Honors in the Major in Biology is awarded upon completion of a research proposal, an advanced Honors Thesis, and at least two semesters of Direct Independent Study course work as determined by the student's honors thesis advisor. In addition, students are required to present their research findings at the annual UNF SOARS conference or appropriate venue (i.e. local, regional or national conference). Students must also maintain the 3.5
GPA within the major and 3.2 overall upper-division GPA.
The honors thesis will be signed off by the mentor, Chair of the department and Dean of Undergraduate studies.