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Department of History

Departmental Honors

Students on Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025 requirements HIST-HON


  1. Honors Seminar. One (1) course:
    • HIST-K 392 Honors Seminar
  2. One of the following options.
    • Honors Thesis. Six (6) credit hours:
      • HIST-K 499 Senior Honors Thesis
    • Honors Paper. Three (3) credit hours:
      • HIST-K 498 Senior Honors Paper
  3. GPA. Complete a minimum of 33 credits in History with:
    1. Major GPA. A History major grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.500 is required.
    2. 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.