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The Honors College — The University of Texas at Arlington

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The Honors Degree

Honors students earn Honors degrees that explicitly designate their major disciplines (e.g., Honors Bachelor of Science in Biology). Each academic college at UTA has determined the requirements for earning an Honors Degree. Please see the links following this section for the College-specific requirements.

General Requirements for the Honors Degree

  • Be a member of the Honors College in good standing.
  • Complete of University core and disciplinary degree requirements.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Note: Some scholarship recipients may be required to uphold a higher cumulative GPA to retain scholarship funding.
  • Complete at least the minimum Honors Points required by the college of the student’s academic major.
  • Attend the required initial, sophomore, and junior Honors College advising appointments.
  • Complete a Capstone Project as approved by the Honors College and as directed by the college of the student’s academic major.
  • Present the Capstone Project research at the fall or spring Honors Research Symposium.

College-Specific Requirements for the Honors Degree