History Honors Program
The History Honors Program provides history majors with the opportunity to undertake a significant research project as a capstone experience. To graduate in the History Honors Program:
- Have a 3.5 GPA
- Complete the requirements for history major including 6 credits of History 495 normally taken in two consecutive semesters. History minors may complete the honors program with permission of department chair.
- In consultation with your thesis advisor and the department chair, select at least one other reader from the History Department faculty.
- Defend a prospectus of your thesis topic before your advisor and reader(s) during the first 3 credits of History 495.
- Defend a 40-60 page thesis before your advisor and reader(s) in the second 3 credits of History 495.