Informatics Departmental Honors

All students enrolled in the Informatics major are eligible to complete Departmental Honors in the program. Requirements to receive Departmental Honors are as follows:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in all UW Informatics courses.
  • Minimum of 12 credits of honors coursework, including:
    • Two ad-hoc* honors Informatics courses at the 300- or 400-level.
    • At least two credits of INFO 496H: Service Learning or INFO 499H: Independent Study.**

* More information about completing ad-hoc requirements can be found on the UW Honors website:

** More information about INFO 496: Service Learning and INFO 499: Independent Study can be found in our Experiential Learning section

If you are interested in pursuing Departmental Honors, please email