The department does not offer an honors track,
however specific honors sections of chemistry courses are offered.
CHEM 101H and 102H, Introductory Chemistry I and II, are offered
in the fall and spring, respectively. In addition, upper level
honors courses are offered in selected topics. departmental honors
are awarded to graduates in chemistry or biochemistry who achieve
scholastic excellence, which is defined as a GPA of 3.5 or better
in all chemistry and biochemistry courses, combined with an overall
GPA of at least 3.0. At least 18 credit hours in the major must
be completed at UMBC.