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Do I have to change my degree plan to be in Honors?
No. You can participate in Honors while pursuing any major in CLA.

Can I join the Honors Program if I haven't declared a major?

Can I join the Honors Program if my major is not in the College of Liberal Arts?
Yes. In Fall 2015, Honors will become a university-wide program at UTRGV available to students in all colleges and majors. Consult with the Program Coordinator about your particular case.

I'm a part-time student; can I join the Honors Program?
Yes. Honors is open to part-time and full-time students.

What are the eligibility requirements?
Follow the "Eligibility" link in the main menu for details.

How do I apply?
Fill out and submit the on-line application form on the "Application" page.

Do I need to maintain a certain GPA?
Yes, 3.3.

What if my grades drop?
You will have one semester to raise your GPA to 3.3.

Can I reapply if I have to drop out of the program?

What is an Honors contract?
It is the contract you arrange with the professor of a regular course to complete an additional project or assignments for Honors credit. See the "Honors Courses" page for the Honors-by-Contract Guidelines and Form.

Can I continue in Honors at UTRGV?
Yes. Current students in the Honors Program will automatically become students in the Honors College of UTRGV.

Will my transcript indicate Honors credit?

Will my diploma show that I finished the Honors Program?

Other questions?

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