Honors in Anthropology

Honors in Anthropology

The UNO Honors Program requires a minimum ACT composite score of 30 or a minimum SAT score of 1350 for admittance. The grade point minimum for transfer and continuing students is 3.50. An honors program is available for qualified students who may be admitted by departmental action in the junior year. To secure admission a student must have an overall average of 3.5 and a 3.5 average in Anthropology. The program requires successful completion of at least three hours of Arts and Sciences courses, completion of a 4000-level Anthropology course on the honors level, the completion of an honors thesis, which involves earning six hours in Anthropology 3896, and the maintenance of a grade point average of 3.6 in Anthropology and a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 overall. The honors thesis is to be defended orally before a committee composed of the thesis director, another member of the Anthropology faculty appointed by the department chair, and a representative of the honors program. Students planning to continue in graduate school are strongly advised to take the honors degree in Anthropology.