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  • CALS Honor Scholar Certificate

    Hours: 9 credits with minimum grades of C

    Students earning the CALS honors scholar certificate must complete at least nine credit hours of honors coursework and an undergraduate honors thesis. The coursework, thesis topic and thesis adviser are unique to each student and are subject to approval by the CALS honors program director. Students must have an upper-division GPA of 3.75 or higher to complete the program and earn the certificate.

    Prerequisites include a CALS major, admission to the CALS honors program, completion of 60 credits hours and a minimum 3.75 UF GPA.

    Required Courses

    • ALS 3923 Honors Orientation (1 credit)
    • XXX 4909 Honors Project (or similar independent study/research course to be completed as the student is working on their thesis research) (3-4 credits)
    • Additional credits of honors coursework (4-5 credits) taken as:
      • Existing 3000/4000-level honors courses, approved by the honors program director
      • Existing 3000/4000-level CALS courses taken as honors contract courses, approved by the honors program director
      • CALS graduate-level courses, approved by the honors program director
    • A completed honors thesis, approved by the research mentor, department honors coordinator and honors program director

    Students should contact Dr. Allen Wysocki at 352-392-1963,‚Äč

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