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Honors Criteria

Biology Majors are eligible for Honors by satisfying the following criteria:

Student presenting research at the URSI Symposium

1. A superior cumulative GPA (approximately 3.7) in all units in Biology and in Chem 108, 109, or Chem 125; and Chem 244;

2. A good cumulative GPA (approximately 3.4) in other courses in the Natural Sciences division;

3. Evidence of outstanding initiative and integrative ability as demonstrated by performance in advanced Biology courses; and,

4. Demonstrated creativity and initiative through excellent independent research or scholarship conducted sometime after the summer following the sophomore year. A written report and a presentation to the department are required.