Honors Program

Graduation with Honors 

Sociology majors wishing to graduate with honors from the Sociology Department must successfully complete the Honors Seminar and Honors Thesis classes.

Honors Seminar (SOC 1002)

This course is offered every fall term and is worth three credits. While taking SOC1002, students must find a faculty member who agrees to serve as their advisor. This course can be taken in the junior or senior year.

Honors Thesis (SOC 1903)

This course is offered every spring term and is worth three credits. This course can be taken in the junior or senior year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25
  • Sociology GPA of 3.50
  • Prerequisite courses: SOC 0150 and SOC 0230

(Prior completion of the Sociology Research Practicum is helpful but not required.)

For more information about the Honors Program, contact the Sociology Department's undergraduate advisor, Nancy Fultz