Click here for a checklist of Honors College Graduation Criteria. Students should complete the checklist and submit to the Honors College Office the semester of graduation.
All Honors College graduates receive recognition of their academic achievements and successes through the following:
Honors College distinction on all Official Transcripts
Honors College seal on Diploma
Honors College Red and Blue Graduation Cords
Official recognition during Commencement Ceremony and Program
Honors Thesis Requirements:
All students must submit an Honors Thesis to the Honors College office prior to the week of finals in the semester of their graduation. While there are no exact formatting, styles, or length requirements, all qualifying submissions should be:
Directly related to student's major
Completed during student's senior year
Properly researched and cited using the preferred citation method for the student's academic discipline
A reflection of the "best" work the student has completed during his or her studies
Approximately 10-15 pages in length depending on the subject matter
*Note: Assignments completed for course credit may be used as student's Honors Thesis. Also, significant work achieved through group projects or undergraduate research projects may also be considered.