The English Honors program enables talented students to work more closely with faculty in seminar-style courses, and in writing a senior thesis. Honors students write a Senior Thesis, which consists of independent work culminating in a paper of 30-35 pages. Honors students are especially likely to participate with faculty on research projects or as research assistants.
To graduate with Honors in English, students must complete one English honors seminar (3 credits), and one Senior Thesis. Students complete the honors thesis in one or two semesters (3-6 credits).
English majors can enter the Honors Program in one of two ways:
For more information about the English Honors Program, consult the Office of Undergraduate Studies.
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