Honors Experience In BBE

BBE honors students graduating with Latin Honors must complete the following University of Minnesota honors requirements:

  • UHP NEXUS ONE experience
  • 3 honors courses - One of which must be an Honors Seminar or Grand Challenge Course
  • 5 additional honors experiences - Can be taken as course or non-course experiences
  • Senior thesis and supporting thesis course work - A minimum of one semester of thesis coursework is required. Two credits of additional thesis coursework taken in the following semester may be counted as one of the three honors courses all honors students are required to take.
  • Must meet the GPA requirements mandated by University policy for the appropriate level of Latin Honors. 

For more details about University of Minnesota honors requirements, please consult this webpage

Specific considerations for BBE honors students:

BBE honors classes:

  • BBE 4801 H Honors Research
  • BBE 4802 H Honors Research

BBE 4801H and 4802H are to be used for honors thesis research. Only one course is required, but students can take two if their research extends into a second semester. The Honor Thesis Adviser will provide a permission number for registration to these courses when required.

Honors students can replace 4000 level required BBE courses with cross-listed 5000 levels classes to fulfill honors course requirements. BBE 5000 level classes will have additional requirements and/or will be graded on a different scale.

Cross-listed options to complete BBE honor course requirements include:

BBE 4001 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5001
BBE 4301 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5301
BBE 4302 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5302
BBE 4303 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5303
BBE 4305 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5305
BBE 4401 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5401
BBE 4402 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5402
BBE 4403 requirement can be replaced with BBE 4303
BBE 4404 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5404
BBE 4523 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5523
BBE 4535 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5535
BBE 4713 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5713
BBE 4723 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5723
BBE 4733 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5733
BBE 4753 requirement can be replaced with BBE 5753

If you have questions or concerns, contact
Ulrike Tschirner
Honors Representative for BBE
ulrike@umn.edu
612-624-8798