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Honors Program

The Honors Program in Theatre is designed to afford superior students the opportunity to pursue more intensive work within their major field.

Admission requirements are:

  • Completion of junior year
  • Completion of at least 21 credit hours of the theatre major
  • 3.3 minimum cumulative GPA and a 3.5 minimum GPA in courses counting toward the major.


Candidates who successfully complete the following requirements may graduate with honors or highest honors:

  • Maintain the aforementioned GPA throughout the senior year
  • Complete all requirements of the theatre major
  • Complete 6 credit hours of independent research 4998–4999 (Honors Research and Thesis) normally taken during the senior year
  • Write an honors thesis to be completed by the second semester of the senior year
  • Successfully complete an honors oral examination on the topic of the thesis.