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Upper Division Honors Programs

Process

  1. Learn the requirements of your Upper Division Program below.
  2. Declare your plans with the Honors College
  3. Have questions?  Schedule an appointment with the Upper Division Academic Advisor. 

 

Requirements

The baseline requirements for Upper Division Honors Distinction are:

  • 12 hours of 3000/4000-level Honors coursework, including 3-6 thesis hours
  • Honors Thesis Project
  • 3.50 cumulative and LSU GPA
  • 3.50 GPA in Upper Division program courses

Several major departments have designated specific programs of study for their Upper Division Programs beyond the baseline requirements for Upper Division Honors Distinction. Synopses of such departmental program requirements are listed below. Full requirements may be obtained directly from departments.  

In majors without established Upper Division programs, the baseline requirements (above) should be followed.

Department
Accounting
Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness
Animal, Dairy, & Poultry Sciences
Architecture
Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics B.S.
Educational Theory, Policy, & Practice
Electrical & Computer Engineering
English
Finance
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Geology & Geophysics
History
Human Ecology
Information Systems & Decision Sciences
International Studies
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Physics & Astronomy
Plant, Environmental & Soil Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology