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Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Departmental Honors

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements HISP-HON


To graduate with Departmental Honors, students must:

  1. Have consent of a faculty member to act as the student's Research Director, and assembly of an Honors Thesis Committee, including and in consultation with the Research Director.
  2. Successfully complete HISP-S/P 498 Readings for Honors course in the student's area of interest during the student's Junior or Senior year.
  3. Successfully complete HISP-S/P 499 Honors Research in Spanish/Portuguese and defend the Honors Thesis.

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

  • Students must have a College GPA of 3.300 or higher to qualify for admission to a Departmental Honors program and to receive Departmental Honors. Units may set a higher College GPA.
  • Units establish additional criteria, including admissions procedures, academic performance standards, and whether there are required courses, papers, or projects.
  • Students who wish to earn honors in two different units must complete a distinct body of work for each honors notation.