• Complete at least 45 units at CSUSB
  • Achieve a GPA of at least 3.5 in the Liberal Studies major
  • Have a graduation requirement check on file with the records office


  1. Complete the Honors Application by Census of the quarter before you intend to graduate.

  2. Write a 2 – 3 page double-spaced paper (1) explaining what steps you took in order to achieve your great GPA (for instance, your study plan, joining study groups, how you managed to sleep, what you did to help you stay healthy, etc.), (2) why YOU think a college education is important to YOUR future, and (3) your advice to new students who want to get the most out of their CSUSB experience. Please make sure that your paper reflects your commitment to having a good education.

  3. Submit your paper as a Word document attachment to Dr. Spencer at cspencer@csusb.edu by the 8th week of the quarter BEFORE you intend to graduate, AND request an appointment with Dr. Spencer to discuss the most significant learning experiences you’ve encountered at CSUSB.