2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

Geography and Earth Science Honors Program

  1. Admission
    1. Junior standing
    2. 15 completed credits in the major
    3. 3.25 grade point average in the major and a 3.00 cumulative grade point average
    4. Recommendation by two faculty members in the department
  2. Program
    1. Completion of the major program in Geography and Earth Science
    2. GEO 490 Independent Study (2-3 cr.)/ESC 490 Independent Study (2-3 cr.)
    3. GEO 495 Seminar in Geography/Earth Science (1-3 cr.)/ESC 495 Seminar in Geography/Earth Science (1-3 cr.) (Honors Seminar), 1 credit.
  3. Evaluation
    1. Cumulative 3.50 grade point average in the major and a cumulative grade point of 3.00 at graduation
    2. Distinguished performance on a paper/project in GEO 490 Independent Study (2-3 cr.)/ESC 490 Independent Study (2-3 cr.)
    3. Presentation of paper/project to the faculty and students in the department.
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