Honors in Foreign Languages

Honors in French

An honors program in French is available to superior students, both French majors and non-majors. 
Honors in French for French majors:
To graduate with honors in French, French majors must:

  1. Fulfill the usual requirements for French majors.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 in French courses and an overall 3.25 average.
  3. Complete a minimum of six credit hours in interdepartmental (Arts and Sciences) honors courses.
  4. Receive credit for French 3199 by writing an honors essay, as well as a summary of it to be written in French, approved by three members of the foreign language faculty.
  5. During the course of the program, but prior to the writing of the honors essay, the student must demonstrate oral proficiency in the language by means of an examination administered by the faculty.

Honors in French for students not majoring in French:
To graduate with honors in French, students not majoring in French must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in French courses numbered 3100 or above. These courses, which must be approved by the French faculty, must include at least six hours in courses numbered 3200 or above.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 in French courses and an overall 3.25 average.
  3. Complete a minimum of six credit hours in interdepartmental (Arts and Sciences) honors courses.
  4. Receive credit for French 3199 by writing an honors essay, as well as a summary of it to be written in French, approved by three members of the foreign language faculty.

During the course of the program, but prior to the writing of the honors essay, the student must demonstrate oral proficiency in the language by means of an examination administered by the faculty.

Honors in Spanish

An honors program in Spanish is available to superior students, both Spanish majors and non-majors.
Honors in Spanish for Spanish majors:
To graduate with honors in Spanish, Spanish majors must:

  1. Fulfill the usual requirements for Spanish majors.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 in Spanish courses and an overall 3.25 average.
  3. Complete a minimum of six credit hours in interdepartmental (Arts and Sciences) honors courses.
  4. Receive credit for Spanish 3199 by writing an honors essay, as well as a summary of it to be written in Spanish, approved by three members of the foreign language faculty.
  5. During the course of the program, but prior to the writing of the honors essay, the student must demonstrate oral proficiency in the language by means of an examination administered by the faculty.

Honors in Spanish for students not majoring in Spanish:
To graduate with honors in Spanish, students not majoring in Spanish must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in Spanish courses numbered 3100 or above. These courses, which must be approved by the Spanish faculty, must include at least six hours in courses numbered 3200 or above.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 in Spanish courses and an overall 3.25 average.
  3. Complete a minimum of six credit hours in interdepartmental (Arts and Sciences) honors courses.
  4. Receive credit for Spanish 3199 by writing an honors essay, as well as a summary of it to be written in Spanish, approved by three members of the foreign language faculty.

During the course of the program, but prior to the writing of the honors essay, the student must demonstrate oral proficiency in the language by means of an examination administered by the faculty.