Religious Studies

Departmental Honors

To be considered for Departmental Honors, students must fulfill the general College requirements for honors programs. In addition, they must:

  1. Apply to the chair of the department during the junior year.
  2. Be a Religious Studies major.
  3. Be classified as a Senior while participating in the Program.
  4. Hold a GPA of 3.5 or better in major and 3.25 overall.
  5. Complete three hours of Independent Study in Religious Studies
  6. Complete Senior Honors Thesis
  7. Pass oral defense of thesis with the Department faculty.
  8. Present thesis at Student Research Forum.