Requirement for admission to Honors in the Major in Exercise Science are:
Honors in the Major in Exercise Science is awarded upon completion of an advanced Honors Thesis, and the completion of at least three but not more than six hours of Direct Independent Studies course work as determined by the student's honors thesis advisor and at least three but no more than 12 hours of Honors Thesis or Project works taken in Exercise Science.
In addition, the Department may (but is not required to) ask students to also complete IDH3922 - Thesis Research Prospectus Colloquium: 1 hour and/or IDH 3920 Thesis Symposium Colloquium: 1 hour.
Two courses were created to facilitate this request: APK 4912 Directed Independent Study-Honors in Exercise Science Research (3-6 Credits) and APK 4971 Directed Independent Study-Honors in Exercise Science Thesis (3-12 Credits).
Outstanding undergraduate nursing majors are eligible to apply for Nursing Honors program. To be eligible, candidates must: 1. Have a nursing prerequisite GPA of 3.5 on admission to the School of Nursing; 2. Have completed the first semester nursing courses with a 3.5 GPA; 3. Maintain a 3.5 GPA in the nursing program; and 4. Apply for admission to the Honors in the Major: Nursing at least two semesters prior to graduation. Candidates are awarded the designation of “Honors in Nursing” at graduation provided they have met their proposed Honors in Nursing plan successfully. In order to apply, candidates must write a letter to the Director of the School of Nursing that describes their interest; identifies a willing faculty member with whom they would like to work; and explains the professional and or personal goals the plan will meet and which activities they will use to obtain Honors.
Must meet all 3; each item may only be counted once
Must complete the following requirement:
Math majors must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher. Once in the program to successfully complete this upper level Honors track, students must complete 8 hours of research course work.
To earn honors in Spanish, students whose applications are approved must fulfill the requirements of the major with a 3.2 GPA in their major courses, and must complete three experiences that fall within the following categories:
Additional options may be available, in consultation with the chairperson of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
To earn Honors in the Major, students with a minimum 3.2 GPA may apply at the end of the first semester of their junior year. If accepted into the program, students will need to complete the following requirements:
To earn HIM, students with a minimum 3.0 GPA apply at the end of the fall semester of their junior year. As part of the application, students will submit a letter of intent and two recommendations from faculty who have instructed and assigned the final grade in an enrolled course of the applicant. Acceptable applicants will be interviewed by a screening committee consisting of program faculty. It is estimated that six students will be admitted to the HIM in Secondary Education annually.