 4752
Geography and Earth Science
(John Diemer)
Junior Year
Honors section of 4800 course (either GEOG, GEOL, ESCI, or METR)
 

Overall 3.2
GPA of 3.2 in all geography, geology, earth sciences, and meteorology courses
 
Complete research in 4800 course and present in a public forum
History 
(Chris Cameron)
Junior or Senior Year
HIST 4797;
HIST 4799
 
Overall 3.0
Dept. 3.5
Completed in HIST 4799
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
(Tricia Turner)

Sophomore or Junior Year
 
KNES 4700;
6 hours of Honors coursework
Overall 3.2
Major 3.5
Completed in KNES 4700

Language and 
Culture Studies 
[Spanish Only]
(Concepcion 
Godev)
 
Beginning of Sophomore Year A in SPAN 4400;
6 hours of internship or study abroad;
take an additional language at least through 2202
Overall 3.0
Dept 3.5
Completed in SPAN 4400

Latin American 
Studies 
(Carlos Coria- Sanchez)
 
Junior Year A in LTAM 4700 Overall 3.25
Dept. 3.25
Completed in LTAM 4700

Mathematics 
(Yuanan Diao)
 
Junior or Senior Year MATH 3790;
MATH 3791

Overall 3.0
Dept 3.25 (3.0 to apply)
Honors MATH 3.5
 
Completed in MATH 3791

Philosophy 
(Robin James)
 
Sophomore or Junior Year PHIL 3791;
3 hours of University Honors coursework
 
Dept. 3.5
Honors 3.5
Completed in PHIL 3791

Physics and Optical Science 
(Nate Fried)
 
1st Semester Senior Year A in PHYS 3900H Dept. 3.0 Completion of a final project in PHYS 3900
Political 
Science 

(Beth Whitaker)
After receiving an A in POLS 2220 POLS 3800H and POLS 4990H;
6 hours of University Honors coursework

Overall 3.25
Dept. 3.4
 
Completed in POLS 4990

Psychology 
(Sara Levens)
 
Junior Year PSYC 4690 & 4691 Overall 3.2
PSYC 3.2
Completed in PSYC 4690 and 4691

Religious 
Studies 
(Kathryn Johnson)
 
Junior Year or early Senior Year RELS 4400 Overall 3.0
RELS 3.25
Completed in RELS 4400

Sociology 
(Elizabeth Stearns)
 
Sophomore or Junior Year
1 Honors course in your concentration;
SOCY 3799;
6 hours of University Honors coursework
 
Overall 3.2
SOCY 3.5
Completed in SOCY 3799
University Honors Program 
(Jennifer Warner)
Freshman Year
HONR 1700, LBST 2215 (H),
15 hours of Honors electives,
HONR 3790 & 3791
 
Overall 3.0
Honors 3.2
Completed in HONR 3790 & HONR 3791