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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Honors


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Admission Process

 

  1. Students must have a 3.7 or higher GPA and at least a 28 composite ACT score OR Rank 1st or 2nd in their graduating class and have at least a 24 composite ACT;
  2. Students must have an initial interview with Chair of Honors or one Honors Committee member;
  3. Students must submit a confidential letter of recommendation from faculty or other knowledgeable source;
  4. Students must submit a writing sample as stipulated on the honors-program website at the time of application.

The Honors Committee will admit students given these criteria.

Transfer students will adhere to the above stated requirements, and those with 60+ transfer credits may submit a portfolio as a waiver to a portion of the Honors courses. Portfolios must be approved by members of the Honors Committee.

 

Graduation Requirements

 

  1. Satisfy all   and   requirements.
  2. Maintain a minimum of 3.5 SVSU grade-point average.
  3. Produce a discipline-appropriate Honors Thesis, project, or presentation.
  4. Complete the four Honors courses, designated as HON 192  , HON 292  , HON 392  , and HON 492 . Students may seek a partial exemption by applying in writing to the Committee.
  5. Complete at least 124 credits.
  6. Complete an academic major and minor, if required

 

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