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Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Departmental Honors

Students on Summer 2023, Fall 2023, or Spring 2024 requirements FOLK-HON


  1. Reading for Honors. One (1) course with a B+ or higher:
    • FOLK-F 399
  2. Honors Thesis Course. One (1) course:
    • FOLK-F 499
  3. Honors Thesis Submission and Defense. Successfully complete and defend an honors thesis, based on independent research, before a faculty committee.
  4. Major GPA. A Folklore and Ethnomusicology major grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.500 is required.
  5. College GPA. A College grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.300 is required.

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.