Marine & Coastal Science major

Departmental Honors

College of Biological Sciences

Students graduating from the College of Biological Sciences are eligible for Departmental Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors depending on their GPA.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Students graduating from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are eligible for Departmental Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors depending on their GPA.

College of Letters & Science

Students graduating from the College of Letters & Science are eligible for Departmental Honors, depending on their GPA and whether or not they complete a Senior Thesis.]

Students who graduate with a GPA in the top percentages of their college will automatically graduate with Honors.

Students who qualify for Honors at graduation may also be eligible for High or Highest honors, based upon the quality of their Senior Thesis (course number 194A-194B) or Senior Honors Thesis (course number 194HA-194HB). Students must have a qualifying GPA to be eligible to enroll in the Senior Honors Thesis. The thesis must span two quarters and be supervised by a faculty member approved in advance by the MCS Faculty Advisors. A Thesis that is approved in advance can be counted toward the “Internship/Research” requirement for the Marine and Coastal Science major.