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Academic Honors

Departmental Honors distinction will be notated on a student's diploma and transcript.

Students may receive departmental honors if they complete the following in addition to their major requirements:

  • Overall GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • Major GPA of 3.4 or higher.
  • 2 quarters of CHEM 199 (8.0 units of independent study research), not being used to fulfill any major requirements.
  • Presentation of findings at a conference. Recommended the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Chemistry and Biochemistry.
    • Gather the 3 required signatures on this honors signature page. Please upload this form to your honors application. 

The type of distinction a student receives depends on their Major UD GPA.

Distinction   3.4-3.59
High            3.6-3.79
Highest       3.8+ 

 Please fill out this Google Form to apply for Honors!

Congrats Graduates!