A student will be eligible for departmental honors in philosophy or
religion (pending approval) by fulfilling the following special requirements in addition
to the regular requirements for the major:
1. Obtain a 3.5 grade-point average in the courses required for
the departmental major and a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average in the
entire undergraduate program. In recognition of the
satisfactory completion of the honors program, a student's permanent
record will receive the notation: "Honors in Philosophy" or "Honors in
2. Enroll in an independent study in philosophy (50:730:495,496) or religion
(50:840:389,390), and prepare an acceptable honors thesis of
approximately 20-30 pages. Students should consult a faculty adviser about the Independent Study if possible prior to their senior year.
Students seeking departmental honors should contact
the department chair or their departmental adviser at the
beginning of their senior year.