The department encourages qualified geography majors who wish to graduate with honors in geography to apply for admission to the department honors program. Students find the process of graduating with honors (cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude) to be a most challenging and rewarding capstone to their college career.   


  • Cumulative GPA at CU of at least 3.3
  • Geography GPA of at least 3.5
  • At least 18 credit hours in Geography with at least 1 upper division Geography course

For details, pick up an Honors packet in the Geography office in Guggenheim, room 110.

Also see Geography's Honors Information Document and the University's College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program