Only if the course was offered on a pass/fail basis only.
The tutorial course, UNIV 490, is not a requirement of the new Honors Degree, but it does satisfy the senior capstone requirement.
An Honors Degree Seminar or Honors capstone course must be taken in one of the last two semesters before you graduate. Please see the following list of Capstone courses.
The Honors Degree requires a minimum 3.40 cumulative grade point index at the time of graduation. (Please note that the more credits you have earned the more difficult mathematically it becomes to improve your cumulative grade point average.)
No. The 18 or more Honors credits earned for the GHA, however, may apply towards the total Honors credits needed for the Honors Degree.
No. It may be counted toward the 30 Honors credits needed for the degree, but may not be counted toward the 12 credits needed at the 300-level or above because it is a freshman-level course.
Yes. In fact, we strongly encourage you to take upper-division Honors courses in your major, although 300-level Honors coursework outside the major also will satisfy that requirement.
Many departments do have specific requirements for the Honors Degree in addition to the specified requirements. These specific requirements are listed in the University catalog under the Honors Degree in the major.
The Honors Degree with Distinction has the same requirements as the Honors Degree, but it also requires the completion of a thesis and the two semester thesis courses, UNIV 401 and UNIV 402.
Yes. They also count as 6 credits at or above the 300-level, and UNIV 402 counts as the Honors Degree Capstone Requirement, if taken for no less than three credits.
Honors students find great success after completing degrees at UD. Whether graduate school, professional school, or joining a dynamic work force, here are some examples of where our graduates go: