Honors Programs

To graduate with departmental honors in Biology, students must complete BIOL 498 and BIOL 499 in consecutive terms of their senior year. The research thesis must be presented in an oral defense before the Honors Research Committee. An oral presentation open to the public is also required. In addition, a minimum of 3 units must be selected from BIOL 491 and/or BIOL 481 in the junior year.