Honors in Biological Sciences

An honors program is available to students enrolled in the biological sciences curriculum. To be admitted to the Program a student must have completed Biological Sciences 2014 and 2114, while achieving minimal grade point averages of 3.25 cumulative and 3.5 in biological sciences. In order to graduate with Honors in Biological Sciences the student must complete the curriculum with the minimum grade point averages required for admission to the Program, complete six credit hours in biological sciences honors courses, earn six additional credit hours in Biological Sciences 4091, and defend a written honors thesis before a committee composed of the faculty research director, another faculty member appointed by the chairman, and a representative of the Honors Program.