Honors in the Major – College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Communication
English
Film, Theatre, & Creative Writing
History

Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures
Music
Philosophy & Religion
Political Science
Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

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Art and Design

Contact Information

Bryan Massey
Chair and Professor
bryanm@uca.edu
(501) 450-5781 or (501) 450-5791
Schichtl 102 and McAlister 101

Department Requirements

  • 72 hours course credit completed (24 in art)
  • Overall GPA of 3.25 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.40 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of ART 4390 with “A” grade

Communication

Contact Information

Donna Lampkin Stephens
Interim Director
donnals@uca.edu
(501) 450-3232
Win Thompson Hall 311

Department Requirements

  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of MCOM 3322

English

Contact Information

Ty Hawkins
Chair and Associate Professor of English
thawkins@uca.edu
(501) 852-0281
Irby 317I

Department Requirements

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

Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing

Contact Information

Shauna Meador
Chair, Associate Professor of Digital Filmmaking
smeador@uca.edu
(501) 450-3162
SRH 216

Department Requirements

  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of MCOM 3322

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

Department Resources


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.


Music

Contact Information

Paige Rose
Department Chair
prose@uca.edu
(501) 450-5752
SFA 104

Department Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.00 or better
  • Major GPA of 3.00 or better
  • Consent of Department Chair
  • Completion of MUS 4310

Philosophy and Religion

Contact Information

Taine Duncan
Chair and Professor
tduncan@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

Department Resources


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

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