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Program Requirements    

The Galveston Honors Program is the Department level designated Honors Program offered at
Texas A&M University at Galveston Campus.

The Galveston Honors distinction requires completion of substantial coursework and is separate from “Latin Honors” designated as:

  • Cum Laude: 3.50 - 3.69 GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.70 - 3.89 GPA
  • Summa Cum Laude: 3.90 - 4.00 GPA

Students can earn the “Galveston Honors” designation on their transcripts upon graduation by completing the following:

  • Maintaining 3.5 cumulative TAMU GPA
  • A minimum of 18 credit hours of Honors coursework
    • Honors credit hours must be made comprised of
      • 3 one credit Honors seminars
      • No more than 6 credit hours from the Texas Common Core Curriculum coursework
      • At least 9 credit hours taken from Major or Minor coursework
    • Students meet with the Honors Advisor every semester to ensure progress toward designation

All Honors students are required to attend monthly meetings and complete 10 community service hours every semester