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Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

Departmental Honors

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements SLAV-HON


Students majoring in SLAV and maintaining a 3.5 minimum GPA in departmental courses are eligible to receive departmental honors upon completion of an approved senior capstone project. With the sponsorship of a faculty mentor, students can enroll in up to two semesters of SLAV-S 499, the departmental honors project, for credit toward the SLAV major. Students seeking honors are also encouraged to enroll in honors and graduate sections by arrangement with the departmental advisor or instructor.

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.