This program provides the opportunity for superior and highly motivated students to pursue a specialized area of interest intensively and independently. Upon successful completion of the program, students are recognized for their achievement at graduation with the designation of departmental honors on their diploma and university record. To be eligible for the program, students must have a 3.5 grade point average in their major.
The program consists of two or more semesters of supervised research, which culminates in the production of a thesis. The thesis must be written and defended in the language of the student's major. Students are also strongly encouraged to present their theses in Made in Millersville. Titles of completed works are published in the commencement program.