Undergraduate Honors Programs

Microbiology

The Honors Program in Microbiology encourages qualified students to design a program of advanced study, including at least 2 semesters of research or teaching experience, to challenge themselves as scholars. Honors participants are required to present their scholarly work at a local, regional, or national symposium or conference. Students in the B.S. in Microbiology program who are currently in the CALS Honors Program and who completed ALS 39B no later than Spring 2013 are eligible to remain in the CALS Honors Program or to switch into the Honors Program in Microbiology. Other students majoring in Microbiology can qualify for the Honors Program in Microbiology by completing 30 credit hours at NC State with an overall GPA of 3.50 or better. Transfer students majoring In Microbiology can qualify by completing 15 credit hours at NC State with a GPA of 3.50 or better.

Zoology

The Honors Program in Zoology encourages qualified students to design a program of advanced study, including at least 2 semesters of research or teaching experience, to challenge themselves as scholars. Honors participants are required to present their scholarly work at a local, regional, or national symposium or conference. Students in the B.S. in Zoology program who are currently in the CALS Honors Program and who completed ALS 398 no later than Spring 2013are eligible to remain in the CALS Honors Program or to switch into the Honors Program in Zoology. Other students majoring in Zoology can qualify for the Honors Program in Zoology by completing 30 credit hours at NC State with an overall GPA of 3.50 or better. Transfer students majoring in Zoology can qualify by completing their first semester at NC State with a GPA of 3.50 or better.