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Honors in Romance Languages (French & Spanish)


12 semester hours of Honors and advanced courses with grades of B or better:

  • 6 s.h. in the major (any combination of 500-level courses, contract Honors courses, and/or FRE/SPA 493)
  • 3 s.h. of other courses (advanced and contract courses in the major, and/or any Honors courses, whether in the major or not)
  • HSS 490 Senior Honors Project* (3 s.h.), done in the major.

*The proposed project must be approved by the departmental Undergraduate Major Advisor and be supervised by a faculty member in Romance Languages. The Honors Project will also be presented orally to representatives of the Department faculty and to interested University students.


  • A declared Romance Languages Major (French; Spanish)
  • At least a 3.30 GPA overall and in the major at graduation


The designation “Completed Disciplinary Honors in Romance Languages (French)” or “Completed Disciplinary Honors in Romance Languages (Spanish)” and the title of the Senior Honors Project will be printed on the student’s official transcript.

Honors Advisor

See Dr. David Fein (French) or Ms. Wendy Jones-Worden (Spanish) for further information and guidance about Honors in Romance Languages.