Departmental Honors with Thesis

Students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in all courses in the major field above the 100-level are eligible for honors in their Major Department. If a student's GPA is below 3.5 but above 3.0, departments or major advisors may petition the CCAP for an exemption to the GPA requirement.

Each department provides students with specific guidelines regarding Departmental Honors, check with your department for further information.

See the Thesis Process page for more information, dates and procedures.

Latin Honors

Latin Honors are defined by the Articles of Government, Article IX. Academic Distinction. These articles are summarized in the Student Handbook.


Honors thesis candidates may wish to apply for a Samuel and Hilda Levitt Fellowship or a Jerome A. Schiff Fellowship. Follow the links and consult the Fellowship FAQs for Students for more information.