UF Honors Program
This is for lower-division students only. Students are invited to participate as entering freshman based on high schools GPA and SAT or ACT scores.
CALS Upper Division Honors Program
The CALS Upper Division Honors Program is open to students in CALS who have earned at least 60 credits at UF anhd have a 3.75 GPA. It includes completing honors coursework and a thesis.
More information: http://cals.ufl.edu/students/honors-program.php
Graduating with Honors
All students with an upper division GPA of 3.5 graduate wtih honors. To graduate magna cum laude (high honors) or summa cum laude (highest honors), students must complete an honors thesis and have an upper division GPA of 3.75 and 3.85 respectively. The thesis is a written report of a research project or creative work in teaching, research, or extension. No honors coursework is required to graduate with these designations.
An honors thesis is supervised by a faculty mentor who can be employed in any of the colleges at UF. A proposal for the thesis must be submitted to the FSHN Honors Coordinator for approval and then to the CALS Honors Program Coordinator.