Academic Honors Program

The Academic Honors Program provides top-performing students the opportunity to challenge themselves academically and graduate with a departmental honors notation. These students take honors seminars and complete a senior thesis or creative project.

Who is eligible:

Each spring, the dean invites rising juniors with strong academic records to join the Academic Honors Program. Admission is by invitation only.


  • Complete a minimum of two Media School honors seminars with a grade of B or better
  • Complete a senior thesis or creative project during your final semester, under the guidance of a faculty member
  • Demonstrate strong performance in Media School courses and maintain an excellent overall GPA throughout your college career

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