The religion department recognizes those students who demonstrate excellence in their studies and complete an honors thesis in the department.
Students may earn honors recognition in religion or in philosophy and religion through the demonstration of excellence throughout their coursework and with the completion of an honors thesis.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
All candidates for honors are required to have a GPA of 3.40 in their major.
The honors thesis is a substantial piece of research, analysis, or critique completed under the guidance of a faculty adviser. The department awards honors on the basis of both the quality of the students’ written theses and their conduct of the honors defense.