Honors in the Major – College of Liberal Arts

English
History
Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures

Philosophy & Religion
Political Science
Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

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English

Contact Information

Dr. Conrad Shumaker
Interim Chair and Professor of English
shumaker@uca.edu
(501) 450-5126
Irby 317H

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of ENGL 4300

History

Contact Information

Wendy Lucas
Chair & Professor
wendyc@uca.edu
(501) 450-5624
Irby 105B

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of HIST 4313 and HIST 4314

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Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures

Contact Information

Lynn Burley
Interim Chair & Professor of Linguistics
lburley@uca.edu
(501) 450-5648
Irby 207F

Honors in Modern Languages Requirements

During the senior year, a student majoring in Modern Languages may be invited to participate in the Honors in the Majors program. Minimal requirements for graduation with honors are as follows: (1) achievement of a 3.25 GPA overall and a 3.50 in the major; (2) demonstration of advanced level proficiencies in all four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) on a senior exit examination; (3) successful completion of course FREN 4310, SPAN 4310, or CHIN 4300 demonstrated by submission and approval of a research paper on a literary, cultural, or linguistic topic; (4) presentation of an oral defense of the research paper before a committee made up of three members of the faculty of the department.

Honors in Linguistics Requirements

During the senior year, a student majoring in Linguistics may be invited to participate in the Honors in the Majors program. Minimal requirements for graduation with honors are as follows: (1) achievement of a 3.25 GPA overall and a 3.50 in the major; (2) successful completion of LING 4V90 demonstrated by submission and approval of a research paper on a linguistic topic; (3) presentation of an oral defense of the research paper before a committee made up of three members of the faculty of the department.


Philosophy & Religion

Contact Information

Charles Harvey
Chair and Professor
charlesh@uca.edu
(501) 450-5591
Irby 118

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of PHIL 4301 or RELG 4300

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Political Science

Contact Information

Clay Arnold
Professor and Department Chair
carnold@uca.edu
(501) 450-3412
Irby Hall, Room #217B

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of PSCI 4399 during both semesters of senior year

Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

Contact Information

Dr. Edward Powers
Chair of the Department and Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology
epowers@uca.edu
(501) 450-5694
Irby Hall 306E

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of SOC 4390, CRIM 4390, or ANTH 4390