- Reading for Honors. One (1) course with a B+ or higher:
- FOLK-F 399 Readings for Honors
- Consent of instructor and honors advisor
- Independent but guided readings in preparation for the honors thesis in Folklore and Ethnomusicology.
- Honors Thesis Course. One (1) course:
- FOLK-F 499 Honors Thesis
- Consent of program honors committee
- Guided research culminating in an honors thesis under the direction of a faculty member and reviewed in oral examination by a faculty committee.
- Honors Thesis Submission and Defense. Successfully complete and defend an honors thesis, based on independent research, before a faculty committee.
- Major GPA. Honors candidates must maintain a GPA of 3.500 or higher in the Folklore and Ethnomusicology major.
- GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade 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.
Exceptions to and substitutions for honors requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Interested students should consult with the Honors Program Advisor (the Director of Undergraduate Studies) about the full procedures for applying to the departmental honors program and choosing a Thesis Director. To be eligible for admission, a student must have a 3.500 GPA in Folklore and Ethnomusicology and a 3.300 GPA overall.