Director: Dr. Beth Gargano

English Honors Newsletter

The English Honors program offers its outstanding undergraduate students the opportunity to conclude their degree with advanced coursework in a research-seminar setting; it also provides venues for the completion of a capstone project of their choosing under the direction of a faculty member. English Honors students are strongly encouraged to attend departmental talks and events in order to gain an appreciation of the discipline’s professional culture, and they are invited to optional English Honors outings at least once a year.

When can I apply?

Students can apply during the first semester of their junior year. 

What are the GPA requirements? 

You must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.5 GPA in English department courses and a 4.0 GPA in honors English courses. 

What are the curricular requirements?

Students will complete their honors coursework by enrolling in ENGL 4750 and either ENGL 4751 or ENGL 4752. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options.  


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