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BIS Departmental Honors



To earn Departmental Honors in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program, a student must:

  1. Declare a Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree.
  2. Complete all BIS Degree requirements.
  3. Earn an institutional or overall GPA of 3.5.
  4. Earn an “A” or "A-" in BIS 4800, the BIS Capstone project.
  5. Do one of the following:
  • Enroll and complete an Honors course. (
  • Complete 20 hours or more of community service. (Hours must be completed one semester prior to graduation.)
  • Present a scholarly paper in a public forum such as WSU Undergraduate Research Conference or Symposium.

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
The instructions and contact information is provided there. Students must apply for BIS Departmental Honors at least one semester prior to their graduation semester.

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


The following recognitions will be included for those who qualify and complete all BIS Departmental Honors requirements:

  • “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: Megan Moulding at 801-626-7591 or