Students majoring in philosophy have the opportunity to graduate with honors in the major. In order to be admitted to the departmental honors program, a student must have taken and passed three courses required for the philosophy major.  In order to graduate with honors in the philosophy major, a student must complete the regular requirements for the major with a g.p.a. of at least 3.40 in philosophy courses and must write an acceptable honors thesis on a significant topic in philosophy that interests him or her.  Contact the department's Undergraduate Studies Director, Professor Figdor -- carrie-figdor@uiowa.edu -- for more information.