Department Honors

Chinese Students in Uptown Oxford Chinese Students in Uptown Oxford
 Mila Ganeva and Graham von Carlowitz  Mila Ganeva and Graham von Carlowitz
 German Faculty  German Faculty
Japanese Tea Ceremony Japanese Tea Ceremony
 German Faculty in Heidelberg  German Faculty in Heidelberg
 Dr. Jeeps's Linguistics Class  Dr. Jeeps's Linguistics Class
Mila Ganeva and Ben Sutcliffe at a Conference Mila Ganeva and Ben Sutcliffe at a Conference
 Ben Sutcliffe  Ben Sutcliffe
 Liang Shi and Haosheng Yang Give Out Awards  Liang Shi and Haosheng Yang Give Out Awards
 Saleh Yousef's Arabic Class  Saleh Yousef's Arabic Class

If you are a major in German, REEES, or EALC with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (in both of your major courses and overall), you may be invited into the department honors program. Invitation is by the department chair, the Chief Departmental Advisor, and a sponsoring faculty mamber in your major. The honors project is a one semester independent reading and research project in the senior year, capped by an oral and written presentation. The honors project is done in addition to the other major requireemnts. Success complettion and acceptance by the faculty will result in a transcript notation of "Graduated with Department Honors."

The current courses that quality for department honors are:

  • CHI 480 - Departmental Honors
  • GER 480 - Departmental Honors
  • JPN 480 - Departmental Honors
  • RUS 480 - Departmental Honors

Department honors may be taken for a minimum of three semester hours and a maximum total of six semester hours in senior year. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department required.