Agricultural and Life Sciences Honors Program / CALS



Monday - Friday: 7:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

(608) 262-3003 -- Academic Student Affairs
(608) 262-1251 -- General information

116 Agricultural Hall
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences who want a challenging and intellectually rewarding undergraduate experience should consider the Honors Program. The program has flexibility to meet the unique needs of each student, challenge the mind of the independent thinker, and stimulate the curiosity needed for continued learning.

The program was established to provide challenging and relevant experiences for high-achieving students. The objective of the program is to help students develop critical thinking abilities through specialized courses and the challenges of designing, conducting and reporting research in collaboration with faculty from one of the world's leading research institutions. Students who complete the program successfully receive an Honors designation on their diploma.

There are two different paths for the Honors Program:

Path 1: Honors in Research
Path 2: Honors in the Major

How Do you Apply?

You can get an application for admission to the program by contacting the CALS Office of Academic Student Affairs in Room 116 of Agricultural Hall. The application can also be printed off through this link: