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  Departmental Honors Advisor:
  Sarah Gordon
  Main 002L, ext. 78213
  Email: sarah.gordon@usu.edu

 

Eligibility for Acceptance:
Qualified students will have cumulative GPAs of at least 3.50 and will have declared a major in French, German, or Spanish.

Program of Study:
The 15-credit requirement for Honors in Language is met by successfully completing contracts in the following courses:

  • At least 9 credits in courses numbered 3000 or above must be taken in French, German, or Spanish
  • 3 credits must be taken under LANG 4210, Senior Thesis/Project
  • 3 credits may be taken under LANG 4200, Senior Seminar
  • 3 upper-division credits from outside the department will be accepted, with the approval of the Departmental Honors Advisor

*Nothing lower than a B grade is acceptable in courses in which an Honors contract is being completed.
**Students who fail to complete a contract, once entered into with a faculty member, will be placed on academic probation for one semester.

Requirements for Completion of Degree:
The successful candidate will graduate with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a GPA of 3.5 in upper-division major requirements and Honors course work and will complete and present in a public forum an Honors thesis/project. Many students have found it helpful to relate the courses taken on Honors contract to the final thesis/project.

Suggested Coursework in the Department:
Any upper-division courses in French, German, or Spanish are acceptable.

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