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Undergraduate Catalog | 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2020-2021 Previous Edition

Biology, Honors Program

The Honors Program is a research program for students majoring in Biology.  Students interested in this program and who meet the admissions requirements should contact the Honors Coordinator in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Admission Requirements

Students are invited to participate in the program during their Junior year by the Department Honors Committee.  Students must have a 3.2 overall GPA, a 3.4 GPA in BIOL courses and have completed BIOL 3111  with a grade of B or above to be eligible to apply for the Honors in Biological Sciences program.  An Honors advisor and a supervisory committee are appointed for each student.

Required Courses

To graduate with Honors, students must complete the following courses with grades of A:

Certification Requirements

A cumulative GPA of 3.2 and a GPA of 3.4 or above in BIOL courses must be maintained.  An Honors thesis is required and the student must present the results of their project in an appropriate forum.  The honors notation will appear on a student’s official transcript.