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Undergraduate students may earn the designation of departmental honors on their diplomas. Minimum University standards for departmental honors are:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25;
  • Minimum GPA in the major of 3.50;
  • Completion of at least two courses designated by the department to be honors. These courses will usually be "Contract Honors Courses."
  • Completion of at least 60 credit hours at Old Dominion University, 54 of which must be in grade-point graded courses.

Individual departments may set other eligibility standards in addition to the University standards. Interested students should contact the Honors College for more information.