To earn honors in sociology, a student majoring in sociology must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above in sociology, 3.3 or above overall and have completed four courses towards the sociology major. In the fall, the student must enroll in the senior Honors Seminar (SOC 471), and in the spring in SOC 499 (to write the honors research paper). In order for the student to receive honors, that paper must be judged to be of honors quality. SOC 499 constitutes an "11th course"; that is, a course in addition to the 10-course requirement to fulfill the sociology major.

Consult the director of undergraduate studies for more information.

From our Spring/Summer 2012 Newsletter:  2012 Honors Graduates Speak (.pdf, 114KB)

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