Centennial Honors College

Agriculture

Students may complete an honors curriculum in University Honors, Upper Division Honors, or Lower Division Honors. All Honors students must complete the one-hour honors colloquium (GH 299). Lower Division Honors includes General Honors coursework. Upper Division Honors includes honors work in the major. University Honors combines Upper and Lower Division Honors.

The Department of Agriculture Honors Curriculum is designed to allow academically gifted students to explore the science of Agriculture and challenge their own potential. The curriculum will also allow the gifted student a vehicle for a fuller relationship with the faculty of the Department. Students must complete all requirements for an Agriculture major.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.5 GPA in Agriculture courses

Lower Division Honors Requirements

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (3 semester hours) (a General Honors seminar may be substituted in some cases)
  • GH 299 (one semester hour)

Upper Division Honors Requirements

  •  GH 299
  • 12 semester hours of Agriculture honors courses, 6 of which must be upper division courses.
  • Three of six upper division courses may be the Senior Honors Thesis (Ag 499H). All of these courses must be taken as incourse honors.
  • Between 3 and 6 semester hours of Ag 499H (Thesis-Research) must be taken. The content and extent of the Thesis is decided upon by the student and advisor, with the approval of the Departmental Honors Advisor or Chair. Specific guidelines are available from the Department.

University Honors

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (in some cases a General Honors seminar may be substituted)
  • GH 299
  • 12 semester hours of Agricultural honors courses including: 9 semester hours of Agricultural in-course honors and 3 semester hours of Agriculture 499H (thesis credit). The content and extent of the thesis research is decided by the student and faculty advisor, with the approval of the Departmental Honors Advisor or Chair.