Dear Honors College students,

 

Below you will find information on how to coordinate your capstone project with your major requirements. We have made every effort to keep this information accurate and up to date. However, you should always discuss your course choices and schedule with your major advisor to verify that you are on track to complete all of your major requirements on schedule.

 

Major name:

Urban Affairs

 

DUGS Name & Contact Information:

Professor Valerie Werner

UPA Director and Assistant Dean for Student Services

vwerne1@uic.edu

 

Major Advisor Name & Contact Information:

Danielle Cheatom

UPA Program Coordinator

dcheat2@uic.edu

 

Students working on their Honors Capstone project can enroll in the following course(s):

Course number

Course Name

Number of Hours

Required for major

Elective in major

Required to earn Departmental Honors

When to enroll

UPA 494

Senior Capstone Experience in Urban Affairs and Adminstration

3

Yes

No

Yes

First semester of capstone

UPA 495

Senior Capstone Experience in Urban Affairs and Administration

3

Yes

No

Yes

Second semester of capstone

UPA 496

Senior Capstone Experience in Urban and Public Affairs

3

Yes

No

Yes

First semester of capstone

UPA 497

Senior Capstone Experience in Urban and Public Affairs

3

Yes

No

Yes

Second semester of capstone

 

Requirements for Departmental/College/Major honors:

The college recognizes and conforms with the campus-wide honors program. University Honors are awarded to graduating students whose cumulative grade point average falls within the following honors categories:

Summa cum laude: 3.90 and above
Magna cum laude: 3.75 to 3.89
Cum laude: 3.50 to 3.74

 

Transfer students must have earned a minimum of 42 hours at the University of Illinois at Chicago at the end of the term prior to the term of graduation and have a minimum of 60 hours completed at UIC upon graduation.  In addition, transfer students must have an institutional (UIC) grade point average of 3.50 in order to qualify for University Honors.