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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of History


B.A. With Distinction

About B.A. With Distinction

The Bachelor of Arts with Distinction for History majors requires a rigorous course of study above and beyond that required of a traditional History student.  

B.A. with Distinction Requirements:

  • Have & maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Have & maintain 3.6 Major GPA.
  • Complete an additional 9 hours of History courses at the 200-level or higher (maximum of two 200-level courses may count toward the History major).
  • Notify the professor of your senior seminar or senior thesis in writing of your intention to pursue a degree “with distinction” and complete to the professor’s satisfaction the additional research necessary for work “with distinction”.
  • Publicly present your research project at Discovery Day.

 

You will need to declare your intention to pursue a degree with distinction before the beginning of your senior year, that is, before you have begun your last 30 undergraduate hours.

 

*The senior seminar or senior thesis B.A. with Distinction contract should be signed by the student and thesis advisor/seminar instructor.

NOTE: All contracts must be submitted to the History Undergraduate Coordinator in Gambrell Hall Rm# 245.

 

 

PDF icon Bachelor of Arts with Distinction Contract.pdf PDF icon Bachelor of Arts with Distinction Senior Contract.pdf