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:

  1. Have a 3.5 GPA

  2. 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.

  3. In consultation with your thesis advisor and the department chair, select at least one other reader from the History Department faculty.

  4. Defend a prospectus of your thesis topic before your advisor and reader(s) during the first 3 credits of History 495.

  5. Defend a 40-60 page thesis before your advisor and reader(s) in the second 3 credits of History 495.