The honors program is open by departmental permission to majors with at least a 3.25 GPA in total university course work and a 3.25 GPA in geography courses. After completing 45 credits of university course work, all qualified majors will be invited to join the Geography Honors Track. Social Studies Education/Geography Track majors are encouraged to participate, with the realization that participation will require more than 120 credits.
Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in the track. To determine how Honors Track courses will be integrated into existing requirements for the geography major, students should consult their academic advisor. To apply, students must submit a letter of intent to the Geography program director. The student’s advisor and one other Geography faculty member must endorse the student’s application.
Declared major in geography, completion of at
least 45cr of university course work, 3.25 or higher GPA in major
and overall, plus endorsement of advisor and one other Geography
(1) Students in these designated undergraduate courses will undertake an honors project identified in conjunction with the course instructor and reviewed by the Geography program director or the department chair (if the director is the course instructor).
(2) Credits for GEOG 483 are counted in the appropriate departmental concentration requirement.