Departments & Programs

African American & African Diaspora Studies

Departmental Honors Program

African American and African Diaspora Studies majors with a minimum 3.300 cumulative grade point average and a minimum 3.300 grade point average within the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies are eligible for the departmental honors program.

Students must enroll in 9 credit hours of honors work consisting of 3 credit hours of supervised readings and 6 credit hours of supervised independent research. Independent research may take the form of research projects, field research, internships, or creative activities. Students should apply in the fall semester of their junior year. A copy of the student's transcript and a short letter of application describing the honors project in general terms will be required for admission.