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Undergraduate Honors Program

Two Honors Programs are available to undergraduate majors in the Department of Biomedical Sciences:

  1. The University Honors Scholar Option (Track 1)
  2. Biomedical Sciences Honors Scholar Option (Track 2)

University Honors Scholar Option (Track 1) 

Students participating in the University Honors Program as a University Honors Scholar must complete the 26-credit Honors Core Curriculum and achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 at the time of graduation.

Integrated Core of Four Interdisciplinary Honors Seminars

Course Number​ Course ​Credits
​HONR 192 ​First-Year Seminar ​3
​HONR 193 ​Seminar ​3
​HONR 292 ​Seminar ​3
​HONR 392 ​Seminar ​3
​HONR 492 ​Senior Seminar ​3
​HONR 399 ​Honors Pre-Thesis ​1
​HONR 499 ​Senior Honors Thesis ​3
​Two Honors Courses in the Department ​ ​6
Total 25

Suggested Academic Plan - Track 1

Biomedical Sciences Honors Scholar Options (Track 2 - entering/continuing)

Track 2 Entering:

Students participating in the University Honors Program as Biomedical Sciences Honors Scholars (Track 2 - Entering) are required to complete credits distributed as follows:

​Course Number ​Course ​Credits
​HONR 192 ​First-Year Seminar (Honors) ​4
​HONR 292 or HONR 293 ​Seminar ​3
​HONR 399 ​Honors Pre-Thesis ​1
​HONR 499 ​Senior Honors Thesis ​3
​Five (5) Honors Courses in the Major ​ ​15
​Total ​26

Suggested Academic Plan: Track 2 - Entering

Track 2 Continuing:

Students participating in the University Honors Program as Biomedical Sciences Honors Scholars (Track 2 - Continuing) are required to complete credits distributed as follows: 

Course Number ​Course ​Credits
​HONR 292 or 293 ​Seminar ​3
​HONR 399 ​Honors Pre-Thesis ​1
​Honor 499 ​Senior Honors Thesis ​3
​Five (5) Honors Courses in the Major/Discipline ​ ​15
Total ​ ​22

Suggested Academic Plan - Track 2 - Continuing

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