University of Central Florida

University Honors Requirements

University Honors students must take 8 Honors courses total by the time they graduate. Students must maintain a 3.2 UCF GPA and a 3.0 Honors GPA and uphold the tenants of the Honor Code to remain in good standing with The Burnett Honors College. 

 

LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (ALL MAJORS)

Honors Symposium (must pass in first semester)
4 Honors lower-division courses (1000—2000 level)

Note: ENC 1101 & ENC 1102 must be taken in Honors sections if you do not have alternative credit for them at the time that you are admitted to the University Honors program.

Note: Extra upper-division courses may substitute for lower-division courses.

 

UPPER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (VARY BY COLLEGE & MAJOR)

Note: Students pursuing University Honors in two degrees must complete an extra Honors upper-division course or interdisciplinary seminar.

College of Arts & Humanities | College of Sciences | College of Education & Human Performance
College of Nursing | Rosen College of Hospitality Management | College of Health & Public Affairs
Interdisciplinary Studies | Economics B.S. | Medical Laboratory Sciences

1 Honors interdisciplinary seminar
1 Honors upper-division course (3000—4000 level) or interdisciplinary seminar
1 Honors upper-division course or interdisciplinary seminar or undergraduate thesis**

College of Business Administration (B.S.B.A Majors)

1 Honors interdisciplinary seminar
2 of the following Honors upper-division courses:
BUL 3130H – Honors Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (Spring)
FIN 3403H – Honors Business Finance (Fall)
MAN 3025H – Honors Management of Organizations (Spring)
MAR 3023H – Honors Marketing (Spring)
Undergraduate thesis**

College of Medicine (Excluding Medical Laboratory Sciences Majors)

1 Honors interdisciplinary seminar
2 of the following Honors upper-division courses:
BSC 3403C – Honors Quantitative Biological Methods (Spring)
MCB 3020C – Honors Microbiology (Fall)
MCB 4920H – Honors Group Effort Applied Research (Summer; PR: Department Consent)
PCB 3522H – Honors Molecular Biology I (Fall)
PCB 3703C – Honors Human Physiology (Fall & Spring)
PCB 4524H – Honors Molecular Biology II (Spring)
ZOO 3733C – Honors Human Anatomy (Fall & Spring)
ZOO 3744H – Honors Neurobiology (Spring)
ZOO 4743C – Honors Clinical Neuroanatomy (Fall)
Undergraduate thesis**

College of Engineering & Computer Science | College of Optics & Photonics

1 Honors interdisciplinary seminar
2 of the following Honors upper-division courses:
COP 3223H – Honors Introduction to Programming with C (Fall & Spring; CS, IE, IT)
COP 3502H – Honors Computer Science I (Spring; ComE, CS, IT)
COP 3503H – Honors Computer Science II (Fall; ComE, CS)
COT 3100H – Honors Introduction to Discrete Structures (Fall & Spring; ComE, CS)
EEL 3004C – Honors Electrical Networks (Fall; ComE, ElE, PSE)*
EEL 3123C – Honors Networks and Systems (Spring; ComE, ElE, PSE)
EGN 3310H – Honors Engineering Analysis-Statics (Fall & Spring; All Engineering)
EGN 3321H – Honors Engineering Analysis-Dynamics (Fall & Spring; All Engineering)
EGN 3343H – Honors Thermodynamics (Spring; AE, CiE, EnE, IE, ME)
EGN 3365H – Honors Structure and Properties of Materials (Spring; ME)
ENC 3241H – Honors Writing for the Technical Professional (Fall & Spring; CS, IT)
MAS 3105H – Honors Matrix and Linear Algebra (Fall; CS, Mathematics Minors)
PHY 3101H – Honors Physics for Engineers and Scientists III (Spring; CS, ElE, PSE)
STA 3032H – Honors Probability and Statistics for Engineers (Fall & Spring; All Engineering)
Undergraduate thesis**

*Note: EEL 3004C (Honors Electrical Networks) is an acceptable substitute for EGN 3373 (Principles of Electrical Engineering) for Mechanical, Aerospace, and Industrial Engineering majors. You may take either class to fulfill this major requirement.

Key:
AE = Aerospace Engineering, CiE = Civil Engineering, ComE = Computer Engineering,
CS = Computer Science, ConE = Construction Engineering, ElE = Electrical Engineering,
EnE = Environmental Engineering, IE = Industrial Engineering, IT = Information Technology,
ME = Mechanical Engineering, PSE = Photonic Science & Engineering

Note: Recommended majors in parentheses. However, all CECS students are permitted to use any of the above courses to complete University Honors requirements.

 

**Please visit BHC 102 for more information on enrolling in the Honors In The Major program.

 

Please visit the Office Of Honors Advising (BHC 107 / BHC 109) if you have any specific questions about Honors requirements, including when courses will be offered and possible substitutions.