Requirements for Prospective Students

To graduate with the Honors Diploma, students must:

  • Complete a minimum of 24 Honors units.
    • Note: The Honors Program will waive one unit for students who are admitted mid-year and 4 units for students who study abroad for at least a semester.
  • Complete at least two interdisciplinary Honors courses.
    • Note: One of these courses must be a team-taught course; the other may be either a linked course or a team-taught course.
  • Produce an Honors Thesis and participate in the Honors Senior Thesis Seminar.
  • Remain in good standing. To do so, students must:
    • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.4 or above
    • Demonstrate progression in the Honors Program by earning at least one Honors unit within two consecutive semesters.
      • Note: The unit requirement is waived for students who study abroad for a year or who take an official leave of absence.
      • Note: Students who are not in good standing will be removed from the Honors Program. Exceptions may be granted with the consent of the Honors Program Director.