Honors

If you are interested in becoming a candidate for honors in theatre, you must apply in writing to the department by May 1 of your junior year. To qualify you must have:

  • An overall GPA of 3.2
  • A GPA of 3.5 in all course work taken in the major
  • A completed application

Please keep in mind that acceptance to the honors program only ensures candidacy — honors can only be rewarded by the faculty at the end of your senior year, provided you:

  • Take theatre 499, the writing/production of a thesis in addition to the 10 major courses
  • Maintain your academic performance  (3.2 overall GPA and 3.5 GPA in the major) until graduation
  • Write an honors thesis that receives a grade of at least A-
  • Receive approval from the thesis committee

Please consult with your academic adviser if you have further questions. Additional information about the theatre honors requirements is available in the College Catalog.