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Honors in English


Twelve (12) semester hours to consist of:

  1. Nine (9) s.h. of Honors course work, at least six (6) of which must be in English. Honors course work may consist of any combination of the following options:
    • English Honors courses above the 100 level, including ENG 494: Honors Seminar
    • ENG 493: Honors Work
    • Contract Honors courses in English at the 300 level or above
    • Any 500-level course in English
    • Any other Honors course outside of the English department (up to 3 s.h.)
  2. Three (3) s.h. of HSS 490: Senior Honors Project


  • 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 at graduation


Students who complete the program will be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester. 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 the Department of English for further information and guidance about Honors in English. For further information, see the Honors Programs.