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Departmental Honors

The honors program allows exceptional undergraduate students to work closely with faculty members on a research project. To graduate with honors in linguistics, a student must complete all requirements for the linguistics major and LING 496 Honors Essay in Linguistics (usually taken in the fall semester of the senior year). The student must have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 in linguistics and 3.25 in all courses.

Consult the director of undergraduate studies or any member of the department for information. Prospective honors candidates are encouraged to select a thesis topic and thesis director at the end of the junior year.

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