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Departmental Honors Program

The Anthropology Honors Program is designed for outstanding Anthropology majors interested in independent exploration of a special topic of their own choosing under the guidance of a faculty member.  An honors thesis is expected to make a substantial and persuasive argument situated with in, and contributing to, current critical debates while demonstrating exceptional verbal clarity and sophistication.

Must meet all requirements:

    • Maintains at least a 3.75 GPA in Anthropology coursework
    • Maintain a cumulative 3.50 overall GPA
    • Submit an original undergraduate thesis written under the guidance of a departmental faculty member, who serves as thesis advisor.
    • Honors thesis must be submitted to thesis advisor 3 weeks before the end of the term you are graduating. (example Graduating: Fall – last week in November, Winter- last week in April, Spring- last week in May, Summer- last week in August)
    • An electronic copy of Honors Thesis emailed to

Important forms and information:

Honors Thesis Cover
Honors Thesis Sign off sheet

Thesis document should be double spaced, pages numbered, New Times Roman font, and margins 1 1/4 inches.

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