Honors in English

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Honors in English is available to qualified majors and non-majors, and open (but not limited) to students enrolled in University Honors. For more information about University Honors, please visit their website.

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Honors in English

Available to qualified majors and non-majors, and open (but not limited) to students enrolled in University Honors. 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.

Honors in English for English Majors

To graduate with honors in English, English majors must:

  1. Fulfill the usual requirement for English majors.
  2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in English and 3.50 overall.
  3. Complete a minimum of nine semester hours in honors courses, which may include English 2199, 2299, and 2399.
  4. Successfully complete a six-hour thesis. With consent of the chair of the Department of English and the director of the University Honors Program, three hours of related course work taken prior to registration in English 3399 (Honors Thesis) may be counted toward the thesis.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in an oral examination on a senior thesis.

Honors in English for Non-Majors

To graduate With Honors in English, students not majoring in English must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in English courses and 3.50 overall.
  2. Complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in English courses approved by the department. At least six of the 12 hours must be in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  3. Complete a minimum of nine semester hours in honors courses, which may include English 2199, 2299, and 2399.
  4. Successfully complete a six-hour thesis. With consent of the chair of the Department of English and the director of the University Honors Program, three hours of related coursework taken prior to registration in English 3399 (Honors Thesis) may be counted toward the thesis.
  5. Perform satisfactorily in an oral examination on a senior thesis.