Become a Sociology Honors Student!

Are you a Rising Sophomore or Junior Sociology Major with a GPA of 3.40 or above?  If so, we  encourage you to apply to be an Honors program student as a sociology major!  Deciding to do so is pretty straight-forward.  Below are information and links about the Honors Program application timeline and process.

Next Deadline: April 1, 2021 (Timeline:

Forms: A link to the online Honors Program application in the UConn Quest Portal can be found at

Approval and Invitations to Apply to Honors as Rising Juniors (Class of 2023):

  • Junior applications require approval of the Honors advisor via the online Honors preliminary plan of study process.

Rising Sophomore Applicants (Class of 2024):

  • All parts of the Honors Program application, except the Honors preliminary plan of study, must be completed by rising sophomores;
  • Honors admission is based on available space for sophomores as determined by the Honors Program;
  • Departmental approval is not required for admission into Honors as sophomores, but you will have to seek departmental approval via the Honors preliminary plan of study to continue in or join the Honors Program as juniors next year.

Professor Matthew Hughey is the incoming Sociology Honors advisor and would be happy to answer any questions that you have about the application process (  Or feel free to email the Honors Program ( if you have general questions.