Retention Requirements 

To remain in good standing in the University Honors Program, students are required to:

  • Maintain a 3.2 FSU GPA throughout the duration of their time to degree

  • Successfully complete the Honors Colloquium course (HUM 2944) in their first semester

  • Successfully complete one Honors Signature course during their first or second year in the University Honors Program

Graduating class summer 2023

Graduation Requirements

To be recognized as a graduate of the University Honors Program, and receive Honors distinction on their transcripts, students must complete the graduation requirements for their program and submit the online University Honors Program Graduation Application by the designated date during their graduation semester.

Summer Honors Program Graduation Application due July 1, 2024.

Honors students must earn a total of 18 honors points to graduate with University Honors

Honors Coursework (Minimum of 13 Honors coursework hours)

Honors Achievements (Maximum of 5 Honors Points)





Achievements Earning One Point

 Achievements Earning Three Points

While we recommend that students diversify what they do to earn Honors points, earning Honors points through Achievements is not a requirement. All 18 Honors points can be earned via Honors coursework.