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Honors in CLS

CLS majors with a GPA equal to or greater than 3.25 and one semester in residency at UIS may elect to participate in the CLS honors option. In addition to the CLS program requirements, honors students must:

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25
  • Earn a minimum of a B grade for each course in the CLS program
  • Successfully complete three credits of
    the following—

    • CLS 400 Applied Research, OR
    • CLS 499 Tutorial
  • Present their findings in a formal paper and public presentation

Students must apply for participation in the honors program to the CLS department chair and obtain approval of a faculty research advisor prior to their final semester.  For more details, see the CLS Student Handbook or the department chair.