LAT f679HA • Latin Honors Tutorial Course
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing and admission to the Latin Honors Program. Course Description: Supervised conference course for honors candidates in Latin. Three conference hours a week for two semesters. Majors who plan to seek special honors in Ancient History and Classical Civilization, special honors in Greek, special honors in Latin, or special honors in Classics should apply to the honors adviser for admission to the honors program at least one full academic year before they expect to graduate. A University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average in the coursework required for the major of at least 3.50 are required for admission. The requirements for graduation with special honors, which are in addition to the requirements of the major, are (1) AHC 679HA and 679HB-W, Greek 679HA and 679HB-W, Latin 679HA and 679HB-W, or Classical Civilization 679HA and 679HB-W, Honors Tutorial Course, with a grade of A in each half; (2) a University grade point average of at least 3.00 and a grade point average of at least 3.50 in the coursework required for the major and an "A" in each half of the honors tutorial course; and (3) completion at the University of at least sixty semester hours of coursework counted toward the degree. Requirements for the Honors Thesis: (1.) The student must discuss the Honors program option with the Faculty Academic Advisor. (2.) The student must fill out and have signed a Conference Course form for the 679HA and 679HB-W courses. (3.) The student must spend one semester enrolled in 679HA for directed reading and research under a faculty mentor. (4.) The student must spend one semester enrolled in 679HB-W writing the Honors Thesis. Students should consult a semester academic calendar and consult with their faculty mentors to determine a schedule for completion of the Thesis. A second faculty reader must also review the Thesis. (5.) The College of Liberal Arts expects a Thesis to require at least 20 pages of reviewed and revised text. Although there is no other required minimum, the Thesis should consist of more substantial output. (6.) The final version of the Thesis must be turned in to the Department of Classics Undergraduate Advisor in an electronic (PDF) format or bound copy.