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Honors Thesis

Honors Thesis Requirements

The University Honors Scholar is encouraged to complete an honors thesis or honors project in his/her major in accordance with departmental requirements, as shown below:

English

Course Title

ENG 4498 & 4499 – Honors Research and Writing (1 credit hour per semester per course)

Course Information

The above course(s) are designed for outstanding students majoring in English. Taken collectively, they constitute the English upper-level honors program in which a student may specialize in a selected area of literary study. Upon successful completion of all course work and other requirements, the student will be recognized as a graduate with English honors.

Prerequisite

Junior or senior level, grade point average no less than 3.2 in English studies and completion of the English Honors application procedure. Consult the department chair for additional information. F, Sp on demand.

History

Course Title

HIS 4498 – Honors–Independent Study (1 to 3 credit hours)

Course Information

Advanced research and study for outstanding students in their major field. Culminates in a report to a departmental committee which includes invited faculty members in related fields.

Prerequisite

Senior level and 3.5 overall grade point average. Permission of guiding professor and approval of department chair and the dean of arts and sciences. A written request must be submitted to the department chair at least six weeks in advance of the semester the research is to be undertaken.