2017-18 Catalog

Publication date June 2017

Microbiology Honors Program

The honors program is designed to recognize outstanding academic performance and understanding of research in microbiology.

Requirements for admission into the honors program are:

  1. Junior Standing

  2. Completion of the application for continuation in the major (completion of one semester math, three semesters of chemistry, and twelve credits in the major including MIC 230 ).
  3. Provide a transcript demonstrating a 3.25 GPA in biology, chemistry and microbiology courses and a cumulative overall GPA of 3.25.
  4. Recommendation by two faculty members from the department.

Requirements for earning a degree with honors in microbiology include:

  1. Completion of all major requirements with a cumulative GPA in the major of 3.5 and a cumulative overall GPA of 3.25.
  2. Completion of a minimum of two credits of MIC 499.
  3. Presentation of results of MIC 499 research at a colloquium of faculty and students or at a professional meeting.

Students graduating with honors in microbiology will receive an honors certificate.

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