Thank you for your interest in the Honors Program in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Honors in HRS exists in three distinct areas.

Latinate Honors
  • Based solely on cumulative GPA
  • Cum laude: 3.5-3.69 GPA
  • Magna cum laude: 3.7-3.89 GPA
  • Summa cum laude: >=3.9 GPA
Honors in HRS
  • Maintain a 3.4 GPA
  • Achieve an established number of points from a series activities across: Honors and Graduate coursework; Teaching, Scholarship & Research; and Leadership & Service.
Distinction in HRS
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.5 GPA in your HRS major
  • Complete an undergraduate thesis project under the advisement of an HRS advisor
  • You do not need to be in the Honors program to graduate with Distinction


Latinate Honors are solely based on your cumulative GPA upon graduation and do not require any action on the part of the student beyond scholarly diligence.
To graduate with Honors in Health and Rehabiliation Sciences, a student must maintain a 3.4 GPA and achieve an established number of points from a series activities across: Honors and Graduate coursework; Teaching, Scholarship & Research; and Leadership & Service.

To graduate with Distinction in Health and Rehabiliation Sciences, a student must maintain a 3.0 GPA (3.5 in major) and complete an undergraduate thesis project under the advisement of an HRS advisor.  A student does not have to be in the Honors program to graduate with Distinction.

If you are interested in the Honors program, please contact the Honors Director

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