To graduate with Honors, a student must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25 in addition to meeting the requirements listed below.
Honors Curriculum for Fall 2016 (or later) Students**Students who joined the Honors College prior to Fall 2016 or who join as transfer/continuing Boise State students may have different requirements for graduating with Honors. Please contact an advisor or consult your course catalog if you are unsure of your requirements.
|Required Courses (17-26 credits)||Honors Associate||Honors Graduate|
|HONORS 198 Seminar||1 credit||1 credit||1 credit|
| UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations: |
Honors section of this university requirement
|3 credits||3 credits||3 credits|
|Honors sections of Disciplinary Lens courses: These courses are part of the general university requirements for most students; transfer and continuing Boise State students may have alternate Honors requirements depending on their completed coursework||6-8 credits||11 credits||11 credits|
|HONORS 390 Proposals and Purpose Statements||1 credit||1 credit||1 credit|
|HONORS 392 Colloquium: Upper-division seminar||1 course (3 credits)||2 courses (6 credits)||2 courses (6 credits)|
|HONORS 498 or 391/491 Senior Capstone: Senior seminar or senior project||Honors 498 Seminar (1 credit)||Honors 498 Seminar (1 credit)||Honors 391/491 Project (4 credits)|
|Total:||17-19 Credits||23 Credits||26 Credits|
In addition to the GPA and Honors work requirements listed above, students must attend a minimum of two Honors events or activities per semester as part of the Passport Program. Students who fail to attend two events for two consecutive semesters will be withdrawn from the Honors College.
Transfer or Continuing StudentsAre you interested in Honors but worried about taking so many 100/200 level courses? We can customize your requirements to replace many or all of the DL courses with either additional Honors Colloquia classes or any of our Alternative Coursework options.