Graduation with Honors in Sociology
- To qualify for “Graduation with Honors in Sociology,” you must meet the College’s requirement for a 3.25 grade-point average for all college work and a 3.5 GPA in Sociology.
- You also must complete 6 hours of course work in SOC 499, culminating in a superior thesis, which will be reviewed by three members of the College faculty, at least two of which shall be from the Sociology department.
- Honors work almost always requires more than one semester from the time it is initially planned until its completion.
- It typically involves a close working relationship with a member of the Sociology faculty expert in the field of the honors student’s thesis. Therefore, very early planning for an honors major is strongly recommended.
Graduate with Honors
Contact a member of the Sociology faculty ideally in the third semester prior to graduation and no later than the beginning of the second semester prior to graduation.