Honors in Majors

Many departments have programs leading to baccalaureate degrees with honors. Generally, these departments require special criteria for admission to the departmental major and 6 credit hours of predetermined honors work to earn the distinction. Students interested in departmental honors programs should contact the department of their choice. The following majors can be pursued as baccalaureate degrees with honors: anthropology, biology, earth sciences, economics B.A., geology, history, philosophy, psychology B.A., psychology B.S., and social studies education (7–12).