Research may be performed within the context of earning Honors through the Honors College or through the College of Sciences, or both.

Honors College

Students admitted to the Honors College may choose to pursue research through a thesis project or alternative. To learn about research opportunities as an Honors College student, students are encouraged to reach out to the Honors Academic Counselor responsible for Intellectual Achievement by calling (210) 458-4106 to schedule an appointment.

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College of Sciences Distinction in Research

To be eligible to pursue the College of Sciences Distinction in Research, students must be a College of Sciences major, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater, and have a major grade point average of 3.0 or greater. During their final academic year students must enroll in and complete two semesters of Honors Research (#4993) or a similar course in their major. At the conclusion of those two semesters, students are expected to have produced a high-quality research paper/thesis.

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MARC Program

MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) is an Honors research training program designed to assist underrepresented students in attaining their doctoral degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Program Contact

Dr. Gail Taylor
(210) 458-5761