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Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Departmental Honors

Students on Summer 2023, Fall 2023, or Spring 2024 requirements EAS-HON

An honors student may take special reading courses and enroll in honors sections of regular undergraduate courses.


  1. Honors Research in Geology. Three (3) credit hours:
    • EAS-E 499 Honors Research in Geology
  2. Honors Thesis. Successfully complete and defend an honors thesis based on independent research.
  3. College GPA. A College grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.300 is required.

Exceptions to and substitutions for honors requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.