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BIS Departmental Honors

 

Requirements

To earn Departmental Honors in the Bachelors of Integrated Studies program, a student must:

  1. Declare a Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree.
  2. Complete all BIS Degree requirements.
  3. Earn a 3.7, 3.6, or 3.5 GPA, depending on the number of community involvement hours completed, among the 3 areas of emphases.
  4. Earn an “A” in BIS 4800, the BIS Capstone project.
  5. Register with the Center for Community Engaged Learning (formally Community Involvement Center) and complete the following community service hours depending on cumulative GPA in the 3 areas of emphases.
    • 3.70 – 20 hours of community service
    • 3.60 – 30 hours of community service
    • 3.50 – 40 hours of community service

Students who have not completed their General Education requirements are encouraged to take Honors General Education classes.

How to Apply

Students must apply to be awarded departmental honors and be cleared by both the BIS Program and the Honors Program.

To apply, please go to the Departmental Honors page on the Honors website found here https://portalapps.weber.edu/honors/
The instructions and contact information is provided there.

Students who have not completed their General Education requirements are encouraged to take Honors General Education classes.

Recognition

To earn Departmental Honors in the Bachelors of Integrated Studies program, a student must:

  • “BIS Program Honors” designation on the transcript.
  • “BIS Program Honors” printed on the degree diploma.
  • A personalized letter signed by the President of Weber State University and the Honors Director.
  • Invitations to Honors educational and social events.
  • Invitation to Honors Nye-Cortez banquet at the end of the academic year.

For more information contact: Mrs. Beth Thompson BIS Administrative Assistant 801-626-7713
or Dan Bedford Honors Director DBedford@weber.edu