Academic Policies and Procedures
The designation University Honors, awarded at the end of each long-session semester, gives official recognition and commendation to students whose grades for the semester indicate distinguished academic accomplishment. Both the quality and the quantity of work done are considered. Criteria for University Honors are given in the General Information Catalog.
Graduation with University Honors
Students who, upon graduation, have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement are eligible to graduate with University Honors. Criteria for graduation with University Honors are given in the General Information Catalog.
Students wishing to pursue School of Information honors must meet all Bachelor of Arts* or Bachelor of Science in Informatics* degree requirements as well as the following:
- Minimum grade point average of 3.5 across all informatics coursework
- Complete an Honors Thesis in Informatics in lieu of the traditional Capstone
- Complete an additional three hours of Informatics elective coursework
Informatics degree programs were approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on October 22, 2020 and are effective with the fall 2021 semester.