Honors in Major

Neuroscience and Behavior Honors Requirements

Students accepted fall 2010 are required to maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.4 and a 3.4 in major coursework. Students accepted at UNH before 2010 need to maintain a grade-point average of 3.2.

Students must successfully complete three 600- or 700-level courses for honors credit in the “Core” courses and “Electives” designated for the Neuroscience and Behavior major. Honors students will have separate assignments including projects, written critiques of current literature or term paper(s).

Students must successfully complete NSB 799H Senior Thesis, a two-semester (2-4 cr each semester), with an IA grade given for the first semester. No later than the beginning of the first semester, senior year, each student participating in Senior Thesis will meet with his/her faculty advisor to select a research project. The student will present a written proposal for evaluation. During the year, the student will carry out the experimental portion of his/her research in the advisor's laboratory. At the end of the second semester senior year, the student will submit a written thesis to the advisor and present their research at the University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Research Conference.

With additional Honors credits and Discovery courses, students can graduate with University Honors.