Undergrad Studies: BS Degree with Honors

Dr. Alvan Hengge is the Undergraduate Honors Advisor

Students who have been admitted to the Honors Program and completed all required paperwork may complete an Honors degree. The Honors notation will appear on student's transcript and diploma.

BS Degree with Honors - Biochemistry

BS Degree with Honors – Chemistry

A BS degree with Honors can be earned by meeting the following requirements:
  1. Minimum GPA of 3.50 in chemistry courses
  2. Overall GPA of 3.30
  3. Completion of 15 credits of Honors work by successfully completing Honors contracts in the following courses:
A BS degree with Honors can be earned by completing any ASC certified program and by meeting the following requirements:
  1. Minimum GPA of 3.50 in chemistry courses
  2. Overall GPA of 3.30
  3. Completion of 15 credits of honors work by successfully completing Honors contracts in the following courses:
  1. CHEM 4800 (CI) Research Problems (F, Sp, Su): 3-6 cr
  2. CHEM 4890 (CI) Undergraduate Biochemistry Seminar: 2 cr
  3. 3-6 credits selected from Honors courses numbered 3000 or higher in chemistry or related subjects, as appropriate. 3 credits may be selected from chemistry courses numbered 6000 or higher

    In addition, select two courses from the following:
  1. CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II (Sp): 4 cr
  2. CHEM 5070 Biophysical Chemistry (F): 3 cr
  3. CHEM 5700 General Biochemistry I (F): 3 cr
  4. CHEM 5710 General Biochemistry II (Sp): 3 cr
  1. CHEM 4800 (CI) Research Problems (F, Sp, Su): 3-6 cr
  2. CHEM 4990 (CI) Undergraduate Seminar: 2 cr
  3. 3-6 credits selected from Honors courses numbered 3000 or higher in chemistry or related subjects, as appropriate. 3 credits may be selected from chemistry courses numbered 6000 or higher

             In addition, select two courses from the following:

  1. CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II (Sp): 4 cr
  2. CHEM 3070 (QI) Physical Chemistry (Sp): 3 cr
  3. CHEM 5640 Instrumental Analysis (Sp): 3 cr
  4. CHEM 5700 General Biochemistry I (F): 3 cr

Honors Thesis

How to Apply to Honors

For more information about Honors and how to participate in the program please contact the Honors office at 435-797-2715 or honors@usu.edu.