Honors Program

The Honors Program in Women's Studies enables superior and highly motivated students to engage in an in-depth study of topics within Women's Studies of interest to them and to develop their scholarly abilities in this interdisciplinary field of study.

To enter the honors program in Women's Studies, a student must be a Women's Studies major, be a junior or senior with at least 30 credit hours completed towards the Women's Studies major, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 overall and 3.5 in the major, and apply to the Director of the Women's Studies Program for admission no later than the beginning of their senior year.

The application for admission must include a brief statement of eligibility and a 1-2 page summary of the proposed honors research paper (including a thesis statement, proposed methodology, and brief sample bibliography for the research paper). It is recommended that the application identify the name of a potential academic advisor for the research paper, ideally a faculty member whose area of expertise matches the research paper topic.