Sociology Honors Program

The sociology honors program is designed to stimulate and acknowledge work of greater depth, breadth and originality by students whose interest and resources make them eligible for this voluntary program. We encourage students who are planning on attending graduate school and who meet the honors program eligibility requirements to enroll in the sociology honors program to strengthen their graduate school applications.

  1. Admission
    1. Twelve credits in the major
    2. Junior standing
    3. A 3.50 grade point average in the major
    4. A 3.25 cumulative grade point average overall
    5. Recommendation of two faculty members in the major submitted to the chair
  2. Program
    1. Completion of the regular major program
    2. SOC 410 Sociology Honors Project (3 cr.)
  3. Evaluation
    1. A 3.50 grade point average in the major at graduation
    2. Presentation of paper from SOC 410 to a colloquium of faculty and students in the major
    3. A grade of "A," "AB," or "B" in SOC 410

Please contact a faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice to discuss Sociology Honors Projects, and to obtain a Sociology Honors application form.