Centennial Honors College

Chemistry

Students may complete an honors curriculum in University Honors, Upper Division Honors, or Lower Division Honors. All Honors students must complete the onehour honors colloquium (GH 299). Lower Division Honors includes General Honors coursework. Upper Division Honors includes honors work in the major. University Honors combines Upper and Lower Division Honors.

Honors students in Chemistry must complete all requirements for a major in Chemistry.

Grade Requirements

  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • 3.4 GPA in honors courses
  • “C” grade or lower in any honor course terminates a student’s participation in the Honors College.

General Honors Requirements

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (3 semester hours) (a General Honors seminar may be substituted in some cases)
  • GH 299 (one semester hour)

Departmental Honors Requirements

  • GH 299
  • 9 semester hours of honors credit in courses selected from the following:
  • Chem 202
  • Any 300 level Chemistry course (not more than two courses from a & b)
  • Any 400 level Chemistry course, other than Chem 416, and not including two credit hours of Chem 490H
  • Two semester hours of Chem 490H, and one semester hour of Chem 491 (Honors Thesis)

University Honors

  • Two General Honors seminars (6 semester hours)
  • An honors section of the First Year Experience (in some cases a General Honors seminar may be substituted)
  • GH 299
  • 9 semester hours of departmental honors credit
  • 2 semester hours of Chem 490H
  • 1 semester hour of Chem 491 (Honors Thesis)

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