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Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

Students majoring in geological sciences are eligible to earn honors in geological sciences at graduation if the following conditions are met:

  1. The student applies to the department for candidacy at the beginning of their senior year;
  2. A minimum grade-point average of at least 3.5 in all geology courses has been earned, with a minimum of five geology courses taken at this university.
  3. Satisfactory completion of at least 2 units of GEOL 4800 Senior Honors Research.

Granting of departmental honors rests with the department faculty.

Please reach out to your faculty or the department chair if you are considering applying for honors.