We encourage all students including freshmen and transfer students to apply!

Here you will find specific requirements upon application and admission into the Honors Program.


Admission and Application Information

We will consider each applicant on an individual/holistic basis. Certain criteria and components are listed below:

Freshman Requirements

  • Minimum 3.4 unweighted high school GPA
  • Other criteria considered (e.g. high school demographics/background, creative ability, leadership skills, and talent)

Transfer Student Requirements (e.g. Transfer Students)

  • No minimum GPA Requirement, as long as you express interest in the program

Freshmen Graduation Requirements

Freshman Graduation Requirements


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Transfer/Upperclassmen Graduation Requirements

Transfer / Upperclassmen Student Graduation Requirements


Advanced work within your program.

You may select one of the three options below:

  • contracting with an instructor in your program to do advanced work within an existing course
  •  completing a 4000 level course at the graduate level (5000 or 6000)
  •  taking a graduate course within their program

Evidence of this will be a letter from the course’s instructor stating you have fulfilled this requirement.


One advanced interdisciplinary Honors Seminar which is to be completed with a grade of B or higher.


An honors thesis/project/internship which is completed under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Evidence of this will include a letter from your approved mentor.


A minimum of a 3.4 GPA at graduation for credit taken at GSU.