Computer Science Honors Program

At commencement, the Department awards Honors in Computer Science to qualified students.

The requirements for honors are:

  • A grade point average in the computer science major of at least 3.50
  • An overall grade point average of at least 3.30
  • Successful completion and presentation of a significant research project or a significant applied project for a community partner (nonprofit or not-for-profit) to achieve a desired goal/outcome. The project must be approved by the CS faculty, and an associated research paper or report must also be created and submitted upon project completion. Applied community-engaged projects must be coordinated with the Office of Community Engagement to ensure successful outcomes.

To declare a major in Computer Science, please contact the department secretary, Traci Hilbert at