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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.

Honors students in Health Sciences, Health Services Management, and Emergency Management must complete all requirements for a major in Health Sciences, Health Services Management, or Emergency Management.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA is required to take any honors course in Health Sciences, Health Services Management, and Emergency Management
  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.4 GPA in honors 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 honors courses in Health Sciences, Health Services Management, or Emergency Management to include:
  • 3 semester hours of Honors Thesis (HS 499H, HSM 499H, or EM 499H), which may be spread over more than one semester. Content and extent of the Honors Thesis is decided upon by the student and advisor, with approval of the Departmental Honors Committee and Chairperson
  • 9 semester hours of incourse honors

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
  • 3 semester hours of HS 499H, HSM 499H or EM 499H (Honors Thesis)
  • 9 semester hours of incourse honors in Health Sciences, Health Services Management, or Emergency Management.