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Graduating with Honors

Departmental Honors

For departmental honors, you need to complete a minimum of 12 credits in Honors courses, which includes at least one Honors College Seminar and an Honors Thesis (minimum of 20 pages) with a full-time faculty member from your department.

University Honors

To graduate with University Honors you must complete a total of 36 credits in Honors courses, including completion of Honors 1000 and PS 1010, at least one Honors Seminar, a service-learning course and an Honors thesis. If you are not also completing Departmental Honors, you may complete your Honors thesis with a full-time faculty member of your choosing.




Elementary Education, B.A., B.S.
Special Education, B.A., B.S.
Kinesiology, B.A., B.S.
Art Education, B.A., B.S.
Career and Tech Ed, B.A., B.S.
English Education, B.A., B.S.
Foreign Language Education, B.A., B.S.
Health Education, B.A., B.S.
Math Education, B.A., B.S.
Science Education, B.A., B.S.
Social Studies Education, B.A., B.S.


Chemical Engineering: B.S.
Civil Engineering: B.S.
Computer Science: B.S.
Electrical Engineering: B.S.
Industrial Engineering: B.S.
Mechanical Engineering: B.S.

Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
Art: B.A., B.F.A
Art History: B.A.
Dance: B.S., B.F.A.
Film: B.A.
Journalism, B.A.
Media Arts and Studies, B.A.
Music: B.A., B.M.
Public Relations, B.A.
Speech Communication, B.A.
Theatre, B.A., B.F.A.

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Anthropology: B.A.
Biological Sciences: B.A., B.S.
Biomedical Physics: B.S.
Chemistry: B.A., B.S.
Criminal Justice: B.S.C.J.
Economics: B.A.
English: B.A.
Mathematics: B.S.
Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Nutrition and Food Science: B.A., B.S.
Philosophy: B.A.
Physics: B.A., B.S.
Political Science: B.A.
Psychology: B.A., B.S.
Public Affairs: B.P.A.
Sociology: B.A., B.A.S.
Urban Studies: B.A.

Social Work

Social Work, B.S.W.