Undergraduate Honors in International Studies

Honors in International Studies

The UNO Honors Program requires a minimum ACT composite score of 30 or a minimum SAT score of 1350 for admittance. The grade point minimum for transfer and continuing students is 3.50. To graduate with Honors in International Studies, the following requirements, in addition to the usual requirements for a major, must be fulfilled:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50, and a minimum grade point average of 3.5 in Core Curriculum & Area of Concentration;
  2. Complete successfully a minimum of 3 credits of Honors Internship (IS 4999);
  3. Complete successfully 6 credits of senior honors thesis in Internationally Studies (IS 4990)
    1. The thesis project is to be determined by mutual agreement between the student, a faculty member who will supervise the project, and the Director of the Honors Program. The project must also be approved by the Director of the International Studies program. The student must satisfactorily defend the thesis or project to a committee composed of the faculty thesis advisor, the Director of the International Studies program, and the Director of the Honors Program.
    2. Students can apply a maximum of 6 hours of combined internship and thesis credit towards their concentration.
    3. For Business Option Students, the senior honors thesis will be counted as an elective.