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Undergraduate Catalog | 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2015-2016 Previous Edition

Latin American Studies, Honors Program

This optional credential may be awarded to students with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 and a GPA of at least 3.25 in Latin American Studies courses. To receive honors in Latin American Studies, a student must be approved by the Latin American Studies Honors Committee as well as the Honors Council. Students who plan to graduate with “Honors in Latin American Studies” must apply for, and be approved for, “Honors Candidacy” during the semester prior to the semester they plan to graduate. They must register for 3 hours of LTAM 4700  during their Senior year and present an honors thesis based on in-depth research in primary sources to a committee composed of three members of the Latin American Studies faculty. One of these faculty members will serve as the student’s primary honors thesis adviser. Following an oral defense of the thesis, the committee shall award a grade. A thesis awarded a grade of A is acceptable for curricular honors. Students may also obtain honors through the University Honors Program.