The departmental Honors Program (509:495) is a one-semester course of study
intended for seniors who are both interested in and prepared for
intensive study of a particular topic and the preparation of a research
paper at least 30 pages in length. Students should have grade-point averages of
3.3 or better overall and in courses in history in order to be admitted
to the program. Approval must be obtained from the chair and the
member of the department who is to serve as the adviser. This course is to be taken in addition to the 33 credits needed to satisfy the requirements for the history major.