Students may qualify for graduating with honors in French by
fulfilling the regular requirements for the French major and the
1. Write a senior honors thesis of 25
to 35 pages. The topic for the thesis is arranged with an individual
faculty member and written as an independent study project during two semesters of the honors program while the student is enrolled in course
50:420:495 or 496 (depending upon the year and semester during which the
student is undertaking the study).
2. Maintain a 3.5
grade-point average in the French major and a 3.0 cumulative
grade-point average in the overall undergraduate program.
Students normally inform the department of their intention of entering the honors program in the spring of their junior year.
In recognition of satisfactory completion of the honors program, the
registrar will note on the student's permanent academic record:
"Distinction in French."