Graduating with Honors in International Studies

Students may graduate with Honors in the Bachelor's Program in International Studies by fulfilling the following requirements:

1. Cumulative GPA of 3.6 in the major
2. Participation in an academic study abroad program.
3. Completing an Honors Thesis with a minimum grade of B.
4. Leadership on/off campus through our peer advising system, clubs or organizations or NGO’s.


Those graduating students who have fulfilled these requirement may submit a letter of application explaining the study abroad and leadership experience to the Program Chairs by October 15th for December graduation and by February 15th for May graduation. Students will be designated as graduating with Honors in the graduation program and receive an Honors sash for Commencement.

May 2014 - Kate Armstrong, Alexandra Barchuk, Lucy Lyford (Not Pictured: Lauren Fresconi) May 2013 - Ashley Cervantes, Professor Keally McBride, Shereen Kajouee, Taylor Holmes (Not Pictured: Erika Wingerter) December 2012 - Sonja Anderson, Veronica Bernie, Sarah Claytor May 2012 - Sofia Andrade, Cassandra Sutherland, Dominique Tan December 2011 - Sarah Hobin, Ashley Hoskins, Ghassan Shamieh