Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Departmental Honors

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GES offers honors for students who have demonstrated high academic achievement. In order to be considered for departmental honors, a student must:

  • have an overall CU GPA of 3.0 or better
  • have a 3.5 or better GPA in GES courses
  • have a research proposal approved by a GES faculty advisor and select a committee of two other faculty
  • enroll in GES 4970 (Honors in Geography)
  • complete an oral exam on a research project

The level of honors will be decided by committee after the completion of the requirements. Three levels of honors are available: Distinction, High Distinction, and Highest Distinction.

(revised April 6, 2011)

 
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