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2019-2020 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of English

English Honors Program

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To be admitted to the Departmental Honors Program, students must have at least a 3.50 GPA and a major GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale after completing English 1001G/91G, 1002G/92G and two additional EIU English courses or one EIU English course and one transfer equivalent. Students must also have the approval of the Dean of the Honors College, the Department Honors Coordinator, and the Department Chairperson.

To apply to the English Honors Program, contact the Honors Coordinator in the English Department.

Students in the English Honors Program must maintain an overall GPA of 3.50. Students who have been dismissed from the program because their overall GPA has fallen below 3.50 may petition for readmission. Students must raise their GPA to 3.50 and submit their petition to the Dean of the Honors College and Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Departmental Honors Requirements

Honors students must complete the following 12 semester hours with a 3.50 GPA:

  • One 2000- or 3000-level English Honors course.
  • One 5000-level Graduate Seminar (5000-5091). Credits: 3

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