Philosophy Department Honors

The Department of Philosophy recognizes exceptional undergraduate students by awarding them Departmental Honors in Philosophy. Students majoring in any one of the Bachelor of Arts tracks in Philosophy are eligible to graduate with departmental honors upon satisfaction of all of the following requirements:

  1. Meet the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy.

  2. Meet the requirements for Graduation with Honors as listed in Chapter 7, Academic Standards and Regulations.

  3. Maintain a grade point average of 3.75 or above in courses specific to the Philosophy major.

  4. Complete PHIL A498 Senior Research Project with an honor grade (A), and a recommendation for departmental honors from the student’s faculty committee for this course.

  5. Notify the chair in writing, on or before date on which the Application for Graduation is filed with the Office of the Registrar, of the intention to graduate with departmental honors.