Undergraduate Honors in History

Honors in History

The UNO Honors Program requires a minimum ACT composite score of 30 or a minimum SAT score of 1350 for admittance.  The cumulative grade point minimum for transfer and continuing students is 3.50. History majors who wish to graduate with honors must meet the following requirements:

  1. A cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 in all history courses taken, and a cumulative grade point average of 3.50
  2. Successful completion, with an oral defense, of a Senior Honors thesis, which includes earning six hours of credit for History 3999 (Senior Honors Thesis). No more than three hours of credit in History 3999 may be included in the minimum 36 hours of history required for the major.

Successful completion of the above requirements will carry the designation With Honors in History on the student's diploma.

Honors Society

Students may also have the opportunity of joining the national history honors society, Phi Alpha Theta.

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