Honors Requirements: Freshmen

Students in the University Honors Program should consult regularly with the director.


  • Submit all AP scores to Admissions & Records Opens in new window (LH-144)
    • If you took AP English or AP math, you can swap out those courses once AP credit is recognized in your Titan Degree Audit (TDA) Opens in new window . Note: CSUF does NOT have honors courses in English or math.
  • Take Honors 101A Opens in new window (Satisfies GE requirement A.3)
    • Contact Dr. Pérez if you have taken a Critical Thinking course at a community college; all other Honors students will take Honors 101A in the first semester.


  • Take Honors 101B Opens in new window (Satisfies GE requirement A.1)
    • Theater majors take Theater 110 Opens in new window instead. (Counted as Honors credit, but declared Theater majors ONLY)

Other reminders

Retention GPA requirements

  • End of First Year: 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • End of Second Year: 3.4 cumulative GPA
  • End of Third Year: 3.5 cumulative GPA