Qualified students are urged to enter the History Department's honors program. To qualify for the program, students must complete 25 credits in their major and have an overall GPA of 3.0 and 3.25 in history. Honors students will complete the following requirements:
- An elective course in addition to those required for their major in an area of concentration (United States, Europe, or Non-Western).
- One year of foreign language courses at an accredited college or university.
- An honors research paper (25 pages minimum) completed during HIST 481. A faculty committee will judge whether the paper meets departmental standards for honors.
Students who complete the above requirements will graduate with departmental honors. Please contact the Department Chair for more information.