Honors-In-Major

1. Students accepted fall 2010 are required to maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.4 and a 3.4 in major coursework. Students accepted before 2010 need to maintain a grade-point average of 3.2.

2. Students must successfully complete at least three 500-, 600- or 700-level courses, at least two of which must be plant biology courses. The third course may be another designated honors course in any of the biological sciences. At least 12 credits of coursework must be completed.

3. Students must successfully complete PBIO 799H Senior Honors Thesis (4 cr., 2 cr./semester). Students conduct independent research projects directed by a plant biology faculty advisor and complete a written thesis by the conclusion of the Semester II of their senior year. 4 credits must be completed.

Contact: Jane Garnett Plant Biology Program (2-4400)