Geography / Earth Science Department Honors Program


I. Admission

     A. Junior standing
     B. 15 completed credits in the major
     C. 3.25 GPA in the major and a 3.00 cumulative GPA
     D. Recommendation by two faculty members in the department

II. Program

     A. Completion of the major program in Geography / Earth Science
     B. GEO / ESC 490; Independent Study of 2 - 3 credits
     C. GEO / ESC 495; Seminar in Geography / Earth Science (Honors Seminar) of 1 credit

III. Evaluation

     A. 3.5 GPA in the major and a cumulative GPA of 3.00 at graduation
     B. Distinguished performance on a paper / project in GEO / ESC 490
     C. Presentation of paper / project to the faculty and students in the department