The appropriate designation, based on honors curriculum completed,
appears on the student's diploma and final transcript. An Honors
College student who completes the Honors College curriculum that
does not follow the Department Honors requirements (or the department
does not have a Department Honors program) will graduate as a University
Honors Scholar. If an Honors College student completes their
Honors College curriculum by following the Departmental Honors program
requirements, the student will graduate as both a University
Honors Scholar and Departmental Honors Scholar. A student,
who is not in the Honors College, who chooses to complete the Departmental
Honors Program requirements will graduate as a Departmental Honors
University Honors Scholar - University Honors Scholars complete Honors English composition (or an Honors English seminar), 15 units of Honors courses (9 units must be Honors College seminars, an Honors project (may be completed by the academic Departmental Honors requirements). They must have an overall GPA of 3.3 and maintain a 3.0 average for all courses taken to fulfill Honors College requirements.
Department Honors Scholar - Department Honors Scholars complete only the honors requirements
in their academic major.