Departmental Honors

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Students may apply for the departmental honor's program if they meet the following criteria:

  1. Completion of 9 units if upper division ChAD coursework with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.5, and
  2. Completion of CD 101 or Stat 95 (or equivalent) with a grade of A- or better.

Students who meet the entrance criteria will be awarded departmental honors by showing evidence of distinguished scholarly work as indicated by the following:

  1. Completion of a BA Honors Thesis (ChAD 199: Honors Thesis) or authorship of a published paper (published abstracts excluded) or presenting author of research findings at a professional meeting.
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.5 in all upper division Child and Adolescent Development courses.
  3. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in all other courses taken for the degree.

To Apply:

If you are interested in participating in the Honors Program, call ([408] 924-3718) for the name of the department honors advisor for the semester that you wish to apply.