What is Department Honors?
The Department of MIMG’s Department Honors program provides outstanding students interested in research with the opportunity to benefit from the close mentorship of a faculty member in the department. The 3 quarter advanced research experience will result in the student completing an honors thesis inspired by the work and results of their own research.
To receive departmental honors in MIMG, the candidate must:
- be an MIMG student.
- complete three consecutive quarters of MIMG 198A-B-C (individual honors research) in the lab of an MIMG faculty member (the first quarter of 198 must be started by Spring quarter of the third year)
- complete MIMG 191H in the winter of their fourth year (a 2-unit seminar class)
- have a GPA of at least 3.5 in the upper division major courses at the time of graduation
- write a comprehensive thesis, to be approved by the Faculty Honors Advisor (see below)
Faculty Honors Advisor:
Dr. Jeffrey H. Miller
437 Molecular Biology Institute
Once approved to join the program…
The student will be enrolling in MIMG 198A, B, C for the spring, fall and winter quarters, respectively. Please read carefully the following information carefully. All of the following requirements supercede any other information found elsewhere.