Honors in English | Department of English

Honors in English

Requirements: 12 total hours

  • Three semester hours of HSS 490 (Honors Thesis)

Nine semester hours from any of the following options: (at least 6 hours must be completed in the English Department)

  • Any 500-level course in English
  • Any Contract Honors course in English at the 300 level or above
  • ENG 493 (Honors Work-independent study)
  • ENG 494 (Honors Seminar)
  • Any Honors courses, whether in English or not (maximum of 3 hours outside of English Department)


  • A grade of at least B in all course work used to satisfy the Honors requirement in English
  • A declared English Major
  • At least a 3.30 overall GPA


The designation “Completed Disciplinary Honors in English” and the title of the Senior Honors Project will be printed on the student’s official transcript.

Honors Advisor: 

Contact Dr. Karen Weyler for further information and guidance about Honors in English.