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Academics: Honors Requirements

Graduating with Honors

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and total of six honors courses (18 hours minimum) overall, including at least three honors courses within the major and three outside it.
  • Satisfactory completion of an honors research paper, normally during the senior year in conjunction with a 300-level course.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA in German of at least 3.5.

The department's honors advisor is David Smith

Enrich your education

Honors classes are more intentional than other classes; they explore topics with more depth and breadth.

Honors students develop critical thinking and discussion skills that are essential in the workplace.