A student who does not enter the Departmental Honors in Biology Program as a freshman will be considered for admittance based on the following criteria:
- Freshman Year: Overall GPA of 3.3 or higher, if completed BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1108 must have a grade of “A” in both courses, or an “A” and a “B.”
- Sophomore Year: Overall GPA of 3.3 or higher, including completion of BIOL 1107 , BIOL 1108 , and one intermediate prerequisite (BIOL 3131 , BIOL 3133 , or BIOL 3134 ) with a GPA of at least 3.3 in these classes.
Typically, students with 3 semesters or less to complete their degree are not eligible to enter the Departmental Honors in Biology Program.
After entering the Departmental Honors in Biology Program, students are required to complete the required biology honors courses and the capstone experience to earn Departmental Honors in Biology. Students also would be required to maintain a 3.3 overall GPA, including a GPA of 3.3 in courses supportive of the major.
Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit Academic Advisement .