Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of History

History Honors Program

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To be admitted to the Departmental Honors Program, students must have at least a 3.50 CGPA and a major GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 point scale after completing 12 semester hours of history credit including HIS 2500 or their equivalent through transfer credit. Students should work with the departmental honors coordinator to complete the formal application for submission to the Honors College.

Students in the History Honors Program must maintain a cumulative 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 all other departmental requirements with a 3.50 GPA as well as a 3.50 CGPA. 

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

  • HIS 5000-5499 Graduate Seminar. Credits: 3

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