University of Delaware - College of Engineering
COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES

Undergraduate

Honors Options in Computer Science

  1. Honors Degree
    The Honors Degree recognizes a student's excellent performance in Honors coursework in and outside the primary major. The Honors Degree is available to Computer Science majors (BA or BS) and to Information Systems majors (BS). Specific requirements are outlined in the University catalog at requirements for the Honors Degree.
  2. Degree with Distinction
    The Degree with Distinction supplements regular departmental degree requirements by giving the student significant research experience while still an undergraduate. The Degree with Distinction is available to Computer Science majors (BA or BS) and to Information Systems majors (BS). The candidate for a Degree with Distinction must complete six credits of thesis or project and give an oral presentation and defense of the thesis or project to a faculty committee. The Degree with Distinction entails no change in the regular requirements of a student's program other than research, writing, and defense of a senior thesis. Specific requirements are outlined in the University catalog at requirements for the Degree with Distinction.
  3. Honors Degree with Distinction
    The Honors Degree with Distinction recognizes a student's completion of the research requirements for the Degree with Distinction in addition to the successful pursuit of Honors coursework throughout the degree program. Six credits of Honors thesis may be counted as part of the 30 Honors credits required for the Honors Degree. Specific requirements are outlined in the University catalog at requirements for the Honors Degree with Distinction.
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