Plants, Soils & Climate
Departmental Honors Advisor:
Dr. Jeanette Norton
AGSC 352; ext. 72166
Eligibility for Acceptance:
Qualified students will have cumulative GPAs of at least 3.30 and will have declared a major in the department.
Program of Study:
The 15-credit requirement for Honors in Plants, Soils & Climate is met by successfully completing contracts in the following courses:
- 3 credits in Honors Senior Thesis/Project (PSC 4900)
- 12 upper-division credits, all of which can be taken in the department
*Nothing lower than a B grade is acceptable in courses in which an Honors contract is being completed.
**Students who fail to complete a contract, once entered into with a faculty member, will be placed on academic probation for one semester.
Requirements for Completion of Degree:
The successful candidate will graduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and a GPA of 3.5 in upper-division major requirements and Honors course work and will complete and present in a public forum an Honors thesis/project. Many students have found it helpful to relate the courses taken on Honors contract to the final thesis/project.